San Francisco, Calif., August 30, 2012 –VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the conclusion of its ninth annual VMworldïƒ’ conference, which was held from August 26-30 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. VMworld 2012 attracted a record 21,000 customers, partners, press and analysts, and 250 sponsors and exhibitors signifying major interest from the IT industry in cloud computing and the next generation of IT.
With the theme of, “Right Here, Right Now” VMworld 2012 featured more than 330 unique breakout sessions across ten tracks from companies and customers driving innovation in the virtualization and cloud industry.
VMware executives led two general session keynote presentations during the event detailing how VMware is helping customers and partners thrive in the cloud era. Replays of the keynote presentations are available at http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/us/learn/generalsessions.
Key highlights and announcements made during the event include:
More information from VMworld 2012 is available at www.vmworld.com
Additional media information is available at the VMworld 2012 Press Room www.vmware.com/go/vmworldmedia
VMworld Europe will take place in Barcelona on October 9-11, 2012. To register, please visit: http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/europe
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