Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 23 2011

VMware Mobile Hypervisor hands-on

Engadget has published some video of VMware’s forthcoming mobile hypervisor platform in action running on an Android device. It’s pretty slick as it allows both personal, consumer managed and corporate, enterprise managed instances of Android running on a single device. No longer will you have to carry two phones, one for work and one for …

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Feb 23 2011

My new series on the VMware vShield product family

I recently did a new series of tips on the new version of vShield for Tech Target that covers what the various components of the product family are, how to deploy to the Manager, Zones & App components and some additional tips for using vShield. The tips are broken into several smaller tips and I’ll …

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Feb 22 2011

Win a copy of Edward Haletky’s new book

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I recently received an extra copy of Edward Haletky’s new book that was just released, VMware ESX and ESXi in the Enterprise. This is a second edition of his original book and covers up to vSphere 4.1. I was trying to think of a contest idea to give my extra copy away and thought I …

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Feb 18 2011

IPv6 support in vSphere

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With all the talk lately of IPv4 addresses being exhausted on the internet I thought I would post a snippet from my book Maximum vSphere that covers IPv6 support in vSphere. This is just a small part of a whole chapter on networking so for more good networking information be sure an check out my …

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Feb 17 2011

Tech Field Day #5 wrap-up – Day 1 – Drobo

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After a visit to Symantec HQ in the morning it was off to Drobo’s HQ. Drobo stands for Data Robotics but they have permanently moved to the Drobo name instead. There products consist of of low-end storage devices for the consumer and SMB markets. The Drobo line ranges from small 4-bay storage units up to their soon to be …

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Feb 14 2011

Tech Field Day #5 wrap-up – Day 1 – Symantec

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Symantec totally brought their A game to the event, the presenters were mostly technical which was good and included their Chief Architect for the NetBackup product family. They also served a very nice breakfast which included bacon! They have a huge campus in Mountain View, CA which is their world headquarters and where we visited. A big …

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Feb 14 2011

Tech Field Day #5 wrap-up – Day 0 – Arrival & Dinner

Well Tech Field Day #5 which was held in San Jose, CA is over and it was a great 2 intensive and long days spending time with various vendors. This will be a series of posts on my thoughts and experiences at TFD5, overall I had a great experience there and would highly recommend it …

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Feb 09 2011

On the way to Tech Field Day

Well after turning down several previous TFD invitations because of scheduling conflicts I”m finally on my way to one. Tech Field Day is a recurring event that is the brainchild of Stephen Foskett from Gestalt IT and is an intensive deep dive with vendors on their products and technology. Tech Field Day #5 which runs …

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