Nutanix and Acropolis:  Should VMware Be Worried?

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 obvious incumbent in this space, be concerned? The short answer is that VMware...
EMC Releases the Next Generation of VNX Arrays!

EMC Releases the Next Generation of VNX Arrays!

I’ve been with Varrow over 5 years now and it seems like just last week we were rolling out the initial run of EMC VNX arrays.  We’ve had just outstanding success with them…everywhere.  From small environments to large environments they’ve been...

vCloud Director….Now What?

One thing that was missing from VMworld…to many of us it was blatantly missing….was discussion of vCloud Director.  Sure, VMware announced v5.5 but it’s a very minor revision and there was no talk of a long term direction for the product.  Many of us...

Repeat Session Added for VDS Technical Deep Dive!

It looks like my session (VSVC4966) on Tuesday was getting close to full so they added a second session on Wednesday at 9:30.  This session is a bit of a re-hash of last year’s highly rated session.  Like last year it’ll have a good bit of live lab and...