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Posted on 08. Apr, 2014 by .

 

  Last week I had an awesome opportunity to attend a VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) bootcamp put on by the VMware team.   If you aren’t familiar with vCAC, it can be described as an Enterprise wide IT Portal that helps customers deliver on the “Software Defined Datacenters” promise around IT as a Service.   The […]


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Posted on 19. Nov, 2013 by .

 

  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 = […]


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Posted on 15. Aug, 2013 by .

 

  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 […]


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Posted on 31. May, 2013 by .

 

  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 […]


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Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 by .

 

  Today, more than any other day, I seem to have VDI/End User Computing on the brain. Man I HEART EUC !!   It probably started a few weeks back when I decided it was time to update my home lab to VMware Horizon View 5.2.  Some of the new features like Unity Touch and HTML5 […]


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Posted on 14. Mar, 2013 by .

 

  The results are in !!  In 2012 a vTexan.com was ranked 30th and this year we moved up 10 spots to #20 !!  W0OT !!   AWESOME! First and foremost THANK YOU VERY MUCH !!  Secondly thank you Eric Siebert for working hard to pull this together !!  Make sure you head over to http://vsphere-land.com/news/2013-top-vmware-virtualization-blog-voting-results.html […]


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Posted on 02. Feb, 2013 by .

 

  So, this blog post is going to be a little different then my typical ones, but this is my blog so I get to publish whatever I want About 10 months ago, April 11th to be exact, I was alerted by a good friend of mine (Brian Carpenter – @vtBrianC) of a kick ass […]


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Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by .

 

  First and foremost let me point out that TrainSignal (@TrainSignal) is a sponsor on this vTexan.com blog site.  BUT I’d like to point out that I loved them before they were a sponsor Thank god for Social Media (Twitter and Facebook in this case) or I would have totally missed these little gems of […]


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Posted on 25. May, 2012 by .

 

I just wanted to make sure that everyone was aware of the killer contest the vCenter Operations Team has rolled out for VMworld.  As most of my readers know, next to VMware View, vCenter Operations is my favorite product that VMware has rolled out.  As more and more customers are virtualizing their datacenters and moving […]


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Posted on 09. May, 2012 by .

 

  Okay, before everyone piles on to me about this blog, I know for the vast majority of us “social media types” this is beyond 101 content.  This is not written for you   It’s written for this massive wave of new iPad users here at EMC (and partners)  that are trying to get their […]


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