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IDC Report – SocialCast Is a Leader

One of the cool things I get to do is blog about any news related to everything VMware.  Yes recently I have been the vCloud guy, and now Nicira dude, but I also follow some of the other spaces VMware is in.  Specifically Socialcast since we use it a lot …

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Updating vSphere 5.x CA Signed Certificates

Duncan Epping and I were both asked by Simon Mijolovic a colleague here at VMware to help promote some new useful KB articles.  Since the release of vSphere 5.0 and 5.1 Simon has been working with many others on documenting the processes to update and use proper signed CA certificates within your vSphere environment.  I …

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A Message to Political Pollsters

I cannot take credit for this, but I had to repost on my blog.  My wife did a great job summarizing our feelings after 4 Political calls in a row at 10:00 on a Saturday Morning. I don’t know if any of my friends volunteer their time to make calls for their favorite political …

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Enough Is Enough – No More TDS Telecom Please!

For 7 years now I have been stuck with TDS Telecom for my phone and internet access.  TDS Telecom is a giant company outside of New Hampshire but for some reason they own a small piece of the pie from Lyndeborough, NH to Hollis and some areas north of us. …

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The Nicira NVP Component Architecture

I thought it would be useful to people to understand the actual components that go into a Nicira NVP deployment.  This is just meant to be a rundown of the various parts that are needed to deploy the Nicira NVP infrastructure.  In doing a few VMware SE knowledge transfer sessions it …

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VMworld 2012 Barcelona Nicira Video

I was grabbed the other day by Jeremy Van Dorn and Eric Sloof from VMworldTV and asked if the VMware CoE Team wanted to do a video spot around Nicira.  Well anyone that knows me knows I am not shy so I grabbed Thomas Kraus and Kamau Wanguhu and we …

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