Waiting for VMworld Europe 2008 – Part 2

The upcoming VMworld Europe is not just the new edition of Technical Solution Exchange (TSX) with a different name. VMware has granted that is working hard to provide as much new contents as possible, including the keynotes, which will be performed by Diane Greene, VMware President, and Mendel Rosenblum, VMware Chief Scientist.

While some things will be completely new, others are being greatly improved, like the Hands-on Labs. This year attendees will be able to play with all companies products, each one in a dedicated lab:

  • VMware Update Manager
  • VMware Site Recovery Manager
  • VMware Dunes Lifecycle Management
  • VMware Stage Manager
  • VMware Guide Consolidation
  • VMware Consolidated Backup Integration
  • Automating VMware with PowerShell
  • VMware Lab Manager

Note that two new products appear: one comes from the Dunes Technology acquisition, the Dunes Lifecycle Management, while another is brand new: the Stage Manager.

virtualization.info will be in Cannes to cover the event, live blogging during the keynotes and reporting about these new products (check previous coverage of TSX 2007 in Nice and VMworld 2007 in San Francisco).

At the event several US product managers will perform the sessions. Last week virtualization.info published a video of Carter Shanklin, Product Manager for End-User Enablement. This week instead our guest is Ashwin Kotian:

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Register for VMworld Europe 2008 here.