Category: VMworld

VMware: Was VMworld Barcelona a swan song or a Rally to Arms?

VMware’s VMworld conference season is now over. Its Barcelona shindig has just finished and everybody has flown home, is flying home, or is winding down on the beaches of the Catalonian coast pending the upcoming OpenStack summit. I did not attend the Las Vegas event; however, from what I have gathered from speaking to folks who attended and …

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Vegas and San Fran I am in you

Just a quick heads up,  I just booked my trip to Las Vegas for a holiday with the family before heading out to VMworld San Francisco 2013. So if anybody is going to be in Vegas from the 21st August until Conference time, ping me a mail and we’ll see if we can meetup.

Looking from the outside at VMworld

This year due to circumstances beyond my control I could not make it to VMworld – San Fran, so as the title suggests here is my view from the outside looking in like the rain soaked man wishing he was in the restaurant, a cliché from so many 30’s films to read the rest of …

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Copenhagen VMworld Europe 20011

Well that time has arrived, and myself and the family travel to Copenhagen for the annual european VMware fest, we arrive on Monday and we are staying at the Tivoli hotel in the City Center.  I am hoping to do some live blogging at the event this year.  it all depends on whether I can …

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Rimmer’s Round Up of VMworld Las Vegas 2011

VMware is definitely more than just a regular virtualization company and continues along the bleeding edge of innovation.  As Paul Maritz explains in this interview, VMware is growing into an IT Solutions company, focused on 3 key areas: More efficient, automated infrastructure, Renewal of applications – develop new apps to service the Facebook generation and …

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Voting is now closed for this years VMworld submissions

Ok so Voting is now closed,  hopefully the sessions that you voted for will  be accepted and we will be all happy, but some how I do not think that will be the case, once again the party will be overburdened with Vendors plying thinly disguised sales pitches and VCE staff toeing the company line. …

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VMworld Session Voting is now Open!!

The Voting is open This year there are a record 1164  sessions that you can vote for and if you vote for any, vote for Session 1843 – why I hear you ask? Well to be fair it is a shameless plug 🙂 but that aside, where else are you going to get Forbes Guthrie, …

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Rimmergram VMworld final day wind up

What can I say that every other blogger hasn’t already posted about VMworld this week in Copenhagen? Over 6,000 attendees, 113 exhibitors in the solutions exchange, over 5000 labs delivered, it broke all previous records. On Wednesday TechTarget announced their Customer Awards.  Personally I think this is a great idea and one that should be …

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Rimmergram’s thoughts of the first day of VMworld Europe 2010

With over 6,000 attendees and 113 exhibitors, VMworld Copenhagen has beaten all previous records and is testament to the continuing momentum in the virtualisation industry.  The keynote was hosted by Maurizio Carli, Senior VP and General Manager, VMware EMEA, but was the same content and speakers, Paul Maritz, Rick Jackson and Steve Herrod, as San …

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Gluster NAS storage solution

While walking over the solution exchange, my eyes got distracted by a company called Gluster. Roughly speaking they are offering an affordable storage solution that can be build up from basic industry standard x64 components.

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