vExpert 2013 – Virtual Encouragement

About “vExpert” VMware has a program called the “vExpert Program”.  It’s for the people who have made significant contributions to vmware through leadership in blogs, speaking, technical evangelism, expertise, and so on.  This is the 5th year vmware has pulled this process together so thanks go out to John Troyer and the whole social media…

Jason Boche’s “Cloud” Magic

Jason Boche is one of the world’s most recognized vmware bloggers (see this recent link).  Recently he even landed on a top 10 virtualization bloggers list with the likes of Scott Lowe, Duncan Epping, Chad Sakac, and Vaughn Stewart.  As vmware is tightly integrated in cloud and has “cloud Infrastructure” software/solutions I thought I’d reach…

Demo; New Microsoft Surface Tablet & Windows 8 RT!

One of the real fun things I get to do within the @NexusStratos End User Computing Practice is check out some of the latest devices.  Let’s face it; devices are where it’s at.  Devices, like the new Microsoft Surface tablet, really run the end users.  While I don’t believe we’re beginning the “post-iPad era” I…

VMworld Highlight; vmware Horizon Suite & Horizon Data demo (formerly Octopus)

Desktop as a Service. Dropbox. Consumerization…. and so on. @NexusStratos (Tim Pfaff aka “The Angry VCP” & @jerridcunniff) and I presented “EUC Kung Fu” at the vmworld vBrownbag flash talks about VDI moving to a broader definition; End User Computing (EUC).  So in other words it’s not just about a hosted virtual desktop.  Here’s where…

VMworld Highlight; DynamicOps

DynamicOps is a company vmware acquired previously for multi-tenant, multi-hypervisor cloud orchestration.  My 1st stop once the keynote completed and the Solutions Exchange floor opened up was to seek these folks out.  Their software was both straightforward and powerful.  I’ve also got an additional YouTube video from DynamicOps as my video was a bit out of focus from…