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 VirtualisedReality.com and DefineTomorrow.co.uk and is co-host of the EUCPodcast.com 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.

The Software Defined Data Centre

Barry Coombs, presented the Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) and the components that encompass this; Compute, storage, network and management. Barry spoke about the technologies with the SDDC including vSAN, VxRail, VMware Cloud foundation and vSphere 6.5.