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5 can’t-miss VMware sessions at IBM InterConnect 2017

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Can't miss VMware sessions InterConnectVMware is looking to have a big showing at IBM InterConnect this year.

With several VMware sessions planned for the conference, attendees will learn how their businesses can benefit when optimizing, migrating or extending workloads with VMware and IBM Cloud.

Here are five sessions VMware fans won’t want to miss:

Client experiences

Three breakout sessions offer an unbiased view from clients, who will explain the successes they’ve seen with VMware on IBM Cloud.

CIBC: Breaking virtualization beyond data center boundaries

Marc Gunter from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) will share how the bank has taken advantage of the IBM and VMware partnership to accelerate its strategy for a multi-vendor hybrid cloud. This session is directed to IT managers, architects and decision makers. It will cover benefits, lessons learned, things to consider, pitfalls and more.

Dream Payments: Building an enterprise-class hybrid cloud with IBM Cloud for VMware solutions

Christian Ali and Chad Whittaker from Dream Payments, a FinTech company that powers payments for thousands of businesses across mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), will explain how their company uses IBM technology to manage a growing international payment volume. They’ll also share how Dream Payments used VMware on IBM Cloud to migrate to cloud with ease and speed.

Multiplus: Design and deployment of VMware on IBM Cloud

Fabiano Barros will introduce attendees to Multiplus, the leader in Brazil for loyalty reward programs. He’ll explain how the company has benefited from implementing a hybrid cloud infrastructure with VMware on IBM Cloud.

VMware expertise

The techies from VMware and IBM are top notch. Not only are they some of the smartest people on the planet, but they’re passionate about helping businesses get the most from VMware on IBM Cloud. Attendees can take advantage of their expertise and get answers to their toughest deployment questions.

IBM and VMware: Connecting it all

VMware experts Simon Kofkin-Hansen from IBM and Anil Kapur from VMware take attendees through solutions available with VMware on IBM Cloud, and how businesses can benefit from them; organizations can now migrate or extend existing VMware workloads to the cloud in hours rather than weeks. Kofkin-Hansen and Kapur will cover technology such as VMware Cloud Foundation, vCenter Server and NSX.

Networking magic: Intercontinental vMotion on IBM Bluemix in minutes

VMware Networking Sales Engineer Jon Schulz will demonstrate a long-distance vMotion across continents via the IBM Bluemix private network. He’ll review the topology of a truly distributed configuration on IBM Bluemix, including VMware vSphere, VMware NSX and VMware Virtual SAN. Schulz will also discuss application mobility, disaster avoidance, and automated disaster recovery between sites.

Find out more about what’s happening at InterConnect and get registration information. Visit the VMware on IBM Cloud booth #381 at the event.

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