SEPTEMBER 27, 2018







About the Event

VMUG Virtual Events are the single most impactful tech events for professionals utilizing VMware products and solutions. Created by VMware users for VMware users, this FREE day-long event is geared to empower you through education, training, and collaboration, all with the goal of impacting your projects and your career.

VMUG Virtual featuring EUC Explore is designed to connect IT professionals, who use or have interest in EUC solutions, to industry experts from VMware, EUC vendors, and community members. This is your opportunity to take a technical deep dive into all of the EUC products released by VMware and their partners all while connecting with the experts that will help you design, engineer and implement solutions that work. The VMUG Virtual September Event will feature:

And more!


Brian Madden, EUC Field Technologist at VMware

Brian’s been in the EUC industry for over 20 years, having founded and created the BriForum conference series. He’s written six books about desktop virtualization, VDI, and DaaS, thousands of articles and blog posts, and has given hundreds of speeches around the world (including many at VMworld conferences, where he’s been the #1 ranked speaker on more than one occasion).

He loves to travel, be on stage, engage with the technical community, and help IT pros figure out their toughest challenges. One of Brian’s greatest strengths is his ability to take complex technical concepts, and couple them with industry thought leadership and vision, and weave them into a story that’s entertaining and effective-whether he’s speaking on stage, writing a blog post, or recording a podcast.


All Day



HOL-1851-01-ADV – Horizon 7 Enterprise – Getting Started
HOL-1851-05-ADV – VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon 7
HOL-1851-08-ADV – Horizon 7.1 – Advanced Topics
HOL-1841-01-NET – Secure Horizon with NSX

September 27, 2018

09:00 am CT

Event Starts

 9:30 - 10:15 AM CT Auditorium

Keynote: VDI and EMM to Digital Workspace

Brian Madden
EUC Office of the CTO, VMware


 10:15 - 10:25 AM CT


 10:25 - 11:10 AM CT Auditorium

What’s New in Horizon 7

Jim Yanik
Senior Manager, EUC Technical Marketing, VMware

Managing Windows 10 Computers Using Modern Management

Josue Negron
Sr. Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

 11:00 – 11:30 AM (CT) Lounge

Meet the Expert: How to Drive a Successful Workspace Transformation Project

Barry Coombs
Operations and Pre Sales Director, ComputerWorld

 11:10 - 11:20 AM CT


 11:20 - 12:05 PM CT Auditorium

Large Scale End User Computing with VMware Horizon on Flashstack

Craig Waters
Senior Product Manager, Pure Storage

Hardik Patel
Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco

F5 integrations with VMware Workspace ONE

Matt Mabis
Principal Solutions Engineer – VMware EUC, F5 Networks

 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM (CT) Lounge

Meet the Expert: Horizon View

Daniel Plouffe
EUC Sr. Solutions Engineer, VMware

 12:00 – 12:30 PM (CT) Lounge

Meet the Expert: Horizon 7 & Horizon Cloud

Shawn Devenney
Staff Technical Account Manager, VMware

 12:05 - 12:15 PM CT


 12:15 - 01:00 PM CT Auditorium

Amp Up Your VDI Security with NSX and Horizon 7

Graeme Gordon
Senior Staff EUC Architect, VMware

Workspace ONE Technical Overview and New Features

Roger Deane
Director, Workspace ONE Technical Marketing, VMware

 12:30 – 1:00 PM (CT) Lounge

Meet the Expert: EUC Best Practices/Architecture

Thomas Breakiron
Consulting Architect, VMware

 1:00 – 1:30 PM (CT) Lounge

Meet the Expert: vIDM/WO

Pamela Norris
Staff Technical Account Manager, VMware

 1:00 - 1:10 PM CT


 1:10 - 1:55 PM CT Auditorium

Combining Host and Guest Metrics to Troubleshoot and Manage Virtual Environments

Yoni Avital
Co-Founder and COO, ControlUp

EUC use cases including AppVolumes, vSAN, Hyper-Converged, and Horizon

Ryan Massey
Senior Solutions Architect, Mobius Partners

 1:30 – 2:00 PM (CT) Lounge

Meet the Expert: Designing EUC Environments

Sean Massey
Senior Technical Architect for End User Computing, AHEAD

 1:55 - 2:00 PM CT


 2:00 - 2:45 PM CT Auditorium

Co-manage Workspace ONE + SCCM : Get to Windows 10 Modern Management Faster

Aaron Black
Group Product Line Manager, VMware

Architecting Horizon 7 Enterprise: The Official Reference Architecture

Graeme Gordon
Senior Staff EUC Architect, VMware

 2:00 - 3:00 PM CT

Meet the Community

 3:00 PM CT

Event ends



  • Troubleshooting Your Horizon 7 Deployment
    Graeme Gordon
    Senior Staff EUC Architect, VMware

    Joshua Spencer
    Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

  • Implementing Endpoint Security and Conditional Access for Office 365
    Adarsh Kesari
    Staff Solutions Architect, VMware

    Camilo Lotero
    Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

  • Beyond Horizon 7: Moving to a Digital Workspace with Workspace ONE
    Camilo Lotero
    Senior Technical Marketing Architect, VMware

    Geoffrey O'Brien
    Principal End User Architect, IDEXX

    Matt Coppinger
    Director, End User Computing, VMware

  • Enhanced iOS Management: From Onboarding to Update Management and Beyond
    Christopher Burns
    Sr. Product Manager, VMware

    James Fuller
    Lead Information Security Engineer, Starbucks

  • The Secret Sauce Behind VMware’s Internal Horizon Desktop Deployments
    Aju Sukumaran
    Senior Manager - EUS Client Engineering, VMware

    Chanh Chi
    Sr. Director, VMware

  • JMP: The Easy Button for Delivering and Managing Virtual Desktops and Apps
    Arindam Nag
    Director Product Management, VMware

    Dewey Gripshover
    Sr. Staff Enterprise Applications Engineer, General Electric

  • Community Session: Road to VMware TAM
    Keith Townsend
    Principal CTO Advisor, The CTO Advisor

    Shawn Devenney
    Technical Account Specialist, VMware

    Pamela Norris
    Technical Account Manager, VMware

  • Community Session: Enabling Others to Succeed…
    Brian Kirsch
    Instructor & Architect, Milwaukee Area Technical College

  • Community Session: Managing Workspace ONE with Horizon 7
    Barry Coombs
    Operations and Pre Sales Director, ComputerWorld

  • Community Session: Fundamentals of End-User Computing Design
    Sean Massey
    Senior Technical Architect for End User Computing, AHEAD

Hands-on Labs

Horizon 7.1 Enterprise - Getting Started

Learn about the new features of Horizon 7.1 and understand the components of the Just-in-time Management Platform (JMP). This platform uses Horizon Instant Clones to quickly provision VDI desktops and RDS Host, App Volumes to instantly provision applications, User Environment Manager to provide a context based user experience, and Workspace One to launch solutions.

VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon 7

Learn about how to deploy and configure VMware Workspace ONE and how it can be used to simplify access to VMware Horizon 7 Applications and Desktops. VMware Identity Manager can deliver Horizon Applications and Desktops, ThinApps, and SAML based web applications. Multi-factor authentication enhances security.

Horizon 7.1 - Advanced Architectural Concepts

Exercise the common architectural concepts and considerations used to design a robust Horizon environment. Design multi-site and large scale implementations, while providing a robust end-user experience. Examine Load balancing, Cloud Pod Architecture, and user remote experience.

Secure Horizon with Trend Micro and NSX

There are new and exciting ways to secure your Horizon environment. Secure the end point with an identity-based dynamic firewall such as Trend Micro Deep Security to secure the desktop. These skills can apply to Health Care, Aerospace, Manufacturing, Telecom, and Retail among others. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely nothing! This Virtual Event is completely FREE for you.
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