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Reading Time: 1 minute On the second half of 2016, VMware has started new vExpert (sub)programs on different technologies. One was the vExpert VSAN. And finally the list of 2016 vExperts who received the VSAN award has been published. The program is build upon the vExpert program. To apply you must be a current vExpert as well as evangelizing VMware Virtual SAN. There will be an application once per year for each of the sub-programs. Applications for 2017 will open around February of 2017.

Reading Time: 1 minute On the second half of 2016, VMware has started new vExpert (sub)programs on different technologies. One was the vExpert NSX. And finally the list of 2016 vExperts who received the NSX award has been published. The program is build upon the vExpert program. To apply you must be a current vExpert as well as evangelizing VMware NSX. There will be an application once per year for each of the sub-programs. Applications for 2017 will open around February of 2017.

Reading Time: 11 minutes The primary reason for becoming vExpert certainly should not be related to any possible benefits of the program. And once confirmed (for me is the seven year in a row) you have to think more about what you can give rather to what is to be expected. But I’d be a hypocrite to deny that there are also practical advantages in being a vExpert! Officially, VMware, according with the vExpert FAQ, say that the biggest benefit of the award is the public recognition as a VMware vExpert Award winner.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Compared to vExpert 2015 announce, this year VMware is really sharp and today they have announced the vExpert 2016 list for the first half of the year. Also this time I’ve been confirmed as a vExpert. The list is available on this VMware blog site: vExpert 2016 Award Announcement. Note that also this year, like the 2015, the vExpert program as slightly change again  with one application every six months… So new people will be announced in the second half of this year.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ravello ’s Smart Labs have self-contained capsules to run your VMware/KVM development, test, training and demo environments in the cloud without migration. One unique feature of Ravello platform is that you can simple run on AWS or Google Cloud, without any changes,  VMware vSphere workload or also ESXi nested! It’s very nice for testing or lab purpose, where you don’t need anymore of local resources and you can have the speed and the elasticy of the cloud.

Reading Time: 10 minutes The primary reason for becoming vExpert certainly should not be related to any possible benefits of the program. And once confirmed (for me is the sixth year in a row) you have to think more about what you can give rather to what is to be expected. But I’d be a hypocrite to deny that there are also practical advantages in being a vExpert! Officially, VMware, according with the vExpert FAQ, say that the biggest benefit of the award is the public recognition as a VMware vExpert Award winner.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Although the official confirmation has not yet arrived via email (same behaviour of last year or two years ago), it seems that (also) this year I was confirmed as a vExpert. The list has published on the VMTN blog site: vExpert 2015 Announcement (for Q2 2015 see this post). After the 2014 test (one application every three months), this year the vExpert program as slightly change again  with one application every six months… So new people will be announced in the second half of this year.

Reading Time: 7 minutes The primary reason for becoming vExpert certainly should not be related to any possible benefits of the program. And once confirmed (for me is the fifth year in a row) you have to think more about what you can give rather to what is to be expected. But I’d be a hypocrite to deny that there are also practical advantages in being a vExpert! Officially, VMware, according with the vExpert FAQ, say that the biggest benefit of the award is the public recognition as a VMware vExpert Award winner. But benefits also include:

Reading Time: 2 minutes Although the official confirmation has not yet arrived via email (same behaviour of last year or two years ago), it seems that (also) this year I was confirmed as a vExpert. The list has published on the VMTN blog site: vExpert 2014 Announcement. Past years the first list wasn’t 100% complete, so maybe also this time other people could be added before the official confirmation.

Reading Time: 6 minutes The primary motivations for becoming vExpert certainly should not be related to any possible benefits of the program. And once confirmed (for me is the fourth year in a row) you have to think more about what you can give rather to what is to be expected. But I’d be a hypocrite to deny that there are also practical advantages in being a vExpert! Officially, VMware according with the FAQ say that the biggest benefit of the award is the public recognition as a VMware vExpert Award winner. But benefits also include:

Reading Time: 2 minutes Although the official confirmation has yet arrived via email, it seems that (also) this year I was confirmed as a vExpert. Or at least they appear on the list published on the site: vExpert 2013 awardees announced. Funny that it happened exactly like the previous year… list first and then the official confirmation (we will also see if there will be some additions in the list).

Reading Time: 1 minute Finally I also have received the vExpert 2011 gift and certificates for the 2010 and 2011 period. Thanks again to VMware for recognizing me as a vExpert for 2010 and 2011 and thanks go out to Alex Maier and John Troyer for making sure we got some really nice stuff. And, of course, thanks also for the vExpert 2012 nomination!

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