VMware vForum Romania 2018

VMware vForum Romania 2018

VMware announced 2018 edition of their 1 full-day conference in Romania, vForum. On 2nd October, Crown Plaza Hotel from Bucharest will host the biggest annual event of VMware Romania.

“VMware vFORUM 2018 is a full day of innovation to accelerate your digital transformation through a software-defined approach to business and IT. We show you how you can improve business agility by modernizing data centers and integrating public clouds, and create exceptional experiences by empowering a secure digital workspace. Get ready for industry-leading insights, keynotes, breakout sessions and customer case studies on the trends that matter most to your business and to IT.” – VMware vForum official site

This year the event has a long list of sponsors: Dell, Fortinet, HPE, Veeam, AWS, Check Point, Eta-2U, Kapsch, Novatech, and TechData.

The event will start in the morning with global sessions:

  • Local team welcome and VMware message – Adrian Constantin, Territory Manager, Romania & Moldova, VMware
  • The Next Digital Frontier – Richard Bennett, Head of Advisory Services, Northern Europe, VMware
  • Meeting At The Edge With VMware IoT – Matthias Schorer, Senior Business Development Manager IoT, VMware
  • HPE Software Defined Data Center with VMware and HPE – Alexandru Vilcu, Hybrid IT Business Unit manager
  • Going beyond Availability – Dan Popa, Territory Manager for Romania, Bulgaria and Albania, VEEAM Software
  • Securing the Multi-Cloud Environment – Dan Gabor, Presales System Engineer, Fortinet

After the lunch break, there will be two separate tracks, so you will have to make your choice wisely:

Track 1

  • VSAN – Modernize DataCenter – Valentin Czuczumanov, Senior Systems Engineer, VMware
  • CheckPoint + Kapsch
  • Transform Security – Tomas Michaeli, Senior NSX Systems Engineer, VMware
  • AWS Presentation

Track 2

  • VMware Security Orchestration – Marius Marinescu, Security Infrastructure Expert, Nova Tech
  • Secure Digital Workspaces – Cristian Radu, Senior Systems Engineer, VMware
  • The challenges of the first 10 years of ETA2U & VMware partnership – Cristian Leoveanu, Business Unit Manager ITPS, ETA2U
  • Integrate Public Clouds/VMC on AWS – Mikolaj Wisniak, SE Manager, Eastern Europe, VMware

As a personal choice, I can’t wait to meet again some of the people I appreciate in this community: Adrian Constantin, Tomas Michaeli, Cristian Radu, or Dan Popa. I’m also curious about the news coming from AWS space.

As a bonus, I’m happy to announce VMUG Romania will have a presentation booth at vForum (thanks VMware Romania for making it possible!). Please come by and say hi to VMUG Romania team. We are happy to hear from you and talk about our next meeting 🙂

Hurry and secure your place: vForum Romania 2018 registration page.

Constantin Ghioc

I usually play with vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator and different AWS tools. In my other life, I’m a husband and a father, an amateur photographer and a Go enthusiast.

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