My VMworld Schedule

Next week is VMworld Europe 2013. My wife tells people it’s a “Uber Geek Fest”. She’s probably right about that! This will be my third VMworld and I know without a doubt that there will not be enough hours between Sunday and Thursday this coming week for me to meet all of the people and vendors that I want and see the sessions that I want. If you’re in Barcelona at VMworld this coming week, say hello, give me your business card, join me for a beer or do all three! On a couple of days I’ll be wearing shirts with this on the back: At the moment my schedule looks a bit like this: Daytime Evening Sunday Travel to Barcelona vRockstar Party Monday Registration, Hands-on-Labs and Partner sessions including TEX5350 VMUG Party / Pernix Data Party Tuesday Sessions including […]

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2013 UKVMUG Agenda

There’s now an agenda posted for next month’s UK VMUG in Birmingham. As you can see, it’s got some cracking sessions in it. If you haven’t registered yet, or you want to check the agenda out for yourself, head over to the VMUG site. TIME EVENT LOCATION Wednesday, November 20,2013 7:00 -9:00 pm Pre-Reception vCurry – Veeam Bracebridge Suite Thursday, November 21, 2013 8:00 – 8:30 am Registration | Breakfast | Mingle with Sponsors Trafalgar Foyer 8:30 – 9:00 am VMUG Welcome | Alaric Davies Britannia Suite 9:00 – 9:45 am VMware Keynote | Joe Baguley, VMware CTO EMEA Britannia Suite 9:45  10:00 Mingle with Sponsors Imperial Suite 10:00 – 10:45 am Breakout Block #1 | Education Sessions 50% Faster VMs on the Hardware You Have!, Condusiv Bracebridge Suite Convergence and Scalability in Your Datacenter.  Bringing Google like Infrastructure to […]

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London VMUG – April 25th 2013

Registration for the second London VMUG of the year is open. As usual, it will be at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (33 Queen Street, London, EC4R 1AP) between 8:30 and 17:00 and there will be vBeers afterwards. The sponsors for this event are VMTurbo, Nimble Storage and Veeam. The agenda is yet to be finalised but it’s likely to be awesome as usual. What are you waiting for? Head over to the VMUG website, register and stick it in your calendar before someone sticks a different meeting in there! Update: 16/04/2013 The agenda was published a week or so ago. Lots of great sessions on there:  Time Capital A  Capital B  Square Room  8:30  EVENT RECEPTION  10:00  Welcome  10:15  Shmuel Kliger, Founder VMTurbo Software-Defined Control – Transforming IT Operations 11:00  Greg Ferro, packetpushers.net Don’t Do Virtual Networking, Do Cloud Networking. […]

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Virtual Machine User Group Meeting – 12th March 2013

I’m a long standing member of the London VMUG (that being the VMware User Group) but I’ve also on occasion been to Virtual Machine User Group (VMUG) meetings as well when I’ve been able to find the time. The Virtual Machine User Group have a meeting coming up in Birmingham on Tuesday 12th March 2013. The published agenda is: Time Track 1 Track 2 09:00 – 10:00 Vendor Market, Welcome Address and Refreshments 10:00 – 10:50 VMware vCloud Director & vSphere 5.1 VeeamVeeam Modern Data Protection 11:00 – 11:50 App Cogs Virtualisation for Sharepoint Professionals Proact Getting Started with NetApp Filers 12:00 – 13:00 Vendor Market, Lunch and Special Interest Groups 13:00 – 13:50 The Bunker Panel Debate: Is the cloud secure? Microsoft HyperV Version3 – What you need to know 14:00 – 14:50 10ZiG Simplifying EUC Management Trend Micro […]

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