Well, this blog post has been 3 months in the works – in fact a draft has been sitting in WordPress since September when I collaborated with Kim Bottu on his article about Integrating CloudHealth and vROps, the plan was for me to write a companion blog which show-cased the same capabilities in CloudHealth that … Continue reading CloudHealth by VMware – Reporting & Policies
Over the Christmas period I started to plan out what I wanted to blog about at the start of 2019. I realised during my vExpert application (damn, it’s so much more stringent now!!) that I haven’t blogged as much as I used to – and that’s mainly because I didn’t want to just post meaningless … Continue reading My Big Bets for 2019 – Intro
Earlier this week, Microsoft let slip that they were working with Premier VMware partners on a tech preview to deploy a full VMware stack on Azure bare-metal hardware, co-located with other Azure services. Initially billed as a 'stepping-stone' to full Azure Cloud, Microsoft have made known that "sometimes there are specific VMware workloads that can … Continue reading VMware on Microsoft Azure….. interesting!
Interesting tie up between VMware and Microsoft.... is this the beginning of a new relationship? Have Microsoft woken up (post-VMworld) to the awesome VMware Cloud on AWS and realised they also want in on the party? (although if i'm honest this partnership has been bubbling in the background for a while now). Anyways, after a … Continue reading Horizon Cloud on Azure – GA
One of the issues with working and having a young family is you end up doing a full days work and going home to a baby who wants loads of attention who then doesn't let you sleep because she's teething..... Yup, the joys of being a parent.... but I wouldn't give it up for anything!! So … Continue reading VMworld 2016 US – Day 2 General Session Overview
So VMworld 2015 US kicks off this weekend, and with more than 20,000 people expected to attend, it looks like it’ll be another packed out couple of days in San Fran….. again, unfortunately due to my location, I’m scheduled to head to VMworld Europe, which means all the juicy stuff will already be announced come … Continue reading What to expect at VMworld 2015… Ready for Any…
A while back I was asked to write an article about Cloud Computing for my company's blog site...... which they decided to publish during my snowboarding trip to Serre Chevalier! (Hence the late publication on my blog). http://www.mtibytes.com/post/Should-IT-be-Cloud Have a read and feel free to let me know your thoughts, whether you agree or disagree on … Continue reading Should IT be Cloud?
As you all know, VMworld took place in Barcelona last month. During this event, VMware made a series of announcements regarding its three strategic initiatives – software defined datacentre (SDDC), hybrid cloud, and end-user computing (EUC). My company is currently holding a series of webinars in November covering VMware and complementary parter offerings, and I've been asked … Continue reading MTI Webinar Series – VMworld Update Session
So those of you who read my VMworld 2013 US round up will already have read about all the juicy bits that was announced in San Fran..... basically vSphere/vCloud 5.5..... The keynote session by Pat Gelsinger pretty much repeated a lot of what was announced in the US, with a little bit of juicy extras … Continue reading VMworld 2013 Europe – Day 1 Round Up
So with VMworld 2013 kicking off in San Francisco on Sunday, the internet (or at least the VMware community) are awash with what could be announced..... With it being the 10th Anniversary of VMworld, you would expect some big announcements to go alongside a big shindig......! However, from what I've read we might be in … Continue reading VMworld 2013 just round the corner!