VMworld 2020: Accelerate Your Cloud Journey

Wilson Chow

This year’s VMworld event is responding to today’s rapidly changing technology and remote working landscape by delivering an innovative virtual event on a globally diverse scale. The event takes place September 29 – October 1 and will feature a unique set of topics and curriculum relevant for today’s enterprise, including: Multicloud, digital workspace, virtual cloud networks, and 5G just to name a few. Attendees and will be able to virtually attend sessions, engage with vendor booths, exchange ideas, hear from top industry experts, and advance their careers with VMware tips, training, and hands-on-labs. If you’d like to attend, registration is open now.

Improved Hybrid/Multicloud

Join us this year to learn how you can benefit from all the simplicity and agility of the public cloud with the security and control of on-premises infrastructure with VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, delivered as-a-service at Equinix, the world’s premier data center and colocation provider. We’ll also show you how VMware can offer customers a hybrid cloud solution by leveraging Packet’s bare metal capabilities to enable its SD-WAN Gateways.

VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud on Equinix Network Edge

See first-hand how VeloCloud on Equinix Network Edge gives you the ability to establish a virtual PoP in any region of the world in minutes, enabling optimized and secure site-to-multicloud connectivity for the best services, compliance, business continuity and vendor flexibility.

As always, we’ll have our expert staff on-hand to break it all down for with a series of demos, speaking sessions, or you can schedule a personal 1:1 meeting.


VMworld 2020 will offer 800+ sessions, visionary keynotes and compelling simulated labs. Join the community shaping the future of technology.

Virtual Booth / Demo Schedule – Day One
Americas – 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM PDT | September 29, 2020
APAC – 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM SGT | September 30, 2020
EMEA – 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM CEST | September 30, 2020

Virtual Booth / Demo Schedule – Day Two
Americas – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM PDT | September 30, 2020
APAC – 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM SGT | October 1, 2020
EMEA – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CEST | October 1, 2020

Making hybrid multicloud a reality

VMworld is famous for its educational content and its impact on helping IT architects and application developers prepare for whatever digital transformation brings them. And we’re excited by the opportunities presented to us by this year’s VMworld to share our experiences in helping our customers accelerate their digital maturity by showing them how to simplify complex hybrid multicloud deployments. Here is a quick rundown of the Equinix sessions, add them to your agenda today:

Accelerate Your Journey to the Hybrid Multicloud: Achieve Scale at the Edge [VCNE3168S]

Tony Frank, Client Executive, Equinix
Tom Yin, Business Development Senior Manager, Equinix
David McKay, Senior Technical Evangelist, Packet

Session Description

By 2021, IDC estimates that over 90% of enterprises worldwide will have a mix of on-premises/dedicated private clouds, multiple public clouds, and legacy platforms to meet their infrastructure needs. A global, vendor-neutral interconnection and data center platform is the ideal foundation to efficiently and cost-effectively build fast, secure and consistent hybrid multicloud infrastructures to deliver hybrid IT at scale, featuring solutions such as:

  • VMware Cloud on Dell EMC:Inclusive, fully managed infrastructure as a service hosted in Equinix facilities.
  • VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud on Equinix Network Edge:Providing the ability to establish a virtual POP anywhere in the world in minutes with multicloud connectivity.
  • VMware Tanzu on Packet:Quickly deploy VMware Tanzu on automated bare metal infrastructure with one click.

Business Use Cases Showcase with VMware Cloud on Dell EMC [HCP1803]

Wei Wang, Director, Product Marketing, VMware

Session Description

VMware Cloud on Dell EMC helps bring compute resources to wherever your data resides, without the responsibility of managing the physical or virtual infrastructure stack. It includes the entire VMware Cloud Foundation software stack that brings the latest Kubernetes technology to you. Equinix is our premier partner on this effort, and we will present the key use cases for VMware Cloud on Dell EMC within the data center as well as within the Equinix facility.

We’re excited and can’t wait for VMworld 2020 to kick off this year. As always, we look forward to engaging with you, answering your questions, and building new relationships. Our experts will be waiting, feel free to schedule your 1:1 time with them today!


Additional resources:

Blog – Platform Ecosystems Fuel Enterprise Adoption for Hybrid Multicloud

Webcast – Journey of Hybrid Multicloud: Achieving Scale at the Edge

On Demand Webinar – Fast-Track Your SD-WAN Strategy


Schedule time to meet with our experts 1:1 during VMworld 2020.

Wilson Chow
Wilson Chow Senior Manager, Global Partner Marketing