Posted on 27. Jan, 2014 by vTexan.
One of the most requested conversations I’m asked to present on, other then End User Computing, is EMC’s Strategy as it relates to the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). As you can imagine it’s a big conversation. It seems I get the most questions and excitement when I bring up ViPR which is our […]
Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by vTexan.
2014 is the year of EUC Because of this EMC has recently updated their list of EUC Reference architectures with nice additions from the XtremIO team. In an effort to help other track down where all of these EMC Reference Architectures are located, I’ve made it really simple. At least simple for me […]
Posted on 19. Nov, 2013 by vTexan.
Epic blogger and overall rockstar Chris Wahl (Twitter: @ChrisWahl) over at Wahlnetwork.Com recently pondered out loud about VSAN and it’s impact in overall datacenter storage design. This caused a flurry of Storage and infrastructure companies to add their 2 cents worth in the comments section. I decided I would do the same. VSAN = […]
Posted on 16. Oct, 2013 by vTexan.
HOT OFF THE PRESS! For those of you that are avid readers of my blog (thanks Mom!) I wanted to make you aware of a kick butt new reference-architecture that VMware just released for large scale VMware Horizon View deployments. Large in this case is 7000 concurrent Windows 7 desktops. Special thanks to Itzik Reich […]
Posted on 23. Aug, 2013 by vTexan.
By this time, lots of people have posted really cool blog posts about what to do, where to eat, what parties to go to and what sessions are the most important ones to attend ! I thought I would take a different slant. Who am I kidding I’m sure others have done a similar […]
Posted on 16. Aug, 2013 by vTexan.
I had an incredible opportunity the other day to do a cool Google+ Hangout with VMware’s Software Application Services Business Unit’s Chief Strategist Chuck Hollis (@ChuckHollis) for the EMCElect Community group. By the way, if you didn’t realize he moved, check out his blog post titled: “A Change in Role” . Matthew Brender (@mjbrender), […]
Posted on 15. Aug, 2013 by vTexan.
As someone that started their career on the IT operations side of the table, I’m always excited when I get an opportunity to pay it forward and work with others on the operations side that want to try their hand at the PreSales world. A recent great example is my good buddy Brian Carpenter […]
Posted on 02. Aug, 2013 by vTexan.
One of the really cool things about working at EMC is there is ALWAYS room for “aggressive expansion” In this case, my division is currently looking for Software Defined Specialist/Advanced Software Division PreSales Systems Engineers. This person can be based anywhere in the Western Half of the United States, but preferably in a major […]
Posted on 31. May, 2013 by vTexan.
W0OT !! VMware vExpert 2013 ! When I got into social media a few years ago it was mostly an outlet to research and absorb as much information as my brain would allow. I lurked and gleaned as much info as I could. As I got more comfortable, I started to interact more and […]
Posted on 29. May, 2013 by vTexan.
I had the pleasure of talking about “End User Computing, The Journey Starts Here” at the May 2013 DFW Area VMware User Group a couple of weeks ago. HUGE thanks to Brad Christian (@BChristian21) for the opportunity to present ! Nothing is more exciting then getting a chance to nerd out with fellow VMware focused […]
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