September

DECEMBER 3, 2020

NO TRAVEL NEEDED

NO TRAVEL NEEDED

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BREAKOUT SESSIONS

LEARN & NETWORK

LEARN & NETWORK

About the Event

VMUG Virtual December Event transports attendees to a highly interactive, 3-D virtual environment for in-depth learning and networking opportunities. Prepare for breakout sessions, keynotes, Hands on Labs and subject matter experts covering an array of topics across VMware products and solutions, as well as an virtual tradeshow experience to network with a variety of solution providers. And the best part is you can experience without leaving your home or office!

Exciting features you can expect from VMUG Virtual December Event:

Join us to learn more about use cases, updates and insights from subject matter experts covering all the latest in VMware technology. Our agenda will be live soon so be sure to check for more details!

Agenda


9:00 AM CT

EVENT STARTS

9:15 - 10:00 AM CT

Keynote: Securing Modern Applications with VMware

Paul Mancuso

Technologist Director, Networking & Security
VMware

Christopher Kruegel

Vice President, Security Services
VMware

Christopher Reed

Director, EUC Technology Strategist
VMware

Rohan Naggi

Sr. Technical Product Manager
VMware
10:00 - 10:05 AM CT

Break

10:05 - 10:50 AM CT

Monitoring Horizon just got BETTER

Trentent Tye

Technical Specialist
ControlUP

Tom Fenton

Technical Marketing Manager
ControlUP

5 Kubernetes Backup Recommended Practices from Veeam

David Hill

Global Technologist, Product Strategy,
Veeam

Vaibhav Kamra

Vice President, Engineering and Co-Founder
Kasten by Veeam
10:50 - 10:55 AM CT

Break

10:55 - 11:25 AM CT

Meet the Expert: vSphere 7 with Tanzu

Mike Foley

Staff Technical Marketing Architect
VMware
11:25 AM - 11:55 PM CT

The Datacenter of the Future

Kit Colbert

VP & CTO, Cloud Platform BU
VMware

Pere Monclus

CTO Network and Security BU
VMware

Inside the Tanzu Portfolio

Dormain Drewitz

Sr. Director, Product Marketing
VMware
11:55 - 12:00 PM CT

Break

12:00 - 12:30 PM CT

Meet the Expert: Tanzu & Containers

Simone Morellato

Director
VMware

Tom Schwaller

Technical Product Line Manager
VMware
12:30 - 1:15 PM CT

Get the Most Out of Your vSphere and vSAN Workloads with Persistent Memory

Lina Stukov

Sr. Director Optane Sales
Intel

William Bell

EVP of Products, phoenixNAP
1:15 - 1:20 PM CT

Break

1:20 - 1:50 PM CT

Storage and Availability Vision

Jayanta Dey

VP Engineering, Storage and Data Availability
VMware

Vijay Ramachandran

VP, Product Management
VMware
1:50 - 2:20 PM CT

Meet the Expert: Building Your Career with VMware Certifications and Badges

Karl Childs

Senior Certification Manager
VMware
2:20 - 2:25 PM CT

Break

2:25 - 3:10 PM CT

Runecast Analyzer: A COVID-19 Story

Kev Johnson

Senior Systems Engineer
Runecast
3:10 - 3:15 PM CT

Break

Close Look at Remote: What I Learned from 50 VDI Admin Meetings Since COVID

Brian Madden

Sr. Lead Field Technologist and Director, EUC Office of the CTO
VMware
3:45 - 4:15 PM CT

Meet the Expert: Networking

Chris McCain

Technologist Director, Networking & Security
VMware

Paul Mancuso

Technologist Director, Networking & Security
VMware
5:00 PM CT

EVENT ENDS


On Demand Sessions

Inside VMware’s Innovation Engine

Michael Gandy

Director, OCTO Strategic Programs & Analytics
VMware

How to Become a Kubernetes Admin from the Comfort of Your vSphere

Olive Power

Cloud Native Staff System Engineer, Application Platform Architect
VMware

The Shift to DRaaS Today: A Look to Self-Protecting Infrastructure Tomorrow

Mark Chuang

Sr Director, Product Marketing
VMware

Sazzala Reddy

Chief Technologist
VMware

Advancing Networking and Security Technologies in Times of Volatility

Stijn Vanveerdeghem

Sr. Technical Product Manager
VMware

Introduction to Networking in vSphere with Tanzu

Yasen Simeonov

Sr. Technical Product Manager
VMware

East-West is the New Perimeter. The Cutting Edge of Datacenter Firewalling

Tom Gillis

Sr. VP/GM NSBU
VMware

Community Session: How to Get by Giving: A Career Viewed Through Community

Steve Athanas

Associate CIO, System Architecture, UMass Lowell | President
VMUG

Community Session: Breaking Career Constraints: Refactoring Thinking, Skills, and Motivation

Nick Korte

Senior Solution Engineer
VMware

John White

Customer Engineer
Google

Participate in the following Hands-On Labs:

HOL-2121-03-CMP

Administering vRealize Automation

The intended audience for this lab is a vRealize Automation administrator. The lab covers basic administration tasks. You will spend your time in this this lab in the Cloud Assembly and Service Broker services. Here you will learn how to configure the infrastructure components in vRealize Automation and create basic and multi-cloud (vSphere and various public clouds) blueprints with a focus on using constraint tags. You will also look at how to configure governance policies such as leases, approvals, and which day 2 actions users can invoke. Finally, you will learn how to use custom forms to modify the appearance of deployment inputs for users.

HOL-2136-02-ISM

Carbon Black Cloud Use Cases

VMware Carbon Black Cloud - Endpoint protection that adapts to your business. This training presents 3 different security uses cases and how to solve them with the Carbon Black Cloud. Use Endpoint Standard to prevent unwanted application activity and see the alerts. Run queries with Endpoint Advanced to review endpoints USB usage and taking action on endpoints out of policy. Finally, navigate through the full details of a suspicious powershell execution using Endpoint Enterprise.

HOL-2144-01-ISM

VMware Cloud Foundation - Whats new

VMware Cloud Foundation is the hybrid cloud platform for managing VMs and orchestrating containers, built on full-stack hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) technology. With a single architecture that’s easy to deploy, VMware Cloud Foundation enables consistent, secure infrastructure and operations across private and public clouds. Increase enterprise agility and flexibility with the hybrid cloud platform that delivers it all.

HOL-2187-04-ISM

Automate your VMware Cloud on AWS

Learn about a number of tools that will help you automate your VMware Cloud on AWS environment. See how with PowerCLI and Datacenter CLI you can query the status of your SDDC, perform log analysis, security event audits and expand capacity with few commands. Be amazed by the simplicity, value and benefits of using infrastructure as code with Terraform to manage, change or decommission your infrastructure.

ONL-0301-01 VxRail 4.7.300

Simplifying IT through Standardization and Automation

VxRail is built for VMware, with VMware, to enhance VMware - A fully integrated, pre-configured and pre-tested VMware hyperconverged system delivering virtualization, compute and storage all in one appliance. See for yourself the capabilities of VxRail in our virtual lab setting complete with a step-by-step lab guide. Explore at your own pace how simple it is to verify VxRail setup and configuration, monitor appliance health and leverage system upgrades. And discover how our exclusive modules will streamline your VxRail cluster management.

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