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VMware Blockchain at VMworld 2020

2020 has been a year of change, even in the world of blockchain. We have seen progress in enterprise level adoption, ranging from blockchain technology being deployed for COVID-19 contact tracing on Jeju Island, to the United States Postal Service filing a patent for the use of blockchain in voting applications, to the State of California forming a Blockchain Working Group to define, evaluate, and recommend how to use and regulate blockchain technology.

For VMware Blockchain, our team is rapidly growing to meet the current challenge and demand. Our enterprise partners have engaged us to deploy mission-critical blockchain applications in industries such as financial market infrastructure. You may wonder: Why is VMware Blockchain ideal in enterprise blockchain applications? Because VMware Blockchain leverages VMware’s DNA and legacy in being the digital foundation for enterprises across the globe and harnessing the deep technical bench from our VMware Research from the Office of the CTO, to provide enterprise-grade capabilities such as: extensibility, security & privacy, performance, and scalability.

We invite you to learn more about VMware Blockchain in the Vision & Innovation track at VMworld 2020. Hear directly from the technology strategists and clients, as well as watch demos of how VMware Blockchain can be designed, deployed, and managed.

Here are the top five VMware Blockchain sessions you won’t want to miss at VMworld 2020. Register for the General Pass – it is free!

  1. Co-Innovation@VMware: Distributed Ledger Panel Discussion [OCTO3005]

Don’t miss this important discussion with leading financial services companies and VMware Blockchain on how to build new decentralized applications on a distributed ledger platform.  The panel includes Greg Lavender (SVP & CTO, VMware), Brendon Howe (Vice President, Blockchain, VMware), Dan Chesterman (CIO, ASX), Horacio Barakat (VP, Corporate Strategy, Broadridge Financial Solutions), and Yuval Rooz (Co-Founder and CEA, Digital Asset Holdings, LLC).

  1. VMware Blockchain – Enterprise Use Cases and Technical Innovation [OCTO2574

A wave of building new critical infrastructure applications is underway in financial services, leveraging distributed ledger technology (DLT) and smart contracts. Examples include new equity clearing and settlement systems and fixed income workflows.  The presentation will be led by Alim Karim (Group Product Line Manager, VMware) and Ramik Krishnan (Lead Technologist, VMware).

  1. VMware Blockchain – Getting Started [HOL-2188-95-ISM]

Familiarize yourself with the basics of VMware Blockchain service, its use cases, and how this service differentiates itself from other blockchain services.  Live workshop will be led by Anoop Jalan (Staff SE, VMware), Gintaras Pelenis (Blockchain Specialist, VMware), and Tony Bailey (Blockchain Specialist, VMware).

  1. VMware’s Unique Approach to Bringing Blockchain to Enterprises Presentation [DEM3305]

Listen to an overview of what is VMware Blockchain, its major features, and how it is being used to solve enterprise pain points in industries such as financial market infrastructure.

The overview will be led by Alim Karim (Group Product Line Manager, VMware) and Ramik Krishnan (Lead Technologist, VMware).

  1. VMware Blockchain – Enterprise Uses Cases & The Technology Enabling It Demo  [DEM3306]

VMware Blockchain, based on an extensible architecture, enables the support of multiple smart contract languages, as well as supporting platform deployment options. Watch a demo of how easy it is to deploy, manage, and transact on VMware Blockchain using DAML at the smart contract language.  Demo presented by Tony Bailey (Blockchain Specialist, VMware)