MARCH 11, 2021







About the VMUG Virtual March Event:

Explore the Cloud and take a deep-dive into VMware Cloud solutions. 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. Experience this free, can’t-miss virtual event  from anywhere in the world – without leaving your home or office!

We’ve assembled an entire crew of VMware experts who are ready to share their knowledge to help you succeed. Additional highlights the VMUG Virtual March Event has to offer include:

- Breakout sessions with live Q&A

- Online chat capabilities with VMware experts and VMUG leaders

- Access to exhibitors' virtual booths

- Downloadable resources

- Fantastic prizes and much more!

Meet your Keynote Speaker

Dormain Drewitz


09:15-10:00 AM CT

Keynote: The Three Faces of Cloud

Dormain Drewitz
Sr. Director, Product Marketing

10:00-10:05 AM CT


10:05-10:35 AM CT

Keep Users Happy & Productive with ControlUp + VMware Horizon!

Trentent Tye
Technical Specialist

Tom Fenton
Technical Marketing Manager


Veeam Backup & Replication v11 for VMware. More Value — Realized. Bigger Demands — Met. Greater Business Acceleration — Unlocked!

Matt Lloyd
Global Alliances Director

Andy Sturniolo
Solutions Architect


VMware Tanzu - Your Multi-Cloud Mission Control

Ben Stiles
Technical Director, Strategic Accounts

10:40-11:10 AM CT

Kubernetes for the VI Admin: What's New in 2021!

Kendrick Coleman
Sr. Technical Product Line Manager

Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation

Michael Coté
Staff Technologist 2

When going to The Cloud...Mind The Gap

Sean Lambert
Staff Technical Account Manager

Tom Twyman
Staff VMware Cloud Solution Engineer

11:10-11:40 AM CT

Meet the Expert Chat: Resources to Get Started with Kubernetes

Scott Lowe
Senior Staff Field EngineerVMware

11:40 - 11:45 AM CT


11:45-12:15 PM CT

Accelerate Hybrid Solutions with HPE Cloud Volumes Services

Dianne Gonzalez
Principal Technical Marketing Engineer


Cloud 3.0: Delivering Disaster Recovery and Backup in a Cloud-First World

Gijsbert Janssen van Doorn
Director, Technical Marketing


Simplified Data Protection for VMware Hybrid Cloud Deployments

Prasanna Malaiyandi
Product Architect


12:15 - 12:45 PM CT

Dedicated Networking Time

12:45-01:15 PM CT

Meet the Expert Chat: Dashboard Management in vRealize Operations

John Dias
Sr. Staff Technical Marketing ArchitectVMware

01:15 - 01:20 PM CT


1:20-1:50 PM CT

A Guide to vSphere w/ Tanzu Kubernetes – Day 2 Operations for the VI Admin

Dean Lewis
Senior Solution Engineer

VMware Cloud on AWS - Getting Started with Automation

Eric Gray
Principal Technical Marketing Architect

How to Integrate VMware Azure Solution Workloads with Native Azure Services

Hadi Nejatian
Staff Partner Solution Architect

Jeremiah Megie
Senior Technical Marketing Architect

02:00 PM CT

Event ends

02:15 - 3:15 PM CT

IGEL Virtual Happy Hour

 On Demand Sessions

Operationalizing your Hybrid Cloud with vRealize

Brandon Gordon

Staff Technical Marketing Architect

Running Data Workloads on Kubernetes: What to Consider

Bob Glithero

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Tanzu 101 - Demystifying containers and Kubernetes on vSphere

Ryan Kelly

Sr Director, Product Marketing

Monitoring Workloads in 'Any' Cloud using vRealize Operations

Lukas Winn

Staff Engineer

Ahh, there’s Kubernetes Clusters Everywhere, How will I Manage All These?

Keith Lee

Technical Product Line Manager

Getting started with vSphere with Tanzu!

Mike Foley

Staff Technical Marketing Architect

CDeploying HCX between an on Premise Datacenter and VMware Cloud on AWS

Frances Wong

Sr. Partner Solution Architect

VMware Cloud on AWS Technical Overview

Oleg Ulyanov

Senior Solutions Architect, Microsoft Applications

Ain't Nobody got Time for that! Using Visio and Powershell – vDiagram

Tony Gonzalez

Virtualization Solutions Engineer
Flagler Technologies

Jason Hopkins

Virtualization Solutions Engineer

Speeding Up Development with Infrastructure as Code & Dynamic Environments!

Tim Davis

DevOps Advocate

Liberty Mutual: The Journey to the Cloud and Why They Continuing to Expand their Cloud Footprint


Liberty Mutual

Participate in the following Hands-On Labs:


NSX Cloud Consistent Networking and Security across Enterprise, AWS & Azure Lightning Lab

VMware NSX Cloud provides customers the ability to create and manage Networking and Security policies consistently across hybrid cloud environments, from on-premises data center to native AWS and Azure workloads using a single pane of glass


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.


VMware Cloud on AWS - Key Use Cases

Experience implementing the VMware HCX solution in your SDDC and the deployment, activation, configuration and pairing of the VMware HCX on-premises component. Discover the simplified disaster recovery operations of Site Recovery, the native DRaaS offering with VMware Cloud on AWS. Installation and configuration of the Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication appliances for on-premises and their pairing of the on-premises site to the VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC. Learn about integrations with native AWS services such S3, EC2, EFS and RDS.


vSphere with Tanzu - Lightning Lab

This lab is an overview of the Kubernetes capability in vSphere with Tanzu. Get a basic understanding of the vSphere components that support Kubernetes functionality as well as how to enable Kubernetes on a vSphere Cluster.

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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.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
The on-demand content will be hosted for 30 days following the event.
We recommend Chrome and Firefox.
Good internet connectivity will ensure high quality video streaming.


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