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Highlighted Technical Breakout Sessions Include:

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The Adaptive Leader: What’s Driving CIOs and CTOs and How Do Partners Get On Their Agenda?


Speaker: Joe Baguley, VP & Chief Technology Officer, VMware EMEA

Every technology leader has had to adapt to this year’s global pandemic while remaining laser-focused on the longer-term needs of their business. But the question is, how can partners make sure they are getting on the CTO and CIO’s agenda to add value and help them navigate these conditions? Findings from our global report with Forbes Insights on the Adaptive role of the CIO of 2025 will be shared and examined. In five years, 67% of European CIOs expect to be key to overall corporate strategy. As the champions of change and innovation, what strategies will help CIOs find ways to generate stronger business outcomes? How are they positioned to embrace emerging technologies? How can the traditional pillars of the IT organization work in a more modern way? And how can a digital foundation let them harness new innovations more effectively? These are all relevant insights for partners who need to capture the attention of technology leaders.

VMware Tanzu Portfolio and Product Roadmap

We'll explore the roadmap for product developments, so you know how we will rationalize the VMware / Pivotal portfolio and simplify our go-to-market. This session pulls PKS, Tanzu, vSphere with Kubernetes (formerly Project Pacific), Pivotal and more into one central storyline, so you can see how these offerings come together now and will converge further in the year ahead.

Migration to VMC to AWS: Best Practices and Gotchas

FSL has evacuated three of its major data centers to VMC on AWS using HCX, targeting 1,000 users accessing critical applications for hospitals/banking sectors. With use cases like Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Intrusion Detection System (IDS/IPS), 3rd party next-gen firewalls, AWS native solutions, and Transit VPC, FSL using VMC has found a solution for their complex infra and legacy application hierarchy.

VMware Security: Carbon Black Cloud and Workspace ONE Intelligence

 

When will endpoint management converge with endpoint security? It has actually already happened. The Carbon Black cloud integrates with Workspace ONE Intelligence to offer UEM's first security data-driven decision engine.

SD-WAN by VeloCloud Deployment Designs

We'll discuss how to design next-gen SD-WAN networks to meet the needs of different scenarios, including enterprises moving applications and workloads to SaaS and Clouds. We will also discuss Service Providers and managed service providers (MSPs) looking to augment their backbone network with software-defined application routing capabilities. This session will also go over how Federal or high-security customers can get the desired benefits of SD-WAN with private, on-premise deployments (FIPS, SSO).  Finally, we will address how to augment and replace legacy Cisco environments with SD-WAN.  

 

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Hands-on Labs and Odyssey Challenges 

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VMware Odyssey by Hands-on Labs​

Challenge your skills and showcase your expertise! ​

Put your skills into practice with VMware Hands-on Labs. Participate in one of the many Hands-on Labs featured below:

 

  • Integrating Kubernetes with VMware NSX-T​
  • VMware Mission Control​
  • VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer – Getting Started​
  • VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud – Getting Started​
  • Securing Devices and Resources with VMware Workspace ONE​
  • VMware HCX – Getting Started with Cross-Cloud Mobility

Looking to challenge your skills and compete against the most adept VMware advocates? Participate in VMware Odyssey sponsored by Intel, where you’ll race against the clock to reach the highest ranking on the leaderboard.

 

Participate in the following Odyssey Challenges:

 

  • VMware Odyssey by Hands-on Labs – VMware vSAN – Getting Started Game​
  • VMware Odyssey by Hands-on Labs – VMware vSAN – Advanced Game​
  • VMware Odyssey by Hands-on Labs – VMware NSX-T – Advanced Game
  • VMware Odyssey by Hands-on Labs – Kubernetes – Getting Started Game