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DECEMBER 06, 2022







VMUG Virtual December

VMUG’s virtual event will deliver a highly interactive, 3D environment with a live streaming video keynote and breakout sessions with speaker Q&A. Join from anywhere around the globe to get the latest tech announcements, upgrade notices, and professional development content straight to your screen. It also features on-demand breakout sessions and interactive partner exhibits within the show floor. And the best part is this event is virtual so you can experience it all from anywhere – you don’t even have to leave your home or office!

We will assemble an entire crew of VMware experts who are ready to share their knowledge to help you succeed!

Highlights the December VMUG Virtual Event has to offer:

- Breakout sessions with live Q&A

- Online chat capabilities with VMware experts and VMUG leaders

- Access to exhibitors’ virtual booths

- Downloadable resources

- Prizes and more!


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December 6, 2022 09:00 am

LIVE KEYNOTE: VMware Security: Unscripted

Bob Plankers
Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware
Chris McCain
Director of Netorking & Security, VMware

Join Chris McCain, Director of Networking & Security, and Bob Plankers, Staff Architect, as they talk with each other about the current state of information security in a completely unscripted, unrehearsed, unfiltered session. These two dynamic speakers will (probably) talk about things like why security for workloads and for infrastructure is different, current threats and trends, how our collective understanding of zero trust has evolved from the buzzword it was, and why there is so much angst between compliance and security, with just the right number of tangents along the way. Bob and Chris have never actually spoken to each other in real time, so this promises to be fun and very different.

December 6, 2022 09:40 am

Breakthrough Multicloud Strategies for your Workloads with Dell and VMware | Dell Technologies

Srinath Alapati
Senior Director APEX Product Marketing

Learn how Dell Technologies and VMware are jointly driving multi-cloud innovation and help build a trusted foundation that powers your application portfolio. We will explore how our unique joint innovations are increasing automation and decreasing complexity to deliver a consistent operational experience across private, edge, and public cloud locations. Hear how you can evolve your existing approach to create the foundation for your modernized application infrastructure today.?


December 6, 2022 09:40 am

Protecting your Mission Critical Workloads with Oracle Cloud VMware Solution | Oracle

Bryan Hoopmann
Senior Manager, Cloud Engineering, Oracle
Audrey Bian
Senior Product Marketing Manager, VMware

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution (OCVS) allows customers to deploy VMware’s SDDC to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Our solution is a first-class citizen in OCI, extending capabilities with access to native OCI services seamlessly. In today’s webcast we’ll provide an overview of how Oracle Cloud VMware Solution solve customers’ challenges and discuss OCVS’s primary use cases with a specific focus around helping our customers achieve a true cloud-based business continuity and disaster recovery solution. You will also learn about Oracle’s partnership with both Veeam Backup and Replication and VMware Site Recovery Manager

December 6, 2022 09:40 am

Voice of the Customer: Ransomware Recovery with Veeam | Veeam

Edwin Weijdema
Global Technologist, Office of the CTO at Veeam

Veeam® has more capabilities than ever before to combat ransomware across your VMware environment. In this session, you’ll hear from practicing IT professionals who have beat ransomware with Veeam. What worked? What would they do different? What do you need to know now to be able to respond to ransomware? Hear from the warriors who have been through a ransomware incident and leveraged a secure backup to get the recovery outcome we all want.

December 6, 2022 11:00 am

VMware Simulive: How vSphere+ Brings Benefits of the Cloud to On-Premises Workloads

Glen Simon
Product Line Marketing Manager, VMware

Many business-critical workloads run on-premises for reasons that include security, privacy, governance, latency, performance, and economics. Unfortunately, these workloads may be spread across infrastructure siloes or sites and may not supply the toolsets needed to accelerate development or realize many of the benefits that the public cloud can offer. Break free from these constraints with vSphere+ which brings the benefits of the cloud to on-premises workloads, delivering high-value cloud services for IT admins and developers to boost IT productivity and accelerate developer velocity for your existing and next-gen applications. Join this webcast to learn more about the cloud services that are now available with vSphere+.

December 6, 2022 11:00 am

VMware SimuLive: Architecting Networking and Security in VMware Cloud on AWS

Oleg Ulyanov
Staff Cloud Solutions Architect, VMware
Puneet Chawla
Networking & Security Senior Technologist, VMware

This session will guide you on architecting, deploying, and operating network and security features of VMware Cloud on AWS. You will learn about VMware Cloud on AWS network design based on NSX, how to build a hybrid environment with VPN and Direct Connect, and how to secure your workload with VMware NSX Advanced Firewall capabilities. We accomplish this session with a demo, demystifying networking and security operations on VMware Cloud on AWS.

December 6, 2022 11:00 am

DevOps LIVE: Bring Dev and Ops Together with Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations

Darin Zook
Product Line Marketing Manager, VMware
Ryan Conley
Senior Staff Platform Architect, VMware

As organizations seek to modernize workloads, developers look to public clouds to provide a consumable platform and increase agility, and to cutting-edge technologies to deliver applications rapidly. But multi-cloud has presented operators with even more complexity as they must now manage various public and private cloud properties, creating widely inconsistent experiences for operations and development teams. How do operators simplify infrastructure across clouds while ensuring security and compliance to provide a consistent cloud platform? In this session, hear from customers and explore how VMware Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations and CloudHealth can address these challenges and bring a simplified and secure infrastructure across clouds while providing even greater visibility into both the platform and applications for operational insights.

December 6, 2022 12:20 pm

How Customers Innovated Across Core, Edge, & Cloud with VxRail & VMware | Dell Technologies

Justin Jones
Senior Consultant, HCI Product Marketing, Dell Technologies

VxRail has been a catalyst to transform IT operations across core, edge and cloud. VMware and Dell Technologies’ jointly engineered hyperconverged infrastructure solution provides simplicity and scalability, to address evolving workload demands. Join us to hear how New Belgium Brewing, Topgolf, and Mercy Ships have adopted and expanded with VxRail across their IT landscape as new use cases and business demands have grown.

December 6, 2022 12:20 pm

Monitor and Improve the Digital Employee Experience Across the Horizon Stack | ControlUp

Tom Fenton
Technical Marketing Manager at ControlUp

ControlUp’s integration with VMware Horizon gives administrators full-stack visibility for their EUC environment—from the hypervisor to endpoint devices and everything in between. In this lightning-fast session, we will show how ControlUp gives Horizon admins a holistic, end-to-end view of their environment and enables them to remediate common problems and gather additional, more in-depth information by using our powerful automation engine. VMware Horizon is made up of many interrelated components and if any of them fail it can, in a best-case scenario, affect a single user and in a worst-case scenario bring an entire company to a standstill. With ControlUp, IT gets real-time performance monitoring, contextual troubleshooting, automated remediation, detect and fix home network issues for Horizon, and lots more. In this presentation, you will learn how to monitor and remediate issues in the Horizon stack – from the virtual desktops to Horizon clients’ and everything in between.

December 6, 2022 12:20 pm

As a Service – Delivering Secure Ready to Work Experiences | DTUWC

Gus Chavira
Alliance Director and Chief Architect for VMware Solutions, Dell Technologies

Looking into the future, we can expect PC sales to slow down. As we track towards recession, organizations are looking for more cost-effective ways to support hybrid and remote work for their employees. This is why Dell is focused on simplifying the daily burden of PC lifecycle management, while simultaneously working to improve the employee experience. During this session, we will focus on one specific Dell/VMware integrated solution that can be consumed as a service: Workspace ONE Intelligence. This solution simplifies the complexity of multiple tools to manage, secure, support PCs. Dell’s PCaaS provides organizations with hardware and lifecycle services at a predictable, monthly price per user. All from one trusted provider. Join us and learn how Workspace ONE Intelligence can improve the way you work!

December 6, 2022 02:15 pm

VMware SimuLive: What’s New with vSAN 8 including Express Storage Architecture

Pete Koehler
Staff Techinical Marketing Architect, VMware

Over the past decade, we have seen the introduction of new types of flash, CPUs with dozens of cores, and network cards that can provide 100 Gigabit of bandwidth. We have also seen the demands of applications and services increase rapidly. vSAN 8 Express Storage Architecture ensures that you can provide storage services at a lower cost and higher efficiency than ever before. In this session, Pete Koehler will explore the new vSAN architecture with you in detail.

December 6, 2022 02:15 pm

VMware SimuLive: Advances in Networking and Security for Multi-Cloud

Tom Gillis
Senior Vice President/General Manager

How have we fared as an industry in becoming the disruptors and not the disrupted amid geopolitical forces, a hybrid workforce, and increasing ransomware? Join Tom Gillis as he shares insights on the new areas of disruption in security and networking. We need to think beyond the perimeter and the endpoint to clouds, containers, APIs and everything in between to win the battle. Learn how VMware uniquely delivers this for our customers.

December 6, 2022 03:30 pm

Building Scalable Hybrid Networking for VMware Cloud on AWS using AWS Services | AWS

Harsha Sanku
Sr. Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

This sessions enables customers to build scalable hybrid network architectures for VMware Cloud on AWS using native AWS Networking services like AWS Transit Gateway, AWS Direct Connect, and Direct Connect Gateway. Customers can also learn how to enable transitive routing within the AWS Cloud between Amazon VPCs, and VMware SDDCs across multi-region architectures.

December 6, 2022 03:30 pm

How Does Memory Tiering Lower Memory Cost and Improve Efficiency? | Intel

John Hubbard
Cloud Solutions Architect – Technologist, Intel
Arvind Jagannath
Product Line Manager for vSphere Platform, VMware
Sudhir Balasubramanian
Senior Staff Solution Architect & Global Oracle Field Practice Lead, VMware

Rapidly changing world dynamics and exponential data growth have increased demand for IT services. During a period of unprecedented economic uncertainty, IT organizations are deploying more infrastructure but within limited budgets. Intel® and VMware® are addressing this IT paradox. Architectural approaches like memory tiering can increase memory capacity and help reduce TCO. Customers modernizing their data center with VMware Cloud Foundation™, VMware Tanzu™, VMware vSphere® and VMware vSAN™ on Intel® Optane™ technology are experiencing these benefits. Hear how VMware® and Intel® have partnered to make infrastructure ownership and management more efficient with memory tiering and monitoring.

December 6, 2022 03:30 pm

Data Protection as Code: Introducing Zerto for Kubernetes on VMware Tanzu | Zerto

Anthony Dutra
Technical Marketing Engineer, Zerto

No application is safe from attacks. Malware, data theft from exfiltration, and ransomware are pervasive even in containerized applications. While Kubernetes includes some features for high availability and fault tolerance, it's critical to also have effective disaster recovery and ransomware resilience to dramatically limit data loss and downtime. Zerto for Kubernetes is the first product to offer continuous data protection for containerized applications. By using “data protection as code,” DevOps and I&O teams can come together to protect apps from day one of their lifecycle rather than it being an afterthought. Come learn how Zerto’s cloud-native solution running on VMware Tanzu enables disaster recovery and data mobility that’s storage-agnostic, API-first, doesn’t rely on snapshots, and protects all resources that comprise an application.

December 6, 2022 04:00 pm

VMware SimuLive: Multi-Cloud Management with VMware Aria Hub powered by Aria Graph

Brandon Gordon
Staff Technical Architect, VMware
Taka Uenishi
Group Product Line Marketing Manager, VMware

VMware Aria, is a multi-cloud management portfolio that provides a set of end-to-end solutions for managing the cost, performance, configuration, and delivery of infrastructure and cloud-native applications across any cloud. VMware Aria enables true multi-cloud management based on comprehensive, near real-time visibility into customers’ application and infrastructure environments. It was designed to support cloud-native apps and public cloud assets, including the large scale of objects, the high rate of change, the fragmentation of operational data, and the proliferation of APIs across clouds. Come to learn about Aria Hub and the powerful Aria Graph and understand how they can help you with your multi-cloud management needs.

December 6, 2022 04:00 pm

VMware SimuLive: Whiteboarding vVols to help customers understand concepts

Jason Massae
Storage Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

Google Cloud VMware Engine Deep Dive

Darin Schmitz
Technical Marketing Architect, VMware
Eric Gray
Principal Architect, Cloud Services Technical Marketing, VMware
Marcos Hernandez
Customer Engineer, Google Cloud

Expand your technical knowledge of Google Cloud VMware Engine and learn about the deployment and configuration of a VMware-validated private cloud running atop the Google public cloud! Hear from a leading expert on the advantages of tight integration with the unique Google Cloud VPC network architecture that delivers both simplicity and global scale. See how to easily migrate your VMware workloads with VMware HCX and protect against disaster with VMware SRM.

Tutorial: Introduction to VMware Tanzu Application Platform

Ben Wilcock
Technical Marketing Manager, VMware
Myles Gray
Staff Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

Attendees will tour VMware Tanzu Application Platform and learn how it streamlines application delivery at modern enterprises. You will see how application teams use the developer experience platform to iteratively code for multi-cloud without deep knowledge of Kubernetes. Watch how the operations team is able to design a dynamic, secure software supply chain that automatically enforces governance and compliance across all applications. Discover how the platform leverages GitOps (configuration as code) to manage the application promotion process for a fleet of servers, all the way to production.

Introduction to VMware Data Solutions

Carlos Boyd
Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

VMware Data Solutions builds on VMware’s history of innovation, enabling customers to modernize their approach to data. This portfolio of solutions offers a cloud-native database IaaS with lifecycle management tools; a data warehouse that provides deep analytics at both extreme scale and blazing speed; a message broker and event streaming software; and an in-memory data grid for extremely low latency applications.

Gain visibility into User Experience with VMware Edge Network Intelligence

Jay Thontakudi
Senior Product Marketing Manager, VMware

VMware Edge Network Intelligence offers end client visibility into every business critical application used by many organizations. The solution ensures end-user and IoT devices get the performance and security when they access applications in the cloud while leveraging wired and wireless LAN, SD-WAN and network services. In this session we will address the use cases that include end client experience for each enterprise application, critical IoT device operational assurance, Work From Anywhere, fault isolation and change verification.

How Cloud Web Security protects the End User (Getting Sassy with SASE)

Sander Noordijk
Senior Solutions Engineer - Digital Workspace, VMware

In this day and age where SASE is very much a buzzword, it's time to take a deep dive into what it can mean for End User Computing. Optimized network connections through SDWAN, Combined with Access leads to secure and reliable sessions from every location. We'll dive into Cloud Web Security, URL filtering, CASB and more in this interactive session full of demo's! So let's utilize this new found power to secure End User Computing, the best kind of computing!

December 6, 2022 10:20 am

Transpose the VMware estate into the public cloud with Oracle Cloud VMware Solution (OCVS)

Jatin Purohit
Senior Technical Marketing Manager, CIBG, VMware

Security, predictability, and control make Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) the ideal platform for VMware. Rapidly transpose VMware estates to the cloud without changes to best practices or tools. Join this meet-the-expert session to learn more about it.

December 6, 2022 11:40 am

What is Tanzu?

Scott Rogers
Staff Tech Marketing Architect, VMware
December 6, 2022 01:35 pm

Horizon Cloud Service

Rick Terlep
Staff End User Computing Architect, VMware

VMware Horizon Cloud Service transforms traditional virtual desktop and application infrastructure with unprecedented simplicity and flexibility. Enable your digital workforce and prepare your organization for the future of work with Horizon Cloud. Join this session to meet with a Horizon Cloud expert, ask your questions, and gain key insights.

December 6, 2022 02:50 pm

Ransomware Recovery

Cato Grace
Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware
Michael McLaughlin
Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

Participate in the following Hands-On Labs:


Azure VMware Solution - Lightning Lab

This lab provides an overview of Azure VMware Solution. Deploy a Private Cloud connect the private cloud to an Azure Virtual Network and access vCenter for your Azure VMware Solution private cloud.

Objectives: Learn how to set up and connect your Private Cloud through the Azure VMware Solution environment with our single module lab.

  • Azure VMware Solution Private Cloud Deployment and Connectivity


vRealize Operations Lightning Lab

In this lab we will introduce you to vRealize Operations and all the Home Navigation options.

Objectives: In this Lightning Lab, we will introduce you to the main features of vRealize Operations, including:

  • Introduction to vRealize Operations and all the Home Navigation options.




VMware Cloud Foundation u2013 SDDC Manager operations

VMware Cloud Foundation is the hybrid cloud platform for managing VMs and orchestrating containers, built on full-stack hyper-converged infrastructure technology. With a single architecture that’s easy to deploy, VMware Cloud Foundation enables consistent, secure infrastructure and operations across private and public clouds. You can increase enterprise agility and flexibility with the hybrid cloud platform that delivers it all.

Objectives: This on-demand self-guided workshop includes:

  • Cloud Foundation Overview
  • User Interface Exploration
  • Automated Workload Domain Deployment (iSIM)
  • Lifecycle Management
  • Workload Domain Operations


NSX SecOps – Foundation

This lab is intended for beginner-level users who are exploring VMware NSX security use cases. In this lab, we will explore security concepts and planning with NSX. This includes distributed firewall, security grouping, firewall configuration options, role-based access control, and Distributed Intrusion Detection (IDS). This lab offers fundamentals of security features.

Objectives: In this lab, we will walk through the security and planning concepts with NSX including:

  • Distributed Firewall and Security Grouping
  • Distributed Intrusion Detection/Prevention (IDPS)
  • Security Planning with NSX
  • Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • NSX-T Identity Based Firewall (IDFW)

Frequently Asked Questions

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