Aug 21 2019

VMworld 2019: Digital Innovation to Take Center Stage

VMware’s annual conference will spotlight new and emerging technologies that enable tech professionals to deliver IT results.

Today’s IT environment is rapidly evolving, forcing businesses to radically rethink how they approach technology, people and processes. VMware will explore this idea of digital innovation at the VMworld 2019 conference, Aug. 25-29 in San Francisco.

Digital innovation is not only changing how business are perceived, but also how they perform. Companies today rely on digital technologies for many purposes, including performance, relevance and product and services development. IT leaders know that innovation is imperative for their business’s success; however, reimagining a digital approach is often easier said than done.

This year’s theme is Make Your Mark, and VMware hopes to promote learning, connection and innovation among conference attendees. Attendees should be on the lookout for sessions and exhibits exploring emerging technologies and trends that enable businesses to carry out successful digital transformation strategies.

“At this year’s event, attendees can expect to find the best information, tools and partnerships to take IT to the next level,” VMware says on its VMblog. “This includes: discovering new innovations on how to transform networking and security, learning about what enhances digital workspaces to drive amazing mobile experiences, and exploring new solutions that accelerate the cloud journey to drive digital transformation.”

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The conference’s general sessions will kick off Aug. 26 with an opening keynote from VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and COO Sanjay Poonen, highlighting the company’s top announcements and its technology outlook for the next year. The following day, VMware CTO Ray O’Farrell will take the stage to demonstrate the interactions between cloud, infrastructure, security, apps and devices. Poonen will interview professional skier Lindsey Vonn along with Steve Young, Pro Football Hall of Famer and former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. 

The conference will have an array of tracks for attendees to choose from, including sessions on data center and cloud, digital transformation, networking and security, and digital workspace, and addressing next-generation trends such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and the Internet of Things.

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