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At VMworld Barcelona, the only tame thing will be the IT Monster

By Bernadina Mickey  

sticker monster.jpgThere will be a lot of exciting, dynamic … maybe even thrilling things going on at this year’s VMworld 2018, being held from November 5 - 8 in Barcelona.  But things will be quite tame in HPE Booth #D301. That’s because we’ll be completely focused on showing you how to “Tame the I.T. Monster.” How? By showcasing HPE people and technologies that have proven their ability to transform the fiercest, scariest, most horrible IT beast into a beauty of an IT environment that delivers exactly the capabilities and results you want and need for your business. 

Our Tamers are easy to find

If you’re attending the event, you won’t have to look far to find our terrific tamers. Both the technology and the experts you seek will be at HPE Booth #D301. There, you’ll be able to  

  • Explore our VMware integrated offerings that enable you to build and power your Hybrid Cloud.
  • Discover how HPE Synergy can take you from bare metal to ESX cluster in minutes
  • Get up close and personal with HPE SimpliVity—offering 90% storage capacity savings and 3 clicks to back-up, restore, and clone VMs.
  • See the latest HPE Gen10 Servers and learn how our technology enables the fastest VMware virtual workload performance.
  • Investigate our intelligent all-flash solutions from Nimble and 3PAR.
  • Learn how HPE GreenLake consumption based delivery can reduce CapEx.
  • Meet our I.T monster tamers. We’ve gathered HPE’s best and brightest in the VMware community, and are making them available to you in our in booth and in our theater. Complex challenge? Upcoming project? Bring it! 

There are also 14 top-notch Theater sessions that run on all four days of the event. Many are presented at least twice to make it easier for you to attend. Here are just some of the topics:  

  • Transform Hybrid IT with VMware Cloud Foundation and HPE Synergy
  • Run MC applications and DB with VMware on HPE Superdome and Synergy
  • Solving your VDI blues with HPE Synergy and HPE SimpliVity
  • Navigating the risks and challenges of public cloud transformation (CTP)
  • HPE GreenLake Flex Capacity - How our consumption model really works
  • Smart Storage featuring Infosight for Nimble and 3Par, 

A whole lot of taming going on

HPE will also be presenting four monster-managing, beast-beating sessions at VMworld:

  • “Examining Best Practices for Executing your Multi-Cloud Environment.” Session ID: LDT1012BES Tuesday, November 6. 12:30 p.m.
  • “Storage Infrastructure for VMware: Software Defined to Workload Optimized.” Session ID: VAP1010BES. Tuesday, November 6. 2:00 p.m.
  • “Hybrid IT: HPE’s composable, software-defined, dynamic datacenter vision.” Session ID LDT1011BES. Wednesday, November 7. 11:00 a.m.
  • Composable Infrastructure Innovations: Cloud Foundation and HPE Synergy.” Session ID: PRV2121BE. Wednesday, November 7. 3:30 p.m. 

There’s no doubt your event schedule is busy. But these sessions are definitely worth including. Check out the event Content Catalog (filtered by HPE) for more information 

Telling Tamers apart 

general social card 1.jpgWhile others may claim equal taming talent, only HPE offers the broadest solution portfolio of solutions for VMware customers that solve the complexities of building and managing hybrid clouds, lower capex with consumption delivery, and accelerate DevOps initiatives with a rich set of API’s. For example, our taming touch results in:

  • Hybrid cloud deployment from months to days with VMware Cloud Foundation and HPE Synergy
  • 90% Guaranteed storage capacity savings with HPE SimpliVity
  • Manage and provision tasks 12x faster with HPE OneView +VMware vCenter
  • Fastest VMware virtual work load performance
  • Up to 30% lower capital expenditure with HPE GreenLake

 More info on the HPE Monster-Taming Tournament

Complete information on HPE’s presence and activities at VMware is available on our event site,

Bernadina Mickey is the Global Marketing Lead for the VMware Alliance, directing all aspects of HPE's global alliance marketing strategy and partner marketing. She is responsible for developing and implementing end-to-end sales and marketing Initiatives and programs. Bernadina has spent most of her 20-year career at HPE in both engineering and marketing roles and understands both the power and importance of this strategic alliance.  You can follow her on Twitter : @bebe_mick  and on LinkedIn at


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