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Category: VMworld

Rimmergram’s first day thoughts of VMworld Europe 2010

Arriving at the Bella Center on Monday after noon, my first impression was that it is a good conference venue – everything on site.  VMworld Registration was a quick an easy process, no major lines like in San Francisco.  The show floor was still being put together but many vendors are here, so should be …

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Best of VMworld 2010 awards Ceremony.

I was supposed to be a judge at the awards again but as you know I could not get to San Fran this year,  but the winners were announced on Wednesday.  The following video compared by Mr Brian Madden was taken live at the ceremony bcpid601325195001?bclid=601173276001&bctid=601287688001 now the video is just over 23 minutes long, …

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VMworld 2010 – TA8623 “Storage Super-Heavyweight Challenge”

Well this was supposed to be mine and Cody’s session, but due to circumstances beyond my control I had to drop out of VMworld San Fran this year.  My thanks go to Mike Laverick for stepping in at the last minute to be joint moderator and compare. I have to admit his eccentric manner was …

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VMworld 2010 Day 3, 4 and Closing Thoughts

While everything is starting close down, the solution exchange is now closed and the final sessions are starting up, here are a few closing thoughts while combining day three and day four.  Day three was composed of a few sessions but my day to really browse around the solutions exchange to see if I could …

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VMworld Day Two

As day two starts to calm down and the last sessions start to end a lot of news was presented to the VMworld attendees.  Some of the highlights of the keynote from this morning was the release of vCloud Director (formerly known as project redwood), release of security suites from edge to endpoint, acquisition of …

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VMworld 2010 Day 1

Being the third VMworld I have attended I had a pretty good idea what to expect when I arrived.  I know there were some changes to the setup of sessions and labs going from a sign up format to pick your sessions and first come first serve gets in.  Also with this new format change …

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VMworld San Francisco and Copenhagen – which one will you choose?

There have been many Tweets and Blog posts (here’s just one example) about the two events being so close together and the impact on attendance and this is my view on the discussion. The general consensus seems to be the San Francisco VMworld is the “better” one as it has far more lab time, probably …

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Storage SuperHeavy Weight Challenge

A you may already know, Myself and Cody Bunch have actually managed to get a session accepted for VMworld, The TA8623’s session details are shown below Session Details: Title Storage Super-Heavyweight Challenge Abstract Panel session to discuss all things storage, panelled by some of the best known storage experts from the major vendors. Moderators: Tom …

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My Session has been accepted

Well one out of my three submissions have been accepted for VMworld San Fran and Copenhagen 2010 Title: Storage superheavyweight challenge Session Id: TA8623 Abstract: Panel session to discuss all things Storage, panelled by some of the best known storage experts from the major vendors, including Chad Sakac (EMC), Vaughn Stewart (NetApp), and Adam Carter …

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VMworld 2010 – the time to chose is upon us

This year in a change to the normal schedule,  we mere mortals are being allowed a chance to chose some sessions for VMworld.  Can you feel the power of democracy at work.  Now many who follow me on twitter @tom_howarth will  be aware of my position on Cloudworld 2010,  I personally believe that there is …

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