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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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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Book Review & Giveaway! VCP6-NV Official Cert Guide

VMware Press has recently published a new book titled, the VCP6-NV Official Cert Guide.  This book is the definitive guide to studying for and passing the VCP6-NV exam (exam #2V0-641).  Of course the guide is focused on VMware’s NSX, their network virtualization platform.  If you don’t know what NSX is or if you think it’s an…

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Top 5 Advanced IT Certifications

I haven’t written a post about this topic in a while, and thought it was time for a refresh.  We all know how quickly the technology world changes; as updates to operating systems are developed and released, devices are revamped and refreshed and different technologies adapt to the ever demanding customer requirements.  Generally when the…

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