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VMware, Inc.

November 17, 2010 09:34 ET

VMware CEO Paul Maritz to Discuss Cloud Computing at Web 2.0 Summit

Paul Maritz Will Join Tim O'Reilly, Marc Benioff of and Andy Jassy of Amazon for a Panel Entitled Point of Control: The Cloud

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2010) -  VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced that VMware CEO, Paul Maritz, will be speaking at Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. The discussion entitled Point of Control: The Cloud, will take place at The Palace Hotel on Nov. 17, 2010 at 2:40 pm PST. Maritz will be joined by Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of and Andy Jassy, senior vice president of Amazon Web Services and Amazon Infrastructure. Tim O'Reilly of O'Reilly Media Inc. will moderate the panel.

In its seventh year, Web 2.0 Summit is an invitation-only event that brings together executives and visionaries of the industry to discuss the future and present their unique perspectives on how the tools and principles of Web 2.0 are impacting the way they do business. This year Web 2.0 Summit brings together influencers from companies such as Google,, Yahoo!, Facebook, VMware and Amazon, to discuss the current shift in enterprise IT.

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Web 2.0 Summit -- which has sold out year after year -- brings together a powerful assembly of senior executives and entrepreneurial innovators, as well as technologists, financiers, analysts and pundits. Web 2.0 Summit is co-produced by O'Reilly Media and UBM TechWeb, in association with Federated Media.

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VMware delivers virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable IT organizations to energize businesses of all sizes. With the industry leading virtualization platform -- VMware vSphere™ -- customers rely on VMware to reduce capital and operating expenses, improve agility, ensure business continuity, strengthen security and go green. With 2009 revenues of $2 billion, more than 190,000 customers and 25,000 partners, VMware is the leader in virtualization which consistently ranks as a top priority among CIOs. VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at

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