JUNE 7, 2022







About the Event

VMUG’s virtual event will deliver a highly interactive, 3D environment with a live streaming video keynote and breakout sessions with speaker Q&A. Join from anywhere around the globe to get the latest tech announcements, upgrade notices, and professional development content straight to your screen. It also features on-demand breakout sessions and interactive partner exhibits within the show floor. And the best part is this event is virtual so you can experience it all from anywhere – you don’t even have to leave your home or office!

We will assemble an entire crew of VMware experts who are ready to share their knowledge to help you succeed!

Highlights the June VMUG Virtual Event has to offer:

On- Demand Sessions:

(Available all day in auditorium)

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June 7, 2022 09:00 am

Event Starts

June 7, 2022 09:15 am

Morning Keynote: VMware Vision: Building the Cloud Smart Ecosystem.

Sumit Dhawan
President, VMware

The pace of innovation today is relentless, as more organizations around the globe grapple with the complexities, challenges, and opportunities of multi-cloud. VMware’s Sumit Dhawan will present an opening keynote on how VMware is evolving to meet today’s needs against a backdrop of continual digital transformation – and how the VMUG community can continue to evolve its own skill sets and capabilities to succeed in its next chapter.


June 7, 2022 10:15 am


June 7, 2022 10:20 am

Multi-cloud Protection for Modern Workloads | Dell Technologies

Colm Keegan
Senior Consultant, Product Marketing, Dell Technologies

Give your developers the flexibility and agility of multi-cloud without creating data protection complexity or increased security risks. In this session, you will learn how Dell multi-cloud data protection and cyber resiliency solutions deliver the protection, resiliency, and efficiency for containers, cloud-native apps, and VMs for your VMware Tanzu and vSphere environments which deliver the following benefits:

Increased IT simplicity through automated protection and recovery

Less friction for DevOps through self-service capabilities

Solutions that are up to 80% more efficient

Simplified acquisition and deployment through the cloud marketplace

June 7, 2022 10:20 am

Securing your Sovereeign Cloud Date with Veeam

Dale Hoffman
Director, Global Alliances for VMware Global Alliances for VMware, Veeam

You’re being asked to cater to the strict requirements of regulated industry and local jurisdiction laws for data sovereignty of your VMware workloads. But even if your data is locked within a sovereign area, how is it protected against the likes of malicious attacks like Ransomware? Join Veeam’s Dale Hoffman to hear how Veeam and Cloudian team up within VMware’s Sovereign Data Initiative, to ensure that your sovereign data security requirements are met, with peace of mind against any threat.

June 7, 2022 10:20 am

Powering the Work Form Anywhere World with ControlUp | ControlUp

Tom Fenton
Technical Marketing Manager, ControlUp

Trentent Tye
Senior Technical Expert, ControlUp

In this presentation, we will demonstrate how you can use ControlUp to monitor and optimize a Horizon user’s digital experience. We’ll cover the complete stack, from the Horizon client to the virtual desktop and all the infrastructure in between.

June 7, 2022 11:25 am

DevOps for Infrastructure Admins

Sam McGeown
Staff Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

DevOps, GitOps, Infrastructure as Code, Continuous this and that - is it all just a bunch of buzzwords?! Is it just a way to keep the full stack developers of this world happy or are there lessons that the infrastructure administrators among us can learn and put into practice? In this session I'll take a look at what DevOps is, where it came from and what the benefits are. You can learn how the practices can be applied to infrastructure management

June 7, 2022 11:25 am

Integrated Network and Security Virtualization with NSX and vSphere

Ray Budavari
Sr. Staff Technical Product Manager, VMware

At VMware we are enhancing the integration of NSX with vSphere to provide a single, consistent user interface, simplified workflows and a common operational experience. This session will cover the capabilities for security and networking workflows within vCenter Server provided by NSX and a demonstration of this integration in action. We will also cover future plans to give the VMUG community an opportunity to help shape the priorities and how we can add value by making network and security virtualization within vSphere as seamless as possible.

June 7, 2022 11:25 am

Architecting Networking and Security in VMware Cloud on AWS

Oleg Ulyanov
Staff Cloud Solutions Architect, VMware

Puneet Chawla
Networking & Security Senior Technologist, VMware

This session will guide you on architecting, deploying, and operating network and security features of VMware Cloud on AWS. You will learn about VMware Cloud on AWS network design based on NSX, how to build a hybrid environment with VPN and Direct Connect, and how to secure your workload with VMware NSX Advanced Firewall capabilities. We accomplish this session with a demo, demystifying networking and security operations on VMware Cloud on AWS.

June 7, 2022 11:55 am


June 7, 2022 12:00 pm

Your Tech Your Voice: Supporting and Upgrading NASA's 30-year-old Spacecarft into Next Gen Technology | Dell Client Community

Michael Kearns
SNESE Technical Manager III at Peraton

Featured in this session is SNESE Technical Manager III, Michaeal Kearns. Headquartered in Virginia, Kearns works for Peraton, which is a government contractor for defense and for NASA. They manage communications for NASA, and are responsible for monitoring the NASA satellites that are in geosynchronous orbit around Earth. Communication is critical for everyone, extraterrestrial communication even more so. Learn how Dell is supporting NASA and helping to upgrade 30-year-old spacecraft to next generation technology.

June 7, 2022 12:00 pm

The Importance of Dell SaafeBIOS in Modern Client Management | Dell Technologies Unified Workspace Community

Sven Riebe

Popular endpoint security solutions primarily focus on the local operating system and the applications layered above it, leaving the lowest level of the PC stack, the BIOS, vulnerable to malicious attacks that can incapacitate your entire system. Dell SafeBIOS supports the endpoint both above and below the OS for a true comprehensive approach to data protection. Join Sven Riebe as he talks us through what Dell Safe BIOS is, the value it drives, and how it integrates with VMware.


June 7, 2022 12:00 pm

Turbo-charge your VMware cloud transformation with Google Cloud VMware Engine | Google Cloud

Ken Drachnik
Product Marketing, Google Cloud

Google Cloud VMware Engine is the fastest and easiest way to migrate and run your VMware-based applications in the cloud. In this session, we will show how you can transform your business by unlocking new insights to respond to customer needs in real time by modernizing your application more efficiently and flexibly than ever before.

June 7, 2022 12:30 pm


June 7, 2022 01:05 pm

Pushing it to the EDGE with VxRail 7.0.320 | Dell Technologies

Nicholas Rubin
Senior Principal Engineering Technologist, Dell Technologies

VxRail is a household name in the 4 walls of the data center and we only continue to expand the tent pegs out to the edge with the official release of VxRail Satellite Nodes. In this session, we will be discussing the latest VxRail release, 7.0.320, based on ESXi 7.0U3c which includes the log4j fix. VxRail v7.0.320 RTS includes a single node deployment option that brings the realized value of VxRail, at a fraction of the cost, to remote and distributed sites. Along with Satellite Nodes, we are introducing two new VxRail models based on the latest 15G PowerEdge Servers to achieve goals that apply to a very wide variety of workloads. Step up to the EDGE with us as we take a deeper look into the significance of the latest advancements in VxRail!

This session will cover:

Latest VxRail Code 7.0.320 features

VxRail Satellite Nodes

New VxRail 15G Node configuration options, including 15G Dynamic Nodes

Tanzu on VxRail Updates


June 7, 2022 01:05 pm

Your Tech Your Voice: How Technology is Helping Drive Global Reproductive Health and Advocacy | Dell Client Community

Sarah Reidy
Director of IT, PAI

Join us as we learn more about Dell’s technical support of PAI, a women’s reproductive rights nonprofit organization headquartered in America’s Capital, Washington, D.C. Featured in this episode is IT Director, Sarah Reidy. With team members located remotely all over the world, Sarah and her team turned to Dell’s most reliable clients and solutions, allowing them to continue their mission of driving global reproductive health advocacy.


June 7, 2022 01:05 pm

Command, Configure, Deply - Important Routines for Optimal Endpoint Security | Dell Technologies Unified Workspace Community

Mesut Kaptanoglu
Technical Consultant, Dell Technologies

Join the Unified Workspace community as we uncover all different methods for Bios Configuration. From ordering your devices with our Configuration Services capabilities or using self-service capabilities of Dell ProDeploy via the Dell TechDirect Portal. Leveraging this service optimizes your PC-Deployment as your PCs arrive at your site with minimal or no further customization needed. And we will discuss all Dell tools that help you to configure your unique set of Bios Settings yourself. We will also share some commonly used Bios Settings of Dell customers. Looking forward to connecting with you and learning with you!


June 7, 2022 02:10 pm

From Zero to Hero with Carbon Black and NSX Security in 1 Hour

Tuan Nguyen
Sr. Technical Product Manager, VMware

Victor Monga
Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

​Modern attacks are getting more sophisticated, and Enterprises are expanding their network from traditional SDDC to multi-cloud. Covid-19 is now making the network more complex with distributed workloads and a workforce which is vulnerable to cyber-attacks, Lateral Movement and Data Exfiltration. In this talk, we will showcase NDR from NSX and EDR from Carbon Black to counteract an attack from end-point to an SDDC or the Public Cloud. ​EDR: VMware Carbon Black - Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) can help identify unknown threats in real-time by using a behavioral analysis coupled with VMware NSX. With this, EDR can detect and report potential malicious activities. And, by correlating timelines and using advanced algorithms, EDR helps security teams work backward to determine likely breach points. NDR: VMware NSX Firewall defense in-depth how NSX ATP Advanced Threat Protection (NDR, NTA, micro-segmentation DFW, IDS, IPS). It can prevent attacks with NDR/NTA, protect lateral movement with DFW and exhilaration of data protection with IDS/IPS capabilities built-in NSX. ​​In this talk, you will learn how to pitch Network Detection and Response (NDR) from NSX and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) from Carbon Black to help the Customers security operations teams to modernize their security operations.


June 7, 2022 02:10 pm

Expand Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) with Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Colby Mooney
Senior Customer Success Architect, VMware

Horizon Cloud on Azure has been around for several years now and the partnership between VMware and Microsoft is now stronger than ever. With Horizon Cloud you are capable of running all the features of Azure Virtual Desktop through VMware's platform and add significant value with the Just-in-Time Management Platform (JMP) technologies, power management features, versatile Horizon Clients, as well as the management and monitoring capabilities through the Horizon Service Control Plane.


June 7, 2022 02:10 pm

A Technical Overview of What’s New in VMware vSAN

Pete Koehler
Staff Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

Get a technical overview of new features and enhancements in the latest edition of VMware vSAN. See the new features that simplifies operations, improves the efficiency of the data center, and drives rapid support resolution.

June 7, 2022 03:10 pm


June 7, 2022 03:15 pm

Ransomware Recovery Scenarios with Zerto | Zerto

Chris Rogers
Technology Evangelist at HPE

It’s time to play your “get out of ransomware jail” card by dramatically reducing data loss and downtime during a cyber-attack within your VMware environment. In this session we will be diving into several various ransomware recovery scenarios that customers are faced with and how Zerto can be leveraged in each case to recover from these potentially disastrous events. Join Chris Rogers, Technology Evangelist, to learn how the Zerto architectures use continuous data protection, our unique journal, and immutable offsite copies to neutralize ransomware infections within your VMware environment.


June 7, 2022 03:15 pm

Delivering Cost and Performance Efficiency to Workloads on VMware with Memory Tiering | Intel

Sridhar Kayathi
Senior Technical Solutions Specialist at Intel

Arvind Jagannath
Product Line Manager at VMware

Sudhir Balasubramanian
Senior Staff Solution Architect at VMware

Digital transformation is driving applications to process more data. Limitations of current infrastructure technologies is pushing customers to over-provision hardware or deploy complex solutions. In this session , we will share how Intel® and VMware® address this challenge via Memory Tiering. Customers modernizing their data center with VMware Cloud Foundation™, VMware Tanzu™, VMware vSphere® and VMware vSAN™ on Intel® Optane™ technology are experiencing cost and performance benefits. See how VMware® and Intel® have partnered to make memory infrastructure monitoring and management easy for IT Operations. We will be featuring Sudhir Balasubramanian, Sr. Staff Solution Architect & Global Oracle Lead (VMware), and Arvind Jagannath, Product Line Manager - Cloud Platform (VMware).


June 7, 2022 03:50 pm

What You Need to Know Before Upgrading to vSphere 7

Ian Hall
Technical Account Manager, VMware

Preparing for Upgrade
        - 5 Key considerations
        - Backup before you begin
        - Upgrade components to v6.5 or later
        - Remove vCenter HA
        - SSO Domain Topology
        - Other Solutions
        - Boot from SAN tip
Upgrading vSphere
        - Upgrade sequence
        - Upgrading distributed vCenter Server instances
What’s Next?
        - Configure file-based backups
        - Renew Certificates
        - Active vCenter HA
        - Upgrade other Solutions
        - Image-based cluster management


June 7, 2022 03:50 pm

Work From Anywhere Efficiently and with a Peace of Mind with VMware SASE

Chris Taylor
Senior Product Marketing Manager, VMware

The pandemic has forced all the employees to work from anywhere and that has become a new norm for enterprises, but it introduces many challenges. They include: - Slow in new home office rollout as a result of repetitive and complex home/edge device provisioning - Unsatisfactory end-user experience due to manual day 2 operations that lack performance visibility and corporate-wide business policies - Difficult and expensive to maintain quality and performance for both traditional and cloud applications without costly private lines as transport - An environment that is hard to protect user, data, application, and networking due to the distributed nature of users, devices, and workloads - Challenges in meeting the compliance and regulatory requirements when workloads are in the cloud VMware recognizes these challenges and delivered a solution, VMware Anywhere Workspace, to enable remote employees to work efficiently, securely, and provide an excellent user experience. VMware Anywhere Workspace delivers these benefits through its industry leading solution portfolios: VMware Workspace ONE, VMware SASE and VMware Carbon Black.VMware SASE delivers a secured distributed edge for wherever the employees may be working from using any device. It delivers an efficient, optimized network connectivty to assure application performance, ensures secure access to the corporate network and protect SaaS and web applications from different security threats. These applications can be hosted anywhere - in the datacenter, private/ public/ hybrid cloud, IaaS, SaaS and such. VMware SASE in an Anywhere Workspace environment delivers the following: - Better support their work from home strategy - Rapidly enable a productive anywhere workforce - Enforce security and corporate policies - Simplify IT operations when supporting the remote workforce - Reduce costs  In summary, in this session you'll get an understanding on how an employee can work from anywhere efficiently, effectively, and be productive at the same time with the best user experience. VMware Anywhere Workspace and VMware SASE makes this a reality and deliver a flexible environment that employees would like to work in currently.

June 7, 2022 03:50 pm

Leveraging vRealize Log Insight Cloud for Multi-Cloud & DevOps Workloads

Nico Guerrera
Technical Marketing Manager, VMware

David Pham
Senior Product Marketing Manager, VMware

Will present a slides and a demo to demonstrate the value of vRLIC for non-VMware workloads, including DevOps and Public Cloud. - Show DevOps and NPC log sources, how to configure them and relevent dashboards - Talk about how vRLIC features can help accelerate DevOps - Show off new capabilities in the product that help it compete with other log aggregatorsCustomers currently only consume vRLIC with VRCU or as a compliment to other VMware products. We need our new message to be that we can compete as a standalone product and have the features (and pricing) to prove it.


June 7, 2022 04:20 pm

Event Ends

Increase Dev Productivity with VMware Tanzu Ecosystem - Using Marketplace!

Michaela Lindsay
Manager Product Marketing & Strategy, VMware

From development to production and beyond, there is a lot more to building and running an application than simply writing some code and tossing it over the fence to your Kubernetes platform. A robust ecosystem is critical: solutions that integrate with or work with your Kubernetes distribution can help to speed up the development and delivery of your containerized workloads, provide essential pieces to build secure end-to-end software development supply chains, and simplify the operations of your applications wherever they might land. VMware Marketplace makes it easy for operations and development teams to discover and get started with VMware Tanzu-validated solutions from our Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partners. In this session, we will cover: - Introduction to VMware Marketplace - including the features & capabilities that enhance developers' lives - Spotlight on key solutions from Domino Data Lab, Redis, Yugabyte, and more - How to utilize VMware Marketplace to discover, try, buy, and deploy ecosystem solutions


Workload Migration Options and Best Practices for HCX

Sean Lambert
Principal Cloud Solution Architect, VMware

HCX is VMware's Application Migration and Mobility Platform that allows users to seamlessly migrate workloads at scale. In this session, you will learn the various HCX migration options in detail as well as the pros and cons of each including deployment and migration best practices. You will also be updated on the most recent release of HCX including high availability for layer 2 connectivity. In this session, we will also cover HCX architecture and components as well as have a demo that will show the various HCX migrations in action via a demo.


What’s New in VMware PowerCLI?

Kamen Nikolov
Manager, R&D, VMware

PowerCLI is the most popular VMware admin tool, used by thousands of admins every day to automate different aspects of their VMware infrastructure. Join us for this session to learn about the latest PowerCLI features such as vCenter Server Appliance services and vSphere certificate management, the new approach for invoking the vSphere REST APIs, PowerShell runspace support, extended VMware Cloud on AWS management, and much more. We have prepared interesting demos of the new features, useful scripting tips and tricks, as well as answers to all your PowerCLI-related questions.


Protecting Multi-Cloud Modern Apps Against API Layer Attacks with TSM

Mark Schweighardt
Director, Product Management, VMware

Amit Jain
Director, Engineering, VMware

As modern cloud-native applications become more API-centric, APIs are becoming the equivalent of the new endpoint. Protecting and securing modern apps requires comprehensive API layer security, not only for ingress but also for east-west communications across multiple clouds as provided by Tanzu Service Mesh. This session deep dives into Tanzu Service Mesh's API Security capabilities and demonstrates how it uniquely enables app owners and security teams to secure their modern and cloud-native apps. We'll demo following use-cases -   1. App and API Observability - How do you auto-discover all the application components & APIs and understand the behavior of the application.2. API Threat Detection and Mitigation - How do you uncover and protect against breaches, and vulnerabilities within these applications and APIs.3. DevSecOps collaboration - How do you shift security left by providing tools to the application owners to help in securing the applications.4. Privacy and Compliance - How do you detect all sensitive data and PII that your applications use and prevent compliance exposures.  We'll also deep dive and cover how TSM uses its API security capabilities to protect against advanced API layer attacks such as the recently discovered Log4j vulnerability.


Maximizing Intel with VMware Carbon Black Managed Detection and Response

Paul Miller
Senior Manager MDR, VMware

With today's rapidly evolving threat landscape, many organizations don't feel well-equipped with the current methods they have in the place to address vulnerabilities. when coupled with the limited supply of skilled security analysts, OT and security teams find themselves spending more time monitoring and validating alerts than proactively hunting threads. Just as concerning, when attacks occur, security analysts lack the bandwidth to immediately respond to an incident. What's the solution?

Join Paul Miller, Senior Manager of Managed Detection and Response (MDR), for a webinar on VMware Carbon Black Managed Detection and Response. Miller will highlight how VMware Carbon Black Cloud MDR differentiates itself from the competition, what some of our most recent threat intel tells us, and how we can help you keep your environment secure.

In this webinar, you will learn:

• How today's more complex and unpredictable threat landscape impacts you and your business
• Ways you can leverage our expert Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Analyst team to supplement your security team
• How MDR provides critical insight into attacks along with recommendations for policy changes customers can take to remediate the threat
• How you can use the power of VMware's cloud-native Endpoint and Workload protection to secure your environment
• Equip your IT and security teams with the resources they need to detect and protect you from threats.


Multi-Cloud Networking with VMware SD-WAN

Shoaib Yusuf
Technical Marketing Engineer, VMware

Are you looking for ways to extend SD-WAN to Public Clouds? Have you modernized your applications and infrastructure by leveraging VMC on AWS, AVS or GCVE? And now looking for ways to connect to your SDDC and modernize your network? Attend this session and see how! In this session we will cover the different connectivity options offered to enterprises that need assured application performance and security to connect their branches to the Public Cloud Providers as well as their own Private Clouds.


What's New in VMware End User Computing and Zero Trust

Joe Graziano
Senior Solution Engineer - EUC, VMware

The landscape of End User computing is always changing. As technology advances and use cases grow and shift with organizations, it's important to keep your finger on the pulse of those changes. In addition to change, security is at the forefront of everyone's view. How can you ensure that your assets, employees and organization as a whole are protected from the growing threats that face all industries? VMware continues to advanced greatly, leading the market and providing fast, affordable and easily manageable solutions that are making a huge impact in all industries bringing more and more customers into the VMware family. This session will spotlight the latest additions to VMware's EUC portfolio as well as how Zero Trust fits into the solution. We will discuss the End User Computing technologies that are at the core of these initiatives like Horizon View, UEM, App Volumes.


Optimizing Performance for VMware Horizon with vRealize Operations

Thomas Bryant
Sr. Product Line Marketing Manager, VMware

This session provides an understanding of why VDI and app management matters more than ever today, and how to create a digital foundation that supports ever-changing business requirements. We will focus on the new VMware vRealize Operations Management Pack for Horizon and how it can how it can help organizations overcome challenges with todays distributed challenges.


10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

What's New in VMware End User Computing and Zero Trust

Joe Graziano
Senior Solution Engineer - EUC, VMware

12:35 PM - 1:05 PM

Tanzu - AMA

Kendrick Coleman
Sr. Manager, Technical Marketing, VMware

Ryan Baker
Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

1:35 PM - 2:05 PM

What’s New in VMware PowerCLI?

Kamen Nikolov
Manager, R&D, VMware

2:40 PM - 3:10 PM

Zero Trust/ Security

Bob Plankers
Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

Participate in the following Hands-On Labs:


VMware vSphere - What's New

This lab is an overview of the new features in vSphere 7. Explore improvements and new features in ESXi and vCenter Server management and lifecycle. Learn how vSphere 7 enables vSphere Pod Service to provide optimized performance and improved security now that Kubernetes is built-in to vSphere.


VMware vSphere Automation – PowerCLI

Get hands-on with VMware PowerCLI. Gain familiarity with the tool, and then dive deeper into the functionality available with real-world examples. Both new and experienced users are sure to learn something new about automating their environments.




NSX SecOps – Foundation

This lab is intended for beginner-level users who are exploring VMware NSX security use cases. In this lab, we will explore security concepts and planning with NSX. This includes distributed firewall, security grouping, firewall configuration options, role-based access control, and Distributed Intrusion Detection (IDS). This lab offers fundamentals of security features and subsequently, you can try HOL-2226-02 (NSX-T Advanced Security) to dig deep into each security feature.


Carbon Black Endpoint Standard Simulation

Learn everything you need to know to get up and running with VMware Carbon Black Cloud Endpoint Standard, our next-generation antivirus (NGAV), and behavioral endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution.

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