June 13, 2019







About the Event

VMUG's online virtual event will deliver a highly interactive, 3-D virtual environment with live video-streaming keynote and breakout sessions with speaker Q&A, on-demand breakout sessions, and interactive partner exhibits within the show floor. And the best part is this event is virtual so you can experience it all from anywhere -- you don't even have to leave your home or office!

Don’t miss your chance to join this event as VMware shares their focus on innovation and the journey from the Data Center to the Cloud, Apps and Devices. Plus, we will assemble an entire crew of VMware experts who are ready to share their knowledge to help you succeed!

Highlights the VMUG Virtual June Event has to offer:


Sanjay Poonen, Chief Operating Officer, Customer Operations, VMware

Sanjay Poonen joined VMware in August 2013, and is responsible for worldwide sales, services, alliances, marketing and communications.

Previously, Poonen held the role of executive vice president and general manager for the End-User Computing business unit at VMware. In this role, he was responsible for strategy, products, engineering, marketing and sales across all of VMware's End-User Computing offerings.

Prior to SAP, Poonen held executive roles at Symantec, VERITAS and Informatica, and he began his career as a software engineer at Microsoft, followed by Apple.

Poonen serves on the Board of Directors of Infor and the Advisory Board of Docusign and holds two patents as well as an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated a Baker Scholar; a master's degree in management science and engineering from Stanford University; and a bachelor's degree in computer science, math and engineering from Dartmouth College, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.


All Day




 HOL-1930-01-CNA - Project Photon OS and Container Basics - Getting Started
HOL-1931-01-CNA - VMware Enterprise PKS - Getting Started
HOL-1908-91-HCI - vSAN 6.7 Lightning Lab
HOL-1904-02-CHG - vSphere 6.7 - Challenge Lab

June 13, 2019

09:00 am CT

Event Starts

 9:30 - 10:15 AM CT Auditorium

Keynote: Innovations Driving New Opportunities

Sanjay Poonen
Chief Operating Officer, Customer Operations, VMware

 10:15 - 10:55 AM CT


 10:55 - 11:40 AM CT Auditorium

Veeam Cloud Tier: Under the Hood and to the Cloud

Rick Vanover
Senior Director, Product Strategy, Veeam Software


Powering Day-to-Day VMware Operations with Zerto

Nick Scoula
Senior Solutions Engineer, Zerto


Troubleshoot Optimize Horizon VDI User Experience with ControlUp’s New Automation Solution

Yoni Avital
Co-Founder and COO, ControlUp

 11:40 - 11:50 AM CT


 11:50 AM - 12:35 PM CT Auditorium

Kubernetes for the VMware Admin

Kendrick Coleman
Open Source, Technical Product Manager, VMware


'VMware Cloud on AWS: Deployment, Operations, and Workload Management

Jeremiah Megie
Director, Technical Marketing, VMware

 12:35 - 12:45 PM CT


 12:45 - 1:30 PM CT Auditorium

A Farewell to LUNs - Discover How VVols Forever Changes Storage in vSphere

Eric Siebert
WW Product Manager, HPE

Jason Massae
Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

Data Protection for Your VMware Hybrid Cloud

Seyi Verma
Director of Product Marketing, Druva

Enabling a Zero Trust Framework with Okta and VMware Workspace ONE

Josh Donelson
Director of Strategic Alliences, OKTA

 1:30 - 1:40 PM CT


 1:40 - 2:25 PM CT Auditorium

NSX-T and Kubernetes: Demystify How the NSX Container Integration Works

Erik Hinderer
Staff Technical Account Specialist, NSX, Team Lead, VMware

The (r)Evolution of VMware vSAN

Jase McCarty
Staff Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

 2:25 - 2:35 PM CT


 2:35 - 3:20 PM CT Auditorium

What's New with Pure Storage Integrations with VMware

Alex CarverSolutions Architect, Pure Storage

Trend Micro and 10 years of Continuous Security Innovation for VMware

Vitaliy Shtym
Principal Sales Engineer, Trend Micro

 3:20 - 3:30 PM CT


 3:30 - 4:15 PM CT Auditorium

Upgrading Your vSphere Environment to the Latest and Greatest!

David Stamen
Technical Marketing Engineer, VMware

Workspace ONE Technical Overview and New Features

Roger Deane
Director, Workspace ONE Technical Marketing, VMware

 4:15 - 4:25 PM CT


 4:25 - 5:00 PM CT Auditorium

Changing Data Protection from Nightmares to Sweet Dreams

Chris Colotti
Principal Architect, Cohesity

Welcome to the New Age of Converged Secondary and Primary Storage

Junior Silva
Product Manager, StorageCraft

How Do You Size and Configure Horizon Desktops to Support Professional Graphics Applications?

Mike Brennan
Product Manager, Virtual Client Computing and Graphics Solutions, Cisco

5:00 PM CT

Event Ends

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Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely nothing! This Virtual Event is completely FREE for you.
Yes, you will be provided login credentials to test the system and get familiar with the interface.
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The on-demand content will be hosted for 30 days following the event.
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