VMworld Europe

Breakout Sessions

Join Cisco Subject Matter Experts at Our Breakout Session

  • Date:Monday, October 12 – 
    Thursday, October 15
  • Location:Fira Gran Via
    Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:4 days
  • Attendance:In Person
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Join Cisco at VMworld Europe 2015, October 12 – 15 at Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain.

Visit Cisco Stand G216 and learn how Cisco and our partners can help you implement cloud environments that address your primary business requirements. Through our speaking session, "Ask the Expert area", education zone, and meetings with Cisco experts, you will learn how a Cisco Unified Data Center delivers:

  • Financial efficiency
  • Operational simplicity
  • Business agility

Meet with Cisco experts and learn how an Application Centric Infrastructure delivers an efficient, simplified, and agile IT infrastructure for physical, virtual, and cloud environments. By combining computing, networking, management, and storage access, the Cisco Unified Data Center can change the way you think about IT infrastructure.

Your data center is everywhere.

We look forward to seeing you at VMworld Europe 2015.

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The agenda is still being finalized, please check back here for updates.

Tuesday, October 13

11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Cisco Stand G216 Hours
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception

Wednesday, October 14

11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Cisco Stand G216 Hours
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Hall Crawl
7 p.m. – 10 p.m. VMworld Party

Thursday, October 15

10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cisco Stand G216 Hours
  Breakout Session
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Cisco Breakout Sessions

Cisco Breakout Sessions

Here the latest from Cisco subject matter experts at our sponsor breakout sessions.

Tjerk Bijlsma

Cisco UCS as the Foundation for Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)

Speaker: Tjerk Bijlsma, Technology Officer, Cisco DC EMEAR

Date & Time: Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 2:00 p.m.

Session ID: SDDC6683-SPO

Session Abstract: IT is in the midst of a dramatic shift to the mobile-cloud era, one in which IT services can be consumed on-demand across the enterprise and in hybrid and public clouds. Tjerk Bijlsma will share the latest Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) innovations that can help you shape your Software-Defined Data Center, radically simplifying IT while delivering services at the speed of today's business.

During this session you will learn about:

  • Cisco's comprehensive architectural approach to enable next wave of IT convergence that includes VMware vSAN and comprehensive vRealize integration as part of the SDDC.
  • Innovations in Cisco Data Center portfolio including Cisco UCS and Nexus integrations with VMware solutions.
  • Solutions for virtualized environments for Converged and Hyper Converged systems including FlexPod, VersaStack, Vblock, vSAN, Simplivity, StorMagic and more.
Tjerk Bijlsma

Networking: Virtual SANs Backbone

John Kennedy, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco
Bhumik Patel, Partner Architect, Global Strategic Alliances, VMware

Date & Time: Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Fira Gran Via - TBD

Session ID: STO4474

Session Abstract: The popularity of Virtual SAN is growing daily. Server admins are finally free to aggregate storage in their servers to create a shared storage system that scales with their compute needs. The underlying key to making it all work is networking. All Virtual SAN data flows through it, and correct selection and configuration of networking components will mean the difference between disruptive success or dramatic failure.

This session will give deep insight in the do's and don'ts of Virtual SAN networking. Best practices for physical and virtual switch configuration and performance testing will be discussed. Virtual SAN 5.5 and 6.0 will be covered, and the networking differences discussed. Methods of troubleshooting network issues will be covered. For those configuring a Virtual SAN network for the first time, for labs or enterprise scale, this session is a must-see.

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Education Zone

Education Zone

Stop by Cisco Stand G216 to hear from Cisco and our partner subject matter experts.

Sessions are every 20 minutes (full schedule TBD).

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Cisco will highlight the latest Cisco technologies through several demonstrations. Demo titles include:

Cisco Data Center and Cloud Solutions

  • Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite
  • Private Cloud Automation with Cisco UCS Director
  • Accelerate Graphics with Cisco UCS and GPU

Applications, Networking, and Policy Management

  • Network Services Automation
  • Applications, Networks, Policy
  • Cisco Hyperconverged Branch with Cisco ISR and Cisco UCS E-Series
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Meet with Cisco

Meet with Cisco

We will have many executives and subject matter experts on hand to meet with you. If you would like to meet with Cisco, contact Martin Perry.

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Fira Barcelona Gran Via

Address: Av. Joan Carles I, 64, 08908 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34 902 233 200
Website: firabarcelona.com

VMWorld conference web site: vmworld.com/community/conference/europe/

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Check back soon for the latest updates.

Program Sponsors

  • Intel

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  • Intel

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