updated 05:45 pm EDT, Tue September 11, 2007
VMWorld kicks off
VMWare Inc, the creator of the virtualization software Fusion, has kicked off this year's VMWorld, which runs from September 11-13th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The conference focuses on virtualization technologies at both a consumer and enterprise level, and boasts more than 10,000 attendees, 252 unique breakout sessions, 108 hands-on labs and 147 sponsors and exhibitors. 40 hands-on labs took place on Monday, and there are more than 100 exhibitors at the show. Speakers include Diane Greene, President and Chief Executive Officer, VMware, Inc., Patrick Gelsinger, Senior VP and General Manager, Digital Enterprise Group, Intel Corporation, and Hector de J. Ruiz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AMD.