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VMworld 2013 conference coverage

VMware logoWith server virtualization entrenched in enterprise data centers, IT administrators are on the lookout for the next major transformative technology.

The company that pioneered virtualization, VMware, is actively involved in cloud computing and enterprise mobility, two of today's most disruptive trends in IT. Attendees at the VMworld 2013 conference were looking to learn more about these topics and more, such as software-defined networking (SDN), DevOps and, of course, the latest and greatest advancements in server virtualization.

VMworld 2013 took place Aug. 25-29 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Check out our on-site editors’ full coverage of the issues facing VMware users and the news that broke at the show.  

News

1. VMworld 2013 News

Stay up to date with the latest news about virtualization, cloud computing, mobility and other hot topics from VMworld 2013.

Seen at the show

2. VMworld 2013 videos

Video interviews and analysis from the show floor of VMworld 2013.

Live updates

3. VMworld coverage on Twitter

Blast from the past

5. Prior VMworld conference coverage

Just a few short years ago, VMworld was strictly a virtualization conference. My, how the times have changed. Take a walk down memory lane by revisiting prior years' VMworld coverage.

  • VMworld 2012

    VMware dumped its controversial vRAM licensing model, launched vSphere 5.1 and continued to offer teases of its mobile management products, which finally came out in 2013.

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    VMworld Europe 2011

    At the European version of its annual show, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, VMware tried to entice ESX users to migrate to ESXi. The company also debuted a number of new management products.

    Misc

  • VMworld 2010

    Attendees at this conference seemed hesitant about VMware's focus on cloud computing and shared their struggles with virtualizing tier-one applications.

    Conference Coverage

  • VMworld 2009

    VMware's push beyond virtualization truly began at this conference, where company execs talked about mobile and cloud technologies that would grow in importance in later years.

    Conference Coverage

  • VMworld Europe 2009

    Most of the attention at this show focused on vSphere, VMware's rebranded and overhauled server virtualization platform.

    Conference Coverage