Trusty Guide to All Things NetApp at VMworld 2013

It is that time of year again! That’s right, next week NetApp will be at VMworld 2013, right here in the Bay Area! Festivities kick-off on Sunday, August 25th and we have tons of activities lined up for you. Are you curious what we have up our sleeves for VMworld? Find everything you need to know from our booth location to features speaking sessions below.


Visit Us at Booth #1417

Stop by our booth and we will show you several ways to radically simplify IT and drive business success with virtualization and cloud solutions. Learn how NetApp supports the software-defined data center, the hybrid cloud, and end-user computing with seamless integration with VMware® vSphere®, vCloud® Suite, and Horizon Suite™, leveraging the NetApp® clustered Data ONTAP® operating system as the foundation.


Get a sneak peak of the demos and solutions, here


Want Even More? Win $1,000 a Day!

Stop by our booth and get your badge scanned for a chance to enter our daily raffle to win one of four $1,000 American Express gift cards that you can use toward your home team’s next NFL game — or just about anything else you like.


Exclusive Interview with NFL IT Director Aaron Amendolia

Tuesday, August 27, 2:00-2:30pm

Meet former San Francisco 49ers and Hall of Famer, Ronnie Lott

Tuesday, August 27, 2:30-4:30pm

Limited photo opportunities will be available on first come, first serve basis.


Social Media at VMworld

No matter if you will be joining us in person or keeping tabs from a far, stay update-to-date by following @netapp on Twitter. Also, share your thoughts and read what others are saying with our event hashtag #NetAppVMworld.


Here is where you can follow us:  

Tweet to Win!

Each day we will be giving away one of four $100 gift cards to a lucky tweeter. Share your experience by using the #NetAppVMworld hashtag throughout the week and you could win!


Genius Lounge

Want to meet with a genius? Obtain architectural advice, test drive product demos and more at VMworld. Register now to guarantee your spot and to win a ticket to NetApp's exclusive MVP event at AT&T Park on Tuesday, August 27th!


Featured Sponsored Sessions

Expand your knowledge and enhance your VMworld experience by attending one of these sponsored sessions:


STO5423 Accelerate Your Existing Storage with Server Caching

Monday, August 26th at 11:30am-12:30pm


Narayan Kumar, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp

Larry Touchette,Solutions Architect, NetApp


STO5492 Extending the Benefits of Your Storage Arrays to Remote Offices and the Cloud

Monday, August 26th at 4:00-5:00pm


Pete Flecha, Virtualization Solutions Architect, NetApp


EUC5400: VMware Horizon Suite, Innovations for Storage Scalability, Performance and Data Protection

Wednesday, August 28th at 8:30-9:30am


Chris Gebhardt, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp

Chris Wells, Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp


STO5339 Implementing Software Defined Storage with SDDC to Deliver Increased Agility to Apps & End-Users

Wednesday, August 28th at 11:30am-12:30pm


Vaughn Stewart, Director & Evangelist for Virtualization and Cloud Computing, NetApp



Other Breakout Sessions and Activities


VCM7369-S Uncoveringer the Hidden Truth in Log Data with vCenter Log Insight

Monday, August 26, 3:30-4:30pm


Tim Russell, VP of Enterprise Software Ecosystem

Jon Herlocker, CTO, Log Insight, VMware

Mahesh Kumar, Director, Enterprise Management Marketing, VMware


View all NetApp Breakout Sessions at VMworld 2013 here.


NetApp sponsored vBrownBag

Monday, August 26th at 10:15 am


Vaughn Stewart, Director & Evangelist for Virtualization and Cloud Computing, NetApp


To learn more about vBrown Bag, visit here.


NetApp's Hands-on Lab

HOL-PRT-1301 - NetApp Virtual Storage Console


Take a guided tour of the NetApp Virtual Storage Console (VSC) and see how VMware and NetApp solutions work together to simplify storage management. Attendees that complete our Hands-on labs will also be entered into a raffle for a ticket to our MVP event at AT&T Park on Tuesday, August 27th!


Location: Moscone South, Esplanade Ball


Sunday, August 25: 11am-7pm

Monday, August 26: 11am-7pm

Tuesday, August 27: 8am -6pm

Wednesday, August 28: 8am-5pm

Thursday, August 29: 8am-3pm


Hope to see you at VMworld! For more information about our planned activities please visit our event community page.