VMworld 2017

Partner Exchange and VMworld US: Know Before You Go

Partner Exchange and VMworld US are only a few days away! Before you head to Las Vegas, learn about these can’t-miss events and exclusive opportunities for technology partners.

VMworld and Partner Exchange Keynotes

PEX General Session and Keynotes

ThePartner General Session will be presented by Brandon Sweeney, SVP, Worldwide Sales and Operations andRoss Brown, SVP, Strategic Corporate Alliances. Geta sneak peek atVMworld updates, and hear from key executives onour vision, strategy and insight into the expanding ecosystem opportunity for partners.

New to Partner Exchange,Business Growth Keynoteswill be occurring on Sunday from 1:30–5:00 P.M. These keynotes will focus on three business areas:

  • Cloud Computing [PAR4418KU] (US)
  • Embracing Digital Transformation [PAR4417KU] (US)
  • The Future of Cyber Security [PAR4419KU] (US)

VMworldGeneral Session and Keynotes

Our VMworld general sessions feature top VMware leaders discussing the company&#rsquo;s industry perspective on digital business, transformative technologies and innovation.

Not able to attend? The Monday and Tuesday general sessions will be live streamed from the VMworld.com home page at the following times:

  • Monday, August 28, 09:00–10:30 A.M. PDT
  • Tuesday, August 29, 09:00–10:30 A.M. PDT

Brand new to VMworld, this year&#rsquo;s Showcase Keynotes give conference participants the opportunity to hear from VMware experts on what the newest cloud solutions and innovations are, and where they&#rsquo;re going. Topics include:

  • Delivering New User Experiences with Digital Workspaces,Monday3:30–5:00 P.M.
  • Transforming Networking and Security for the Digital Era, Tuesday 12:30–1:30 P.M.
  • Simplifying and Accelerating Your Multi-Cloud Strategy, Tuesday 2:00–3:00 P.M.
  • Transforming the Data Center to Delivery Any Application on Any Platform, Tuesday 4:00 P.M.–5:30 P.M.

Breakout Sessions for Technology Partners

VMworld and Partner Exchange offer a curriculum of more than 500 breakout sessions, plus a wide range of additional session types to help you create a tailored agenda. At Partner Exchange, be sure to check out these sessions designed exclusively for TAP:

  • How Partners Onboard onto VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Technology Partner Programs and Marketplace Revolution
  • Accelerate Your Partner Technology Solution with Ecosystem Services
  • You Want to Be an NSX Technology Partner – Partner Program and Enablement for the SDDC
  • Are You Ready for Persistent Memory?
  • I Want to Be in the SDDC – Partner Program and Enablement for the Quickest Route to Partner Value With vSphere HTML 5 Plugins
  • Increasing NSX Value with SDDC Automation for Partner Solutions
  • Acting as One: Plug in to vSphere

Having trouble deciding which sessions to attend at VMworld? Recommended VMworld sessions for Technology Alliance Partners include:

  • ISV Tech Partner Ecosystem for VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Discuss Plug-In Experience with vSphere Client
  • Get the Most Out of vRealize Automation: Embracing the vRealize Automation Ecosystem
  • Use Virtualization to Secure Application Infrastructure
  • Why Networking Is at the Heart of Digital Transformation
  • NSX Everywhere: The Network Bridge for On-Premises, Private, and Native Public Clouds

Other VMworld Favorites

Had your fill ofinformative sessions and breakthrough keynotes? Don’t worry, there’s plenty more for you to enjoy! Some event favorites to check out include:

  • Solutions Exchange: a showcase for the latest and best in the industry, the Solutions Exchange features partner booths, lounges, and demonstrations and presentations throughout each day.
  • VMworld Welcome Reception: kick off VMworld with hors d&#rsquo;oeuvres, drinks and camaraderie in the Solution Exchange. Explore vendor offerings, discover the new technologies on display, and get to know each other in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere.
  • Hall Crawl: come to the Solution Exchange for the chance to get up close and personal with the VMware ecosystem, sponsors and exhibitors.
  • Hands-on-Labs:gain special access to the latest VMware technologies without being required to purchase equipment, software or licenses. Explore a wide range of today&#rsquo;s most exciting topics with a VMware-provided machine or your own device, all with product experts on hand to provide one-on-one guidance.

If you have any questions about VMworld and Partner Exchange, please contact the TAP team at . We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!

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Attention SISO Partners Attending Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017 US…

Wondering how you can leverage emerging technologies for future growth? Don&#rsquo;t miss VMware & Pivotal&#rsquo;s session with guest speakers from Cognizant & Worldwide Technologies. Paul Fazzone, GM, Cloud-Native Apps, VMware and Nick Cayou, VP, Global Alliance, Pivotal will present how VMware and Pivotal&#rsquo;s partnership is building and taking to market state of the art cloud native solutions such as Developer-Ready Infrastructure. Space is limited. Click here to add this session [PAR4411PU] to your Partner Exchange schedule.

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SISO Partners: 3 Can’t Miss Sessions at Partner Exchange 

Systems Integrators and Systems Outsourcers (SISO) headed to Las Vegas next week have access to a plethora of partner breakout sessions, keynotes, and panels – so what to choose?

To assist you as you build your schedule, here are the three SISO specific sessions you will not want to miss.

1. Emerging Technologies with VMware and Pivotal - Presented Jointly by VMware, Pivotal, and Special Guest Speakers from Cognizant and Worldwide Technology [PAR4411PU] Sunday, Aug 27, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Learn about VMware&#rsquo;s vision for emerging technologies and how VMware is partnering with Pivotal to build and take to market state-of-the-art cloud native solutions such as Developer-Ready Infrastructure.


2. Enabling Systems Integrators & Systems Outsourcers Partner Opportunity with VMware Cloud on AWS [PAR4410BU] Sunday, Aug 27, 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Wondering how to leverage VMware Cloud on AWS?Chris Niederman, GM, Worldwide Strategic Alliances, AWS and David Parsons, Vice President, Global Systems Integrators & Systems Outsourcers, VMware, will discuss how partnerscan take advantage ofthe solution by focusing on customer readiness, datacenter transformation and application migration.


3. VMware & Systems Integrators & Outsourcers: Accelerating Digital Transformations through Joint Technology Leadership and Compelling GTM Partnership [PAR4408BU] Sunday, Aug 27, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

David Parsons, VMware Global SISO VP, willprovide updates on SISO GTM and enablement programs, including news about VMware partnerships with AWS, IBM Cloud and Pivotal. Chris Wolf, VMware CTO, will outline technology investments and market changes creating new opportunities for SISO partners in the years ahead.


Interested in learning more about VMware&#rsquo;s partnerships with SISOs?

Check out VMworld sessions hosted by Accenture, Capgemini, Cognizant, Deloitte, DXC, HCL, IBM, and Wipro and add them to your schedule. See you in Vegas!

There is still time to be a part of the biggest VMware partner event of the year, so register now to attend Partner Exchange @ VMworld and follow us on Twitter @VMwarePEX to keep up with all the exciting news.


VMware partners with Systems Integrators and Systems Outsourcers (SISO) to drive growth and innovation in the enterprise, combining VMware’s next-generation technology platforms with partner global presence, deep vertical market experience and business transformation expertise. Click here to learn more.

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Financial Services Workshop @ VMworld 2017 US

Partners, don&#rsquo;t let your customers miss the first-ever VMworld Financial Services Workshop on Sunday. It&#rsquo;s a great opportunity for your financial services customers and prospects to network with industry innovators and peers in a half-day, free, pre-conference session. They can secure their seat by adding this workshop [IND6502U] to their conference agenda.

Sunday, August 27 | 1-4PM
Securely Modernizing and Mobilizing Financial Services to Improve Customer Experiences and Drive Top-Line Growth [IND6502U]

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Attention VMware SISOs Attending Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017 US…

Join David Parsons, VMware VP, Systems Integrator and Systems Outsourcer (SISO), and Chris Wolf, VMware VP & CTO, Global Field and Industry, from 4-5:00 PM, for a strategic update. During the session, they will cover how to use VMwaretechnology as a growth enabler, as well as how to leverage VMware Cloud on AWS, Pivotal, and IBM Cloud for growth opportunities.

Space is limited, so be sure to add this session [PAR4408BU] to your conference agenda to secure your seat today.

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Unforgettable Speakers – Add the Partner Exchange Keynote Series to Your Agenda Today!

We’re excited to announce the following NEW Business Growth Keynote series at Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017 US on Sunday, August 27. But first, take a moment to check out this video.

1:30 - 2:30 PM –- Cloud Computing [PAR4418KU]
Featuring Special Guest Speaker:Bernard Golden- a long-time tech innovator and visionary. Wired.com named him one of the ten most influential people in cloud computing, and his blog has been listed in over a dozen &#rsquo;best of&#rdquo; lists. He is the author/co-author of five books, including Amazon Web Services for Dummies, the best selling cloud computing book ever.

2:45 - 3:45 PM — Embracing Digital Transformation [PAR4417KU]
Featuring Special Guest Speaker:Greg Verdino- a highly regarded authority on the digital future who helps leaders build thriving 21st century organizations. He is known for his uncanny ability to forecast trends, spot the difference between fads and the future, and apply his understanding of the rapidly changing global landscape to solve pressing client challenges.

4:00 - 5:00 PM — The Future of Cyber Security [PAR4419KU]
Featuring Special Guest Speaker:Keren Elazari- an internationally recognized researcher, author and speaker on all matters cyber security and hacker culture. Since 2000, Keren has worked with leading security firms, public organizations, Big 4 and Fortune 500 companies.

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Key HPE Sessions at Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017