VMworld 2011: NetApp Insight Balance – a cornerstone tool for managing “victims and bullies”

I’ve been a long time partner and advocate of the Akorri, Rob Strechay, and BalancePoint.  I’ve blogged previously (here; http://goo.gl/JnZTY) about why it’s fundamentally great and different from most of the VM Management applications (and believe me there are a ton now).  I sought out my good friend Rob @smugetconsult for a little run through of the new software…

VMware’s new “Virtual Monster’s Inc.” powers “Cloud Infrastructure”

                   What a big day for VMware, monsters, and organizations looking to advance from physical to virtual to cloud.  The launch webcast was very well done and @jasonboche was right in his blog; the firehose of tweets and blogs was unreal!  I personally thought the analogy of paralleling the history of Microsoft bundling individual apps into “Office”…