Category Archive: vExpert

Aug 30 2017

VMworld 2017 Las Vegas – Day 2 General Session Summary

Today I managed to get a blogger/press table at the general session on time, skipping breakfast was the key, and not like yesterday when I got my place 5 min after the general session started:) Pat Gelsinger started with inviting Michael Dell on to the stage and they answered pre-prepared questions from the audience. You …

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Aug 29 2017

vRealize Automation and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

A very short blog post to let you know that I have created a blog post around VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud on the Nutanix Next community. It is called: vRealize Automation and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud The following is the blog post introduction The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform is a hardware-agnostic …

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Aug 29 2017

VMware PKS Announced

Today, 2017-08-29, VMware announced/introduced VMware Pivotal Container Service which is a collaboration with VMware, Pivotal and Google Cloud to deliver VMware Pivotal Container Service (VMware PKS). Not really sure about the PKS but maybe it is to point out Kubernetes or maybe PCS is already taken:) Components included are e.g. NSX, Kubernetes, vRealize Automation, Wavefront telemetry Kubernetes, …

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Aug 29 2017

vCloud Director 9.0 Announced

Yesterday, 2017-08-28, VMware announced a new version of vCloud Director, (vCD)  meaning the most current release will be 9.0. Latest available vCD version today is 8.2 and was released February 2017. There is not that much information available yet about new features and capabilities but here are a few: Flex UI is gone and there …

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Aug 29 2017

NSX-T Version 2.0 Announced

Yesterday, 2017-08-28, VMware announced the next version of their network virtualisation product NSX-T  meaning the latest and greatest version will soon be 2.0. NSX-T replaced NSX-MH which was the first NSX version to support multi-hypervisor. NSX-T can provide network virtualisation for both multi-cloud and multi-hypervisor environment. To be more specific we are talking about: Virtual …

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Aug 29 2017

VMworld 2017 Las Vegas – Day 1 General Session Summary

Nice opening by Pat Gelsigner when he talks about the disaster in Houston and sends his thoughts and prayers…. Then we got a bit of a history lesson when work transformation since 1810 was brought up and point was that we are aiming on or must focus on creating higher value jobs. VMware Vision: Any Device Any …

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Aug 28 2017

VMware Integrated Container 4.0 Announced

VMware Intergrated OpenStack (VIC), which is a VMware supported OpenStack distribution has been around for a few years. It built on the OpenStack Ocata release  and it runs on top of the VMware SDDC and it offers the following capabilities/meet the following use cases: Implementing a Developer Cloud Running Containers Leveraging Network Virtualization (VMware NSX) The …

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Aug 28 2017

Turbonomic Promotion During VMworld 2017 Las Vegas

It just got to my attention that one of my blog sponsors, Turbonomic, is running a pretty cool social media promotion during the 2017 VMworld event in Las Vegas which started yesterday, 27 August. There are three really nice prices: Oculus Rift Google Home Nvidia Shield The only thing you need to do to participate …

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Aug 27 2017

In Next Major vSphere Release VMware Plans to Deprecate……..

As you might have seen over the last couple of days VMware has announced that a few components and or features will be deprecated in the next major release of vSphere. The next release of vSphere will be a terminal release and the information in this blog post does not apply. vCenter Server for Windows …

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May 31 2017

VMworld 2017 Las Vegas Blogger Pass

For the fifth time I have been selected by the VMware vExpert team to get a VMworld blogger pass and I would like to send a big thank you to the team. This makes it possible for me to attend the VMworld event in Las Vegas later this year which will be my first visit …

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Feb 08 2017

VMware vExpert 2017

Just received a notification that i have been awarded with the VMware vExpert title for 2017. The current vExpert count is 1 472 people and it was the fifth year (2013-2017) I was awarded with the title. Read more about the VMware vExpert 2017 Announcement on the VMware official blog All VMware vExperts are listed in …

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Oct 21 2016

VMworld 2016 Barcelona – Day 3 Summary

The third and closing day, 2016-10-20, of VMworld is a bit different compared to the first two days since it does not contain a keynote session meaning the breakout sessions starts at 09:00 AM. The other VMworld 2016 Europe daily summaries can be found here: VMworld 2016 Barcelona – Day 1 Summary VMworld 2016 Barcelona – Day 2 …

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Oct 20 2016

VMworld 2016 Barcelona – Day 2 Summary

Second day, 2016-10-19, of VMworld started way better than the day before. Not stuck in traffic meaning ready when it started 09:00 AM CET. The other VMworld 2016 Europe daily summaries can be found here: VMworld 2016 Barcelona – Day 1 Summary VMworld 2016 Barcelona – Day 3 Summary Keynote The second days keynote is usually …

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Oct 18 2016

VMworld Barcelona 2016 – Day 1 Summary

So today, 2016-10-18, was my first day at VMworld  and it started with being stuck in traffic for about 30 min so i made it to the general session about 20 seconds before it started…. I’ll structure my daily summaries, yes i’ll keep that concept as well, this year pretty much same way as last year …

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Aug 10 2016

VMworld 2016 Barcelona blogger pass

I happy to announce i just received an email including a VMworld Barcelona blogger pass:) This is actually the fourth year i have been selected by the VMware vExpert team to get a free VMworld blogger pass. I’m really grateful for this since it’s given to a selected few VMware vExperts and makes it possible …

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Feb 05 2016

VMware vExpert 2016

The vExperts for 2016 was actually announced the same days this year as the last one. Much better date compared to 1:st April which was the announcement date 2014:) Information on the official VMware VMTN blog can be found here. I really glad and proud of bening included in the group of people awarded with the vExpert title …

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