Archives for August 26, 2012

VMworld 2012 Day 0 Wrap-up

Today is 0-day for VMware’s annual VMworld conference, held this year in San Francisco.  While the conference goes into full swing tomorrow, today was filled with plenty of activities.  VMworld is a big deal for our virtualization team – we get some awesome opportunities to learn about new VMware products and initiatives in the general sessions, sharpen our skills through focused break-out sessions and hands-on-labs, and network with our peers in the industry. The Hands-on-Labs opened today with a new twist from previous years.  Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is now an option for lab … [Read more...]

Reading the Tea Leaves before VMworld 2012 – Part 2

In Part 1 of ‘Reading the Tea Leaves Before VMworld,’ I looked at some recent VMware acquisitions to make some predictions on what might be announced this week at VMworld.  In part 2, I’ll work through the VMworld Content Catalog and a few other sources to guess at what product specific features and upgrades we might expect.  So, without further ado, here’s What to Expect when you are vExpecting. vSphere 5.1 It’s no secret that an updated version of the flagship vSphere product will be announced this week.  If history repeats itself, the version announced this week will pick up version … [Read more...]