Have Recruiters Crossed the Line?

My short answer is absolutely!  If you are in the IT industry and you have a good skill set backed with years of good experience, then it’s likely you are getting contacted by a recruiter in some form or fashion.  Years ago, it was the occasional phone call or email, and today it seems to…

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AirWatch: What it Can and Can’t Do

There is so much confusion around what AirWatch is collecting and what kind of privacy you are losing by having a device enrolled in AirWatch.  First and foremost, if you are assigned a corporate device to use, expect it to be watched around the clock, your Internet history and messaging seen and logged.  If you…

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End-User Computing for the VMware Admin

Over the past 10 years, end-user computing (EUC) has been a big topic of conversation, and a game-changing technology.  Let’s think back to how desktop computers used to be provisioned: First, the hardware was procured—usually a giant, heavy, 32-bit tower PC that took up precious real estate on the end user’s desktop or was under…

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Did I Get VMworld Right??

How To Get the Most Out of VMworld 2017 Excerpt from an article in Virtualization Review on 8/15/2017. Every August is exciting to me for many reasons. First, August signifies the end of NFL training camp, meaning we’re just a few weeks from a new NFL season kicking off. Second, Aug. 8 is my birthday,…

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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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