It's clear that Europe is no longer VMworld's "little sister" show.
Computer-aided drawing used to be way too taxing for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) software. Those days are gone.
Cross-cloud architecture, containers and Dell highlight the show.
The changes, to both Dell and VMware, will be massive.
A look back at some of the more memorable events that took place at VMworld over the years.
The transformation has been staggering.
Training, Q&A and book signings are some of the things you can do at virtualization's biggest show this year.
They're free and useful, but not officially supported, so use with caution.
Vendor consolidation and the cloud are among the areas heating up.
There are options for every need and budget.
It's a Windows world when it comes to VDI, but Linux still has a place.
If you haven't yet looked into the technology, it's time.
The best part? They're free to use.
Few IT companies can say they have forever changed the datacenter more quickly, or completely, than VMware.
Tom has a particular interest in software-defined storage topics at this year's show.