Explore VMware Cloud on AWS at VMworld 2020

Immerse yourself in all things VMware Cloud on AWS at the upcoming VMworld 2020. From technical deep-dives to hands-on labs, here’s our pick of key sessions that will show you how to get the most from extending your on-premises environments to VMware Cloud on AWS.


It’s that time of the year again when all VMware teams are very excited to share new product announcements, latest product updates and much more with our customers and partners. Although we are meeting virtually this year, the excitement and enthusiasm is still right up there. 


Like previous years, VMware Cloud on AWS has a huge presence at VMworld 2020 with 60+ sessions. You can dive into breakout sessions, roundtables, customer case studies, hand-on labs, workshops and more. It’s a great way to learn about VMware Cloud on AWS, our jointly engineered service that brings VMware’s enterprise class Software-Defined Data Center software to the AWS Cloud, delivered as an on-demand service with optimized access to AWS services, enabling IT teams to leverage the best of both worlds.


In this blog post, I am sharing the must-see sessions on VMware Cloud on AWS at VMworld 2020. For all other sessions on VMware Cloud on AWS, check out the full schedule.


Overview sessions 

Session ID Session name
MC2797 Solutions Keynote: Multi-Cloud Strategy to Deliver Modern Apps to Any Cloud
HCP1155 Accelerate Your Hybrid Cloud Journey with VMware Cloud on AWS: What’s New
HCP1258 VMware Cloud on AWS: What’s New in Networking and Security
HCP1277 Bringing the Cloud Model On Premises with VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts
PAR2875 Build and Drive Business Transformation through VMware Cloud on AWS


Customer case study sessions 

Session ID Session name
DWHV1484 From Horizon VDI On Premises to VMware Cloud on AWS: A Customer’s Journey
VCNC1372 How Thermo Fisher Used VMC and HCX to Accelerate Migration to the Cloud


Modernize Education to Support Digital Learning


Moving to the Cloud under pressure: Stories from customers on the frontline

Use case specific sessions 

Session ID Session name
HCP2557 A Practitioner’s Guide to Migrating Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS
HCP2590 VMware Cloud on AWS: Hybrid Cloud Operations for the vSphere Admin
HCP2364 Surviving a Cloud Collapse: An Introduction to VMware Site Recovery
HCI2865 Protect All Your Workloads with the Latest DRaaS from VMware


Lessons Learned: Field Deployments of Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS


Application Modernization with VMware Cloud on AWS and Kubernetes



Deep-dive technical sessions 

Session ID Session name
HCP1255 VMware Cloud on AWS:  Networking Deep Dive and Emerging Capabilities
HCP1292 Use Cases and Design Options for Small-Scale SDDCs in VMware Cloud on AWS
HCP1392 Planes, Trains and Workload Mobility
HCP1395 SDDC Lifecycle Management for VMware Cloud on AWS
HCP1626 Day 2 Operations on VMware Cloud on AWS
HCP1640 Augment Network Security, Compliance with VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US)
HCP1693 xPerf Series: Performance Best Practices for VMware Cloud on AWS
HCP1734 Modern Apps on VMware Cloud on AWS: From Infrastructure to Application
HCP2055 VMware Cloud on AWS Availability Deep Dive
HCP2077 Sizing VMware Cloud on AWS: Best Practices and Field-Tested Methodologies
HCI1870 Storage in VMware Cloud on AWS
HCP1218 Stretched Clusters in VMware Cloud on AWS: A Cloud Zone Tolerance Deep Dive
DWHV2194 Demystify New Scaling and BC/DR Best Practices for Horizon on VMware Cloud 
HCPS2623 Multitenant VMware Cloud on AWS Powered by VMware Cloud Director service


Enterprise workload sessions

Session ID Session name
HCP1208 Business-Critical Workloads on the VMware Cloud Panel
HCP1720 Architecting SQL Server Workloads on VMware Hybrid Cloud Platform


Hands-on labs and workshops

Session ID Session name
HOL-2187-95-ISM VMware Cloud on AWS – Getting Started: HOL Interactive Simulation
HOL-2184-01-HBD VMware Cloud on AWS – Getting Started: HOL Guided Workshop
HOL-2187-96-ISM VMware Cloud on AWS – Hybrid Linked Mode and VMware HCX: HOL Interactive Simulation
HOL-2105-95-ISM VMware Site Recovery Manager – Data Center Migration and Disaster Recovery: HOL Interactive Simulation
HOL-2105-01-SDC VMware Site Recovery Manager – Data Center Migration and Disaster Recovery: HOL Guided Workshop


Apart from these sessions, you can also join in the VMware Cloud on AWS roundtable sessions, where you will have the opportunity to talk to experts and get your questions answered. 


Then there’s the VMworld Demo Zone and Cloud City online experience, where you can watch VMware Cloud on AWS demos and talk to VMware experts.


And don’t forget the virtual meeting opportunities, where you can meet sales leadership, product management and other VMware experts together. Please get in touch with your VMware representative and they will schedule a meeting for you with VMware experts.


Register today to book your seat at one of this year’s biggest online events, where you can watch 48 hours of non-stop innovation from the comfort of your own home.


Meanwhile, for more information on VMware Cloud on AWS, here are some learning resources for you:


About the Authors

Sonali Desai

Product Line Marketing Manager at VMware

Sonali Desai is a Product Line Marketing Manager for VMware Cloud on AWS at VMware, Inc. Sonali has been working in IT industry for more than 15 years with experience ranging from Software Development, Product Management to Product Marketing. In her current role, she focuses on increasing the product awareness, launching new product features, social evangelism of the product and helping customers resolve their hybrid cloud challenges.

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