VMworld 2021 – My Top 10 Sessions

Well here we are again – another VMworld has come around. As most of you will know, VMworld 2021 is going to be fully virtual event. Here are My Top 10 Sessions:

Niels Hagoort

10 things You Need to Know About Project Monterey [MCL1833

Curious how Project Monterey and SmartNICs will redefine the data center for VMware ESXi hosts and bare-metal systems?

  • Learn the 10 things you need to know about Project Monterey to accelerate your business
  • Find out how Project Monterey helps to increase performance, security, and manageability by offloading to a DPU
  • Session includes demo of the overall architecture and use cases

Automate and Improve Day 2 Operations with vSphere Lifecycle Manager [MCL1274

Reducing the amount of time required to update and upgrade your systems is imperative as the number of systems and environments grow

  • Learn the features and capabilities of vSphere Lifecycle Manager, including newly added support for NSX-T and Tanzu
  • Information and examples to help you get started further automating vSphere Lifecycle Manager with PowerCLI
  • Creating consistent vSphere infrastructures has never been easier with vLCM!

William Lam

App Modernization Deep Dive with VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware Tanzu [MCL2290

Is app modernization top of mind for your business? You’re not alone, but many are struggling to begin

  • Learn to leverage Tanzu + VMware Cloud on AWS to discover, analyze and map dependencies
  • How to convert to containers and ultimately deploy a modernized app on an API driven infrastructure
  • Realize the TCO benefits that come with VMware Cloud on AWS

Unleashing the Power of Event-Driven Automation [VI2622

Got VEBA? The VMware Event Broker Appliance has come a long way since its release 3 years ago

  • Reflect on key milestones achieved by our great community over the past years
  • Explore real-world use cases and share how users have leveraged VEBA
  • Join and be a part of the event-driven revolution!

Martijn Smit

A Guide to Application Migration Nirvana [MCL1264]

Ever experience application migration paralysis? Fear not!

  • We spill the beans on how our customers solved their migration headaches
  • See technical demos of vRealize Network Insight, vRealize Operations and VMware HCX
  • Find out how to migrate apps to VMWonAWS, Azure VMware Solution, and Google Cloud VMware Engine

Automated Problem Resolution in Modern Networks [NET2160]

Legacy network operations & management solutions have been primarily reactive. Enter the self-healing network

  • Learn how VMware’s self-healing network capabilities solve problems straight away using telemetry-driven and event-driven automation
  • Get an overview of VMware’s networking portfolio and approach to self-healing networks in the data center, branch, and cloud
  • Demo-centric session featuring a special guest from Intel!

Raymond de Jong

Simplify Network Consumption and Automation for Day 1 and Day 2 Operations [NET2185]

Apps are the lifeblood of the business in today’s digital economy. Can you envision seamless connectivity between your apps & networking technologies?

  • Learn why apps are the lifeblood of the business in today’s digital economy
  • See how seamless connectivity between your apps and networking technologies for end-to-end network configuration, compliance and automation with a single API call can be possible
  • Find out how to simplify network consumption with network automation for Day 1 and Day 2 operations

Keith Lee

Manage Kubernetes Across Multiple Clouds [APP1187]

Managing Kubernetes clusters across teams and clouds can be difficult. Not with Tanzu Mission Control.

  • Learn how to centrally operate and manage Kubernetes clusters across multiple clouds with Tanzu Mission Control
  • Also hear about policy management, data protection, security and configuration inspections
  • Jump-start and scale your modern apps practice across the enterprise

Eric Shanks

Meet the Expert: Tanzu Kubernetes Grid with Tom Schwaller [APP2436]

Questions on how VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid works? Our experts are here for you!

  • Get the answers to all of your VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid questions
  • Open, informal roundtable session with VMware experts
  • Get master insights to ensure you get the best Kubernetes experience possible

Chris McCain

Enterprise Multi-Cloud Security [SEC2445]

With the expansion of VMware’s security portfolio, you may be wondering how all of the pieces fit together into a cohesive multi-cloud enterprise design

  • Learn about VMware’s expanding security portfolio and how all the tools fit together
  • See how cyberattacks occur, including a look into the most famous attack of all time!
  • Gain a better understanding of how to design a policy-driven, defense-in-depth strategy for the modern enterprise

Author: Daniel Micanek

Senior Service Architect, SAP Platform Services Team at Tietoevry | SUSE SCA | vExpert ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ | vExpert NSX | VCIX-DCV/NV | VCAP-DCV/NV Design+Deploy | VCP-DCV/NV/CMA/TKO/DTM | NCIE-DP | OCP | Azure Solutions Architect | Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)