VMUG UserCon Tags


Attend sessions based on content tags

VMware, partner, and community sessions are now organized by tags. All breakout sessions will have content tags to help you easily organize your day: Design, Automate, Integrate, Manage, Operate, and Professional Development. Get the most out of your UserCon experience by customizing your schedule with educational opportunities best suited to YOU.

UserCon Session Tags



Design sessions are architectural discussions that contain information on best practices related to solution design or integration. Possible topics include:

  • Conceptual Understanding
  • Architectural Components
  • VCDX
  • VVD


Automate sessions have an in-depth understanding of features in a real-world environment. They provide a detailed technical overview of a subset of product/technology features, covering architecture, performance, migration, deployment, and development. Possible topics include:

  • Scripting
  • Orchestration
  • Deployment


Integrate sessions are brought to you by our VMUG Sponsors, and share how their products integrate with VMware products. These sponsor-led sessions are designed to show you all the capabilities available to you within the VMware solution ecosystem. Topics Include:

  • Company Overviews
  • Client Case Studies
  • Integration and Implementation Strategies


Manage sessions discuss concepts and best practices that promote process improvement and operational efficiency and effectiveness. They cover how to implement new services, facilitate process adoption, and keep pace with emerging trends. Possible topics include:

  • Life Cycle (Updates, Upgrades, Licensing, Configuration)
  • Troubleshooting
  • Health
  • Availability


Operate sessions discuss implementing a solid analytic processes, and cover how to leverage the analytics advantage and apply these solutions to customer processes. They provide predictive insight rather than simply reactive observation. Possible topics include:

  • Optimization & Utilization
  • Reporting & Analytics
  • Performance
  • Capacity
  • Cost

Professional Development

In today's world, accelerated digital transformation and business process convergence is evolving at record pace. This often makes it difficult for industry professionals to maintain a corresponding skill-set. Professional Development sessions cover topics like:

  • Technical and Business/Management Training
  • Professional Certifications
  • Career Development Planning