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Chris is currently a Field CTO for Tintri. In his role he spends the majority of his time talking to customers and partners alike helping develop use case architectures for the Tintri platform and software. He also acts as an active interface between the field and engineering/product management. Chris is active on the VMUG and event speaking circuit and is available for many events if you want to reach out and ask. Previously to this he spent close to a decade working for VMware as a Principal Architect. Previous to his nine plus years at VMware, Chris was a System Administrator that evolved his career into a data center architect. Chris spends a lot of time mentoring co-workers and friends on the benefits of personal growth and professional development. Chris is also amongst the first VMware Certified Design Experts (VCDX#37), and author of multiple white papers. In his spare time he helps his wife Julie run her promotional products as the accountant, book keeper, and IT Support. Chris also believes in both a healthy body and healthy mind, and has become heavily involved with fitness as a Diamond Team Beachbody Coach using P90X and other Beachbody Programs. Although Technology is his day job, Chris is passionate about fitness after losing 60 pounds himself in the last few years. Now he spreads both the word of technology and fitness along with the Team Beachbody Business through his blogs.

Phone.com Virtual PBX For Small Business

If you are a consultant, small business, home based business, or even a medium-sized business you want to check out this Virtual PBX phone service.  I’ve been using it for a few months now and it’s really very awesome to help you with really presenting yourself in a professional way.  I know a lot of you out there are huge technology fans ... Read More »

VMware vCloud Air Launch

Although I cannot talk about the specifics VMware posted a press release yesterday regarding the new vCloud Air.  If you want to learn more about it you can register for the web-cast online which will be happening on May 21st at 10:00am PDT. VMware vCloud Air Launch Details To register, please go to: http://www.vmware.com/go/vmwarehybrid Get signed up and see what the news will ... Read More »

How To Manage Multiple Cloud Storage Vendors

In the ast few months I have been experimenting and playing with a number of Cloud Storage Vendors.  In fact I have become quite the fan of some of them for the ease of use for file sharing, streaming, podcasting, image and content distribution  and just offsite storage backups.  As I have been experimenting I also was looking for something to ... Read More »

Determination And Will To Prevail Is Everything

I don’t care who you are or where you come from, we all have one thing in common, and that is the Will to prevail and the determination to get where we want to go.  I say this because I have traveled a long road on my journey to get back in shape.  Long ago when I was a 135lb high school wrestler ... Read More »

VMworld 2013 Call For Papers Voting Is Open

Well kids here we are again ready for the VMworld 2013 Call For Papers Voting.  This is going to be a short post but as always you can easily filter by the name of the presenter you want to find to make things easier.  Below you can see the filter results for my sessions.  I’ve also listed a few others ... Read More »

5 Questions to Ask – Is Your Application Cloud-Ready?

In the past few years as I have been blogging about VMware vCloud we have always focused on the architecture “Of the Cloud”.  Recently I have started talking more about how to “consume” the clouds we have finally built either public or private.  The next evolution of this is understanding how we determine if our applications are actually cloud-ready.  There ... Read More »

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