Posted on 17. Apr, 2012 by vTexan.
I’m not really sure where I first heard the term Stealth IT, but it seems I’m starting to see and hear about it more and more when talking with customers and prospects. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a term they use, but more around a description of some of the problems they are [...]
Posted on 09. Apr, 2012 by vTexan.
I’m EXTREMLY excited to announce that TrainSignal.com is now an official sponsor of the vTexan.com blog site. If you’ve been an avid reader of my blog, or follow me on Twitter you know I’m a HUGE fan of David Davis (Twitter: @DavidMDavis ) and the folks over at TrainSignal.Com. I’ve had the extreme pleasure [...]
Posted on 22. Mar, 2012 by vTexan.
Some of you may have noticed a slow down on the blogging the last month. It has nothing to do with lacking ideas for content, and everything to do with a new role I’ve taken on here at EMC. A couple of weeks ago I moved into a vSpecialist Manager role covering the Commercial [...]
Posted on 08. Mar, 2012 by vTexan.
WOW, I’m so excited about the recent results at vSphere-Land.com rankings of Virtualization bloggers. If you are not familiar with this, Eric Siebert over at vSphere-land.com started this a couple of years ago and this was my first year to be included in the voting. He posted the position of all 187 bloggers that [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2012 by vTexan.
Hopefully you have followed along with my other blog posts around the FREE cool vSphere Plugins EMC Offers. In the first blog post I took you through the process of downloading and installing our Virtual Storage Integrator (VSI) Storage Viewer plugin (version 5.1) that was recently released in Jan 2012. One of my favorite [...]
Posted on 01. Feb, 2012 by vTexan.
Hopefully you had a chance to read my last blog post on how to setup and install the Virtual Storage Integrator – Storage Viewer plugin for vCenter. If not, you will want to go back and review it before moving on to this next plugin. You can certainly install these independently of each other [...]
Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by vTexan.
A few weeks ago the EMC Solutions group released their Virtual Storage Integrator version 5.1 (VSI). For those EMC+VMware customers that read my blog, and are not familiar with the VSI it’s the framework that EMC uses to write the various EMC+VMware plugins we offer to our joint customers. What’s nice about a common framework [...]
Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by vTexan.
As you guys know, I’m a huge proponent of blogging as a means to push content out to the greater community. If you ask me a question about technology, most of the time I’ll respond with links to blog posts that I found the answer in. I’ve used blogs and Google more times then not [...]
Posted on 05. Jan, 2012 by vTexan.
Pretty cool right? A little backstory – One of the things the End User Computing team inside the vSpecialist organization was tasked with was updating some of the tools, demos and various other “rules of thumb” type metrics we use when speaking to customers. A few weeks ago our team met with VMware, Cisco [...]
Posted on 24. Dec, 2011 by vTexan.
I decided to put all of the time and effort I’ve been doing with installing View in the home lab to good use. I downloaded a copy of the VMware Certified Associate – Desktop Certification blueprint and went about seeing how ready I was to take the exam. For those of you that are [...]
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