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Reading Time: 2 minutes VMworld 2013 is reaching to the 10 years as the premier conference for IT professionals, growing from 1,600 attendees in 2004 to more than 20,000 expected in 2013. Through the last 10 years VMware has extended the benefits of our market-leading technology across the entire data center—from compute, storage, networking, security and availability services to the mobile workspace. Year over year, VMworld remains the place to learn about VMware solutions for your business and network with those at the forefront of the virtualization revolution. Registrations for the US event are already open (with a discount […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes On last Wednesday I’ve got a meeting with some Nexenta people: Jim Ash (VP of Sales) and Jim Fitzgerald (VP of Business Development & Alliances). I’ve already meet some Nexenta guys at the last Open Storage Summit EMEA 2012 and this was the occasion to know more about their company and products. About the company, Q3 2012 was their best quarter and the grow is more people, more customers (some also with 100 PB) and more offices also in Europe (Netherland, UK, Germany and now also in Italy, at Milan). About the products they are […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes During the last VMworld EU, on Tuesday, I met David Blackman, General Manager EMEA in Acronis and we have some talk about the company and their products. Acronis was founded in 2002 and is headquarter is in Woburn, Massachusetts, USA, with 18 offices worldwide (included Italy). The executive management team has two recent news: the President & CEO is Alex Pinchev (joined on Jan, 2012 from RedHat) and the  Senior Vice President of Strategy & Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is Scott Crenshaw (joined on Sep, 2012, still from Red Hat). Both have joined Acronis to […]

Reading Time: 4 minutes During the last VMworld EU, on Monday, there was a NDA Blogger Session from Nutanix and I was one of the attendees. There were several people from Nutanix EMEA (Alan Campbell Regional director Sales, David Lawler Vice Presidend Marketing, Rob Tribe Regional System Engineering Manager, Jason Langore Senior corporate Account Manager, Jane Rimmer Marketing Consultant) as also other people from VMware (in the View and EUC area) and several other bloggers (include Giuseppe Guglielmetti, still from Italy). I’ve already write a couple of posts about their solution and the innovative approach of building a scalable […]

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 […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute As already written, there were two general session at the VMworld EU (plus another only for partners on Mon afternoon): Tue 9 October, 9.00 AM The new VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and the CTO Steve Herrod have present the news about VMware products, vision and solutions and what they mean as a software-defined datacenter. Wed 10 October, 9.00 AM Steve Herrod and VMware partners take the stage on Tuesday as they demonstrate state of the art technology that is transforming IT and enabling the mobile workforce. Honestly, apart the annonce of new products and other small […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Thu 11 October the VMworld 2012 EU has finally been finished. The event’s sessions are already available. In the next days my event’s report! And what next? Actually the first info for the US edition 2013: will be again at San Francisco. No confirmation yet of the location of the EU event.

Reading Time: < 1 minute My speech of today vBrownbag Tech Talks is: Thursday 15:00 – 15:30 with the title “New VMware Certifications, who are they for and how do you get them” To follow the talk: Speech slides Video Picture VMworld US 2012 report: new certifications My thoughts on VMware beta exams

Reading Time: < 1 minute After the announcemens at the VMworld US 2012, VMware has announce new products versions for the Q4 2012: vCloud Connector 5.1 Basic Edition (free) Advanced Edition (that include also interesting feature to move VMs and keep in sync) vCloud Automation Center 5.1 (formerly Dynamic Ops) vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.6 vFabric Application Director 5.0 vFabric Application Performance Manager 5.0 The main thems where related to the IT innovation, where 84% of global executives believe innovation is extremely important to their growth strategies, but 94% are unsatisfied with their innovation performance! The VMware’s approach to cloud […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute My speech of today vBrownbag Tech Talks is: Tuesday 11:15 – 11:30 “Challenges for Virtualizing Small Business” To follow the talk: Speech slides Video Live session Approaching the SMB segment VMware for SMB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Officially the VMworld EU 2012 starts tomorrow, but today there is the VMware partner day, so most people are alredy at Barcelona! To follow the event on Twitter just use the hashtag #VMworld. It’s curious to see the keynotes to know the new announcement (after the other announcements at VMworld US about the vCloud Suite and the EUC products), it’s now the turn of the monitor and management suite? Or the PaaS part? I will arrive on late morning (and leave on later afternoon of Thu) and you can find me around the show (remember […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute The ProfessionalVMware #vBrownBag is a series of online webinars covering various Virtualization & VMware Certification topics. This year there are also some live sessions directly from VMworld. If you will be at VMworld Barcelona and you have something technical you want to share or just want to come and do a quick chat with other folks in the VMware community you can sing on the Call For Speakers page. My scheduled speechs will will be: Tuesday 11:15 – 11:30 with the title “Challenges for Virtualizing Small Business” Thursday 15:00 – 15:30 with the title “New VMware […]

Reading Time: 4 minutes Just two weeks until VMworld EU at Barcelona! Here some informations. Location Note that it isn’t the (old) “Fira de Barcelona” (close to Montjuic and Plaza de España), but is the new Fira center, called “Fira Gran Via” and quite far from the “old” one (this is probably the right point on GoogleMaps). It is still called “Fira Barcelona” just because is another venue (see the official site). VMworld EU will be at North Entrance Hall 8! Use GoogleMaps to find how to move from your hotel (both bus and train are available options). From […]

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