HP Virtual Connect Caveats

  Recently I have been researching HP C7000 chassis connectivity options extensively.  Prior to diving deep into it, Virtual Connect FlexFabric seemed like a no brainer.  On the surface, it has many advantages. The cabling / port reduction is an obvious win, as is the ability to have some control over WWID and MAC assignment…

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ShmargeBack–Get IT!

Charge-back, Show-Back, Shmargeback, call it what you will but get off your duff and do it.  As I travel around and work with customers on building out their Private/Hybrid cloud strategies I’m amazed at how few organizations actually have a clue about what it costs to deliver IT services.  Sure, the CFO could look at…

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Thoughts of the CCNA Exam–How to get Prepped

“This aint’ your Daddy’s Oldsmobile” The CCNA Exam is much more difficult than the VMware VCP Certification.  There are a number of reasons why this is the case.  Mainly the format of the exam goes against the way that I’ve studied for other tests.  The content is also very broad for an ‘entry level’ certification. …

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