VMworld Barcelona

Breakout Sessions

Join Cisco Speakers at a Breakout Session

  • Date:Tuesday, October 14 – 
    Thursday, October 16, 2014
  • Location:Fira Barcelona Gran Via
    Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:3 days
  • Attendance:In Person
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Join Cisco at VMworld Barcelona, October 14 – 16, 2014 at Fira Barcelona Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain.

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.

Visit Cisco Booth D211 and learn how Cisco and our partners can help you implement cloud environments that address your key business requirements. Through our speaking sessions, and meetings with Cisco experts, you will learn how a Cisco Unified Data Center delivers:

  • Financial Efficiency
  • Operational Simplicity
  • Business Agility

Redefine the Power of IT

We look forward to seeing you at VMworld 2014.

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

Sunday, October 12th

vRockstar 2030 - 2330

Tuesday October 14th

Cisco Booth D211 Hours 17:30 – 19:30
vJamòn 20:30 – 23:30

Wednesday October 15th

Cisco Booth D211 Hours 1100 – 1800

Thursday October 16th

Cisco Booth D211 Hours 1000 – 1400
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Cisco Breakout Sessions

Tony Paikeday and Bhumik Patel

Tony Paikeday and Bhumik Patel, UCS Product Marketing, Cisco and Partner Architect, VMware

Delivering Best in Class Desktop Virtualization with Horizon 6 and Cisco UCS

Customers across the globe are continually benefitting from the fundamental benefits of desktop virtualization such as centralization of resources, separation of physical devices, operating systems, applications and data to provide a never degrading performance and support for BYOD and mobility needs of end users. In addition Desktop Virtualization solutions now continue to extend the use cases that can be addressed such as supporting graphical applications, cloud pod based architectures supporting seamless access to desktops hosted globally in multiple data centers and providing rapid turn key deployment of desktops to faster meet business requirements. With Horizon 6 and Cisco UCS based architectures, these advanced desktop virtualization use cases are now possible.

Date & Time: Monday October 13th, 11:45a.m. – 12:45p.m.


Maish Saidel-Keesing

Maish Saidel-Keesing, Platform Architect, Cisco

Automating Host, Guest and Application Deployment in the Software Defined Datacenter with Cisco

Automation is an essential component of the Software Defined Datacenter, without an automation solution this is destined for failure. We want to automate it all, from the deployment of the hardware, the hypervisor, the operating systems, and the application. This session will go through a customer story inside Cisco where an automation solution was implemented using PowerUCS, PowerCLI, Razor and Puppet to ensure a successful deployment from end to end. The session is technical, will provide a detailed architecture and methodology used in this customer, and how the solution reduced the deployment time from a number of days to a matter of hours.

Date & Time: Tuesday October 14th, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Balaji Sivasubramanian

Balaji Sivasubramanian, Director Product Management, Cisco

Agile Virtual Networking for VMware vSphere using Cisco Nexus 1000V and Cisco UCS Director

Virtual Networking requirements have been evolving from being able to simply support virtual workloads similar to physical workload to be more agile private cloud deployment as well as extending to a public cloud. Providing ability to consistently apply application policy on any type of workload (physical/virtual) defines our approach to virtual networking. With this approach, enterprises will be able to simplify application deployment. This session will cover Cisco’s virtual networking solutions based on Nexus 1000V and Cisco UCS Director for VMware vSphere environments to deliver much needed agility to data center and cloud deployments by rapidly provisioning virtual networking and services in minutes to keep the virtual application workloads isolated.

Date & Time: Wednesday October 15th, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Vijay Parthasarathy

Vijay Parthasarathy, Product Management, Cisco

Audience: Technical / Mid-Level

Whether deploying integrated infrastructure solutions built around the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and Cisco Nexus products, or using multivendor infrastructures and multi-hypervisors, Cisco UCS Director (UCSD) provides integrated infrastructure management and Automation for operational simplicity.  Delivering management for administering computing, network, virtualization, and storage-as-a-system, from one self-service web interface, Cisco UCSD was designed to operationally integrate bare-metal and virtual data center infrastructure resources, addressing complex, manual, and compartmentalized management processes, to reduce total costs.  We will focus on how Cisco UCSD automates Application Ready, IT integrated infrastructure management processes; abstracting the complexity of individual devices, hypervisors, and virtual machines.

Date & Time: Wednesday October 15th, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.


Joe Onisik

Joe Onisik, Principal Engineer INSBU , Cisco

Audience: Technical / Mid-Level

Building heterogeneous private and hybrid cloud environments to drive today’s business demands

Modern data centers are a mix of hypervisors, and bare-metal workloads intended to serve applications to users across any device and location.  Additional constraints are placed on these environments do to requirements for use of multiple-datacenters, and public cloud resources.  In this session we will cover the considerations for building private clouds on heterogeneous environments as well connecting those resources seamlessly across multiple private clouds and into the public cloud.

Date & Time: Thursday October 16th, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

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Cisco will have a number of demonstrations in booth D211. Our demonstrations will include:

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V VXLAN Integration with Cisco Nexus Switching
  • Cisco ACI Integration with VMware vCenter and vShield
  • Enabling Hybrid Clouds with Intercloud Fabric
  • Cisco UCS Director for Managing Integrated Infrastructure
  • Securing Virtualized Data Center
  • Simplify Computing with Cisco UCS Management
  • Cisco UCS-Ready Node for VMware vSAN
  • Cisco UCS Solutions: Cloud and Desktop Virtualization
  • Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructures Solutions
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Meet with Cisco

Meet with Cisco

Cisco has 3 meeting rooms at Fira Barcelona Gran Via VMworld 2014. We will have many executives and subject matter experts on hand to meet with you. If you would like to meet with Cisco, please contact your account manager or email us at vmworld-meetingrequest.

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Fira Barcelona Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain

Address: North Entrance - Hall 8
Carrer del Foc 30
08038 Barcelona
Telephone: 212-216-2000
Website: firabarcelona.com

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

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Intercloud, Vblock and Hybrid IT
Trey Leyton (VCE) and Jim Mchugh (Cisco) discuss Hybrid IT and the future of how VCE will be helping customers take advantage of Intercloud technologies with their Vblock infrastructure.

Cisco Live 2014: Executive Interview - Gee Rittenhouse
Karen Snell Interviews Gee Rittenhouse - VP/GM, Cloud & Virtualization Group (CVG)

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