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My Move to SolidFire

Cut to the chase; today 7/16/2014 I join SolidFire! I’m doing this to: Further build out some of their most strategic technology partnerships including VMware, Citrix Systems and others Work with an elite team of solution architects focusing on areas like virtual infrastructure and virtual desktops, orchestration, automation and database systems Work with the SolidFire…

VMware PTAB Demo Night: Airwatch!

One of the pleasures of VMware’s Partner Technical Advisory Board is the demo night they had night 1.  I sought out one of the hottest technologies to get acquainted with; Airwatch.  This technology becomes fundamental for VMware’s future vision for End User Computing not just because of BYOD but a range of other things like Mobility Device…

VMware’s new VSAN – What Matters

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…

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,800 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people. Click here to…