2017 Sponsors

It is with great pleasure that we present our sponsors for 2017. In addition to supporting our efforts to bring the first community-produced content of the VMworld US conference, they underwrite the longest-running social event of the week…contact them if you’re looking for VIP access to the party on Sunday.

Presenting Sponsor

Veeam provides Availability for the Always-On Enterprise. If you want to have high speed recovery, avoid data loss, have verified recoverability, leverage your data and have complete visibility; take a look at Veeam. Products include Veeam Backup & Replication, Veeam ONE (these two together are Veeam Availability Suite), Veeam Agent for Linux and Veeam Agent for Windows. You can find more at veeam.com.


The Virtualization Technology User Group (VTUG) is an IT professional user group with thousands of members and is growing every day. VTUG is the only virtualization user group of its size that is platform independent providing information content and education for ESX, Hyper-V, KVM and Xen. VTUG topics cover a wide range of technologies and solutions including server virtualization, storage, cloud computing, VDI, back up and data protection, security, networking and much more. VTUG looks to its community for peer to peer education and sharing of best practices and solutions. Join for free at www.vtug.com.

Cohesity makes your data work for you by consolidating secondary storage silos onto a hyperconverged, web-scale data platform that spans both private and public clouds. Enterprise customers begin by radically streamlining their backup and data protection, then converge file and object services, test/dev instances and analytic functions to provide a global data store. Cohesity counts many Global 1000 companies among its rapidly growing customer base. CRN named Cohesity a Top 25 Disrupter and one of the 10 Coolest Hyperconverged Products of 2016.


Uila ([wē-lə]— “lightning” Hawaiian) gives IT infrastructure teams x-ray vision for their data center operations and end- user experience. Designed specially for complex and hybrid virtualized environments, our application-aware infrastructure performance monitoring, application dependency mapping, and full stack performance correlation with 1-click root cause analysis provide instant visibility into hotspots and bottlenecks. Uila’s solution includes patented deep packet inspection technology that understands over 4,000 application protocols for transactional metadata analysis. Our customers use Uila to cut time to resolution from days to minutes, keep applications at peak performance at all times, and ensure end user satisfaction.

Datrium is the leader in Open Converged Infrastructure for private clouds, providing breakthrough economics, elastic scalability, effortless administration and built-in cloud data management. Open Convergence is the next generation of converged infrastructure beyond hyperconvergence, combining flash-based servers for high performance VM consolidation, with low cost secondary storage for durable data and copy data management. The company is led by the founders, CTOs and early architects of VMware and Data Domain.

Dell EMC Elect is the evolution of EMC Elect and Dell Tech Center Rock Stars. It is an incredibly successful and highly coveted opportunity for the most engaged and dedicated advocates of the Dell EMC community. Those successfully adjudged gain access to exclusive portfolio solutions and strategies and represent the interests of the wider Dell EMC Community. Follow us on twitter via #DellEMCElect

Leading organizations worldwide count on NetApp for software, systems and services to manage and store their data. Combining NetApp’s existing flash solutions with SolidFire’s next-generation architecture positions us as the only comprehensive all-flash portfolio in the industry.

DruvaDruva is the global leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, delivering the industry’s first data management-as-a-service solution that aggregates data from endpoints, servers and cloud applications and leverages the public cloud to offer a single pane of glass to enable data protection, governance and intelligence—dramatically increasing the availability and visibility of business critical information, while reducing the risk, cost and complexity of managing and protecting it. Druva’s award-winning solutions intelligently collect data, and unify backup, disaster recovery, archival and governance capabilities onto a single, optimized data set. As the industry’s fastest growing data protection provider, Druva is trusted by over 4,000 global organizations, and protects over 35 PB of data. Learn more at www.druva.com and join the conversation at twitter.com/druvainc.