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Reading Time: 2 minutes During the Dell Storage Forum 2012 at Paris, on Wed 14th Nov from 9:00 to 14:00 CET, there will be a special event! A Fluid Forward Think Tank. A Think Tank is a gathering of socially active folks to have a discussion that is not controlled but enabled by Dell. For the Fluid Forward Think Tank, our European-based industry influencers will come together to discuss hot topics, current trends, new challenges, and best practices in the storage industry. The gang for the day includes folks from all over Europe who range from technical architects to […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is the keynote list of Dell Storage Forum Paris: 9:00AM CET Wednesday, November 14, 2012 “Selling the Dell Storage Advantage – A Customer Conversation” Client, cloud, converged. These key technology transitions are changing the nature of the data centre, and offering you even more opportunity to sell your customers on the benefits of Dell storage and a Fluid Data architecture. Greg Davis, Global Channel Chief, will tell you how to tap into training and partner-only programs to help fast forward your business with Dell. Then, Brett Roscoe, General Manager and Executive Director, PowerVault and […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m just traveling to Paris to join at the second European Dell Storage Forum event (the first one was in London). I will attend from the 13 Nov through the 15 Nov. Dell Storage Forum Paris will underscore a “Fluid Forward” concept, unveiling the next set of advancements of Dell Fluid Data architecture, including new efficiency, performance and protection capabilities that further deliver on the promise of an end-to-end storage architecture that optimises data throughout its lifecycle to drive business results for customers. The event’s agenda is filled with more than 60 sales and technical […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes There is less than a month to the big HP european event. Here the top 10 reasons on why attend (from HP site): Vision: hear about HP’s vision for the future directly from Meg Whitman and HP’s top executives. Learn about new innovative technology that is shaping the industry and your enterprise. Strategy: understand how you can make big ideas happen in your enterprise with a strategic approach to converged cloud, information optimisation, security and risk management, and more. Technology: touch new products. See them work. Be there for the roll-out of the latest engineering […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes So also this event is gone. This was my first year at this kind of event and I think that was really useful and interesting, especially for the good meetings that I’ve got during those two days. I will post more about them on the next weeks.

Reading Time: 2 minutes As already written, during this edition of Powering the Cloud, I have a speech: 2B5: How to increase the availability of business critical applications using virtualization Wednesday 31st October 2012 at 14:00 In this session we will discuss how is possible increase the availability of business critical applications running in a virtual environment. First we will introduce the different level of availability and different type of technical solutions. Then we will discuss the difference between VMware HA (with VM and application monitoring), VMware FT and guest clustering. We will give more technical detail on how […]

Reading Time: 1 minute The show begins and for me is the first time and will be a big opportunity to meet several vendors (some of them new for me). Here is a list of my appointments at this event: VMware, with Rob Jenkins (Director Advisory Services, EMEA) Violin Memory, with Garry Veale (Managing Director, EMEA) Datacore, with Alexander Best (Director Technical Business Development) Quantum, with Stéphane Estevez (Sr. Product Marketing Manager EMEA/APAC) Spectra Logic, with Molly Rector (EVP Product Management and Marketing Worldwide) Virtual Instruments, with Skip Bacon (CTO and Chris James, EMEA Marketing Director) Dot Hill, with […]

Reading Time: 1 minute Finally the EMEA edition of #vBrownbag has started! Actually it will start with the VCP on the Cloud and the EUC path (for more information, see the full list of certification paths and my session at the #vBrownbag at VMworld). The first session is dedicated at VCP5-DT certification with an introduction and the analysis of section 1 of the official blueprint: When: 23 Oct from 20:00 to 21:00 (central europoean time) Where: registration form What: Slide VCP5-DT-S1

Reading Time: 2 minutes As probably most of the people have notice on Twitter, the EMEA edition of #vBrownbag will start tomorrow, and this is a really good idea considering that the timeline of both the US and the APAC edition are a little “complicated” for the European people. This is the official announce from Gregg Robertson: That’s right, after having spoken to the infamous APAC and US vBrownbag teams at VMworld and via the VMware vExpert communities Arjan Timmerman and I have thrown our hats into the ring and have asked to borrow the guys vBrownbag’s and show […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes Now that the VMworld EU 2012 is over, I can can summarize what I’ve liked and what not in this big event, as also done with the VMworld US 2012. The best moments and aspects where: Networking with other people is (IMHO) the main reason to attend at this kind of event. Was a pleasure and an honor know new people and see again old friends. vBrownBag TechTalks: started with the VMworld US 2012, this kind of speech is interesting and the level is quite good! VMware Office of the CTO event: great event with […]

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