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Wednesday 2 April, 2014 - PEX Conference
08:45 - 10:45
Keynote session
10:45 - 11:30
Morning Tea
 
Business and Sales Sessions
11:30 - 12:15
Super Session: vSphere with Operations Management
12:25 - 13:10
Super Session: What the Future Holds for End User Computing
Getting Ready for Hybrid Cloud
13:10 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 14:45
Why "Software-Defined" is the Data Center of the Future
vSphere Data Protection Advanced (VDP-A): Selling Backup Successfully
Successfully Build and Grow Your Business with VMware: Making Money with End User Computing
VMware Service Providers: Competing against Non-VMware Based Clouds
14:55 - 15:40
Software-Defined Storage: The Next Phase in the Evolution of Enterprise Storage
Scale Your Business: Practical Steps to Grow Your SMB Sales and Customer Base
Winning with VMware End User Computing: Competitive Take-out Strategies and Objection Handling
Building a Profitable and Competitive Desktop-as-a-Service Offering Using Horizon DaaS (Desktone)
15:40 - 16:10
Afternoon Tea
16:10 - 16:55
How Network Virtualization Fits into the Software-Defined Data Center
Grow your Software-Defined Data Center Services and Consulting Practice
AirWatch by VMware: Presenting the Mobile Journey
What's New in the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP)
 
Advanced Technical Sessions
11:30 - 12:15
Disaster Recovery or Disaster Avoidance? Picking The Right Architecture For The Right VMware Environment
(Part 1)
How to Successfully Build a Software-Defined Data Center Proof of Concept with Reference Architecture
(Part 1)
Jumpstart the Software-Defined Data Center Journey: Using the VMware Infrastructure Planner to Accelerate Sales
(Part 1)
VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN): The Real Deal
(Part 1)
12:25 - 13:10
Disaster Recovery or Disaster Avoidance? Picking The Right Architecture For The Right VMware Environment
(Part 2)
How to Successfully Build a Software-Defined Data Center Proof of Concept with Reference Architecture
(Part 2)
Jumpstart the Software-Defined Data Center Journey: Using the VMware Infrastructure Planner to Accelerate Sales
(Part 2)
VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN): The Real Deal
(Part 2)
13:10 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 14:45
VMware vCenter Orchestrator: Scripting for Dummies
VMware Site Recovery Manager: Tales from the Field
(Part 1)
Advanced Capabilities of VMware vCenter Operations Manager
VMware NSX Part 1: NSX for Dummies
14:55 - 15:40
"Ask the VCDX’s" session
VMware Site Recovery Manager: Tales from the Field
(Part 2)
VMware vCloud Automation Center: A Portal to Service Nirvana
VMware NSX Part 2: NSX in Action
15:40 - 16:10
Afternoon Tea
16:10 - 16:55
Tools of the Trade: Applications and Tools from VMware
An Introductory Overview of the Capabilities of VMware's Information Technology Business Management (ITBM) Suite
VMware NSX Part 3: NSX Use Cases, Best Practices and Underlying Design
17:30 - 20:30
Partner Appreciation Night
Tuesday 1 April, 2014 - Pre-conference Technical Sessions
08:30 - 09:00
Arrival Tea & Coffee & Registration
09:00 - 10:15
Virtualizing Tier 1 Microsoft Applications: Ensuring and Improving Performance and Availability
(Part 1)
How to Build, Tune and Deliver a VMware vCentre Operations Manager Proof of Concept
VMware Mirage: How to Architect and Deliver an End-to-End Proof of Concept
Accelerating your vSphere customers with Operations Management Deals (vSOM) by using the vSphere Optimisation Assessment
10:45 - 12:30
Virtualizing Tier 1 Microsoft Applications: Ensuring and Improving Performance and Availability
(Part 2)
Lifecycle Management with vCloud Automation Center
How to Extend Existing XenApp Deployments with VMware Horizon Suite
vSphere 5.5 Upgrade Considerations
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Helping you understand how to Virtualize Business Critical Applications: Oracle and SAP
(Part 1)
Technical Update for VMware Service Providers
VMware Horizon View: Architecting Application and Desktop Delivery
vCloud Automation Center Design Workshop
15:30 - 17:00
Helping you understand how to Virtualize Business Critical Applications: Oracle and SAP
(Part 2)
Plan the Work, Work the Plan: Successfully Delivering an End User Computing Engagement with Horizon Suite and VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN).