A week in virtualization

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Yesterday, VMware has announced that we are going to acquire Wanova, a company that makes Wanova Mirage, an image replication and layering technology. With the combination of VMware View and Wanova Mirage, the benefits of central image management can be extended to more types of end point systems – including physical, virtual, tethered desktops and Read more...

vExpert Spotlight: Chris Kranz

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Name: Chris Kranz Blog URL: www.wafl.co.uk Twitter handle: @ckranz Current employer: Kelway UK – www.kelway.co.uk   How did you get into IT? Started life in the 90’s as a web developer before getting into systems administration. I was definitely a jack-of-all-trades back then, covering Linux, Windows, web, scripting and even a little app-development where appropriate. Read more...

VMware Communities Roundtable Podcast – Show Notes #188 – SAP, vFabric Application Director

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HostsJohn Troyer, @jtroyerAlex Maier, @vmwarecommunity GuestsAbigail Lee, VMwareDamian Karlson, EMC @sixfootdad Ben Scheerer, VMware blog @benscheerer @vCenterOps Link to Audio RecordingSAP, vFabric Application Director Virtualization News (VMTN Blog) WOW – the team at VMware have been busy… Introducing VMware vFabric Suite 5.1: Automated Deployment, New Components, and Open Source Support New features/components/updates Application Director Application Performance Manager (APM) vPostgres Read more...

Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 20

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect. Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 20 Short list this week as many of us were either in an internal training or at an internal R&D event. I promise you there will be more next week, Blog posts:  Poweron file? (Duncan Epping) http://bit.ly/Jjn8CD  Admission control and vCloud Allocation Pool model (Frank Read more...

vExpert Spotlight: Nick Howell

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Name:  Nick HowellBlog URL:  datacenterdude.comTwitter handle:  @that1guynickCurrent employer:  NetApp – Virtualization Solutions Architect How did you get into IT? I started in IT right around Y2K, cabling buildings, learning about networking, and eventually diving into server administration.Being the typical AD/Exchange/Server admin, I discovered virtualization and shared storage in 2007, and immediately began implementing it in Read more...