Veeam Live – New v11 Announcements, Kubernetes Backup with Kasten and Industry Insights

We have one more to go! One more Major Veeam Virtual Event for the year and we have worked hard to ensure that even with all the virtual fatigue, Veeam Live is not to be missed! I am actually pretty excited about being involved with this event as it is for the most, actually, legitimately […] Read More

HashiConf Digital – Top Session Picks and Lightning Talks

HashiConf Digital gets underway shortly and will offer two days of product reveals, technical sessions and Lightning Talks attracting a huge number of attendees from around the devops world. It is free and open to all. I’m looking forward to attending a few sessions virtually to see what HashiCorp has to offer and to see […] Read More

Acquiring Kasten for Kubernetes Data backup, Disaster Recovery and Mobility

Today Veeam has acquired Kasten. This acquisition is focused on offering a pathway to achieving a multi-platform backup strategy leveraging both data protection technologies that now covers physical, virtual and containerised workloads..  In the Kubernetes eco-system, Kasten has quickly established its self as a top technology platform for the protection and data management of Kubernetes […] Read More

VMworld 2020 – Top Session Picks

VMworld 2020 is happening today! And as I have banged on about over the past week, this is a very very different VMworld. No one will be lining up for overflow… and there should be minimal people with hangovers… but this years VMworld will probably reach more people than ever! With that, I thought it […] Read More

VMworld 2020 vTrail

VMworld 2020 – Tech, Career and Community with the vTrail Map

VMworld has been leveraged by a lot of people to help advance their careers with a lot of advancement seeded by personal interactions at the conference. Social, community and networking at VMworld is a huge part of the event, but with this years event being virtual and online only, the social aspect of the event […] Read More

VMworld 2020 Veeam

Veeam @VMworld 2020 Virtual Edition!

VMworld 2020 is now only a couple of days away, and this year we will all be experiencing the conference remotely. Without question this will be a different VMworld, but as VMware has adjusted to the challenges of running events during COVID times, so has Veeam. Data management and data analytics are hot topic items […] Read More

VMworld 2020

VMworld 2020 – Session Breakdown and Analysis

VMworld 2020 is different this year… but in this COVID year, we are only five days away from kicking off Virtually. The content catalog for the Virtual event has been live for a while now but one big difference this year is that the mad scramble for session reservations was not required! There are 175 […] Read More

Happy 10th Birthday VMware Cloud Director!

It is crazy to think that we could celebrate (those of us brave enough to admit it) the birthday of the piece of software. Throughout modern history, software celebrations have been limited to the likes of Windows, Linux or … I can’t even name another to be honest. But VMware Cloud Director (formerly vCloud Director) […] Read More

Using PowerShell with APIs to Generate Let’s Encrypt SSL Certs with CloudFlare or GoDaddy DNS

Lets Encrypt has issued over a billion SSL certificates since starting out and has all but ended any reason for not having trusted SSL certificates installed on test/dev, lab or non-production systems. I even know instances where they front production systems. Over the years i’ve pretty much been one of those people that don’t care […] Read More

Simplifying Kubernetes with Portainer 2.0 CE

I think it would be a very brave person to claim that Kubernetes, Docker or containers in general was straight forward. There is intrinsic complexity that comes with a containerization and this is no better proven in the increasing ecosystem of management platforms for Kubernetes such as Project Pacific from VMware and others that are […] Read More

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