Tag Archives: VMware

VMware Announces vExperts for 2015

Today, VMware announced the list of 2015 vExperts. The “vExpert” designation is not a technical certification, but instead a recognition of community engagement and personal influence within the various VMware and virtualization communities. I am simultaneously happy, honored, proud, and … Continue reading

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EMC Enters Hyperconverged Infrastructure Market with VSPEX Blue

Today EMC announced their entrance into the hyperconverged infrastructure space with a new product named VSPEX Blue. The product is based on the EVO:Rail configurations supported by VMware. The EVO:Rail specifications were announced at VMworld 2014. At that time, only … Continue reading

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GeekFluent Round-up of VMware Announcements from Monday of Partner Exchange

I’m at the VMware Partner Exchange conference now. The pre-conference boot camps have finished up, and the “main” conference is starting. As part of the pre-conference events, VMware made several product announcements, including: vSphere 6.0 vCloud Air Hybrid Cloud Extensions … Continue reading

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Headed to VMware Partner Exchange (#VMwarePEX)

In less than 48 hours, I’ll be boarding a plane to San Francisco to attend this year’s VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) conference. PEX is a VMware partner-only conference that’s always been a great learning and networking experience for me. Almost … Continue reading

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VCE Announces Seven New Products in its Largest Launch to Date

Today, in their largest announcement since EMC, Cisco, and VMware jointly announced the company’s formation five years ago, VCE announced seven new additions to their product lineup. These new additions consist of: 3 new Vblock models (System 240, 540, and … Continue reading

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GeekFluent Round-up of VMware’s Announcements from Monday of VMworld 2014

I’m here at VMworld 2014 and this year VMware has gone above and beyond. Monday’s opening keynote included more new product announcements than any other VMworld I’ve attended (I’ve been going yearly since 2009). Such a massive flow of info … Continue reading

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More Heartbleed Protection: Update VMware Horizon View Client on Your Mobile Devices

The industry is still cleaning up following the news about the Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL. VMware has released updated versions of the Horizon View Client for both Android and iOS. The easiest way to ensure you’re safe from the Heartbleed … Continue reading

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VMware Announces List of 2014 vExperts

Earlier this week VMware released the list of 2014 vExperts. The community recognition program has grown since its start in 2009, with 754 vExperts being named this year — the largest group yet. I’m simultaneously proud and humbled to have … Continue reading

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VCE Announces New Vblock Offerings

Today, VCE announced new additions to their Vblock converged infrastructure product line. The offerings announced include the Vblock Model 340, two new specialized configurations for high-IO workloads, and version 2.5 the VCE Vision Intelligent Operations management software.

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The Great Community Experiment, While Successful, Draws to a Close

If you follow me on Twitter, or have received email from my personal account, you’ve seen my tagline: “Social Media Mad Scientist”. I do think of myself that way. I really enjoy experimenting with it, trying new things to find … Continue reading

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