A Quick and Simple VyOS Deployment

Below is a quick and simple VyOS deployment for my home lab. This is an example configuration being used to isolate networks within my environment for testing purposes. I use the VPN functionality to access each different environment from a jump box on the main network. VyOS is a powerful open …

Backup, Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

With the ever growing dependence on IT, backup & disaster recovery are necessary services for every environment. Simplifying what is typically time consuming, Backup and Disaster Recovery services are getting more automated and smarted daily. When we consider the evolution of backup mediums across history tape devices, a technology still used …

Get Microsoft SPLA Certified

Get Microsoft SPLA Certified Microsoft Get Licensing Ready offers a range of licensing certifications to demonstrate your proficiency in Microsoft licensing. One of the certification paths available on the Get Licensing Ready site, is the Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA) track. What is Microsoft SPLA? Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement …

Software Inventory Licensing Aggregator – Is Microsoft license management giving you a headache?

Software Inventory Licensing Aggregator The most common question I have been asked, “How do we track Microsoft licenses in our environment?” From Service Providers who deploy Microsoft licensing on demand with the Microsoft SPLA program. It is a common misunderstanding of what needs to be reported and more so how …

VMworld 2015 – Ready For Any Write Up

Earlier this month VMware held its annual conference, VMworld in wonderful San Francisco. See my earlier post “VMworld 2015 – Ready for Any“. To set the scene, VMworld was held at the Moscone Centre, and had 23,000+ attendee’s from 88 countries present and another 50,000+ attendee’s joining online. The week …