Congrats to VMware for launching VSAN! Are they a virtualization company or storage company? Yes. IMO to truly be software defined you should abstract to a none storage construct. In this case the move from managing LUN’s and brute force storage admin now moves to Policy Based Storage. Yep, a policy runs storage. Extending from…
Classic. At VMWorld you always run into heavyweights. Last year I got an interview from Nick Weaver @lynxbat. This year I caught both he and the infamous Brian Gracely @bgracely, from Cloudcast, in the bloggers lounge. Check their insights on cloud, vCHS, NSX, and “Project Zombie”.
No one needs to intro these guys. They have taken over the “truely” converged space. Nutanix was a highlight last year with Jason Langone @langonej. Jason kills it! Brad also kills it and Nutanix had an unbelievable table to highlight their solution and functionality. Check it out.
Lakeside Software has been an innovator and pioneer in end user computing. Frankly a bunch of us in the solution provider space have utilized their tools as part of our assessment processes. Clients love their software and they had something that will blow you away at VMWorld 2013; a true DaaS tool!
VMware made a few announcements while at VMWorld, one of which was Log Insight. I caught up with them at the show floor and caught a nice demo plus an exlusive offer of 5 free licenses. Watch at the end for the instruction on how to get the free licenses. Awesome technology.
Liquidware Labs has been an icon in innovation in desktop virtualization and end user computing. Their latest innovation is something called Flexdisk. Below is an intro and a run through of this new technology.
I found a tweet that had this nice infograph about VMWorld 2013. Courtesy of virtualizationsoftware.com
ServiceNow has really catapulted it’s way to a leadership position over the last couple of years. I stopped by to see what’s the latest from SN and I found some new cloud/vm provisioning. Below is a video run through of said functionality: