The general session on the second day often shows a lot of demos. Last year we saw a demo of Mirage, where a laptop was dropped on the floor and had its data redistributed to a virtual desktop in seconds.

Wonder what they will be demoing this year?

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In the August 26th VMworld 2014 keynote, Ben Fathi, Chief Technology Officer, joined by VMware leaders, shows you how exciting new additions to the VMware portfolio make IT more nimble and automated, empowering you to deliver apps faster and more reliably than ever. – See more at: http://www.vmware.com/now

Checkout the other General Session

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The session starts with Ben Fathi, Chief Technology Officer.  Twitter: @BenBfathi

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“The Brave Will Thrive”

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Recap of yesterday’s introductions, EVO:RAIL, integration of OpenStack, rebranding of vCloud Hybrid to vCloud Air, VMware teams up with Docker, Google and Pivotal

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Today’s Reality is that we’re stuck in Silos. We should not be focussing on the choice for one, but on the combination of techniques.

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“Delivering the Power of AND” in the, software Defined Data Center Architecture

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Welcome on stage Sanjay Poonen, Executive Vice President and General Manager, End-User Computing

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Ice bucket challenge on stage? No 🙂

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The world of End-Users and IT is Changing

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Secure virtual Workspace for Work at the Speed of Life

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Unified VDI and App Publishing with VMware Horizon 6

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Desktop as a Service as second pilar for Leading the Desktop Industry.

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Video showing on screen with various hires graphic tools, Godzilla, and more

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Leading Enterprise Mobility Industry: AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management & Secure Platform

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Welcome On stage: Kevin Ichhpurani, SVP, Business Development and Strategic Ecosystem

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Back to Ben: Industry-leading Innovation in Content-Collaboration:

  • Anywhere, Anytime Access
  • Hybrid Deployment
  • Enterprise-Grade Security
  • Unified Access to All Content
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Taking cost down with 30% when leveraging virtual SAN

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VMware Leadership in End User Computing, EMM, market quadrant 2014, number 1.

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Welcome on Stage: Kit Colbert, CTO, End-User Computing. Twitter: @kitcolbert

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Kit and Ben ‘acting’ as docters, Doctor Poonen and Doctor Colbert

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Workspace Portal gives you all the applications you need from one single pane, and add apps from the app center

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The same set of apps on the Mac are available at his iPad, through AirWatch

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Viewing MRI’s and other things from your iPad on-route to a patient. Pretty cool.

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Collaborate between specialists through a secure system by Airwatch

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Now showing a demo of CloudVolumes

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Simply rolling out PowerPoint by attaching the application realtime to the desktop through CloudVolumes in seconds

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Now applying a lot of aplications to a desktop. Deploying of a lot of applications in a couple of seconds.

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Deploying virtual machines in seconds. Cloning in seconds. “Project Fargo”

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Cloning of a desktop 30x faster.

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How it works:

1 Live template running.  

2. Clone Desktop with Project Fargo

3. Deploy applications with CloudVolumes

4. Logout: Destroy desktop

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In seconds you got a new desktop with all apps that are fully disposable

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Faster, cheaper, more secure

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Welcome on Stage Raghu Raghuram, Executive Vice President Software-Defined Data Center

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You are “TEAM SDDC”

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Sofwtare-Defined Data Center Momentum: 

Introducing vSphere 6 beta. Already 10.000 downloads

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Just in one year, 150+ customers deploying NSX

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Introducing vRealize Suite, #1 Cloud systems Management

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Quick tour on the new stuff. First up: hardware:

* build your own

* Converged Infrastructure

* hyper-converged Infrastructure

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Hyper-Converged: buildingblocks based on x86 computers, magnetic disks, flash, compute, memory

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Ben on stage for VMware EVO

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Getting EVO Up and running to depoy vms in under 15 minutes

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Scales up to 100 Server VMs and 250 Desktop VMs, 15.000 mailboxes

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Evo does non-supportive updates

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Based on 2u units, existing of 4 nodes, including storage, so you don’t need other storage

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More capacity, just scale out: add more boxes

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Customize via a web based interface. UI after deployment is simplfied UI, but still vCenter can be used.

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Availability Q3 2014 from couple of partners

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EVO:RACK also available for a full SDDC. vCloud Suite, Virtual SAN, NSX. You can start with half a rack, but can grow to multiple racks. All configured by software.

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EVO:RACK deployment. Zero to App in less than two hours.

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EVO:RACK is tech preview right now

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The Power of AND

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VMware OpenStack Community Contribution. Lots of additions by VMware.

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“Best way to run OpenStack is on VMware”

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vRealize Suite adds functionality to OpenStack as well.

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VMware Integrated OpenStack fully supported by VMware

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As IT organization you don’t need to learn new tools, but can start developing now by using the OpenStack API’s already in use

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vSphere Innovations – now in Beta:

Fault Tolerance for Scale-Up Applications: 4 virtual CPU’s instead of the 1 today!

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FT makes zero downtime possible for multiCPU VMs (on hardware failure)

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Also: Cross vCenter vMotion, Long Distance VMotion, NSX

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Containers aren’t that new, jails on BSD, etc. 

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With Docker you can build it once, run it multiple times

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Containers can run perfectly in SDDC on VMs with containers

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Containers are not new to VMware. Cloud Foundry supports containers for more than three years

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VMware’s gonna work with Pivotal, Google and Docker with an Open Container API.

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Now  a demo from vCloud Automation Center

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Enhancements for containers on VMware are speed

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vRealize Suite: Cloud Automation, Cloud Operations, Cloud Business for Physical, Virtual, Cloud. Use it on-premises or As-a-Service

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vRealize Suite. Register for the Beta: http://vrealizeair.vmware.com/

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Demo on Software-Defined Data Center Policy

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Deploy complete stacks with firewalls, switches etc in NSX with vCloud Automation Center on deployment of an multi tier application

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Secure Micro-Segmentation in the Data Center, set it up so that there are Controlled communication paths with 3rd party context like anti-malware, intrusion detection

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Simone Brunozzi, Vice President & Chief Technologist Hybrid Coud, twitter @simon

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Nice, Google Glass alerts on vCenter Operations.

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with new version of vCloud Connector you have L2 network extension to vCloud Air

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Firewall rules follow the VM when it is copied/moved to the cloud

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DR in a few clicks to vCloud Air

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vSphere Replication to a Cloud Provider from the vSphere Web Client

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Register at http://VMware.com/go/ondemand for the beta

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closing session