VMware VMworld 2004 conference detailed agenda reveals interesting news

Few posts ago I wrote VMworld 2004 agenda details was suddenly disappeared. It’s now reapperead with every session description and speaker announcement.
A close look at it disclose some interesting informations:

-) Workstation 5.0 and ESX Server 2.5 will be ready for conference date (late October)
-) ESX Server 2.5 will be able to integrate with EMC Symmetrix (finally we start to see some benefits of VMware acquire from EMC)
-) A lot of VMware folks we already know by community posts, announcement emails, support emails, etc. will be there to speak. Here the whole list:

Sessions speakers:

Ashmeet Sidana, Director of Product Management
Dave Schroeder, Sr. System Engineer
Eric Horshman, Product Manager GSX Server
Frank Nydam, Sr. System Engineer
Ian Robinson, Director of Product Marketing
John Y. Arrasjid, Professional Services Consulting Architect
Karl E. Rumelhart, Sr. Product Manager
Karthik Rau, Group Product Manager
Matt Eccleston, Engineering Manager
Mostafa Khalil, Senior Support Engineer
Peter Giordano, Product Marketing Manager
Rene W. Schmidt, Sr. Technical Architect
Rich Hogan, Practice Development Manager
Scott Devine, Co-founder and Principal Engineer
Srinivas Krishnamurti, Sr. Product Manager
Stephen Alan Herrod, Senior Director of R&D
Tony Cannon, Senior MTS

Hands-On Labs speakers:

Pang Chen, Senior Consulting Architect
Pradeep Javangula, Strategic Marketing Manager
Scott Harvey, Manager System Engineering

I hope I didn’t forget anyone 🙂