The New Jersey VMware User Group Q1 2019 Event will be held at Dave and Busters in Woodbridge, NJ on 3/22/2019.
Lunch is included! Plus, get a game card to play games after the event! Win points for prizes! :)
Our event Sponsor will be:
Zerto Presentation: Win Big with IT Resilience
Abstract: In this presentation we shall discuss a key component of business transformation — the evolution of BC/DR to IT Resilience and how to leverage Zerto to protect, transform and innovate your business. IT Resilience allows you manage both unplanned disruptions, including outages, ransomware attacks, natural disasters as well as the planned disruptions, such as moving to cloud or data center consolidations. With Zerto you can be resilient and ready to accelerate transformation by seamlessly adapting to new technology, while protecting the business and customers from disruptions.
VMware Presentation: Darin Zook & Paul Braren - vSAN 6.7 Update 1 Technology Overview
Abstract: vSAN momentum continues to build. Over 19,000 customers have modernized their business with Hyper-Converged Infrastructure powered by vSAN. In this session you'll get a technical overview of vSAN 6.7 Update 1, as well as some of the enhancements that are simplifying infrastructure operations so that IT can focus on the workloads moving the business forward.
User Presentation: Andy Banta, Principal Virtualization Architect, NetApp SolidFire
Evolution of VMware, Community, and your Career
Abstract: A long-time VMware veteran explains how evolving VMware technology and community participation can have a significant impact on your career. Learn how emerging technology and progressive interaction in the social fabric of the technology are both important to adding value to your resume and your visibility
Andy is currently a Principal Virtualization Architect at NetApp SolidFire, focusing on VMware integration and Virtual Volumes. Andy was a part of the Virtual Volumes development team at SoldiFire. Prior to SolidFire, he was the iSCSI Tech Lead at VMware, and authored a patent on VMware cache technology. He's also been on the engineering teams at DataGravity and Sun Microsystems. Andy has presented at numerous industry conferences, such as VMworld, NetApp Insight, SNIA and Flash Memory Summit. as well as several VMUGs and other local events. Outside of work, and enjoys racing cars, hiking and wines. Find him on twitter at @andybanta.
NJ VMUG Giveaway - $250 Amazon Gift Card
Zerto Giveaway - $100 Amazon Gift Card
+ Various NJ VMUG/VMware branded items
11:00am - 11:15am Door Open
11:15am - 11:30am Welcome & Housekeeping
11:30am - 12:15am Zerto Presentation: Win Big with IT Resilience
12:15pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 1:45pm VMware Presentation: vSAN 6.7 U1 Technology Overview with Darin Zook and Paul Braren
1:45am - 2:00pm Break
2:00pm - 2:45pm User Presentation: Andy Banta - Evolution of VMware, Community, and your Career
2:45pm - 3:00pm Final Giveaways
3:00pm+ Play games and win points! Each attendee will get a free game card!