vFORUM Adria

Agenda

9th June, 2022

Keynote / Plenary Sessions

09:35 - 10:15
Keynote VMware
Accelerating Digital Business in a Multi-Cloud World
Joe Baguley, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, EMEA, VMware

Multi-cloud is now the dominant enterprise architecture. But how do you build the best applications, using the finest that cloud technologies provide, all primed and ready for today & tomorrow – but without making decisions you will regret? The root problem: every cloud exists in a silo, with its own stack for operations, management and security. This makes it difficult to build, deploy, run, manage and secure apps and cloud infrastructure consistently across clouds, yet no one cloud will do everything you need. In this session, we’ll look at how VMware Cross-Cloud services breaks down the walls between clouds to enable a consistent operating model across all of your clouds. We’ll also explore how Cross-Cloud services support three strategic IT initiatives in the areas of building and operating cloud native platforms, accelerating cloud transformations, and securing the hybrid workforce. We’ll also touch on the future for our industry as applications and data become more connected, more distributed and more powerful than ever.

10:15 - 10:45
Keynote Intel
Enhancing Europe’s Digital Future
Stefanie Schütze, Sales Director VMware EMEA, Intel Sales and Marketing Group

Abstract: Today’s digital transformation is driving rapid and fundamental changes in businesses and their operating models. To support this, IT must similarly transform their data centers. VMware and Intel enable IT organizations to modernize data centers and deliver IT infrastructure and application services with the speed and agility to support business innovation and growth while optimizing TCO and improving resource utilization. VMware’s software-defined HCI architecture and Intel® technology integrate compute, network, and storage virtualization technologies and enable businesses to modernize their infrastructure, automate IT, and run modern applications. This innovative, software-defined approach delivers cloud service provider agility and economics in the data center, and extends to an elastic hybrid cloud environment.

Break out Sessions

12:00 - 12:20
A case study of a multitenant private cloud
Vassil Gourov, Team Lead / Senior Technology Expert, Telelink Business Services

The session will present an overview of the components used to build a multitenant private cloud and how the vCloud Suite product have been used to deliver integrated compute, storage, security and networking resources, reducing the IT management burden, and enabling consistent operations for multiple workloads across multiple data centers in a multitenant environment.

12:20 - 12:40
Getting Started with Azure VMware Solution
Miljana Jovičić, Sales Specialist, VMware AVS, CEMEA

Synopsys:
Azure VMware Solution is a vCloud Foundation based service, that runs on natively on Azure bare-metal infrastructure. It’s sold and supported by Microsoft and verified by VMware. Simply put, AVS allows companies to seamlessly move VMware-based workloads from private datacenter to Azure – and to integrate those workloads with Azure native services. Your company can keep managing existing environments with the same VMware tools you already know – and choose to integrate those applications with Azure native services as you wish. The AVS Service runs in a dedicated environment in Azure data centers around the world, allowing companies to utilize this service, wherever they do business around the globe.

13:20 - 13:40
Oracle Cloud VMware Solution: Usecase & References
Morana Butković, Principal Account Cloud Engineer, Oracle CEE Technology Cloud Engineering
Tomislav Kralj, Cloud & Infrastructure Department Manager, Neos

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution provides a dedicated, customer-managed VMware-based cloud environment offering customers complete administrative control and leveraging the same experience, tools, and processes they already know. Move or extend VMware-based workloads to the cloud without re-architecting applications or re-tooling operations relying on a single VMware specification that works across on-premises and cloud deployments.

12:20 - 12:40
MSSP Market Game - Take your security to the next level!
Tiodor Jovović, CBO, Sky Express
Aleksandar Mitić, Senior Security Engineer, Sky Express

Find out why working with a Managed Security Services Provider results in major cost savings and makes your business compliant and protected in a way that fits exactly your IT needs. Step into new era of security asset management relief and obtain best-in-class intelligence!

12:40 - 13:00
Combis EMA - Powered by VMware WorkspaceONE
Sasa Burić, Business Development Manager and EUC team leader, Combis

EMA is Combis’ solution to companies need for managing mobile devices of their employees and ensuring high security standards, whether it is BYOD/CYOD model or corporate owned devices. On the other hand, EMA provides the employees on the go the same level of productivity and user experience as in the office environment, while respecting the company’s security standards. This Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution provides you with the cloud service for companies’ secure management of mobile devices.

13:20 - 13:40
Empower Today’s Anywhere Workforce
Michal Minarik, Senior Solution Engineer - Digital Workspace, VMware, Eastern Europe

Is Zero Trust security model really that hard to reach? What does digital employee experience mean for today’s remote workers? Find out how VMware handles the distributed anywhere workforce with a solution that is tested on humans. You will see in (almost) live demos, how we address the challenges of unified endpoint management with simplified remote access.

11:30 - 12:00
Fast and modern IT OPS as a strategic pillar to business success
Dávid Bokrossy, Tanzu Sr. Account Executive, VMware

Our current accelerating times demand digital solutions and fast.
Enterprise companies feel the need to accelerate their product development to keep pace with competitors as well as serve a customer base better that is increasingly demanding solutions via digital channels.
Creating and maintaining an environment where developers can concentrate on coding and work faster and where OPS can feel comfortable with a compliant and secure environment is not an easy feat.
We’re committed to help our customers create such an environment, together with our partners, so they can succeed in the marketplace.

12:00 - 12:20
Building Application Platforms on Kubernetes and in a Multi-Cluster World
Jacek Wosz, Lead Specialist Solution Engineer, VMware Tanzu

In this Presentation we will explore Platform that provide high-level abstractions targeted at Application Developer and Operators wanted to create and operate modern Cloud Native Application. Platform which fit cleanly into the Kubernetes ecosystem allowing developers to opt-into the complexity and power of Kubernetes when appropriate, without losing the overall power of the platform. Join us on this session to see how accelerate you journey within modern apps world.

12:20 - 12:40
Modernise your Data Platform with VMware Data Services
Martin Keller, Data Specialist CEMEA, VMware

We want to introduce you to the new technologies and services that VMware offers in the area of data and event messaging platforms. One of them is the replacement of proprietary relational database systems with OpenSoure-based PostgreSQL. An additional focus will be on the topic of Database as a Service for vSphere customers.

12:40 - 13:00
DevSecOps & Kubernetes Security the VMware Way
Valentin Czuczumanov, Manager Solution Engineering, VMware Tanzu

Security is key to every business. As most businesses starting to adapt modernized applications, the number of threats is also significantly growing. Therefore customers need an end-to-end modern application platform that has all key security capabilities enabled. In this presentation we will explore how VMware’s modern application portfolio helps customers to worry less about security threats and more.

13:00 - 13:20
NSX Advanced Load Balancer
Marko Keča, Network Security Team Leader, KING ICT
Luka Markota, NSX Account Executive Middle Europe, VMware

Modern load balancing solution in a modern data center / Case study of NSX Advanced Load Balancer solution implementation in a data center

13:20 - 13:40
VMware Design Thinking and App Transformation
Valentin Czuczumanov, Manager Solution Engineering, VMware Tanzu

Design thinking gets a lot of buzz these days — and for good reason. The process is human-centered. It was developed to creatively solve problems by seeking out the different, not-so-obvious human causes of problems. This methodology is very much resonating with our customers. Valentin will introduce the methodology a well as elaborate on the application transformation from a perspective of the Design Thinking.

Wrap up / Closing / Evening Program

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