VMworld 2014

  • Date:Sunday, August 24 –
    Thursday, August 28, 2014
  • Location:Moscone Center, 
    San Francisco, CA
  • Duration:5 days
  • Attendance:In Person
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Join Cisco at VMworld San Francisco 2014, August 24 – 28, at Moscone Center San Francisco, California.

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 1217 and learn how Cisco and our partners can help you implement cloud environments that address your key business requirements. Through our speaking sessions, in-booth theater and meetings with Cisco experts, you will learn how a Cisco Unified Data Center delivers:

  • Financial Efficiency
  • Operational Simplicity
  • Business Agility

Bring IT. Unleash the Possibilities.

We look forward to seeing you at VMworld 2014.


Sunday, August 24

Panelist at Opening Day Summit


3:00 – 5:00pm


4:00 – 7:00pm

Show Floor Hours

8:00 – 11:00pm

Vmunderground: Cisco Sponsored

Monday, August 25

Engineers Unplugged

Geek Whisperers on vBrownBag Stage

11:00am – 6:00pm

Show Floor Hours

Tuesday, August 26

Engineers Unplugged

Cisco on vBrownBag Stage

11:00am – 6:00pm

Show Floor Hours

10:00pm –12:00am

vBacon: Cable Car Pub

Wednesday, August 27

Engineers Unplugged

Geek Whisperers Live Recording on vBrownBag Stage

10:00am – 5:00pm

Show Floor Hours

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Speakers & Advisors

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: Monday, Aug 25th, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM.


Mark Balch & Raju Penmetsa Speaker 4

Mark Balch, Director Product Marketing, Cisco
Raju Penmetsa, Principal Engineer, Cisco

Audience: Technical / Mid-Level

Management and Automation for UCS Integrated Infrastructure

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: Tuesday, Aug 26th, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM.


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, August 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM.


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: Wednesday, August 27, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM.

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We will give presentations in our in-booth theater 1217 every 30 minutes during show floor hours. Stay tuned for our full theater schedule.

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Cisco will have 12 demonstrations in booth 1217. Our demonstrations will be:

Data Center Networking

VXLAN Integration with Nexus Switching


Nexus Programmability

Application Centric Infrastructure

ACI Integration with VMware vCenter and vShield

Private and Hybrid Cloud

Enabling Hybrid Clouds with Intercloud Fabric


Virtual Application Containers with Nexus 1000V

Cloud and Infrastructure Management

UCS Director for Managing UCS Integrated Infrastructure


Platform as a Service and Cloud Management

Unified Computing Solutions

Simplify Computing with Cisco UCS


UCS and VMware Management Integrations


Delivering UCS Cloud Solutions


VMware Horizon View with Cisco UCS and Invicta


Resiliency of Branch Office Computing

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Meet with Cisco

Meet with Cisco

Cisco has 3 meeting rooms at Moscone Center during 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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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)

Program Sponsors

  • Intel

    Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon, and Xeon Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Intel

    Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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