UK VMUG – Thursday, November 3, 2011

Register today and join your fellow VMware users for this full-day event including in-depth technical sessions, demonstrations and exhibits. This is a great opportunity to meet with your peers to discuss virtualization trends, best practices, and the latest technology!

Location: National Motorcycle Museum
Address: Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0EJ
Date: 3rd November, 2011
Time: 8am – 16:30pm

This event will feature:

  • Wednesday night pre-event networking reception AKA vBeers, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at National Motorcycle Museum – hosted by Veeam Software
  • Keynote with Joe Baguley – VMware Chief Cloud Technologist
  • Exhibitor area with:
    • VMware partners
    • Power CLI Drop In Area
    • Expert Bar

Meeting Agenda

8:00 AM Registration
Breakfast, Mingle with Vendors
8:30 – 9:00 AM VMUG Introduction and Wecome from VMUG Steering Committee
9:00 -  10:00 AM Keynote
Joe Baguley – VMware Chief Cloud Technologist 
10:00 – 10:15 AM Break, Mingle with Vendors
10:15 – 11:00 AM Partner Sessions
Hitachi Data Systems
Accelerating your Cloud Infrastructure
Symantec
Backup Exec and VMware: Best Practices
Xangati
Blame Wars: The VI Admin Strikes Back
Actifio
Virtualization comes to Data Management
11:00 – 11:15 AM Break, Mingle with Vendors
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Community Sessions
Duncan Epping/Frank Denneman – vSphere 5.0 Clustering Q&A Cormac Hogan vSphere 5.0 New Storage Features Dan Watson Security in the Virtual World Julian Wood  vSphere 4->5 upgrade
12:15 – 1:00 PM Lunch, Mingle with Vendors
1:00 – 1:45 PM Partner Sessions
Xsigo
Under the Hood with Virtual I/O Technology, and How VMware Uses It to Do More
Veeam
Virtualization Data Protection, It’s Not Niche Anymore
Arista Networks
Integrating Private and Public Clouds with Real World Networks
 
1:45 – 2:00 PM Break, Mingle with Vendors
2:00 – 2:45 PM Community Session
Duncan Epping/Frank Denneman – vSphere 5.0 Clustering Q&A Cormac Hogan vSphere 5.0 New Storage Features Dan Watson Security in the Virtual World Simon Gallagher vTardis
2:45 – 3:00 PM Break, Mingle with Vendors
3:00 – 3:45 PM Partner Sessions
Coraid
Server Virtualization Demands a New Storage Architecture
CommVault
Protecting and Managing Data in Growing VMware Environments
Embotics
Live Demonstration: Transforming Private Cloud Hype to Private Cloud Doing
 
3:45 – 4:15 PM Mike Laverick – Cloud Journey – Bumps in the Road
4:15 – 4:30 PM Wrap-up & Prize Drawing

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