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Category: News

Congratulations to Duncan Epping VCDX007 – Licensed to Design

Duncan Epping of VMware and of Yellow-Bricks fame, has been awarded the VCDX certification, as you can tell by his number he is pretty high up the pecking order,  and that is one funky number to have. So Congratulations are in order to the Dutch Master.  Well Done sir,  I hope you will still talk …

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PlanetVM has Grown

I would like to officially welcome Wil van Antwerpen to the PlanetVM banner.   Wil as most of you would know is the brains behind www.vi-toolkit.com, the wiki dedicated to helping the VI developer by having a central repository of all things VI SDK related. Wil has been helping out in the backroom with PlanetVM since …

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vSphere has launched

Well today is the day and vSphere has launched,  there is a lot of interesting information out there already and I do not intend to duplicate it.   I will be doing a fuller post shortly the new features and also on the new pricing structure. Duncan Epping of Yellow-Bricks fame is collating a list of …

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ESXi U4 update

Wonderful news not!!!!  VMware have sealed the error in the Free version of the RCLI it is no longer Read/Write.

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VMware release ESX 3.5 U4

VMware have released the next update to ESX 3.5.  the release notes can be found here one or two nuggets here are that……

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Citrix iForum 2009 in Edinburgh

Citrix must be having problems selling places at its flagship European event this year,  This morning I received an email informing me that the earlybird discount has been extended to the 30th of April.

PHD Virtual Technologies have released their GUI to esXpress Backup

This is a short one, but hopefully a useful one. 😀 In the middle of last year (2008) PHD Technologies secured an undisclosed amount of money from an unnamed venture capital firm.   Well an undisclosed source has now stated that Company to be Insight Venture Partners. As we know some of that money received was …

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VMware release a Cost Per Application Calculator

Today at 8am EDT, VMware release their new Cost Per Application Calculator.  This tool has been designed to accurately estimate and compare acquisition cost of a virtualization solution.   This VMware has termed the Cost Per Application metric.  This is a direct  result of the fact than many market analysts, competitors, and potential customers have been …

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VMware vCenter Mobile Access

This could just be manna from heaven for all the stressed and overworked VI admins out there, heavens forbid, it could even allow them to get a bit of a life outside the Data-Center :).  VMware are to release vCenter Mobile Access.  Now dont get too excited this product will go into Tech preview in …

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Hyper-9 Goes GA

Having been a member of the Advisory board of Hyper-9 during the beta phase, it is with great pleasure that I can now blog about the fact that they are about to go GA on their product  below is a copy of the Press release.

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