We are excited to announce our agenda for vFORUM 2018! Please note that days, times, and sessions are subject to change -  so check back frequently for the most up-to-date information.

 

October 17, 2018 - Wednesday

TOPICS

7:30 AM
Registration Opens
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Keynote: Technology Superpowers

Join the VMware 20th anniversary celebration as Sanjay Poonen, COO, VMware Customer Operations and Bruce Davie, VMware CTO APJ, share with you the superpowers needed to navigate the disruptive world of technology. Learn firsthand how VMware is helping enterprises like yours to embrace the software-defined data center, hybrid cloud, cloud native, and digital workspace solutions – preparing those organisations for the future.
Sanjay and Bruce will discuss how to innovatively build and navigate the digital infrastructure that powers digital business.

Be ready to be inspired to explore what is possible. It begins with you.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Break

Integrate Public Clouds & Modernise Data Centre

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
[Sponsored by AWS]
Building a Business Case for VMware Cloud on AWS
Room : Taj Mahal
[Sponsored by IBM]
Multi-Cloud, Automation + AI: Tools, Services & Technologies to Get More from Your Hybrid Deployments
Room : The Palais
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
[Showcase Keynote]
Driving Transformation from the Data Centre to the Public Cloud
Room : Big Top
[Sponsored by Rackspace]
Private or Public Cloud? Why Choose When You Can Have the Best of Both with VMware Cloud on AWS?
Room : Taj Mahal
[Sponsored by Dimension Data]
The Building Blocks Underpinning the Modern Data Centre
Room : The Palais
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Delivering Multi-Cloud Applications with VMware Cloud Services
Room : Big Top
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
[Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise]
Composable Infrastructure Innovations: HPE Synergy and Cloud Foundation
Room : Taj Mahal
[Sponsored by Dell EMC]
The Software Defined Data Centre with Hyper-Converged
Room : The Palais
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
[Sponsored by Lenovo]
Lenovo Engineered Solutions for VMware Cloud
Room : Taj Mahal
[Sponsored by Data#3]
Digital Transformation: Developing Digital Dexterity
Room : The Palais
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VMware Cloud on AWS - Getting Started
Room : Big Top
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
[Sponsored Macquarie Cloud Services]
The Power of Service in a Hybrid IT World
Room : Taj Mahal
[Sponsored by Pivotal]
Any Workload, Anywhere, Any Time
Room : The Palais
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
vSAN Start to Finish - A Deep Dive with vSAN Engineering session
Room : Big Top
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
[Sponsored by AWS]
Why Hybrid Cloud is the Leading Business Strategy
Room : Taj Mahal
[Sponsored by Hitachi Vantara]
Getting Value from Your Digital Transformation Strategy
Room : The Palais
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Wavefront by VMware - Real-Time Metrics Analytics
Room : Big Top

Transform Networking & Security

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Introduction to NSX Data Centre
Room : Ted Hopkins
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Introduction to NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud
Room : Ted Hopkins
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
[Showcase Keynote]
Building the Network of the Future with the Virtual Cloud Network
Room : Ted Hopkins
[Sponsored by Zettagrid]
The SysAdmin is Dead: Zettagrid's Journey to DevOps Enlightenment #RIP
Room : Sunset
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Introduction to NSX Cloud
Room : Ted Hopkins
[Sponsored by Dell EMC]
Making Data Protection Simple & Protecting Your Cloud Workloads
Room : Sunset
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
VMware Cloud on AWS with NSX: Use Cases, Design and Implementation
Room : Ted Hopkins
[Sponsored by Trend Micro]
The Security Challenge of Migrating VMware Cloud on AWS
Room : Sunset
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Future of Networking and Security with VMware NSX
Room : Ted Hopkins
[Sponsored by Rackspace]
Extending Your Security Policies Outside of Your Data Centre
Room : Sunset
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Deploying NSX on Cisco Data Centre infrastructure and Still Have Time for Good Coffee
Room : Ted Hopkins
[Sponsored by IBM]
Accelerating Threat Protection & Response for Hybrid, On-Premise & Cloud Environments
Room : Sunset
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Introduction to VMware AppDefense
Room : Ted Hopkins
NSX-T: VMware’s Networking Solution for Modern Applications Running in Any Platform

Empower Digital Workspaces

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Workspace ONE: Art of the Possible
Room : Hungry Horse
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
[Showcase Keynote]
End-User Computing and Mobility Live!
Room : Hungry Horse
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Industry 4.0: How Rugged and Workplace IoT Are Transforming Supply Chains
Room : Hungry Horse
[Sponsored by AWS]
Data Protection Best Practises
Room : Dodgem Car Rink
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Digital Workspace Transforms Enterprise Mobility
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Customer Panel: Knocking Down the Barriers of Workspace ONE Adoption
Room : Hungry Horse
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
[Sponsored by Dell EMC]
Accelerate Workforce Transformation with VMware Workspace ONE
Room : Dodgem Car Rink
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS: What You Need to Know
Room : Hungry Horse
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
[Sponsored by DXC Technology]
The Future of Work
Room : Dodgem Car Rink
4:00 PM : 5:00 PM
Minimise Security Risk and Achieve Zero Trust in Your Digital Workspace
Room : Hungry Horse
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Horizon Cloud on Azure: Technical Deep Dive
Room : Hungry Horse

Next Gen Trends

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Integrating Innovations in DevOps and Open Source with Enterprise IT
Room : Sonar
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
CTO Panel
Room : Sonar
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
An Introduction to VMware Blockchain Technologies
Room : Sonar
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lessons Learned from Real-World IoT Implementations
Room : Sonar
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
vCloud NFV: Enabling Data Plane Performance for Telco, 5G and Media Clouds
Room : Sonar
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
DevOps Team Topologies: Which One Are You?
Room : Sonar
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Can Blockchain Be Used as a Tool to Secure the IoT?
Room : Sonar
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Inside VMware's Innovation Engine
Room : Sonar
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
vFORUM 2018 Party sponsored by Zettagrid
Room : Sonar