VMWorld – Preparing for your first time!!!  (BAW15)

VMWorld – Preparing for your first time!!! (BAW15)

Here is a short post about what I believe that you should do in preparation to attend VMworld.  My experience is mainly based on VMworld Europe but some of the items are certainly valid for VMWorld US as well. Registration, Hotels & Travel Discounts – When you register, make sure that you take advantage of any discounts that are available.  […]

The future of Gaming – could VMware and Citrix benefit? (BAW14)

The future of Gaming – could VMware and Citrix benefit? (BAW14)

As you may have heard as part of the E3 announcements last week, there is a strong belief that after the next generation of games consoles, development on future games consoles will stop.  This type of thing has been muted around on a number of occasions but it has never really happened, so why could it happen this time? With […]

vSphere 6.7 and Veeam Support (BAW13)

vSphere 6.7 and Veeam Support (BAW13)

For those of your who do not currently subscribe to the Weekly Veeam Community Forum emails provided by Anton Gostev at Veeam, here are details taken from his most recent email with regards to Veeam 9.5 support for vSphere 6.7. So the biggest news of the past week is VMware vSphere 6.7 becoming generally available, bringing the long-awaited HTML5 client! […]

Riverbed Steelfusion – High Latency With IBM Storwize v7000 (BAW12)

Riverbed Steelfusion – High Latency With IBM Storwize v7000 (BAW12)

As you may recall from previous blog posts, Riverbed Steelfusion is an interesting way to provide the performance of a local VMware environment to a remote office whilst also keeping the data replicated back to a central data centre (or even to a cloud environment). This is done by presenting out storage from the data centre, via a Steelfusion Core […]

vSphere 6.7 Announced (BAW11)

vSphere 6.7 Announced (BAW11)

Yesterday, it was announced by VMware that the latest release of vSphere will be vSphere 6.7. vSphere 6.7 builds on the great work that has been done with vSphere 6.5, to provide simple management and operational efficiency. With vSphere 6.7 there is an enhanced vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA).  This introduces new APIs that will improve the efficiency and experience to […]

Congratulations All 2018 vExperts – List of vExperts Now Live (BAW10)

Congratulations All 2018 vExperts – List of vExperts Now Live (BAW10)

Firstly, congratulations to all of the vExperts who have been recognised for another year or even, for some, their first year. Once again I have also received this recognition and hope to continue to provide more articles and posts to assist people and provide information over the coming year.  This actually marks my fifth year of being accepted as a […]

Net Neutrality & Washington (BAW9)

Net Neutrality & Washington (BAW9)

A lot of things have been written about Net Neutrality and the FCC Net Neutrality repeal that was passed back in December 2017.  This week there was a new twist in this saga but I’ll come to that later… first lets take a look at what Net Neutrality actually is: Firstly, Net Neutrality affects us all, whenever we are utilising […]