Today VMware kicks off VMworld in Las Vegas and we’re already seeing interesting news announcements, cool innovations, and informative technical sessions.
If you’re not there in person to be close to the conference action, we’ve gathered together a list of important conference info. Thanks to live feeds, Twitter, and video, you can participate in much of the event from the comfort of your home or office.
Let’s start with some of the fun activities we’re seeing at VMWorld.
Check mate! Just another day at the giant chess board as conference attendees play a rousing game. Check the VMworld You Tube channel to see what else is happening.
Make yourself at home…attendees sit in what looks like a video game set, complete with grass cubes for seating.
Keep reading for links to conference materials, live streams, notable tweets, and social media happenings.
Register and download conference materials
Head to the VMworld conference page to:
- Pre-register for Monday and Tuesday general sessions that you can join from your desk
- Download the VMworld program guide or the pocket guide.
Don’t miss a moment of the conference! Tune into theCUBE for live video streams all day. View the feed and schedule for the week.
Cisco at VMworld
- New Virtual ASA product: Cisco will be showing off a preview of a virtual implementation of our ASA security appliance.
- Cisco to Launch New Virtual Networking at VMworld.
- Can’t make it to Las Vegas? View the Cisco exhibit in the VMworld Virtual Pavilion.
- The Cisco Data Center team will be attending and posting videos and news on their blog, Facebook page, and Twitter.
Follow the news and chat on social media
- Check the Twitter hash tag #VMworld.
- Follow @VMworld on Twitter.
- Find some more VMworld friends to follow on Twitter.
- Check out the VMworld session and lab feeds on Twitter, all organized by track and topic.
The conference may have just begun, but the Twitter stream is already busy with activity. Here’s a sampling of tweets from the event.
- @GeoffRupp: Hang space and solutions exchange area is awesome looking #vmworld
- @thatsmybix: Best thing about being a woman in IT? There are never lines in the ladies room at IT conferences. #vmworld
- @vCloud: Not too late to RSVP for in-person #cloudtalk taking place tomorrow during #VMworld Hall Crawl!
- @VCEChannel Be sure to see a #Vblock in person at the VCE booth at #Vmworld booth 1121 and find out about our announcement today.
- @CiscoDC: We’re attending #VMWorld in Las Vegas this week! Get roving reporter updates using hashtag #ciscovmw
Are you attending VMworld live or virtually? Let us know if we missed anything.