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…

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Using vCenter Alarms for Environmental Awareness

VMware vCenter is capable of sending alarns/notification using a few key methods that are great to gain better operational awareness of your environment if you are not utilising a toolset like vRealize Operations Manager to gain these insights into your environment today. Whilst these methods are useful they do not…

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Managing vCenter/ESXi with VMware Fusion

Connecting to vCenter with VMware Fusion To connect VMware Fusion to vCenter, select “Connect to Server” from VMware Fusion’s file menu. Fill in your vCenter or ESXi IP/FQDN, username and password Hit Connect and start managing your virtual machines from VMware Fusion. To avoid jumping between multiple computers, I have…

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ITaaS4751 Service Provider Keynote – Route to Market

Following the General Session on Partner Exchange 2015 Day #1, VMware held breakout keynote sessions for various route to markets. Being aligned so tightly with the vCloud Air Network, ITaaS4751 Service Provider Keynote seemed the most relevant one to attend for myself. I found this session was well received by…

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5 Key Products for VMware focused Service Providers

At VMworld US earlier in the year, VMware announced, the vCloud Air Network has 3800+ providers. This is a substantial amount of VMware focused service providers globally. The vCloud Air Network allows Service Providers to leverage VMware products based on a consumption model to develop a mature and feature rich…

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VMworld 2014 – A look into the future.

I have just returned from a week in San Francisco, after attending the annual VMworld conference. This conference is VMware’s customer focused event of the year, where they make most major announcements (A second VMworld is held in Barcelona that VMware will announce more things). This was my 3rd VMworld,…

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