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Reminder – London VMUG 28th October

The next London VMUG is to be held on the 28th of October.  below is the press release as written by our very own @Rimmergram.

The Steering Committee are pleased to announce the next UK London VMware User Group meeting, kindly sponsored by Xsigo is to be held on Thursday 28th October 2010.  We hope to see you at the meeting, and afterwards for a drink or two, courtesy of VMware.
Our meeting will be held at the Thames Suite, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP, +44 (0)20 7248 4444. The nearest tube station is Mansion House, location information is available here.  Reception is from 12.30 for a prompt 1pm start, to finish around 5pm. Our agenda is below and is subject to change (but hopefully not too much!)
11:00 – 12:00      PowerCLI session with Alan Renouf – optional

11.00 – 12.00      Roundtable Strategy Session with Martyn Storey and Spencer Pitts; Justifying the Business Case for VDI – optional (spaces limited)

12:30 – 13:00      Arrive & Refreshments

13:00 – 13:20      Welcome & News (Alaric)

13:20 – 14:00      Sponsor presentation (Xsigo Systems)

14:00 – 14:30      Invesco (Julian Woods)

14:30 – 15:00      Gabrie (http://www.gabesvirtualworld.com/) Design Considerations for Virtual Environments

15:00 – 15:20      Refreshment break

15:30 – 16:00      VMworld debrief (Simon Gallagher & Martyn Storey)

16:00 – 16:30      VMware View 4.5 (Spencer Pitts)

16:30 – 16:45      Close

17:00                     Pub

Note: If you would like to participate in Alan’s workshop, please bring a laptop, preferably with the most current PowerCLI and PowerShell binaries installed.

To register your interest in attending, please reply to this email with up to two named attendees from your organisation. If you do not receive a confirmation mail, please don’t just turn up since we will not be able to admit you to the meeting. Please separately mention if you intend attending Alan’s PowerCLI workshop at 11.00 or would like to be considered to attend the VDI roundtable strategy session. Content from the meeting will be uploaded to www.box.net/londonug, NDA permitting.

One thing of note is that we have now gone global and have the illustrious Gabrie van Zanten the “virtual PI” presenting.

Also the presentation from Xsigo will be good,  they have a very interesting technology that incidentally was part of last years awesome server stack at VMworld 2009 in San Francisco. 

London VMUG – 6th May 2010

The date for the next London VMUG has been set for Thursday the 6th May 2010.  This one has been sponsored by RES Software.  We hope to see you at the meeting, and afterwards for a drink or two, courtesy of VMware.

To register your interest in attending, please send an email to londonvmug@yahoo.com you can also add up to two named attendees from your organisation.

Please not that if you do not receive a confirmation mail, don’t just turn up since due to fire regulations they may not be able to admit you to the meeting.  one more thing of note is that if you want to attend Alan’s PowerCLI workshop at 110 do not forget to mention that in your mail.

All content from the meetings that is not covered by an NDA will as always be uploaded to www.box.net/londonug.

As usual the meeting is at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP, +44 (0)20 7248 4444.  and the nearest tube station is Mansion House, location information is available here.

The agenda for this meeting is:

1100 – 1200 (Optional) PowerCLI / Powershell workshop – Alan Renouf. Please bring your own curly brackets
1230 – 1300 Arrive & Refreshments
1300 – 1320 Welcome & News – Alaric Davies
1320 – 1400 Sponsor Presentation – RES Software

Migrating ESX v3.5 to ESX4i on HP Blades – Colin Style, Prudential
Brunel University virtualisation experiences – Peter Polkinghorne, Brunel University

1500 – 1520 Refreshment break

Virtualising Terminal Server workloads – Simon Gallagher
Interactive (and possibly contentious!) Panel Discussion – UG Committee with contributions from the floor

1645 – 1700 Close
1700 – Pub