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VMware Announces Keynote Speakers for VMworld(R) 2014 in San Francisco, the Leading Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure Industry Event

VMware to Host Financial Analyst Day; Keynotes and Executive Roundtable to Discuss How Businesses Are Leveraging Software to Stimulate Innovation and Create Differentiation

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2014) - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today unveiled the speaker lineup and sponsorship list for VMworld® 2014 U.S., the leading virtualization and cloud infrastructure event of the year.

Highlighting the conference theme of "No Limits," VMworld 2014 U.S. -- which kicks off on Aug. 24 -- will feature more than 350 unique breakout sessions from VMware and its community of partners and customers on innovative tools and technologies that can redefine IT with software. With more than 23,000 expected attendees, this year's conference is supported by 250+ sponsors and exhibitors, including Global Diamond Sponsors Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP and NetApp.

VMware executives will lead two general session presentations during the event:

  • On Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at 9 a.m. PDT, the event will kick off with a keynote presentation featuring VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. Gelsinger will discuss strategies for competing and winning in today's dynamic business environment -- as old, rigid structures melt away and increasingly liquid businesses use technology in new and innovative ways to gain competitive advantage. The keynote presentation will include key announcements, discussions and demonstrations of VMware's software-defined approach and the combined power of its solution portfolio. The keynote webcast will be available live and on-demand at VMware Now, the online destination for breaking news, product announcements, videos and demos:
  • On Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, starting at 9 a.m. PDT, VMware CTO Ben Fathi and a group of senior execs from various VMware business units will showcase the latest end-user computing, software-defined data center and hybrid cloud software solutions that are already making IT more capable, more accessible, more reliable -- and delivering real results for VMware customers. The keynote webcast will be available at VMware Now:

Financial Analyst Day
VMware will host its Financial Analyst Day on Monday, Aug. 25. This will be an informative and in-depth program for the investment community with presentations about company strategy and product direction. This event will be available live via webcast at:

Destination Give Back
New at VMworld 2014, the VMware Foundation will invite attendees to have some fun and give back with "Destination Give Back," located in the Hang Space in Hall E, Moscone. Attendees will be able to learn more about causes selected by VMware employees and test their ingenuity to make giving take flight with the VMware Foundation.

VMworld Europe 2014 will take place in Barcelona, Spain Oct. 15 to 17, 2014. For more information and registration, please visit:

VMworld 2014 Online Resources
For a list of VMworld 2014 U.S. exhibitors and sponsors, please visit:

The VMworld 2014 U.S. agenda is available at:

To register to attend VMworld 2014, please visit:

About VMware
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. With 2013 revenues of $5.21 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at

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Company contacts:

Michael Thacker
VMware Corporate Communications

Sandra Kerrigan
VMware Investor Relations