Reminiscing About VMworld! – #VMworldMyMark

Reminiscing About VMworld! – #VMworldMyMark

If you are in the IT Industry and have done anything with virtualisation, then you’ll know about VMworld.  This blog post isn’t going to explain what you should bring to VMworld, what to do and what parties to attend… as that will be covered by lots of other people across the world.  This blog post is more about reminiscing about […]

Visiting VMware Headquarters – Palo Alto

Visiting VMware Headquarters – Palo Alto

I’ve been working with VMware products for a long time.  Being based in the UK, I had been to the VMware UK office in Staines and previously Frimley on a few occasions but I had never had the opportunity to make the visit to the VMware Headquarters in Palo Alto… until now. I was recently offered the opportunity to visit […]

vSphere 6.7 Update 1 – Now Available for Download (BAW17)

vSphere 6.7 Update 1 – Now Available for Download (BAW17)

If you haven’t already seen the news, vSphere 6.7 Update 1 is now available for download from the VMware website. As with any VMware upgrade, please confirm that any systems/software that connect to vCenter and ESXi are fully supported on the new version before upgrading.   Blog-a-Week 2018 Posting (BAW): In previous years, I have had periods throughout the year […]

VMware VM with EFI Migration to Microsoft Azure (BAW16)

VMware VM with EFI Migration to Microsoft Azure (BAW16)

This information has been around for a little while and therefore I apologise if you have seen it already. I have been investigating the different ways to migrate virtual machines from a local VMware vSphere environment to Microsoft Azure.  The main concern that I have had is around virtual machines configured with EFI in VMware and being able to get […]

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 […]