Highlights of VMworld 2018, Las Vegas

The curtains have closed on another incredible year at VMworld Las Vegas, our premiere digital infrastructure event. This year’s VMworld marked birthdays old and new with the 20th anniversary of VMware, and the 1st anniversary of VMware Cloud on AWS – and we put on a first-rate show to mark the occasions.

From August 26-30, the event included brand new interactive experiences like Cloud City, plus scores of announcements on new products and new capabilities designed to help enterprises shape their ideal infrastructure and innovate faster than ever before.

Through keynotes, product demos and networking with the best and brightest in the world of disruptive tech, attendees discovered the trends and talent shaping the future of cutting-edge digital infrastructure. Across core technologies like cloud, mobile, networking, and security – to emerging areas like IoT, AI, machine learning and edge computing – no stone was left unturned at VMworld 2018.

Relive the action below, and get ready for VMworld Barcelona, November 5-8.

Keynote Greatest Hits & VMworld Sessions

Missed out on the top keynotes from VMworld? We’ve got you covered. Access all of the captured sessions and talks through our on-demand video library and relive the event highlights below:

Technology Superpowers

VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger and VMware CTO Ray O’Farrell break down the world of disruptive technology, discussing how to develop the superpowers needed to build and navigate the digital infrastructure driving modern business.
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Pioneers of the Possible

Sanjay Poonen, COO, VMware Customer Operations is joined in conversation with customers who have succeeded on the path to digital transformation. Learn firsthand how pioneering enterprises have transformed their businesses by embracing the software-defined data center, hybrid cloud, cloud native, and digital workspace solutions.
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Missed out on the top keynotes from VMworld? We’ve got you covered. Access all of the captured sessions and talks through our on-demand video library.

New Product Announcements

It was a massive year in product announcements at VMworld 2018, particularly for VMware’s Cloud offering. Find out all the latest on VMware Cloud’s new solutions below to help you shape your ideal digital infrastructure:

VMware Cloud Marketplace
We know it can be a challenge to navigate the complex world of cloud infrastructure solutions to find the right fit for your enterprise. That’s why we’ve introduced VMware Cloud Marketplace. Use this simple interface to easily browse, subscribe, purchase, download, and deploy third-party solutions into any VMware-based SDDC for a customized cloud experience.
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VMware Secure State (Public Beta)
We’re excited to announce VMware Secure State (formerly CloudCoreo) is now in public beta, allowing you to start taking a proactive approach to securing your cloud infrastructure. Access real-time configuration security and compliance monitoring for deeper insights, and risk assessment and reporting across AWS and Azure.
The Cloud Automation Bundle – Cloud Assembly, Service Broker and Code Stream
Our new suite of automation services makes it easy for developers to access the resources they need to build and deploy applications efficiently. Together, Cloud Assembly, Service Broker and Code Stream streamline application delivery, enable cloud flexibility and choice, all while controlling costs.
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VMware Learning Platform
Looking for the best way for you or your team to upskill on VMware tools? The answer is VMware Learning Platform, our new SaaS platform delivering hands-on virtual IT labs to anyone on the planet, at cloud scale.
CloudHealth Acquisition
One of the top announcements from this year’s event was the acquisition of CloudHealth. CloudHealth is a cost management, resource optimization, visibility and reporting solution, giving you greater control and oversight of all your cloud environments.

New Website, New Capabilities and VMware Cloud on AWS Launches in ANZ region

This year also saw a number of service expansions, partnership updates and new feature and capability announcements for existing products:

New Look for cloud.vmware.com

VMworld was the perfect event to launch our brand new website design. Go to cloud.vmware.com to try out the new, intuitive UI today.

Cloud City

For the first time ever at VMworld, attendees experienced Cloud City, an interactive cloud infrastructure event with Q&A sessions, hands-on training, live demos and more.

New Capabilities

We’ve launched a host of new capabilities and features for existing services, including updates to VMware Cloud on AWS and a range of VMware Cloud services. Take a look at all of the updates we announced over the course of the week.

RDS Launch Strengthens AWS Partnership

We’re pleased to announce our partnership with AWS is stronger than ever with the introduction of the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) to VMware. Users of VMware Cloud Provider Partner data centers and VMware Cloud on AWS can now enjoy this popular database management service, allowing them to simplify the provisioning of new database instances on-premise, and scale workloads with just a few clicks.

VMware Cloud on AWS launched in Australia/New Zealand

Our customers downunder are very excited with the announcement VMware Cloud on AWS has launched in the ANZ region, allowing them to boost productivity and meet data regulation requirements.

More to Come

The excitement isn’t over for our european readers, with VMworld Barcelona just around the corner. Register for VMworld Barcelona today.

Ready to take the next step on your journey to the ideal cloud infrastructure? Visit our website to learn how our range of solutions can help you migrate to the cloud, scale on demand, unify multi-cloud operations and build next gen apps better than ever before.

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