September, 2009

  • VMworld Day 2 Start – Keynote Thoughts

    Well, just finished up with the opening keynote by Paul Maritz at VMworld 2009. They had a similar theme to VMworld Europe 2009 from last February. Lots of Hello and Goodbye phrases. My favorites: Goodbye Commodore 64, Goodbye Dial-up, Hello Kitty, Hello...
  • VMworld Day 2 wrap-up

    So we’ve just wrapped up day 2 at VMworld. I certainly have to say that day 2 went much better than day 1. I met so many great people down on the show floor. Since I’ve been to the last four VMworlds (US and Europe), I’m not surprised that so many at...
  • VMworld Day 3 Recap: End of line for me

    Day 3 is my last day at VMworld 2009. This day went really well but somehow, I can’t help but feel a little disappointed when compared to previous VMworlds, but more on that later. First, there was Stephen Herrod’s keynote today. Certainly, Stephen...
  • When and how should SMBs Virtualize?

    First off, I wanted to apologize for the lack of postings to my blog. I’ve been a little under the weather of late. Still, I saw this article and thought that it brought up some important points about virtualization and small and medium businesses (SMBs...
  • New IBM tools for Microsoft Virtualization

    For those who use IBM hardware, there is some great news today. IBM has released the Microsoft Assessment Planning Tool for IBM, which is based on the existing Microsoft Assessment Planning Tool. This tools provides specific guidance on how to consolidate...
  • How does VDI impact the responsibilities of Server/Desktop teams?

    I saw another article from Brian Madden site’s (which I saw via Twitter) which asks the question that many VDI adopters forget, which is Who controls the new virtual desktops? Is it the Server team or the Desktop team? Traditional IT has been very easy...