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Know Before You Go: VMware Cloud on AWS at VMworld 2018 Europe

VMworld 2018 USBy Shreyak Shah, GTM Product Marketing at AWS

VMworld 2018 Europe is November 5-9 in Barcelona, and now is the perfect time to start scheduling your activities!

VMworld is the industry’s premier digital infrastructure event, bringing you five days of innovation to accelerate your journey to a software-defined enterprise—from mobile devices to data centers and the cloud.

At VMworld US in August 2018, VMware Cloud on AWS was a huge success and included multiple activities like a community challenge, breakouts, keynotes, hands-on labs, and hackathons. Similarly, at VMworld 2018 Europe, there are many ways for customers and AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners to learn and experience VMware Cloud on AWS.

Read our Know Before You Go Guide, which highlights all of the VMware Cloud on AWS activities happening at VMworld 2018 Europe.

AWS Presence

Visit the AWS booth (stand #D403) on the Solutions Exchange floor to visit with subject matter experts and experience demos of the latest in VMware Cloud on AWS.

We’ll answer any questions you may have, and there will be a theater with more than 30 presentations to choose from. You can even win an Amazon Echo Dot, or pick up a pair of socks just in case you forgot to pack some for your trip.

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Breakout Sessions

There are more than 70 sessions spread across Monday-Thursday planned for VMware Cloud on AWS specifically. This includes introductory sessions, APN Partner/third-party solutions, vertical solutions, technical deep dives, customer panels, and various hands-on labs.

Here are some VMware Cloud on AWS sessions; the complete list can be found in the Content Catalog.

Find more sessions about VMware Cloud on AWS >>

Get Trained

The VMware Hands-On Labs demonstrate the real value of VMware solutions. As a VMworld attendee, you’ll gain special access to the latest VMware technologies, including VMware Cloud on AWS, without being required to purchase equipment, software, or licenses. Visit the Hands-On Labs page.

VMware-AWS Hybrid Cloud Community Activity

Participate in the VMware-AWS Hybrid Cloud Community Activity. Come build gift baskets to benefit children and adolescents in vulnerable situations.

We will be partnering with Fundacion Sonar Despierto (The Daydream Foundation) and this activity will happen at the VMvillage on Monday, November 5 from 12-5 p.m. in the VM village. Attendees do not need to event for this event.

VMworld Party

Last but not least is the awesome VMworld party. This year’s party, VMworld Fest, headlines several bands and will be a great chance for you and thousands of your peers to unwind together, listen to great music, and grab a beer. Learn more about VMworld Fest.

Remember to Get the Guide

To make the most of your on-site experience, please see our Know Before You Go Guide to learn more about the week’s activities related to VMware Cloud on AWS.

Stay in the Know

Check out our websites and follow VMware Cloud on AWS on Twitter to stay in the know during VMworld 2018 Europe:

We’ll see you there!