When Your Data Center Has Packed Its Bags


By John Ellis, Chief vCloud Architect at BlueLock I recently grabbed lunch with a friend of mine whose company had just moved their data center several states away. Physical Data Center Migrations such as these are truly epic quests: one hopes that servers come off the trunk in roughly the same shape they possessed when Read more...

Update on Virtacore vCloud Express Beta


Matthew D. Sarrel, Sarrel Group I’ve been playing around with the Virtacore vCloud beta for a few weeks. There isn’t all that much that I can do with it right now.  Even with the limited functionality though, it does what they say it does – which is pretty good for a beta cloud offering. I Read more...

VMware Partner Exchange 2011 – Get Ready!


By David Davis One of my favorite yearly events (besides VMworld) is VMware Partner Exchange (PEX). Much more intimate and more "top secret" than VMworld, the partner-only event offers unique advantages. Who Attends VMware Partner Exchange? PEX doesn't have as many attendees as VMworld and I’ve found it to be lower stress and a more Read more...