VMware User Group Meeting, April 30 in San Diego


April 30, 2013 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
3777 La Jolla Village Dr.
San Diego, CA 92122
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AIS is a Platinum Sponsor of San Diego’s largest VMUG meeting of the year.

AIS and BusinessCloud1 customer Liquid Grids will be delivering the keynote address from 12:45 to 1:45 pm.
Join your fellow VMware users at this full-day event for in-depth technical sessions, demonstrations and exhibits.
This is a great opportunity to meet with your peers to discuss virtualization trends, best practices, and the latest technology!
VMUG is pleased to offer top notch education at its user conferences.

Agenda

TIME EVENT
8:00 – 8:30 am Registration | Breakfast | Mingle with Vendors
8:30 – 8:45 am VMUG Welcome
8:45 – 9:15 am VMware Update – Michael Ibarra, Manager, Systems Engineering, VMware
9:15 – 10:15 am The Power of Server-Side Virtual Caching – Rory Bolt, CEO/Founder, Proximal Data
10:15 – 10:30 am Break | Mingle with Vendors
10:30 – 11:15 am Breakout Block #1 | Education Sessions
Tales From the Field: Don’t Let This Happen to Your VMs – Veeam
The Emerging Role of Software Defined Acceleration (SDA) – Silver Peak
Build a Dynamic and Agile Cloud Computing Infrastructure Using NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP –NetApp
Evolve Your Virtual Data Center with Nimble Storage – Nimble Storage
VMware Labs (Equipment provided by 10Zig)
11:15 – 11:30 am Break | Mingle with Vendors
11:30 – 12:15 pm Breakout Block #2 | Education Sessions
Software Defined Datacenter – Noah Johnson, Staff Systems Engineer, VMware
Cloud Best Practices – Spencer Cuffe, Staff Technical Support Engineer, VMware
Troubleshooting Storage Performance – Dante Carbone, Technical Support Engineer, VMware
What’s New in vCenter Operations 5.6: Technical Deep-Dive – Gregg Parsons, Sr. Systems Engineer, VMware
VMware Labs (Equipment provided by 10Zig)
12:15 – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 pm Customer Case Study: Liquid Grids Moves from AWS to AIS vCloud Director – Ramos Mays, CTO,Liquid Grids, and Marc Clark, Sr. Director of Cloud Service, AIS (American Internet Services)
1:45 – 2:00 pm Break | Mingle with Vendors
2:00 – 2:45 pm Breakout Block #3 | Education Sessions
Overcome the Challenges to Virtualizing Tier 1 Business Critical Applications – Symantec
How to Adapt Your Data Management and Protection Methodologies to a Cloud Scale Environment – Commvault
Evolving to the Software-Defined Data Center: A Detailed Look at EMC Integrations with VMware –EMC
Software Defined Networking and Operational Manageability: “Tell Me Again Why it Takes Three Days to Provision a VLAN?” – Arista Networks
VMware Labs (Equipment provided by 10Zig)
2:45 – 3:00 pm Break | Mingle with Vendors
3:00 – 3:45 pm Breakout Block #4 | Education Sessions
Accelerate Desktop Virtualization Deployments and Embrace BYOD with Pre-Integrated Converged Dell–VMware VDI Solutions – Dell Wyse
A Perfect Fit: Converged Solution for the Software Defined Data Center – Hitatchi Data Systems
Infrastructure Convergence:  Transformation, or Hyped Repackaging?  How to Tell the Difference and Select the Right Solution to Optimize Your Virtual Environment – SimpliVity
Advances in VM Performance Troubleshooting with VM-aware Storage – Tintri
VMware Labs (Equipment provided by 10Zig)
3:45 – 4:00 pm Break | Mingle with Vendors
4:00 – 4:45 pm Breakout Block #5 | Education Sessions
VMware Software Defined Storage – Mark Davis, Founder/CEO, Virtso Software (acquired by VMware in February 2013)
New Storage Trends, Concepts, and Approaches for End User Computing – Dante Carbone, Technical Support Engineer, VMware
What’s New in vCenter Operations 5.6: Technical Deep-Dive – Gregg Parsons, Sr. Systems Engineer, VMware
ESXi Operational Best Practices – Spencer Cuffe, Staff Technical Support Engineer, VMware
VMware Labs (Equipment provided by 10Zig)
4:45 – 5:00 pm Closing