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My thoughts during a DR event

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As a TAM one of the most important tasks I get involved in is pro-active planning for a DR event. This is something that has become quite important in the past few years for many of my customers as they push past their physical server to virtual server numbers and start to see a tipping Read more...

Moving the Needle – You Can Get There From Here

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AUTHOR: Craig Stanley (@benchmarkguru)  The commonly stated mantra of benchmarking is that “you can’t manage what you can’t measure”.  While that is certainly a truism, a corollary I’d like add is that “you can’t measure what you can’t quantify”.  Figuring out what KPIs you need to track is usually not too difficult, but determining how Read more...

I am a VMware TAM

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This blog represents the VMware Technical Account Manager or TAM program in the Asia Pacific and Japan Region including Australia and New Zealand. This is a professional service offered by VMware around the world. Many organisations offer a TAM in some form or another for their customers but what exactly does a TAM do and Read more...

Getting Started With Benchmarking

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AUTHOR: Craig Stanley (@benchmarkguru)   This article is the first in a series that will explain VMware’s context for benchmarking virtualization and cloud implementation, and discuss the Key Performance Indexes (KPIs) that are used to quantify, measure, and analyze the organizations journey toward ITaaS.   The first step in the benchmarking process is to determine Read more...