Since I do a lot of posts related to Veeam Backup and Replication I thought I would give any readers who haven’t already heard a quick heads up that VeeamON, Veeams premier data center availability event has been scheduled for a second appearance in Vegas come 2015! That’s right! It’s back!
The return of the green
I was lucky enough to be one of the bloggers selected to attend VeeamON 2014 and I can say from first hand experience that if you have anything to do with Veeam, whether you are a customer implementing it, an administrator managing it, a partner selling it or even the person who signs the dotted line on the purchase order you will find something worthwhile at this conference. The highlight for me, other than the most epic party ever, was definitely the technical sessions that Veeam puts together for this event. Anything and everything in regards to Veeam Backup and Replication is covered during this show – and the sessions do not disappoint in terms of technical level. There are a ton of Veeam engineers present at the show, so let’s just say no question should go unanswered! The expo lounge was great, more low-key than most events which was really nice to have conversations (and beers) with both Veeam and the vendor ecosystem surrounding them.
Last year the show was held at the Cosmopolitan, this year they have moved across the road (if that exists in Vegas) to the Aria Resort in order to support a projected growth of attendance. Let me just say that having the conference all enclosed under one roof (even though it is a Vegas roof) is very nice as it provides a more intimate setting and allows you to easily run back to your room to drop off swag, do some work, etc. Just as last year you can pick yourself up some deeply discounted VMCE training, however this time starting a few days early to allow attendees to take in both the training as well as all the conference has to offer – a great opportunity for those looking to get certified!
If any of this (education, learning, certification, networking, partying) seems to spark your interest you can go ahead and pre-register for VeeamON 2015 here! Taking place October 26 through the 29th it should be a great time and I hope to see you there again! For now, keep calm and VeeamON!