Empower Your Operations with Tintri and vRealize!

Introduction Monitoring, analytics and predictive analysis, are all necessary elements that make up any successful IT Shop World Wide!  As environments and business’ move towards 100% uptime and continue to drive forward it’s absolutely critical to know the health of all elements that make up the IT portfolio.  There are many different operations framework solutions…

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Power Up Your DR with Tintri and SRM!

Check out the video on VMware SRM Integration with Tintri ReplicateVM! Introduction Disaster Recovery is something that’s very near and dear to my heart all the way back to my years on the end-user side of the fence. The annual or semi-annual Disaster Recovery event is typically a very painful and long process with lots…

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Tintri – Get Thin for the Win!

Introduction At Tintri I talk with a lot of customers and prospects about their virtualization environments and how it relates to their storage configurations.  Virtual machine provisioning discussions come up quite a bit, so I thought I would write about some new features that Tintri just introduced. The method in which we deploy virtual machines…

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Call to Action: VMworld 2014 Call for Papers is open

Today VMware opened the Call for Papers registration for VMworld 2014.  You can login an submit an abstract here: http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/cfp This year there are only four main tracks, each with subtracks, as follows: End-User Computing · Horizon Desktop· Horizon Mobile · Horizon Social · Desktop-as-a-Service Hybrid Cloud · Public Cloud Software Defined Data Center ·…

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Honored to be a vexpert for the sixth time!

This week VMware announced the vExpert class of 2014.  This year 754 outstanding members of the community received the award.  I’m honored to have been selected as a vExpert for the sixth year in a row.  The vExpert community is a fantastic mix of passionate people from all walks of life within our industry –…

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Being Purpose Built

  Introduction Since I have been onboard with Tintri for a while now, and after spending time in the field with customers, I thought I would focus on one of the biggest advantages Tintri customers love.  The founders of our company wanted to solve a specific pain point.  Virtualization and traditional storage arrays do not…

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My next chapter…

    Making career choices is never an easy thing to do as there is no manual or guide book that helps you along the way.  But like with most things in life, we take the millions of different pieces of information and form a conclusion that makes sense personally.  I have been with VMware…

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VMware vSphere and DynamicOps Overview

    I was fortunate enough to get the opportunity to spend some time with the DynamicOps team at one of my customer accounts recently.  DynamicOps (Cloud Automation Center aka DCAC) is a very robust tool that provides many of the attributes that we need to run “IaaS” or “Infrastructure as a Service”.  The self-service…

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