VMworld 2014 General session – Live
Today VMworld 2014 kicks off with the VMworld 2014 General session. The theme for this year is “No Limits”. Follow the VMworld 2014 General session live, here, on VMGuru.
From the VMworld.com site:
The Mobile-Cloud era has arrived—and it’s all about software. Software that empowers you to break down walls, demolish barriers, and reveal the virtually boundless opportunities ahead. Software that’s already making IT more capable, more accessible, more reliable—and delivering real results. The time to break through is now. At VMworld 2014, you’ll learn how. Explore our complete portfolio of tools and technologies for automating virtualized data centers and extending them to the cloud. Discover how you can deliver apps efficiently and provide secure virtual workspaces. Gain insights from organizations like yours and a vibrant ecosystem of partners and industry experts on how you can redefine IT with software.
Here’s the LIVE blog from the VMworld 2014 General session.
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Carl is talking about customers that are early testers of EVO:Rail
Customer case; Ford
Customer case: MIT Media
Customer case: MedTronic
Rise above the silos
Embrace hybrid, be Open to Open like OpenStack, containers, etc.
There are endless possibilities. Do Less IT: automate and innovate
It’s not easy.. Relentless demands: cut costs, innovate, innovate, innovate, deliver more value, optimise and extend data center investments, supports LOB, Developers, IT.. Everyone, Maximise Security, minimize risk, be compliant., give users freedom, flexibility, maintain control, keep smiling
Technology enables Change: The brave Drive Change
Welcome on stage Carl Eschenbach, President and Chief Operating Officer
Accelearting consumption of SDDC
Delivering choice with compromise
building the hybrid cloud future
Connecting users securely across all devices
VMware is enabling Brave New IT
vCloud Air on Demand:
vmware.com/go/ondemand, beta starts today, GA begin next year
New services in vCloud Air,
DevOps: continuous integration
Database a s Service: Now: MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server, including DR
Object Storage: Based on EMC VIPR, beta program starts in september. general available later this year
Moiblity Services: Airwatch, Pivotal
Cloud Management: vRealize Air Automation, beta Q4 2014 (former vCloud Automation)
Datacenters in over 100 countries, good for data sovereignty
3.900 partners worldwide for vCloud Air
Last 11 months each month a new rollout of datacenter for vCloud Air
Same management, same networking, same security
vCloud Air is by design hybrid cloud platform
Transition from Experimental to Professional is happening now
Four phases of cloud adoption: experimental, professional, mass market, legacy
2009: 2% VMs in Public Cloud, 98% VMs On-Premises.
2014: 6% VMs in Public Cloud, 94% On-Premises. Last months increase
Pro’s for public cloud: Agility, Efficiency, cost savings
vCloud Air promise last year: within 12 months service available in de US, Europe and Asia. Introducing DRaaS, DaaS, PaaS.
This all was delivered, and more.
Welcome on stage “Bill Fathers”, Executive Vice President & General Manager Hybrid Cloud VMware
Rebranding of vCloud Services to vCloud Air
“The future is Hybrid”
Accelerating pace of innovation and partnerships the last year: desktop, cisco, F5, Google, nVidia, Airwatch, Horizon Daas, CloudVolumes
“VMware is a visionary in Gartners Magic Quadrant for data center networking”
Micro segmentation with NSX is the solution, without the hassle of a per-VM firewall
Security today: hard & crusty on the outside, soft and gooey on the inside. When you break through the outside, you;re in
Last year CloundFoundry API was introduced, now Open Container API for VMware
Perception today is that you have to choose between application models, VMs vs containers.
Accouncing: a Common platform for all apps, combining the power of Docker, Google, Pivotal with VMware.
One platform for any app: VMware API and OpenStack API on the verbalise Suite
today: separate platforms for IT & DevOps
VMware about to disprove this:
VMware announces VMware Integrated OpenStack. Now in Beta.
Tech Preview at VMworld: EVO:Rack.
2nd member of the EVO family, power of EVO at data center scale.
scale out to data center in less than two hours.
Expect a range of certified hardware solutions
Checkout the “EVO Zone” when you’re at VMworld.
EVO:RAIL by partners with Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, Net One, Inspur, Supermicro
First member of EVO family: EVO:RAIL
Simple deploy in 15 minutes, design and price predictability, one support call
“Power of the Software-Defined Data Center” in an integrated solution
Announce new family of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, VMware EVO
One destination, Three approaches:
Announcing VMware vCloud Suite 5.8, vSphere 6.0 Beta, Virtual Volumes & Virtual SAN 2.0 Beta, vRealize Suite
SDDC is about compute, network, storage and management. Follow for announcements in these areas
From ‘or’ to ‘And’
traditional apps & cloud native apps for example.
Today’s reality: stuck in silos,
VMworld is going to run their most critical app, ERP, on their own cloud platform Air.
“From rigid structures to liquid business,.
The world is “an increasingly Liquid World”
Welcome on stage Pat Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer VMware
Make giving take flight. Join us in the Hang Space, fly a paper plane. VMware donates $250.000 to these causes: Children, Education,, Environmental, Human Right, Women and Girls
more than 400 unique sessions during VMworld
Talking about the strategic priorities in 2014, like Software-Defined Data Center, Hybrid Clou, End-user computing
Robin talks about the the dream for the Golden Gate. A lots of objection, too expensive, ferries going out of business, etc. Still, it got built, and within budget.
More than 22.000 visitor from +80 countries
Robin Matlock – Chief Marketing Officer VMware on stage
The session opens with an entertaining art performance.
The general session is about to begin
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