Posted on 04. Jul, 2011 by vTexan.
Updated: Nov 1 2011 Updated: May 31, 2012 One of the things that I really love about my role as a vSpecialist is my opportunity to meet with prospects and customers and talk about all the integration points EMC has with VMware. vSphere is such a cool product and what makes it even cooler is […]
Posted on 02. Jul, 2011 by vTexan.
So, I’ve been having a pretty great week and then it just got SOOOO much better when this e-mail arrived in my vTexan inbox !! Dear Tommy Trogden, We’re pleased to designate you as a vExpert 2011 as recognition of your contributions to the VMware, virtualization, and cloud computing communities. You’ve done work above and […]
Posted on 05. Jun, 2011 by vTexan.
So I’ve never run into this in my home lab (yet), but I have run into this in our EMC Demo lab once. I decided that I should blog about it just in case someone else runs into this or even better, so I don’t’ forget :) Here is the story: Someone in the lab cloned […]
Posted on 15. May, 2011 by vTexan.
This year marks the first year I’ve submitted a presentation abstract to vmworld. I actually submitted 3 Go big, or go home right !! I made it through the first pass, and now it’s on to the open vote. I thought I would pull together the three topics I’ve submitted with a brief abstract […]
Posted on 14. May, 2011 by vTexan.
This month marks my 6 months at EMC, and more specifically as a vSpecialist and what better way to celebrate then to get an opportunity to work at the #vLabs at EMC World. First I want to thank Jeff Thomas as well as Chris Horn and his merry Tech Enablement Team for the opportunity to […]
Posted on 24. Apr, 2011 by vTexan.
I just recently added a 2TB iomega ix2 “Cloud Edition” to my VMware Home Lab and have been pretty impressed with some of its upgrades. As I noted in my last VMware Home Lab blog post I’ve been using another ix2 NFS for my datastores and have been wanting to add iSCSI to it the […]
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 […]
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