Industry Event

The Virtualization Practice publishes and maintains this calendar of industry events, including our sponsors’ events. We provide this information as a service to our readers and if you have, or know of, an event you would like us to add, please let us know by emailing We generally list events that we are attending, our sponsors are presenting at or that we think are interesting to the industry as a whole such as those events covering IoT, Security, Containers, Virtualization, and Cloud Technologies. You can register for our calendar using the included  calendar event feed.

Day One: VMworld

With the curse of the even year, VMworld is hitting me again. I have to unfortunately sit this one out, so it is with a little bit of sadness that I do this rundown of the day one keynote by Pat Gelsinger, VMware’s CEO.

VMworld 2016: Day one keynote roundup

This year’s VMworld keynote started with the usual razzmatazz, but soon settled down. Pat laid out the future direction of VMware’s cloud strategy with announcements about several new products:

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Citrix Synergy 2016

This week, Citrix Synergy is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not surprisingly, the most profound announcements at the event have centered around the Citrix-Microsoft relationship.

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Citrix Synergy: The Key Variable

Next week, Citrix holds its annual Synergy conference in Las Vegas, officially starting with the keynote on Tuesday morning. The key variable that will determine Synergy’s success is Kirill Tatarinov, appointed the companys president and CEO in January.

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