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Cisco at VMworld US 2011

Cisco at VMworld 2011


Join Cisco at VMworld US 2011

August 29th – September 1st, 2011 at The Venetian, Las Vegas.

Go Within, Between, and Beyond the Clouds with Cisco at VMworld 2011

Building your cloud doesn't mean that you need to throw away everything you've done in the past. Cisco helps you build your cloud with proven innovative technology— a robust ecosystem of technology, channel, cloud and service partners, and tying it all together, the network that makes scaling and delivering cloud available, secure, and everywhere.

Join us at VMworld where you can learn how Cisco is enabling the cloud journey. Visit us at booth #700 to see demonstrations, theater presentations and meet with Cisco experts.

Attend Cisco speaking sessions where you will learn how to take your cloud plans to the next level.

To request a meeting with a Cisco expert, contact your account manager today.

We look forward to seeing you at VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas.


Speaking Sessions


Cisco will host the following sessions at VMworld US 2011

Innovating Together: How Cisco and VMware Collaborate to Build the Cloud (#SUP1010)
Tuesday, 2:30 pm
Cisco and VMware have a long history of joint and coordinated research and development efforts that have made it easier for our customers to scale their virtualization strategies. Today, the two companies continue to work together to lay the foundation for cloud. In this session, senior Cisco and VMware executives will discuss what lies ahead on the journey to cloud and what the two companies are working on to help our customers get there.

Speaker:
Soni Jiandani
Soni Jiandani
Senior Vice President, Server Access and Virtualization Business Unit , Cisco


What you will learn

  • Cisco and VMware have already delivered some great technologies to make my life easier
  • Cisco and VMware understand what it will take to be successful with a cloud strategy
  • There are some cool innovations coming that will help me take my cloud plans to the next level



Real World Benefits from the Cisco Unified Computing System and Nexus 1000V (#SPO2511)
Wednesday, 2:00 pm
Hear from customers who achieved improved application delivery in their production VM environment by leveraging the intelligent virtual network infrastructure delivered by the Cisco Nexus1000V. Key technologies like Quality of Service, Private VLANs, Access Control Lists and the Cisco Security Toolkit allow the confident insertion of secure and well maintained Tier 1 applications into the virtual environment.This session will showcase some of Cisco's largest deployments across multiple industries to include healthcare, government, service provider and retail.

Moderator:
Omar Sultan
Omar Sultan
Senior Manager, Data Center Architecture, Cisco


Panel:
Clayton Sikes, Enterprise Cloud Administrator, State of Arizona, Department of Economic Security
Jim King, Vice President of Information Technology, Global Cash Access (GCA)
Sean Donaldson, Chief Architect and Director of Infrastructure, Secure-24

What you will learn

  • Understand some of the key challenges faced by the customer panel
  • Understand how each customer was able to use the Nexus 1000V and related technologies address their challenges
  • Understand how the Nexus 1000V and related technologies may be helpful in your own environment



Cisco VXI: Optimized infrastructure for Scaling VMware View Desktops With Confidence (#SPO3989)
Monday, 11:30 am
Desktop virtualization is rising to the top of the "must do" list for more and more companies because of its expected benefits to IT and end users. However, many organizations wrestle with the challenges of ensuring they have the right infrastructure to address the unique demands that desktop workloads place upon an enterprise data center. This session will discuss how Cisco's Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) delivers a desktop virtualization solution that can help address the demands of IT, business owners, and end-users. Attend this session to learn how the Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) enabled by Cisco and VMWare, provides an integrated solution inclusive of collaboration-capable client devices, network, security, computing and storage.

Speaker:
Ashok Rajagopalan
Ashok Rajagopalan
Product Manager, Server Access Virtualization Business Unit, Cisco


What you will learn

  • Virtual desktop workloads place unique demands on enterprise data centers. Successful desktop virtualization requires the right infrastructure to scale with confidence
  • Cisco and VMware are transforming traditional desktops to deliver virtualized collaborative workspaces built on an infrastructure that scales without sacrificing performance, security, manageability or user experience
  • Cisco Validated Designs enable organizations to deploy the right infrastructure that delivers predictable performance and scalability



Optimizing the Network for VMware View (#EUC2904)
Tuesday, 4:30 pm
Wednesday, 2:30 pm
The centralization of desktops with VMware View has a significant impact on LAN, WAN, and Data Center networks. This session will discuss the impacts of both PCoIP and RDP traffic on enterprise networks when View desktops are deployed at scale. Particular detail will be provided on the impact on WAN links and how best to configure and deploy LAN and Data Center networks to accommodate the increased demands of modern centralized desktops.

Speakers:
Joel McKelvey, Alliance Manager, Virtualization, Cisco
Sreekanth Kannan, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, VMware



Scaling Your Cloud with Cisco Nexus 1000V and VMware vCloud Director (#VSP2454)
Thursday, 12:00 pm
Successful multitenant cloud computing requires scalable network isolation. Many of the existing network isolation technologies are either not scalable or are not integrated with traditional networking tools. The Cisco Nexus 1000V, developed in close cooperation with VMware, integrates with VMware vCloud Director and provides the scalable network isolation technology required for multitenant cloud environments with advanced networking features. Come to this session to learn about how to improve scalability, visibility, and integration of your cloud network.

Speaker:
Han Yang, Product Manager, Cisco



Cisco Partner Hands-on Lab Design, Development and Implementation (#LAS4015)
Wednesday, 1:00 pm
This session reviews the efforts to design and implement a Hands-on Lab around a real-world scenario for deploying vCloud Director with Nexus 1000V. The speaker will also cover enhancements designed to further integrate Cisco technologies with VMware Cloud products to provide, among other features, fully scalable, managed network solutions.

Speakers:
Sal Lopez, Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco
Syed Ghayur, Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco



Cisco Nexus 1000v: Architecture, Deployment, and Management (#VSP3111)
Wednesday, 3:30 pm
This session will provide an in-depth look at the distributed virtual switching technologies available in VMware vSphere. The discussion will start with an overview of both the integrated Distributed Virtual Switch as well as Cisco's Nexus 1000v. We will compare and contrast the options highlighting features, functionality, management, complexity, and operational considerations. Each available option provides its own set of features, functions, challenges, and design and deployment considerations. During the session the components, design and implementation considerations, as well as troubleshooting recommendations will be covered in depth. Attendees should expect to walk away with the knowledge they need to decide which of these technologies fit the requirements for their environment as well as the understanding to deploy them.

Speaker:
Jason Nash, Data Center Solutions Principal, Varrow



A Deep Dive on Virtual Distributed Switching & Cisco Nexus 1000v (#VSP2757)
Thursday, 1:30 pm
This session will provide an in-depth look at the distributed virtual switching technologies available in VMware vSphere. The discussion will start with an overview of both the integrated Distributed Virtual Switch as well as Cisco's Nexus 1000v. We will compare and contrast the options highlighting features, functionality, management, complexity, and operational considerations. Each available option provides its own set of features, functions, challenges, and design and deployment considerations. During the session the components, design and implementation considerations, as well as troubleshooting recommendations will be covered in depth. Attendees should expect to walk away with the knowledge they need to decide which of these technologies fit the requirements for their environment as well as the understanding to deploy them.

Speaker:
Jason Nash, Data Center Solutions Principal, Varrow

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Experience Hands-On Demonstrations


Experience firsthand how Cisco and VMware joint solutions are enabling the cloud journey at Cisco booth # 700.

See live demonstrations on:

  • The latest Cisco solutions for vSphere environments
  • Secure, scalable, and media-rich desktop virtualization solutions
  • Benefits of Cisco Unified Computing System providing ease of deployment, management, performance, and security of your virtualized environments
  • Latest on Cisco cloud security to protect your network


Meet with Cisco Experts


Cisco executives and subject matter experts will be available to meet one-on-one to discuss our products and solutions.

To request a meeting with a Cisco expert at VMworld, contact your account manager or send an email to our Cisco Meetings team.


Cisco and VMware Partnership

Cisco and VMware Desktop Virtualization

Learn about Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solution with VMware View 4.5. (Video - 2:41 min)

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Cisco and VMware Desktop Virtualization
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The Business Advantage of Powering VMware Products with the Cisco Unified Computing System

Cisco Unified Computing System and VMware vSphere 5 Delivers Enhanced Scale, Simplicity, and Speed

Realize the Full Power of Virtualization

Cisco and VMware have joined forces to help you take advantage of the full power of data center virtualization to significantly improve data center and software utilization, boost infrastructure agility, and simplify operations.

The two partners share a common vision: to accelerate virtualization in the data center through powerful technology platforms specifically designed for virtualization.

Cisco and VMware deliver tightly integrated solutions that provide you with superior performance, responsiveness, agility, security, manageability, and cost savings.

The combined offerings include breakthrough products, certified applications, joint services, and support offerings, along with a growing range of virtualized solutions created with partners.

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