NOTE: The following content was transcribed and modified from the Thoughts on X podcast…Click Play if you would like to listen. I think we should all put a pin in 2022. But before we do, I want to finish talking about 2022 by quoting something from Rocky Balboa and then let me put some context […] Read More
VMware Explore 2022 Veeam Recap… Sessions and Activities
I must say… it was good to be back at the Mascone Center and San Francisco for VMware Explore 2022. Some people might question my excitement at getting back in person in that city for that event, but as I sit here on the Tuesday after to reflect… all I can express is how good […] Read More
Ten Years of VMworld… and Travel
I’m currently heading over to the newly renamed VMware Explore and it’s not been lost on me that this is the 10th anniversary of my very first VMworld back in 2012. That was also my first overseas work-related trip… and it was also the first time to the USA. Though it feels like just yesterday […] Read More
VMware Explore 2022 – Session Breakdown and Analysis
Ok, here we are… it’s been three years since VMworld 2019 and we are back next week in San Francisco at the Mascone Centre. But we are not attending VMworld… we are now entering the multi-verse era of VMware Explore! This is going to be a really interesting test of the new post pandemic waters […] Read More
Quick Fix: vSphere Storage Provider Offline
It’s been a while since i’ve done a vSphere specific Quick Fix post, but the great thing about tinkering and labbing is that you run into situations and corner cases that are not that well documented. This was the case while I was working on my upcoming VeeamON demo leveraging the new CDP capabilities in […] Read More
Revisited – vRealize Network Insight … Now with Cloud!
One of the things I wanted to do this year was get back into technologies, applications, platforms or solutions that I have drifted away from over recent years. The reason for this is two-fold… Firstly, I’m interested to see how far they have progressed over the years (or maybe they have not) and secondly get […] Read More
Backup & Replication v11a – Platform Support and Performance Enhancements!
Overnight, we released v11a (Build 188.8.131.521) of our flagship product, Veeam Backup & Replication. This is the first major update to v11 which was released back in February. While these a released a not touted as a major release, Veeam R&D team has delivered a lot of value in this release. Apart from dealing […] Read More
v11 For Service Providers – Low RPO VMware Replication with CDP
When Veeam Backup & Replication v11 went Generally Available on the 24th of February I posted the What’s in it for Service Providers blog. In that post I briefly outlined all the new features and enhancements in v11 as it related to our Veeam Cloud and Service Provider Partners. As mentioned each new major feature […] Read More
VMware’s App and Cloud Transformation Reveal – Happening This Week!
This week VMware is holding an online event to make and announcement around its vision for Application and Cloud Transformation. What does that exactly mean? The only way to find out for sure is to register for the event, happening first on Wednesday, March 31 at 11am Pacific Time and then repeated across APJ and […] Read More
Still Time! – vExpert and Vanguard 2021
A Challenging Year for Community For a lot of us in the IT Industry, 2020 made it difficult to advocate technology like we had done in previous years. No doubting that the impossibility of in person events and distractions of the last twelve months have taken away the focus on extra activities in and around […] Read More