VMworld2006

Waiting for the shuttle

This morning waiting for the shuttle I met:

  • A gentleman from a financial services company excited by the performance of initial pilots of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with SunRay thin clients connecting to a Sun x4600. The AMD guys beside him were happy to hear about it. (See also this similar lab setup.)
  • A Latin American consultant excited about rolling out server consolidation and virtual desktops alongside their Citrix practice.
  • Someone from a company rolling out their business applications with VMware Server after having started by downloading and trying VMware Player.
  • An IT exec from an energy company looking into consolidating 1000’s of Windows- and Unix-based workloads — his initial calculations show 6 dollars returned for every dollar spent.

If you see me at the conference, say hi!

–John Troyer

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