VMware Announces Keynote Speakers for VMworld® 2012 in San Francisco, the Leading Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure Industry Event

VMware to Host Financial Analyst Day

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 – VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today unveiled the speaker lineup and sponsorship list for the leading virtualization and cloud infrastructure event of the year, VMworld 2012.

Underscoring the conference theme, “Right Here, Right Now,” VMworld 2012 in San Francisco will feature more than 230 unique breakout sessions from VMware and its community of partners and customers that are driving innovation in the virtualization and cloud computing industry. More than 250 sponsors and exhibitors are supporting the conference including Global Diamond Sponsors Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP and NetApp.

VMware executives will lead two general session presentations during the event:

  • On Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. PDT the event will kick off with a keynote presentation featuring VMware CEO Paul Maritz, incoming VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and VMware CTO Steve Herrod detailing how VMware is helping customers and partners thrive in the cloud era with key announcements, discussions and demonstrations of the solutions at the heart of the software-defined datacenter. The Aug. 27 keynote webcast will be available live and on-demand at VMware Now, the new online destination for breaking news, product announcements, videos and demos: http://vmware.com/go/now.
  • On Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. PDT VMware CTO Steve Herrod and several VMware partners will take the stage to demonstrate the state-of-the-art technology that is transforming IT and enabling the mobile workforce. The presentations will be available via webcast at http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/us/learn/generalsessions.

Also on Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m. PDT, VMware will host its Financial Analyst Day, an informative and in-depth program for the investment community with presentations about company strategy and product direction. This event will be available via webcast at: ir.vmware.com.

VMworld Europe 2012 will take place in Barcelona, Spain Oct. 9-11, 2012. For more information and registration, please visit: http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/europe

VMworld 2012 Online Resources

For a list of VMworld 2012 U.S. exhibitors and sponsors, please visit: http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/us/sponsors
The VMworld 2012 U.S. agenda is available at: http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/us/learn/agenda
To register to attend VMworld 2012, please visit: www.vmworld.com

About VMware

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. With 2011 revenues of $3.77 billion, VMware has more than 350,000 customers and 50,000 partners.  The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.

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