EMC Elect Shirts!

I've said it before, and I'll say it again - it's awesome working for an awesome company that supports the greater EMC, VMware and Cisco communities.  The inaugural class of EMC Elect are finding the custom shirts that Clearpath had made for them at EMC World.  The shirts are just one of our ways of saying thanks to the EMC Elect for their contributions to the EMC community.  If you are one of the EMC Elect, make sure you stop by the Bloggers area at EMC World to pick up your custom shirt! … [Read more...]

Announcing EMC Elect

EMC announced today a new community recognition program called EMC Elect.  Much like the VMware vExpert program or the Microsoft MVP program, EMC Elect provides individuals recognition for their contributions to the EMC community.  Programs like this are incredibly beneficial - for the honoree as well as for the sponsoring company and the wider technology community.  I've certainly benefited from being selected as a VMware vExpert, and I hope that VMware has benefited from my feedback as a result of my participation in the vExpert program.  More importantly, the positive feedback from the … [Read more...]

DC vBeers – May 23, 2012

Join your fellow virtualization professionals for an independent networking event.  vBeers is designed to be a vendor agnostic,  independent event that allows IT pros to get together, network and talk without the influence of the vendors we all get pushed.  With a few of the local gurus just returning from Citrix Synergy and some great new releases from VMware and Microsoft there will be plenty to talk about. Location: RFD Chinatown Address: 810 7th St NW, Washington, DC Date: May 23, 2012 Time: 5-8 PM Visit the vBeers website to register for the event (It's free, just need to get a … [Read more...]

VMware Raising the Bar! Event Tomorrow

This is your last chance to register for tomorrow's (July 12, 2011) big VMware online event, “Raising the Bar, Part V”.  During the event, VMware CEO Paul Maritz and CTO Steve Herrod will announce the next generation of VMware cloud infrastructure offerings.  The event will be broadcasted live beginning at 9:00 AM PDT The agenda looks like this: 9:00-9:45 Maritz and Herrod present 10:00-12:00 Deep dive breakout sessions 10:00-12:00 Live Q&A with VMwarevExperts While I don't have any inside knowledge on the event, I expect new product and service offerings, along with details … [Read more...]

VMtoday’s One Year Anniversary

Today marks the one year anniversary of my first post on VMtoday.com, and an exciting year it has been in many ways.  First, some stats: VMtoday.com has been visited more than 10,000 times in the past year.  While the number of site visits is far below some of my fellow virtualization bloggers, it is still exciting for me to see that I am making an impact on the community (despite my meager post count).  There are some of you who read my posts through Planet V12n and RSS, which is cool by me. Yesterday was the busiest day for the site.  No coincidence that it comes after adding some … [Read more...]