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Curt Stalhood

About Curt Stalhood

Curt Stalhood is a Technical Solutions Architect for World Wide Technology, Inc. His 17 years of IT industry experience has afforded him the ability to help customers develop their journey to IT as a Service (ITaaS) through virtualization. Besides architecting solutions for automation and orchestration, Curt has a background in desktop virtualization, application virtualization, storage and mobility. During his downtime, Curt spends his time with his family and trying to master grill techniques, while posting recipes to

Federation Software-Defined Data Center Demo at EMC Forum NYC

This Wednesday, Oct 8th, myself and several others from World Wide Technology will be at EMC Forum New York City to learn about the latest innovations from EMC and their sponsors. While there, I’ll be standing in a booth to provide everyone live demonstrations of a software-defined data center solution from WWT’s Advanced Technology Center, so please stop by and check it out. You’ll get a chance to see firsthand how EMC, VMware, RSA and Pivotal work together to provide solutions such as IaaS, PaaS, DaaS, STaaS, BaaS, RaaS, ITaaS and more.

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Integrating VMware Horizon 6.0 and VMware vCAC 6.0.1

One of the challenges every customer faces when deploying VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) is trying to figure out what services you want to offer, and to whom you want them offered. VMware and other third-party vendors have been creating different plug-ins and workflows to help customers along their journey to ITaaS, and these workflows can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange website. One of the latest plug-ins available is the Horizon 6.0 plug-in for vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) that allows administrators to run automated workflows with the VMware vSphere Web Client and VMware vCAC 6.0.1/6.1.

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Virtualize & Automate Data Center Solutions with the Federation SDDC!

VMware's EVP SDDC Station @VMworld

Thanks everyone for making VMworld 2014 another successful event! The Federation Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) booth had a lot of you stopping in to learn about the EVP Federation solution with EMC, VMware, RSA and Pivotal. In addition, we saw great attendance during Wednesday’s breakout session #SDDC3280, covering what is the Federation SDDC and getting a sneak peek of the new solution through a live demo provided by World Wide Technology (WWT) through WWT’s Advanced Technology Center.

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EMC, VMware and Pivotal (EVP): Software-Defined Data Center Architecture

Are you attending VMworld this year and looking to learn about how you can transform your data center into a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), which provides a solution for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Backup as a Service (BaaS), Storage as a Service (SaaS) as well as other data center capabilities? If so, here’s a great chance to gain in-depth knowledge on the new offering from EVP SDDC.

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