Winner, winner…

I’m happy to announce that Charles Adams is the winner of my vDestination VMworld Trip giveaway!  Congratulations Charles!  I’m excited for you and happy that you are able to go and experience VMworld.  A big thanks to Veeam and Infinio for sponsoring this great trip, it says a lot about your dedication to the community,…

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Win a Trip to VMworld 2017!

It’s been a couple of years now, but the vDestination VMworld Trip Giveaway is back!  I’m pleased to have put together a free trip to VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas.  Yes, you read it right, a free trip to VMworld 2017!  Have you been to VMworld before?  Is this your first time?  Either way, if…

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Top vBlog Voting is Live!

Hello readers, I can’t write this post without first acknowledging that this is a shameless plug for my blog vDestination.com.  Each year Eric Siebert over at vSphere-land.com puts together an amazing engine that allows readers to vote for their favorite blogs related to virtualization.  I’ve done ok in years past, and this year I’ve really…

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Evolving Security into a Mobile World

Traditional security models do not suffice in the technical world today. New ways need to be explored to protect users in this evolving mobile world. A term currently known as Mobile Threat Defense (MTD) is a growing technology within the mobile security space. MTD is a solution that will provide advanced level of security needed…

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Breaking Down Unified Endpoint Management

In the last decade, we moved from mobile device management (MDM) into enterprise mobility management (EMM), and now we’re shifting towards a unified endpoint management (UEM) model. You may be asking what exactly is UEM? In its simplest form, UEM is bringing together the management of mobile and laptop/desktop devices into one solution. This is…

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What does AirWatch Cloud Connector do?

Mobility is a rapidly growing sector and one that shows no signs of slowing down at any point in the future.  We all carry mobile devices, whether its a tablet, phone or laptop, and as an enterprise administrator it’s important that corporate resources are protected when viewed on the device.  Hopefully by now, most of…

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The Evolution of Device Management

Device Management within the enterprise is ready to evolve and disrupt current models. Changes over the last several years in the demand and usage of technology has changed the way we need to manage and deploy technology to users in the enterprise. Long gone are the days in which technology is provided to the users based on…

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Configuring vSAN Networking

Configuring your networking correctly when deploying vSAN is crucial, that’s why I’ve chosen to focus on vSAN networking specifically as it relates to cluster settings.  There are several things you need to do when configuring vSAN and if you mess up the networking portion, it will give you headaches and create hours of troubleshooting for…

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vSAN Book Review & Giveaway!

Let me just start off by saying that vSAN is amazing!  I love the technology, and I love working with some of the best tech minds in the industry.  Today’s book review is perfectly in line with vSAN week at vDestination.com.  The book is titled Essential Virtual SAN co-authored by Cormac Hogan and Duncan Epping, two of the foremost experts…

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Policy-Based Management for vSAN

For vSAN week at vDestination.com, I decided to focus first on how vSAN helps customers change their operational model.  With traditional storage management, there is a gap between what the application requires from a performance and service perspective and what can be provided from traditional storage.  Traditional storage has evolved over the years to adapt…

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