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VMworld(R) 2012 Europe Expects to Attract More Than 7,000 Attendees to Barcelona

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 27, 2012) -  VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today unveiled the speaker lineup and sponsorship list for the leading European virtualization and cloud infrastructure event of the year, VMworld® 2012 Europe in Barcelona, October 9-11, 2012.

Underscoring the conference theme, "Right Here, Right Now," VMworld 2012 in Barcelona will feature more than 200 unique breakout sessions and lab topics from VMware and its community of partners and customers that are driving innovation in the virtualization and cloud computing industry. More than 125 sponsors and exhibitors are supporting the conference including Global Diamond Sponsors Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP and NetApp.

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

  • On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. CEST, the event will kick off with a keynote presentation featuring VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and VMware CTO Steve Herrod detailing how VMware is helping customers and partners thrive in the cloud era with key announcements, discussions and demonstrations of the solutions at the heart of the software-defined datacenter. The Oct. 9 keynote webcast will be available live and on-demand on the VMworld web site
  • On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. CEST, VMware CTO Steve Herrod will take the stage to demonstrate the state-of-the-art technology that is transforming IT and enabling the mobile workforce. An archived version of this presentation will be available by 9:00am ET the same day on the VMworld web site.

VMworld 2012 Online Resources
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Sarah McGeary
VMware Global PR

Angela D'Arcy
The Outcast Agency for VMware