IBM Think, IBM’s premier conference featuring thousands of sessions and hands-on-labs will be held in Las Vegas from March 19-22. At this year’s conference, the partnership between VMware and IBM will be very visible, showcasing how we help customers accelerate the migration of existing workloads to the cloud, modernize and extend existing apps, and deliver the right tools to build next gen cloud-native apps.
As you finalize your schedule and prepare for the conference, we’ve highlighted some exciting sessions that you won’t want to miss:
Joint Executive Sessions
Beyond Infrastructure: Architecting the One Platform for Smarter Business
This keynote session featuring Faiyaz Shahpurwala, general manager of IBM Cloud Platform, Ajay Patel, Senior Vice President and General Manager of VMware’s Cloud Provider Software Business Unit, and Jeff Martin, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, of TD Bank Group will provide insights on how IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions is helping enterprise customers simplify and accelerate their journey to cloud.
IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions: Moving Your Workloads to the Cloud
This featured session between Zane Adam, Vice President of IBM Cloud Platform and Allwyn Sequeira, Senior Vice President and General Manager of VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Services will provide insights on how enterprise clients can maximize the value of their existing infrastructure, while securely and efficiently taking advantage of the benefits of the cloud.
Joint Solutions Sessions
Seamless, Large-Scale Workload Migrations and Hybrid Cloud Deployments with VMware HCX on IBM Cloud
See how VMware HCX on IBM Cloud can be used to move hundreds of VMs from your own datacenter to the IBM Cloud while keeping your networking, security and IT governance policies intact.
IBM Cloud and VMware Cloud Foundation—Building a Unified Hybrid SDDC Experience
Through a highly scalable and standardized architecture based on the VMware Validated Designs, you’ll see how VMware Cloud Foundation on IBM Cloud delivers the same functionality and SDDC components as the on-premise product.
Think Tank Sessions
VMware HCX Customer Journey to IBM Cloud
Join us and experience, first-hand, a typical VMware HCX customer journey to the IBM Cloud. Interact with the experts from IBM and VMware. Deep dive into hybridity concepts and walk through the steps to migrate to the IBM Cloud.
IBM Cloud and VMware Cloud Foundation: Building a Unified Hybrid SDDC Experience
In this session, we’ll cover how IBM Cloud and VMware Cloud Foundation are working together to deliver a consistent software-defined data center (SDDC) experience across public and private clouds.
Get Visibility into Your VM Infrastructure with VMware AppDefense Plus IBM QRadar
VMware and IBM Security’s joint solution enables security analysts to be alerted when VMs break their known good behaviors and provides detail on what the VM was doing. Learn more and see a live demo of the IBM QRadar + VMware AppDefense integration in action
Catalyze Your Digital Workspace Transformation with VMware Horizon on IBM Cloud
Learn about and meet the team that brought to market an IBM managed Desktop-as-a-Service platform that delivers virtual desktops and apps to enable your digital workspace transformation.
Joint Instructor-Led Hands-On Lab
Getting Started with Moving VMware Workloads to IBM Cloud
In this hands-on lab, we will explore deploying vSphere-based cloud infrastructure and VMware HCX, a new functionality that offers vSphere administrators a seamless method for extending an on-premise data center and vSphere environments into IBM Cloud.
To learn more about IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions, visit our website or stop by the VMware booth (530) in the front of the IBM Think Expo Hall.
See you in Las Vegas!