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June, 2015

Nutanix and Acropolis: Should VMware Be Worried?

This week Nutanix officially announced Acropolis, their hypervisor based on KVM.  As expected there has been a lot of fanfare and hype about this release....but should VMware, the . . .
January, 2014

Varrow and VMware vCHS Deep Dive Events This Week!

My plan was to get this post up sooner but between a surprise attack from kidney stones, end of quarter, holidays, and a few more excuses I can't think of right . . .
September, 2013

vCloud Director….Now What?

One thing that was missing from many of us it was blatantly missing....was discussion of vCloud Director.  Sure, VMware announced v5.5 but it's a very minor revision . . .
March, 2011

The EMC Cloud Architect Certifications Are Now Live! (Oh, I’m now one too…)

Back in December EMC announced a new set of certifications, the EMC Cloud Architect (EMCCA) a . . .
March, 2011

My Recap of a Cloud Heavy Cisco Partner Summit

This week I attended my first Cisco Partner Summit and found it was a really great event.  Unlike other partner conferences th . . .
February, 2010

Looking at the Cisco Nexus 1000v for your VMware environment? Some considerations….

We're starting to see a serious uptake in interest in deploying the Nexus 1000v virtual distributed switch.  I believe the latest service release calmed some fears about this new . . .
January, 2010

The Great Attack and Cloud Computing

The recent hack attempts and successes against many companies, including Google, have been the talk in many IT circles and commercial organizations lately. I . . .
November, 2009

Google Dropping Price on Cloud Storage

So today Google announced new