VMworld

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VMworld is a global conference for virtualization and cloud computing, hosted by VMware.[1] It is the largest virtualization-specific event.[2] It has been held in San Diego, California in 2004; Las Vegas, Nevada in 2005, 2008, 2011, 2016, 2017, and 2018; Los Angeles, California in 2006; and San Francisco, California in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

There is also an annual VMworld conference held in Europe, usually in October following the US conference.

The conference normally lasts between 3 and 5 days, and consists of breakout sessions, panels, exhibit hall, and hands-on labs. The first conference was held in the Fall of 2004, and attracted more than 1600 attendees and over the years has attracted over 20,000 attendees annually.[3]

Sponsors and partners include Cisco,[4] NetApp,[5] Intel, HPE,[6] Dell,[7] Hitachi, IBM, Sandisk,[8] and Samsung.

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2018
Date: US: August 26-30, 2018[9]

EMEA: November 5-8, 2018

City: US: Las Vegas, NV

EMEA: Barcelona, SP

Facility: US: Mandalay Bay Convention Center

EMEA: Fira de Barcelona- Gran Via

Attendance: US: 23,000+

EMEA: TBD

Marketing Tagline: "Possible Begins with You..."
Band: US: Royal Machines + Fred Durst + Macy Gray

EMEA: TBD

Media: Unknown....
2017
Date: US: August 27-31, 2017[10]

EMEA: September 11-14, 2017

City: US: Las Vegas, NV

EMEA: Barcelona, SP

Facility: US: Mandalay Bay Convention Center

EMEA: Fira de Barcelona- Gran Via

Attendance: US: Estimated 19,500 per discussions with VMware employees at VMworld

EMEA: ?

Marketing Tagline: "I am..."
Band: US: Blink182 & Bleachers

EMEA: Kaiser Chiefs

Media: Backpack

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2016
Date: US: August 28-September 1, 2016[10]

EMEA: October 17-20, 2016

City: US: Las Vegas, NV

EMEA: Barcelona, SP

Facility: US: Mandalay Bay Convention Center

EMEA: Fira de Barcelona- Gran Via

Attendance: US: 23,000

EMEA: 10,000

Marketing Tagline: "be_Tomorrow"
Band: US: Fall Out Boy & Capital Cities

EMEA: Empire of the Sun

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2015
Date: US: August 30-September 3, 2015[10]

EMEA: October 12-15, 2015

City: US: San Francisco, CA

EMEA: Barcelona, SP

Facility: US: Moscone Center

EMEA: Fira de Barcelona- Gran Via

Attendance: US: 23,000

EMEA: 10,000

Marketing Tagline: "Ready for Any"
Band: US: Neon Trees & Alabama Shakes

EMEA: Faithless

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2014
Date: US: August 24-28, 2014[10]

EMEA: October 12-15, 2014

City: US: San Francisco, CA

EMEA: Barcelona, SP

Facility: US: Moscone Center

EMEA: Fira de Barcelona- Gran Via

Attendance: US: 26,000

EMEA: 11,000

Marketing Tagline: "No Limits"
Band: US: The Black Keys

EMEA: Simple Minds

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2013
Date: US: August 25-29, 2013[10]

EMEA: October 13-16, 2013

City: US: San Francisco, CA

EMEA: Barcelona, SP

Facility: US: Moscone Center

EMEA: Fira de Barcelona- Gran Via

Attendance: US: 22,500

EMEA: 8,600

Marketing Tagline: "Defy Convention"
Band: US: Train & Imagine Dragons

EMEA: N/A

Media: Backpack

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2012
Date: US: August 26-30, 2012[10]

EMEA: October 9-11, 2012

City: US: San Francisco, CA

EMEA: Barcelona, SP

Facility: US: Moscone Center

EMEA: Fira de Barcelona- Gran Via

Attendance: US: 21,000

EMEA: 8,200

Marketing Tagline: "Right Here Right Now"
Band: US: Jon Bon Jovi and the Kings of Suburbia

EMEA: N/A

Media: Backpack

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2011
Date: US: August 29-September 1, 2011[10]

EMEA: October 18–20, 2011

City: US: Las Vegas, NV

EMEA: Copenhagen, DE

Facility: US: Sands Convention Center

EMEA: Bella Center

Attendance: US: 19,000

EMEA: 6,500

Marketing Tagline: "Your Cloud. Own It."
Band: US: The Killers

EMEA: N/A

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2010
Date: US: August 30-September 2, 2010[10]

EMEA: October 11–13, 2010

City: US: San Francisco, CA

EMEA: Copenhagen, DE

Facility: US: Moscone Center

EMEA: Bella Center

Attendance: US: 17,000

EMEA: 5,700

Marketing Tagline: "Virtual Roads, Actual Clouds"
Band: US: INXS

EMEA: Bjorn Again (Cover Band)

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2009
Date: US: August 31-September 3, 2009[10]

EMEA: February 24–26, 2009

City: US: San Francisco, CA

EMEA: Cannes, FR

Facility: US: Moscone Center

EMEA: Palais des Festivals et des Congrès

Attendance: US: 12,500

EMEA: 5,300

Marketing Tagline: "Hello Freedom"
Band: US: Foreigner

EMEA: N/A

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2008
Date: US: September 15-18, 2008[10]

EMEA: February 26–28, 2008

City: US: Las Vegas, NV

EMEA: Cannes, FR

Facility: US: Sands Convention Center

EMEA: Palais des Festivals et des Congrès

Attendance: US: 14,000

EMEA: 4,500

Marketing Tagline: "Virtually Anything is Possible"
Band: US: Tainted Love (cover band)

EMEA: N/A

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2007
Date: September 10-13, 2007[10]
City: San Francisco, CA
Facility: Moscone Center
Attendance: 10,800
Marketing Tagline: "Embracing Your Virtual World"
Band: Smash Mouth
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2006
Date: November 7-9, 2006[10]
City: Los Angeles, CA
Facility: Los Angeles Convention Center
Attendance: 6,700
Marketing Tagline: N/A
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2005
Date: August 31-September 3, 2005[10]
City: Las Vegas, NV
Facility: Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Attendance: 3,500
Marketing Tagline: "Virtualize Now"
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2004
Date: November 17-20, 2004[10]
City: San Diego, CA
Facility: Hyatt Convention Center
Attendance: 1,500
Marketing Tagline: “Join the Virtual Evolution”
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Marshall, David; Beaver, Stepen S.; McCarty, Jason W. (2008). VMware ESX essentials in the virtual data center. CRC Press. p. 204. ISBN 1-4200-7027-4.
  2. ^ Golden, Bernard (2007). Virtualization for Dummies. For Dummies. p. 339. ISBN 0-470-14831-4.
  3. ^ Righi, Carol; James, Janice (2007). User-centered design stories: real-world UCD case files. Morgan Kaufmann. p. 254. ISBN 0-12-370608-4.
  4. ^ "Cisco and VMware Alliance" (PDF). Retrieved April 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "NetApp and VMware Virtualization".
  6. ^ "Hewlett Packard Enterprise & VMware Strategic Alliance".
  7. ^ "Dell and VMware Alliance" (PDF). Retrieved April 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. ^ "SanDisk Partners with VMware to Design APIs for IO Filtering for Server-side Solid-state Caching". Retrieved April 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  9. ^ "VMworld US". www.vmworld.com. Retrieved 2018-07-11.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "VCDX181.com - VMworld". www.vcdx181.com. Retrieved 2017-08-24.

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