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VMworld 2011 Announcements…Thus Far

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There have been so many announcements in the last 24 hours, we wanted to do a quick recap of links so that our readers can be sure they're up to date with all the latest product announcements, releases and updates.   VMworld Day 1 Announcements Dell announced its first public cloud offering, based on VMware vCloud Read more...
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Virtacore at VMworld – What to Expect

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By: Matt Sarrel  A few days ago I spoke with George Mitsopoulos of IKANO, the parent company of Virtacore, about what’s new at Virtacore.  The company is gearing up to unveil new control panel functionality at the upcoming VMworld.   Virtacore has been out of beta for about 5 months and is growing.  The company listens Read more...
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David Davis’ Best Sessions at VMworld 2011

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By: David Davis With VMworld 2011 next week, one of the greatest challenges for those lucky enough to attend is to select the best sessions (and get registered for them). This year, there won’t be any standby lines to get into sessions – you have to pre-register or you don’t get in. Ouch! The pressure Read more...
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VMworld 2011 – Reasons to Visit the VMware Booth

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There are going to be a lot of great vendor booths and technology exhibits at VMworld this year, but one booth you’re definitely not going to want to miss is the VMware booth (#621). As you can see in the floor plan below, it will not be easy to miss from the entrance. There will Read more...
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More Information on My VMworld 2011 Sessions

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By: Chris Colotti, Consulting Architect with the VMware vCloud Delivery Services team The vCloud team has asked me to detail out the VMworld Sessions I am involved in.  Below are all the sessions that I am presenting, co-presenting, or moderating throughout the week.  I can also be found in the VMware booth at the Public Cloud Read more...
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Join Us For Our Next #cloudtalk, Live At VMworld: Las Vegas

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Last month, we hosted our first #cloudtalk on security concerns surrounding public cloud adoption. For those who missed it, you can check out our recap blog highlighting some of the great ideas shared between #cloudtalk participants. For our next #cloudtalk, we’ve decided to gather cloud influencers in-person during the Hall Crawl at VMworld, to discuss Read more...
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What is Supported in vCloud Director 1.0.1?

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By: Chris Colotti, Consulting Architect with the VMware vCloud Delivery Services team This is a repost from Chris' personal blog, ChrisColotti.us.  There has been a lot of buzz about VMware vCloud Director for sure.  Folks are actively trying it out and finding it does what it says it can do.  However, as with any application there is a Read more...
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First #cloudtalk Recap: Security and the Public Cloud

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Last month, VMware hosted its first #cloudtalk on security and the public cloud, and we had a great turnout. The conversation was lively with 734 #cloudtalk mentions and over 170 chat contributors. We wanted to highlight some of the key themes and takeaways from the hour-long chat.  We started out by asking participants if they Read more...
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Don’t Miss VMware’s VSPP vmLIVE Training Sessions

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By: Matt Sarrel Earlier this month, VMware hosted the first of five VSPP vmLIVE Training sessions – a series on how service providers can best manage virtual and cloud infrastructures. The series will cover VMware Service Manager, VMware Usage Meter, what’s new in vCloud Director, a vCloud Powered Program Update, and an overview of VSPP Read more...
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Top Resources to Learn about vCloud Director – UPDATE AUGUST 2011

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By: David Davis In September 2010 I published a very popular article, Top Resources to Learn about vCloud Director, here on the VMware vCloud blog. Since that article a major revision has been released to vCloud Director and copious resources have been released or updated. On July 12, 2011 VMware introduced “the first comprehensive cloud Read more...