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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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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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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It’s vSAN Week at vDestination!

Last year I dedicated an entire week to AirWatch and called it, AirWatch Week.  Turns out it was a big hit with readers as some of those posts remain my most read in the past 6 months.  With the success of AirWatch week, I thought it would be great to put the spotlight on one…

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VMware is a Mobility Company.

The title of this post sounds crazy to me, but I feel like it’s quickly becoming true.  Disclaimer:  Yes, I am a VMware employee, but before I was a VMware employee I was a technology junkie both personally and professionally. and still am.  I’m not writing this post to promote any VMware product or venture,…

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How to Avoid a Session Timeout in vROps 6.2

As an administrator many of us have had to deal with the dreaded session timeout at one point in time or another.  If you are an enterprise administrator you know that at any given time you could have more than 5 different applications or servers open and logged into.  No one hates sessions time-outs more…

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An Open Letter to Colin Kaepernick

Dear Mr. Kaepernick, Let me open this letter by applauding you for exercising your first amendment rights of protesting, by kneeling during the anthem.  However, I have what may be considered some harsh words for you as I share my honest opinion on what you have perpetuated throughout the NFL and now into high school…

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