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Jane Rimmer

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Rimmergram Blog #10:- Exciting Technology times

As ever, the market in which we’re all focused continues to grow and then converge.  The recent acquisitions by VMware of DynamicOps and Nicira are two key examples.  I’m very lucky to have worked, and be working, with some of the game changing technologies in cloud and virtualization.  Some of my past clients’ companies have …

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2011 – Rimmergram’s virtualized year in review

The year started with me moving from a Sony Vaio to a MacBook Pro and getting some amazing help from my twitterati, specifically @dawoo, as finding basic functions – like the hash key – seemed to allude me. I am now totally loved up with my MBP, iPad and iPhone 4S, I can’t ever contemplate …

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Am I a Big Twit? or a Guide to the Twitterverse 101

Recently, I’ve come across a number of people that are just starting to “get into” Twitter. Having been tweeting for nearly 3 years, I think I’ve grasped the main concept and have witnessed both good and bad use of this social media vehicle. So I thought I’d note down some general guidance for those “neweeters” …

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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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It’s all about the Software!

I read an extremely interesting and thought provoking article this week by Marc Andreessen, about software eating the world. And it got me thinking, as many of us start to prepare for our attendance at VMworld, it really is all about software these days. Just looking at the number of sponsors – over 250 of …

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The Importance of People Like John Troyer

 Many companies employ people to run their social media, but very few employ technically competent, truly community focused individuals. I had been following John Troyer for a while on Twitter and then had the pleasure of meeting him and his wife (@dailykat) at the VMworld 2010 Tweet Up. It was great to finally put a …

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The Privilege of being honoured as a vExpert 2011

Having been remiss recently of writing a blog post for the marketing section of planetvm.net, the recent tranche of vExpert announcements has compelled me to write this post! I am a bit of an anomaly (don’t all agree at once!), in that I am not an uber-geek and more technophobe than technophile – therefore I …

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Technology Reminiscing – Musings of an Old Woman

 This is the sixth post from our resident marketing superstar, Jane,  this year marks a major milestone for her. so without futher ado, on with the post.

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Sales people – think of us Bloggers

I’ve always respected the value that technology bloggers bring to their readers/followers and have embraced them in my marketing strategies for vendors that I have and do work with.  However, it has recently struck me how few sales people know about the key bloggers in their sphere, and how few engage in Social Media (SoMe) …

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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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