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VMworld 2019 sessions by the numbers

While looking through the content catalog I thought I would do some searches to see the number of sessions focused on specific products/solutions based on keywords. My observations on the numbers below are the # of sponsor sessions are very small, of t… Continue reading

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VMworld 2019 sessions by the numbers

While looking through the content catalog I thought I would do some searches to see the number of sessions focused on specific products/solutions based on keywords. My observations on the numbers below are the # of sponsor sessions are very small, of t… Continue reading

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Finally! A VVols customer case study

I wrote an update on VVols adoption a few months ago and predicted 2019 would be the year that VVols adoption would accelerate due to a number of reasons. One key thing I called out that is critical to any new technology going mainstream is the need fo… Continue reading

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Going to HPE Discover? Come see my session on VMware & VVols and stop by our VMware demo

I’ve had a dry spell of going to HPE Discover largely because we haven’t had a VMware demo the last few years. Well that all changed this year as we have a dedicated VMware & VVols demo and also a breakout session. So if you are attendi… Continue reading

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VMware releases new Photon OS based SRM appliance

Last year I wrote about the Photon OS based SRM appliance that was coming in the next big SRM release to replace the traditional Windows based model and now it’s finally here as part of SRM 8.2 that was released last month. My post from last year… Continue reading

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ZertoCON 2019 takeaways: a close family, Zerto 7 and a bright future

When Zerto invited me as their guest to attend ZertoCON 2019, I thought about it briefly and then told them yes I’d love to attend. The only conferences I have ever attended have been VMworld, HPE Discover and VMUG events and I thought it would b… Continue reading

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4 out of 5 storage partners surveyed would recommend VVols for their customers who use VMware

Remember the old Trident gum commercial, it was a ringing endorsement from dentists for their patients that chew gum. Well recently VMware hosted a Virtually Speaking podcast featuring various storage partners to talk about VVols. The podcast featured … Continue reading

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Top vBlog 2018 logos now available for the Top 50 blogs

I had logos made again this year for the blogs that made the top 50 in Top vBlog that you can display on your website. It’s always a crap shoot using Fiverr on how well the designer does, this year they turned out OK but was hoping they would be … Continue reading

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Top vBlog 2018 logos now available for the Top 50 blogs

I had logos made again this year for the blogs that made the top 50 in Top vBlog that you can display on your website. It’s always a crap shoot using Fiverr on how well the designer does, this year they turned out OK but was hoping they would be … Continue reading

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VMware quietly introduces support for FC external block storage with VCF

From it’s initial launch VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) has been an all VMware software-defined stack powered by vSAN for both the management and workload storage domains. Customers that wanted to add additional storage were limited to only using … Continue reading

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