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What’s important to you? Nerdknobs or delivering Applications?

What’s important to you? Nerdknobs or delivering Applications?

It’s that time of year when the european VMware community descend into Barcelona to absorb all the key messaging, explore the latest versions of the vSphere eco-system via the Hands-on-Labs and learn about new products from vendors in the Solutions Exchange. If, like me, you’re attending then let’s meet and talk. As you may well know I work for Nutanix and I’ll be on booth duty to talk all things hyper-converged and if any of you are using...

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UKVMUG 2014 – A day of technology and community

UKVMUG 2014 – A day of technology and community

  November 18th 2014 National Motorcycle Museum, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, B92 0EJ   The night before If you’re travelling up the night before there’s the chance to meet up with community fellows at the vCurry (this year sponsored by VMware vCloud Air) from 7pm at the National Motorcycle Museum, Bracebridge Suite. Once the food has been consumed a vQuiz is held. Teams are created and battle against each...

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Nutanix SKO 2015 – my thoughts

Nutanix SKO 2015 – my thoughts

Attending my first Nutanix Sales Kick-Off event in Las Vegas this week I’ve come away quite exhausted. To be clear, it’s not because of the late nights or the beer – really The quantity and quality of sessions along with the content at times was an information overload, especially for me being a ‘newbie’. There are many things I’d be keen to share with you but at the moment much of this is...

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London VMUG – in a nutshell.

London VMUG – in a nutshell.

  My session featured no kittens or puppies The VMware User Groups provide a fantastic opportunity to rub shoulders with VMware technology enthusiasts. Whether you’re running the latest, the previous or perhaps even the unsupported versions of their products there’s always someone to share a story with. You’ll typically find breakout sessions available overviewing products, providing troubleshooting guidance or...

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VMworld Barcelona 2013 – Step count

VMworld Barcelona 2013 – Step count

A few weeks ago I posted this article and how I’d observed a few Tweets from some of the attendees at VMworld in the US earlier the year highlighting their steps walked and hours slept. Armed with an idea I thought I’d summarise the weeks steps during VMworld and others who’d kindly sent their information to me. To set the scene below some attendees arrived Sunday, some Monday so a total for the week is relevant to that...

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44CON, 2013 – My notes & thoughts

44CON, 2013 – My notes & thoughts

Infosec and me Attending the 44CON this year lead me to take a significant step out of my comfort zone in that I feel safe in virtualisation conferences, will boldly walk into a room and where appropriate introduce myself to someone new. But this event was something so off skew to my usual format I had to rely on inquisitive nature to lead me rather than confidence in a subject matter. Please note, I’ve not written that I’m a...

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