Barry Coombs - ComputerWorld Director

Barry is Operations and Pre-Sales Director for ComputerWorld by day and an avid Blogger following everything to do with the virtualisation, storage and cloud industries.

Barry's responsibilities range from identifying new technologies and architecting solutions for customers to speaking and hosting customer focused events surrounding virtualisation, end-user computing, storage and cloud computing. Barry blogs at and and is co-host of the podcast.

Barry has been awarded a VMware vExpert from 2010 through to 2016 and earlier this year was also added to the NVIDIA GRID community Advisor programme. Barry has also co-authored two books focusing on VMware Horizon View.

Virtualisation and Cloud Presentation

Barry  expanded upon Joe's presentation and the VMware vision around Virtualisation and Cloud. Barry presented the Software Defined Data Centre including the new features within vSphere 6.5 that were announced at VMworld Europe 2016 and NSX.