vExpert Spotlight: André Pett

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VMware Community: a.p.Twitter handle: @ap_unleashedCurrent employer: Netzwerk GmbH (Germany)  How did you get into IT? During my apprenticeship as an electronics technician I got myself a Sharp PC-1500 with 2KB memory (for the younger audience, yes it's 2 Kilobytes, not 2 Gigabytes) on which I learned programming. About3 years later – after working as a Read more...

vExpert Spotlight: Barry Coombs

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Blog URL: www.virtualisedreality.com, www.handsonvirtualization.comTwitter handle: @virtualisedrealCurrent employer: computerworld.co.uk How did you get into IT? I have always had a passion for IT and technology in general, after studying computing in business at university I joined a technology focused company as a junior in the IT department. After many years working my way through the ranks Read more...

vExpert Spotlight: Jonathan Franconi

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Blog URL: www.virtualizationimpact.com & www.handsonvirtualization.comTwitter handle: @jfranconiCurrent employer: VMware / Professional Services Organization / Technical Consultant   How did you get into IT? I started my life in IT at a very young age, it had to be around early 1992 or 1993 when I remember my father showing me the new IBM mainframe that was Read more...

A week in virtualization

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While we were on the well-deserved holiday break, the Silicon Valley Business Journal has awarded our CEO Paul Maritz the title of the Executive of the Year 2011. In the interview with the Biz Blog, Paul has emphasized that the ongoing success and growth of VMware is rooted in having “teams of people who work Read more...

vExpert Spotlight: Darren Woollard

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Blog URL:http://blog.vmote.netTwitter handle:@dawooCurrent employer:Xtravirt Ltd  How did you get into IT? Straight from school with only Commodore VIC20 and ZX Spectrum (48k) experience I landed a position in a local company, their proposition was software for telephone call logging. The first week was spent formatting floppies, copying files onto them, labelling them up and posting. It Read more...