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April, 2014

Thoughts on VMware’s Expert-Level Certification Plan

This week I've had the privilege of sitting in a new program being introduced by VMware to create a new expert-level certification.  Before we get in to the program itself I want . . .
March, 2014

Cisco Fully Enters the Cloud Market – The Intercloud

Today Cisco announced that they were investing $1B over the next two . . .
August, 2013

vSphere 5.5 – Changes on the Network Side

Along with the major additions to vSphere 5.5 such as vSAN, Read Cache, etc there are many more minor enhancements.  A number of these fall in to the networking side.  The first . . .
October, 2012

VMworld 2012 Slide Deck for NET-2207

After my session at VMworld 2012 several people requested my slide deck.  That is attached here: IN . . .
October, 2012

Cisco Announces Nexus 1000v v2.1 and New Pricing Model!

Update:  I had previously said that the Essentials license required some level of support but as Gary noted in the comments that is not the case.  If you don't w . . .
September, 2012

New Course from TrainSignal: Cisco Nexus 1000v Implementation Training

Very proud to announce that I have another course released by
May, 2012

Announcing the vSphere Advanced Networking Training from TrainSignal

Another one down!  Very proud to announce the release of my next training offering by TrainSignal.  This is a course focused on the more advanced features and functions of vSpher . . .
September, 2011

My VMworld 2011 Presentation Decks & Videos

You couldn't tell by my blog but last week was VMworld. I'm finally recovering from a crazy week and should have my post-VMworld recap post up tomorrow. But I was asked by a few pe . . .
August, 2011

vSphere 5 How To Series: vDS Port Mirroring

In this installment of the vSphere 5 How To series we'll take a look at the new port mirroring feature in the vDS (vSphere Distributed Switch).  Up until now you had to get a litt . . .