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
Veeam @VMworld 2021 Virtual Edition..still!
VMworld 2021 is today! This year, once again we will all be experiencing the conference remotely and a little more delayed than is usual for VMworld (US). With this being set in stone as a virtual event a long time ago VMware has adjusted to the challenges of running events during COVID times by bringing […] Read More
VMworld 2021 – Session Breakdown and Analysis
VMworld 2021 is different again this year a month later than usual, we are now only five days away from kicking off Virtually. The content catalog for the Virtual event has been live for a while now and once again, the big difference compared with in an in person VMworld is that the mad scramble […] 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 – 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
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 – 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
vCloud Director is no more… Long Live vCD! [VMware Cloud Director Service for VMC]
There was a very significant announcement at VMworld Barcelona overnight, with the unveiling of a new service targeted at Managed Service Providers. VMware Cloud Director Service (CDS) looks to leverage a hosted SaaS based instance of vCloud Director to offer multi-tenancy on VMware Cloud on AWS. The VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC becomes the provider […] Read More
The Separation of Dev and Ops is Upon Us!
Apart from the K word, there was one other enduring message that I think a lot of people took home from VMworld 2019. That is, that Dev and Ops should be considered as seperate entities again. For the best part of the last five or so years the concept of DevOps, SecOps and other X-Ops […] Read More