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 »

2014 Annual VTUG Winter Warmer

Well, it’s that time of year again!  Patriots playoff football, and technology all wrapped into one!  As always I will be there for a Keynote…with bells, and a Pats jersey on.  Are you going to be there for the learning and the fun?  If you have never been the VTUG is a great event and the Winter Warmer is one ... Read More »

What’s vCloud Air vCloud Connector Node Address

There has been a bit of confusion on this very simple question, and I think I have answered this question about 50 times in various places internally and externally.  Simply put when you get a vCloud Air Account, you already have access to a vCloud Connector Node on the vCloud Air side.  You only need to deploy the vCloud Connector ... Read More »

vCenter 5.5 Appliance Root Password Expired

Yep.  It happened to me this week about 15 minutes before a Varrow vCloud Air Deep Dive presentation where I was going to do live demos.  You have to love the live demo, right?  Well, when it happened I first found Mike Foley’s blog post about how to disable the expiration, but it was too late for that, but useful ... Read More »

Helpful Things To Know About VMware vCloud Air

For the past few months I have of course been deep in the weeds working on all things vCloud Air.  I don’t think this is a surprise to anyone.  However, recently I have seen some interesting questions come through the inter-web that I wanted to make sure folks knew about the service and where you can find some useful information. ... Read More »

vCloud Air vSphere Plugin Now Available

You may have seen that the new vCloud Air plugin for the vSphere Web Client is not available.  This was shown at VMworld and is now available adding a load of vCloud Air management right into the vSphere Web Client.  You can get the downloads and the documentation below.  I was playing with this in the internal BETA and it’s ... Read More »

This Month Is A VMware Milestone For Me

So I have been in Palo Alto all week with my co-worker and close, if not best friend Kris Boyd and I got to thinking, this week marks a milestone anniversary for both of us.  Exactly 6 years ago this week Kris and I met for the first time at VMware Start Training.  We were attending with about 100 other ... Read More »

Liftmaster myQ Internet Gateway Review

Okay so I am a technology freak like most people.  People like me are always on the lookout for the next new thing.  Well, here is something I just installed that can be a life saver if you are like me.  At least once a week I drive away from the house and say to my wife. “Did I close ... Read More »

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