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VCE Showcases Advanced VMware Capabilities At VMworld 2012 Barcelona

RICHARDSON, TX  – October 4, 2012 – VCE, the leader in converged cloud infrastructure systems, along with customers and partners, will highlight the advanced VMware virtualization and cloud capabilities of innovative VCE™ Vblock™ Systems to thousands of European IT professionals at VMworld® 2012 Barcelona (Oct. 9-11).

VCE Vblock Systems are the world’s most advanced converged infrastructure systems.  They are optimized for VMware cloud infrastructure, integrating it with leading server, networking and storage technologies from Cisco and EMC into a single intelligent converged infrastructure system with seamless support.  As a Platinum sponsor, VCE’s presence at this leading industry event includes:

  • A Panel Discussion featuring VCE customers and partners, including representatives from CSC, ReasonNet and Société Générale Bank & Trust (Weds. 10/10, 12:30-13:30).  Moderated by Burney Barker, VCE’s Vice President, EMEA, this session will address how these leading companies are utilizing Vblock Systems in their IT organizations and the real-world value of a converged infrastructure.
  • A Breakout Session presentation featuring VCE Chief Technology Officer Trey Layton (Thurs. 10/11, 10:30–11:30) who will highlight the advanced VMware capabilities of Vblock Systems and discuss how to drive successful virtualization and cloud initiatives using a converged infrastructure.
  • The VCE exhibit (Stand #P205) will include theatre presentations by customers and partners, including CSC, ReasonNet and Société Générale Bank & Trust and others.  Throughout the event, the estimated 7,000 attendees will see Vblock System demonstrations highlighting their advanced VMware capabilities, including desktop virtualization, business continuity and management capabilities.

The VMworld 2012 Barcelona agenda is available here.

Supporting Quotes

Praveen Akkiraju, CEO, VCE
“VMworld is the industry’s leading virtualization and cloud infrastructure event. VCE is using this important venue to demonstrate how Vblock Systems are uniquely designed for VMware technologies and allow customers to deploy cloud and virtualized IT infrastructure in a fraction of the time it would traditionally take.  Service providers and enterprises throughout Europe are realizing these and other benefits of deploying Vblock Systems as the foundation of a software-defined datacenter for private, public and hybrid cloud computing models.”

About VCE

VCE, formed by Cisco and EMC with investments from VMware and Intel, accelerates the adoption of converged infrastructure and cloud-based computing models that dramatically reduce the cost of IT while improving time to market for our customers. VCE, through the Vblock System, delivers the industry's first completely integrated IT offering with end-to-end vendor accountability. VCE's prepackaged solutions are available through an extensive partner network, and cover horizontal applications, vertical industry offerings, and application development environments, allowing customers to focus on business innovation instead of integrating, validating and managing IT infrastructure. For more information, go to www.vce.com.

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