See for Yourself

Storage virtualization is the key to fully realizing the benefits of server and desktop virtualization. By combining server and storage virtualization, you can save up to 50% on storage power, cooling, and space and lower your overall data center costs. At VMworld, you’ll see for yourself how our storage solutions can help you maximize the benefits of your virtual infrastructure.

Come to Booth 400

Rest your feet in our mini theater while you get real-world tips and tricks and hear success stories from our experts, customers, and partners. You’ll have opportunities to ask your questions and discover how our products and solutions can help transform your data center.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Time Topic Speaker
11:00AM Developing and Executing a Roadmap for Virtual Solutions
ASG Virtualization methodology helps organizations execute a successful virtualization initiative from start to finish. Don will present ASG's approach for working with clients to understand their existing environments and virtualization goals, while mapping a process to address key business and technology considerations when deploying a virtual environment.
Don Lukasek, CTO, Advanced Systems Group
12:00PM NetApp & VMware: The Server and Storage Solution for an optimal Virtual Infrastructure
Come hear an overview of how NetApp and VMware come together to offer a complete virtual infrastructure from server to storage enabling you to reduce costs, increase availability and improve overall infrastructure agility.
Vaughn Stewart, NetApp Virtualization Evangelist
1:00PM Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling IT Resources with VMware
Hear Tres Vance expand on Burt's Bees ongoing efforts to use its server resources more efficiently and reduce its server footprint
Tres Vance, Manager of Technical Infrastructure
2:00PM Data Deduplication with VMware: Lowering Storage Costs for Virtual Environments
Come hear and see a demo of how data deduplication can be effectively used in virtual server and desktop enviroments to significantly reduce storage requirements across primary, backup and DR data stores.
Mike Shea, Field Technology Lead, Virtualization Solutions
3:00PM Simplifying Backup and Recovery for VMware
Come hear an in-depth discussion and demo on how to eliminate backup challenges, speed virtual machine recovery while simplifying virtual machine data management using the new SnapManager for Virtual Infrastructure.
John Lockyer, Technical Marketing Engineer

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Time Topic Speaker
11:00AM Liquid Computing and NetApp: Integrated Solutions for the virtualized Data Center
Liquid Computing will showcase the tight integration of LiquidIQ with NetApp and how the combined offering virtualizes the entire data center. The integrated solution delivers rapid provisioning and business continuity not possible with traditional data center components. Executives and IT professionals who are interested in attaining a more dynamic data center will find this session very informative.
Chris Ault, Virtualization Solution Architect
12:00PM Eliminating Storage Challenges with Virtual Desktop Solutions
Storage costs and inflexibility are limiting virtual desktop adoption. Come hear and see a demo of how you can dramatically reduce storage costs while improving virtual desktop availability and performance to make deploying virtual desktops an easy decision.
Mike Slisinger, Technical Marketing Engineer, Virtualization
1:00PM LandAmerica Closes the Deal
Come chat with Jack Kinsey as he explores how LandAmerica gained larger returns on its IT investments, improved efficiencies with existing systems and improved the returns on its virtualized environment.
Jack Kinsey ,AVP, LandAmerica
2:00PM Data Deduplication with VMware: Lowering Storage Costs for Virtual Environments
Come hear and see a demo of how data deduplication can be effectively used in virtual server and desktop enviroments to significantly reduce storage requirements across primary, backup and DR data stores.
Mike Shea, Field Technology Lead, Virtualization Solutions
3:00PM Improving Server and Storage Utilization with SANscreen VM Insight
To improve server and storage utilization and reduce storage consumption caused by VM sprawl this presentation will cover how SANscreen VM Insight provides VM-to-allocated-volume visibility for both the server and storage teams to enable more effective forecasting, planning, and chargeback. We will also be covering how SANscreen VM insight helps IT manage VM sprawl, uncover and reclaim orphaned capacity, and identify VMs that are no longer operating with allocated storage capacity.
Steve Cohen, SANScreen Product Manager

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Time Topic Speaker
12:00PM NetApp and VMware: The Server and Storage Solution for an Optimal Virtual Environment
Come hear an overview of how NetApp and VMware come together to offer a complete virtual infrastructure from server to storage enabling you to reduce costs, increase availability and improve overall infrastructure agility.
Vaughn Stewart, NetApp Virtualization Evangelist
1:00PM Improving Server and Storage Utilization with SANscreen VM Insight
To improve server and storage utilization and reduce storage consumption caused by VM sprawl this presentation will cover how SANscreen VM Insight provides VM-to-allocated-volume visibility for both the server and storage teams to enable more effective forecasting, planning, and chargeback. We will also be covering how SANscreen VM insight helps IT manage VM sprawl, uncover and reclaim orphaned capacity, and identify VMs that are no longer operating with allocated storage capacity.
Steve Cohen, SANScreen Product Manager
2:00PM Simplifying Backup and Recovery for VMware
Come hear an in-depth discussion and demo on how to eliminate backup challenges, speed virtual machine recovery while simplifying virtual machine data management using the new SnapManager for Virtual Infrastructure.
John Lockyer, Technical Marketing Engineer
3:00PM Eliminating Storage Challenges with Virtual Desktop Solutions
Storage costs and inflexibility are limiting virtual desktop adoption. Come hear and see a demo of how you can dramatically reduce storage costs while improving virtual desktop availability and performance to make deploying virtual desktops an easy decision.
Mike Slisinger, Technical Marketing Engineer, Virtualization

Meet our Partner Sponsors

By partnering with other industry leaders, we are able to offer solutions that meet your needs and help your business succeed. Come meet two of our key partners, ASG and Liquid Computing, during their presentations in our mini theater and at our VIP party.

Tuesday, September 16: Advanced Systems Group

Advanced Systems Group (ASG) has a proven Virtualization Methodology to help organizations execute a successful virtualization initiative from start to finish. ASG has strong partnerships with NetApp and VMware and has implemented virtualization solutions throughout the United States. Please visit VIRTUAL.COM for more information.

Wednesday, September 17: Liquid Computing

Liquid Computing makes data centers easy to manage by delivering an integrated solution, LiquidIQ, making complicated infrastructure changes dynamic and effortless. We partner with NetApp and VMware to deliver the only end-to-end data center offering providing a complete management and control solution for storage, switches, server OS, and networking configurations.

Watch Our Solutions at Work

We invite you to experience firsthand how our storage solutions maximize your virtualized infrastructure. Stop by our booth (#400) at VMworld, talk to our experts, and get a private demo of our featured solutions.

Click here to see a list of featured solution demos.