Thursday, November 23, 2017

vCloud Air Disaster Recovery Sizing Considerations

I’ve already fielded a number of questions on this topic and I want to start by saying this is not an “Official” recommendation hence why I am posting on my personal blog since this is more about considerations than actual calculations.  The trick with anything like this is running the risk of people taking what you say as gospel, and ... Read More »

7 Things To Know About vCloud Air Disaster Recovery

Well, there you have it vCloud Air Disaster Recovery is now generally available!  I’ve been working behind the scenes on this for some time since before it was in Beta, and I’m proud to say I have been part of this launch.  I plan on continuing to record some more videos and writing blog posts as well as speaking on ... Read More »

Common vCloud Air Questions

Every day I see an email thread or 10 about questions related to various aspects about vCloud Air.  Primarily it has to do with what a user has access to within the service.  I figured I’d do a quick personal blog post to address some of this.  I know where some of these things come from because I was a ... Read More »

vCloud Air Native Installer in vCenter

Most people noticed that Update 1 for vCloud Suite was released.  However there is one small addition I’d like to point out to those that have not manually installed already and that is the vCloud Air Plugin.  As of vCenter 5.5 Update 1 the installer is now available in the vSphere web client.  However, I noticed as someone who manually ... Read More »

Proud to Present at Varrow Madness

Okay so I’m pretty excite to be invited to the annual event known as Varrow Madness with my good friend and now CTO of Varrow “The” Jason Nash.   This actually came out of a conversation for a 2-day, 4 hour deep dive customer session I did for them earlier this year.  What I will be presenting officially is common use ... Read More »

Top vBlog 2014 Voting is Now OPEN

Yep….it’s that time of year again.  Not for voting for your favorite politician, but for your favorite Virtualization Blogs!  I will admit I picked back up a lot more blogging than in 2012 in 2013 thanks to the joining of the vCloud Air business unit.  What I have found is that there is quite a bit to blog about these ... Read More »

Building the Foundation of a vCloud Air Lab

Before Partner Exchange 2014 I was spending a lot of time building out a vSphere “On Premises” lab in Washington.  The reason for this is the Technical Marketing Team wanted to be able to build and document use cases for the use of vCloud Air and everything you can do with it.  I plan on doing a more extensive set ... Read More »

Thank You For Your PEX Surveys

I wanted to take a minute to thank people for not only attending my PEX sessions but also thank those that took the time to fill out the survey forms.  I’ve stated before how important these are to those of us that present.  I read all the comments and I take the feedback very seriously, so I appreciate the input ... Read More »

Migrating From FeedBurner to Feedblitz

So a few days ago I decided to make the move, strictly because I moved my sponsorships over to the BuySellAds service and they had an option to show RSS Feed Subscribers.  Long story short, they were requiring the use of the FeedBurner Awareness API…which is dead.  The option was not working so it was suggested I change to another ... Read More »

VMware Partner Exchange 2014 Sessions

I realize that VMware Partner Exchange is only a couple of weeks out, but I wanted to post the sessions I have for the week.  So far there is some good initial enrollment for the sessions but below is the complete listing with the locations and abstracts for you to check out.  Get signed up now for the sessions you want ... Read More »

What Exactly Is It That You Do?

I just got one of the most interesting questions that I think I can honestly say I have had in over six years with VMware.  It started as a FaceBook message exchange that in the end made me realize that if one person is asking….there must be others.  So in true blog form, if one person does not know, blog ... Read More »

Some vExperts Have vCloud Air Access

Earlier today I tweeted about how some vExperts have access to vCloud Air to test and blog about the offering. ATTN #vExpert people. Did you know there is vExpert access to vCHS? Work with @jtroyer @JennyAtVMware and I to find out more. — Chris Colotti (@ccolotti) January 26, 2014 This is not actually a new thing, it’s been in place ... Read More »

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