Posted on 22. Apr, 2011 by vTexan.
I just got back from San Diego this week where I was helping out in the “Hands on Lab” at the local VMware User Group meeting. What a fantastic turnout !! I think I heard they had over 250+ attendee’s and lots and lots of VMware focused vendors. The lab was a great success and […]
Posted on 07. Apr, 2011 by vTexan.
I’ve been a vSpecialist for about 5 months now and I’m starting to feel like I’m getting my legs under me. Don’t get me wrong, I still have a lot to learn but DAMN this is a great job !! BUT, moving from a 200+ company to one with close to 50,000 has its unique […]
Posted on 25. Mar, 2011 by vTexan.
I spent the last couple of days presenting on the EMC “Journey to the Private Cloud” for a partner of ours at their lunch N learn (it was at Maggianos…and I’m low carbing..bastards !! ). As I was tweaking the deck between events (it’s a bad habit…I can’t seem to not mess with a deck […]
Posted on 06. Mar, 2011 by vTexan.
So last week Chad Sakac (who is my bosses, bosses, bosses, bosses, boss ) sent out an e-mail to the vSpecialist team reminding everyone that EMC World is coming FAST AND FURIOUS !!! (May 9-12 in VEGAS ) I can’t tell you how excited I am about this. It will be my first EMC […]
Posted on 11. Feb, 2011 by vTexan.
Have you ever heard the expression “The only thing not being created anymore is time”? I used to hear that often growing up. Back then it made little sense to me but as I got older, married, started a career and then had kids it seems that the hours in the day are shrinking and […]
Posted on 24. Dec, 2010 by vTexan.
So, we are a couple of days away from Christmas and the craziness that comes with it!! I know a few people that are giving themselves “iPads” for Christmas!! That’s my kind of gift Since my hope is many of you will be getting iPads soon, I thought I would list out some of […]
Posted on 20. Dec, 2010 by vTexan.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one, “This is the year of the virtual desktop”!! Hell, I think I’ve even said it a few times!! It’s usually met with the same response “Seriously Trogden, if I hear that one more time, I’m going to pull my hair out!!”. You know what usually happens after […]
Posted on 17. Dec, 2010 by vTexan.
Some follow up PCoIP Questions. On Wednesday (12/15/2010) I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of people in Troy Michigan (my slide deck is at the bottom). This was a discussion around “Why EMC for VMware View”. We discussed all the benefits of a secure virtual desktop as well as the scalability and […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2010 by vTexan.
The Home Lab If you are not familiar with the vSpecialist group over at EMC, we are a bunch of A.D.D nerds that love to tinker with stuff. Most, if not everyone in the group has some sort of “VMware home lab” they use to help stay current on things as well as a […]
Posted on 30. Nov, 2010 by vTexan.
My “Journey to the Private cloud” post got me thinking (you know you want to say it “uh oh, he’s thinking”) and specifically the part about pure play Service Providers like Savvis, Terremark, Amazon S3 and even utility providers like Verizon and AT&T etc. It’s dawning on me that these companies have the potential […]
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