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VMware Unveils Lineup for VMworld(R) 2012 CEO Roundtable

Roundtable Conversation Will Engage CEOs From Dell, EMC, NetApp and VMware to Discuss Industry Trends and the Changing Role of IT in the Cloud Era; Moderated by Chris Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Wired

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2012) - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced participants in the CEO Roundtable for Global Diamond sponsors to take place at VMworld® 2012 in San Francisco.

Titled "The Innovation Paradox," the session will be hosted by VMware CEO Paul Maritz and incoming CEO Pat Gelsinger, and the panelists will include Dell Chairman and CEO Michael Dell, EMC Chairman and CEO Joe Tucci, and NetApp President and CEO Tom Georgens. The roundtable will be moderated by Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief, Wired. The discussion will explore the challenges brought on by the consumerization of IT and, if CIOs are willing to give up some of their control in the old world, how they can actually gain control in the cloud era -- ultimately spurring more innovation.

The CEO Roundtable is open to all VMworld attendees through standard registration and will take place at 4 p.m. PT on Monday, Aug. 27 at Moscone Center South, Gateway Ballroom 103/104, San Francisco.

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