Top Five Can’t-Miss Things at VMworld 2018

Share this post:

Explore key IBM sessions, prizes, celebrities, and more

Attending VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas? As you finalize your conference schedule, we’ve made a list of the Top Five sessions and activities you won’t want to miss. Don’t forget to put some time on your calendar to meet with IBM executives and SMEs as well.


5. Showcase Keynote: Driving Transformation from the Data Center to the Public Cloud

Monday, August 27, 2018: 3:00pm–4:00pm

Join Raghu Raghuram, COO of VMware Products and Cloud Services, along with leadership from VMware Cloud and partners like IBM Cloud to learn how VMware is delivering the industry’s most comprehensive cloud solution, further modernizing the data center and establishing consistent infrastructure and consistent operations from the data center to the cloud.


@griffinone on Instagram

4. Live Art Exhibit: Hand-Painted Skateboards

Each day of VMworld, the IBM booth (#1312) will feature a dazzling art exhibit of hand-painted skateboards. The live, onsite skateboard painting will be performed by two of Mexico’s finest contemporary artists, MC Lancaster and Simon Cruz. In addition, we will be raffling off all the painted skateboards. Check out this one! –>





3. Win a trip to the X Games in Sydney, Australia

There will be 35+ mini-theater sessions in the IBM booth, covering topics like cloud migration, disaster recovery and back-up, security compliance automation, cognitive services, and more. Stop by the IBM booth (#1312) to enter our grand prize raffle during the theater sessions for a chance to win a trip for 2 to the X Games in Sydney, Australia!



2. Skyfall Lounge VIP Reception at the Delano Hotel

Tuesday, August 28, 2018: 6:30pm–9:00pm

Join us for a night at the Skyfall Lounge atop the Delano Hotel with a view of the Las Vegas Strip. Get the chance to mingle with your peers, chat with IBM SMEs and executives, and enjoy a few cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.



1. Freestylin’ the Cloud with Tony Hawk and Rodney Mullen

Tuesday, August 28, 2018: 11:00am–12:00pm

Spark your own creativity at this thought-provoking session with two of the most influential skateboarders of all time. Moderated by IBM’s own skateboarding aficionado and CTO of IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions, Simon Kofkin-Hansen, the session will explore open sourcing the creative process, successful entrepreneurship, and the never-ending quest for innovation.

Check out the IBM @ VMworld website for more details on our full list of sessions, content, and activities.

Questions about IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions? Sign up to meet with IBM executives and SMEs at VMworld.

More VMware stories
August 10, 2018

Recapping IBM Think Digital – IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions

Did you miss IBM's Think Digital event with executives from IBM and VMware? We're giving you the highlights from the first-of-a-kind live digital event.

Continue reading

July 23, 2018

Top 10 Reasons to Run VMware Workloads on IBM Cloud

VMware Solutions on IBM Cloud provides an extension of the customers' on-premises VMware workloads in a flexible and saleable cloud model. These are the top 10 reasons to run VMware workloads on IBM Cloud.

Continue reading

July 18, 2018

Part III: Wimbledon Facebook Bot on IBM Cloud

Delivering at scale: In the final part of the series, we discuss integrations with on-site systems at the All England Club and how we used Multi-Region within IBM Cloud to ensure scale and availability.

Continue reading