Key Announcements, Discussions and Demonstrations of the
Solutions at the Heart of the Software-Defined Datacenter;
VMworld Europe 2012 Scheduled for October 9-11 in Barcelona
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/30/12 -- VMware, Inc.
(NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud
infrastructure, today announced the conclusion of its ninth
annual VMworld® 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
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
Key highlights and announcements made during the event
VMware vCloud® Suite: The first solution for the
software-defined datacenter, the VMware vCloud Suite 5.1
brings together the components customers need to build,
operate and manage cloud infrastructure:
VMware vSphere® 5.1 - The proven platform for any
application: The foundation of the VMware vCloud
Suite is an updated version of the world's most
widely deployed virtualization platform,
vSphere 5.1, which includes more than 100
enhancements and new features to deliver the highest
service levels for all applications.
VMware vCloud Director® 5.1 - Provision virtual
datacenters in minutes:
vCloud Director orchestrates the provisioning of
software-defined datacenter services to deliver
complete virtual datacenters (VDCs) that can be ready
for consumption in minutes.
VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.1 - Redefine
vCloud Networking and Security will enable the
dynamic creation of virtual networks and services that
are completely decoupled and independent from the
physical network hardware.
VMware vCenterSite Recovery
Manager 5.1 - Automate disaster recovery for all
vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.1 simplifies
disaster recovery planning and ensures predictable
recovery through automated testing and plan execution.
Cloud Ops: New operating model for the cloud era
featuring education, transformation and advisory services
help unleash value of cloud through people, process and
Cloud Ops Forum: A group of consulting and
integration partners that will collaborate on further
definition of the new cloud operating model. Launch members
of the Cloud Ops Forum include Canopy, Capgemini, CGI, CSC,
Dell, Deloitte, EMC, HP, Infosys, T-Systems and VMware.
First Look at VMware Horizon: an
integrated platform for the Mobile Workforce: Onstage
at VMworld, VMware demonstrated the alpha version of the
VMware Horizon Suite, showcasing how it will help customers
deliver the multi-device workspace and give end-users
secure access to applications and data from anywhere.
More information from VMworld 2012 is available at
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VMworld Europe will take place in Barcelona on October 9-11,
2012. To register, please visit:
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