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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VMworld U.S. 2019 – Today at the VMworld 2019 general session keynote, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) showcased its vision of a software architecture that enables any app, on any cloud, to any device with new technology offerings, customer stories and strategic partnerships.
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger took the stage, jumpstarting the conference with a conversation spanning VMware’s commitment to being a force for good and an industry perspective on technology in people’s daily lives. Gelsinger explained how VMware is redefining what is possible from cloud and Kubernetes to networking, security, and digital workspace, and with technologies such as AI and 5G. The keynote also demonstrated the global impact that VMware has created through its products and people working together with customers and partners, to make technology a force for good.
“VMware is committed to providing software solutions to enable customers to build, run, manage, connect and protect any app, on any cloud and any device,” said Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer, VMware. “We are passionate about our ability to drive positive global impact across our people, products and the planet.”
Technology Innovations Take Center Stage at VMworld
From start to finish, the VMworld general session keynote was jam-packed with new innovation announcements across VMware’s entire solution portfolio.
VMware also spotlighted customers who are driving their own digital transformations, including Gap and Freddie Mac. Additionally, VMware highlighted Angel Medflight and TechSoup as customers who are driving positive societal impact.
VMware Advances Tech as a Force for Good
During today’s general session keynote, Gelsinger articulated VMware’s commitment and support for TechSoup, a one-stop IT shop for global nonprofits. With 70 partner NGOs around the world, TechSoup manages the only global philanthropy program that brings together more than 100 tech companies to provide technology donations and charitable offers to NGOs everywhere. In the past 30 years, TechSoup has reached 1.3 million NGOs and facilitated distribution of technology products and grants valued at more than $12.1 billion. VMware is supporting TechSoup initiatives to significantly expand its offerings and nearly double the number of nonprofit organizations it serves.
20,000 Attendees From More Than 100 Countries Descend on San Francisco for VMworld 2019
This year’s event theme “Make Your Mark,” empowers VMworld 2019 attendees to learn, connect and innovate in the world of IT and business. Comprised of IT technical professionals and business decision makers, ecosystem partners and industry leaders, attendees can find the knowledge, peer network, technologies and conversations they need to enable their companies’ digital transformations.
The five-day event features general session keynotes delivered by VMware executives, and hundreds of user-driven panels, certification trainings and labs on industry topics. VMworld content will cover data center and cloud, networking and security, digital workspace – as well as emerging areas such as IoT, artificial intelligence, blockchain and more. Learn more about VMworld 2019.
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s cloud, networking and security, and digital workspace offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to customers globally, aided by an extensive ecosystem of partners. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to being a force for good, from its breakthrough innovations to its global impact. For more information, please visit https://www.vmware.com/company.html.
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