vRetreat Silverstone 2017

So, it went something like this: Patrick – “Do you want to drive some Porsches at a blogging event?” Me – “Nom nom nom.” (That’s the sound of me biting his arm off.) Ok, it wasn’t quite like that (see right). But close enough for the purposes of this post. By the way, I wasn’t serious about killing anyone ­čśë Fast forward three short months, and the guy who co-organises the vRockstar parties in Barcelona (Patrick Redknap) is hosting the first ever vRetreat event at the Porsche Experience Centre. We’ve got Porsches, we’ve got Silverstone. What else?┬áSome bloggers: Amit Panchal,┬áBarry Coombs,┬áRynardt Spies,┬áDavid Owen,┬áSimon Gallagher,┬áMe, and a special guest appearance by Joe Baguley. Finally, and very importantly, some sponsors: The day started early with breakfast at the Porsche experience centre. After a few minutes drooling over looking at the cars inside […]

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Veeam Surebackup

Everybody is talking about it. If I asked my brother-in-law (an advertising creative) he’d probably say that this is a good marketing strategy. It certainly works on me anyway – I’m as curious a hell! Like everyone else who’s been talking about it, I registered to find out more. Some have specualted about features or approaches (VirtualisedReality) and some (the SLOG), better connected than me, may find out more. Actually I registered a few hours ago now but something has been bugging me. The big reveal is due on March 22nd. There are still 9 days of February to go. Doing the maths, 22 + 9 does not equal 23 (see the image below). It’s a lot closer to 32. Perhaps Veeam have a small code problem? I’d hope not and I think not. Having had a look at the […]

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