Like in the past VMworld 2013, this year the location of VMworld 2014 will be again San Francisco (for the US edition) and Barcelona (for the EU edition). US edition: will be in San Francisco during August 24-28 2014 (with a partner day on 24) EU edition: will be in Barcelona during October 14-16 2014 (with a partner day on 13) Registrations for the US event are already open (with the early bid that will close on Jun, 10; for the EU edition will close on Jul, 29). For the pricining and the discount see […]
During the recent VMworld Europe, I’ve got the opportunity to talk with Serge Shats, CTO FlashSoft a division of SanDisk about their storage cache product and their users cases in virtualization projects. I’ve already wrote a post about FlashSoft 3.2, and this was the opportunity to know the news about the new versions and the future plans. By talking about SanDisk, most people think about the “consumer” market of the flash cards, where it’s well know. But SanDisk it’s not only flash cards, considering that they also product Solid State Devices (SSDs) for desktops, laptops, and ultrabooks.
During the recent VMworld Europe, I’ve got the opportunity to talk with Henrik Rosendahl, SVP of Cloud Solutions of Quantum about their products for virtualization enviroments. I’ve already met them one year ago, during the past edition of Powering The Cloud and this was the opportunity to know the news about those months. Quantum is one of the global expert in data protection and big data management solutions. Since 1980, they’ve been focused on helping IT departments address data protection and big data challenges with innovative solutions and world-class service and support. Quantum sells its branded products through […]
During the recent VMworld Europe, I’ve got the opportunity to talk with Tony Hampel, Director, Product Marketing of Nexenta about their product for VDI environments. I’ve already met them one year ago, during the past edition of VMworld EU (and also during the Open Storage Summit EMEA 2012) and I’ve also wrote about their product N4V. This was the opportunity to know the news about those months. Nexenta VSA for VMware Horizon View (NV4V) is a purpose built virtual storage appliance (VSA) that simplifies deployment and management of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) storage. By integrating with […]
During the recent VMworld Europe, I’ve got the opportunity to talk with Mick Bradley, VP Technology Solutions & Service EMEA of Violin Memory about their storage products and their users cases in virtualization projects. I’ve already met them one year ago, during the past edition of Powering The Cloud and this was the opportunity to know the news about those months.
During the recent VMworld Europe, I’ve got the opportunity to talk with Gavin McLaughlin, Solution Development Director EMEA of X-IO about their products and their history. Yes, because X-IO has a long term (over two decades with different names) of expertise to deliver unmatched price/performance for enterprise applications. It’s all started in 1999 with Seagate Technologies with the idea of build a new zero touch design storage: Seagate invested over $100 million in this project, but on 2007 this technology was acquired by Xiotech and Intellinget Storage Element (ISE) has began is life on 2008.
During the recent VMworld Europe, I’ve got the opportunity to talk with Gregg Holzrichter, Vice President of Marketing of Atlantis Computing about their virtualization products. Atlantis Computing, with the headquarter in California (Mountain View) and an office also in EMEA (London), was the winner of “Best of VMworld 2012” and “Best of Citrix Synergy 2012” awards, addresses the challenges of storage-intensive virtualized and cloud applications: performance, cost and the ability to scale-out on demand. Their solutions are targeted for the VDI and presentation virtualization area by providing a solution to accelerate the storage and optimize […]
The 6th annual European VMworld event has finished and it’s time for the conclusions on how was the event. Some considerations are already included in my precedent post. So just let go deeper on each single day and detail.
The VMworld EU 2013 has finished today Thu 17 October. As usually most of the activities close in the early afternoon (or also in the morning), making the last day the weakest one. At least certifications and some activities are still running for the rest of the day. In the next post I will provide a report of the event and all my meetings!
Officially the VMworld EU 2013 starts tomorrow, but today there is the VMware partner day, so most people are alredy at Barcelona! I’m also attending at the partner day, and also the #vBrownbag TechTalk sessions are running. Are announced over 8,000 attendees and more than 200 breakout sessions. So let’s see how goes this event. Actually my journey has start yesterday with the VCDX Bootcamp: I was really curious to attend at one session and I have to admit that it’s really useful and valuable for VCDX preparation. I really hope that will be possible […]
VMUG will be present, as usual, also at VMworld 2013 Europe in Barcelona. All details in this page. Will be a good opportunity to meet VMUG board directors, VMUG leaders, VMUG people and also some guys from the VMUG SIGs (for more info about the SIGs see this post). VMUG Booth is #G113