VMworld® 2011 Europe Set to Attract More Than 6,500 Attendees to Copenhagen

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today unveiled the speaker lineup and sponsorship list for the European virtualization and cloud infrastructure industry event of the year, VMworld® 2011 Europe in Copenhagen, Oct. 18 – 20, 2011.

Building on the conference theme, "Your Cloud, Own It," laid out at VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas, the European event will feature more than 200 unique breakout sessions from VMware and its ecosystem of partners and customers that are driving innovation in the virtualization and cloud computing industry. More than 125 sponsors and exhibitors are supporting the conference including Global Diamond sponsors Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP and NetApp, and Platinum Sponsors CA Technologies, Colt, Fujitsu, IBM, Intel, Symantec, Trend Micro, VCE and Wyse Technology.

VMware executives will lead three general session presentations during the event. On Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 3:30 p.m. CEST (9:30 a.m. EST), the event will kick off with a keynote presentation featuring VMware CTO and Senior Vice President of R&D, Steve Herrod, who will demonstrate the industry's first comprehensive cloud infrastructure suite, including VMware vSphere® 5, as well as cutting-edge technologies helping enterprises better serve their employees in a world of increasing change. On Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 9 a.m. CEST (3 a.m. EST), Raghu Raghuram, VMware senior vice president and general manager, cloud infrastructure and management, will focus on industry trends moving toward a more dynamic, flexible and automated datacenter environment based on the increasing role of virtualization across the datacenter. Closing the event on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. CEST (3 a.m. EST), VMware CEO Paul Maritz will take an inside look at the forces shaping Cloud Computing and the next generation of IT. Archived presentations will be available here.

VMworld 2011 Europe will feature more than 25 lab topics with almost 8,000 lab seats conducting up to 240 simultaneous lab sessions during the three-day event. In addition, this year VMworld connects attendees directly with subject-matter authorities through the Knowledge Experts Program. These highly respected members of the VMware community – composed of customers, bloggers and VMware employees – will conduct and participate in breakout sessions and group discussions. They'll also be available for one-on-one meetings and more casual discussions as they circulate throughout the conference.


VMworld 2011 Online Resources

For a list of VMworld 2011 Europe exhibitors and sponsors, please visit:
http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/europe/sponsors

The VMworld 2011 Europe agenda is available at:
http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/europe/learn/agenda

To register to attend VMworld 2011, please visit: http://www.vmworld.com/

About VMware

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