Category Archive: vExpert

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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Nov 05 2015

Application open for VMware vExpert 2016

So once again it is time to apply for the VMware vExpert award since VMware opened the vExpert application for 2016 a few days ago. I have been awarded with the title for the past three years and i will apply this year as well. There are four different paths you can select from when applying …

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Oct 15 2015

VMworld Barcelona 2015 – Day 3 summary

Last day at VMworld this year and it was quite a busy one. Spend quite some time at the solutions exchange and i think it was a pretty good move since it was a lot less people and easier to find the type of person per both you wanted to talk to compared to the …

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Oct 14 2015

VMworld Barcelona 2015 – Day 2 summary

Keynote Today’s keynote started with a short reminder of the end user demands in terms of availability from any device any time + choice and the IT organizations focus on e.g. Service Level Agreements (SLA), stability and security. After a few minutes VMware announced an acquisition of Boxer, read more about it here,  that will be added to the VMware …

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Oct 13 2015

VMworld Barcelona 2015 – Day 1 summary

Even though there was a lot of activity yesterday at VMworld as you can see via the schedule here i only participated, based on late Monday arrival, in the vExpert gathering held at Elephant Restaurant & Lounge Club Barcelona. It was a good event and i got the chance to catch up with quite a few people that …

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Feb 06 2015

VMware vExpert 2015

Last year i saw the vExpert announcement the 1:st of April and decided to wait until i received the official email from VMware before publishing the VMware vExpert 2014 blog post:) This year the announcement were made the 5:th of February at the official VMTN blog post which can be found here. I really glad and proud of bening …

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Nov 05 2014

Application open for VMware vExpert 2015

Yesterday, 2014-11-05, VMware opened the vExpert application for 2015. Three different vExpert paths exists: Customer Path Evangelist Path VMware Partner Network (VPN) Path Being a vExpert includes many benefits and the two most valuable benefits for me the past two years have been the free product licenses and free access to VMworld conference materials online. There are three …

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Nov 05 2013

Raspberry Pi – vExpert gift received from SimpliVity

Today, 2013-11-05, i received the VMware vExpert 2013 gift from SimpliVity, a Raspberry Pi. This is really cool and would like to send a big thank you to SimpliVity for this gift and for the commitment they’ve shown too the VMware vExpert community. I haven’t decided what to do with the Raspberry Pi yet so expect an update …

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May 29 2013

VMware vExpert 2013

Yesterday, 2013-05-28, John Troyer, Corey Romero and the VMware Social Media & Community Team announced the awardees of the VMware vExpert 2013 program. It turns out i’m one of the lucky 580 people awarded and i must admit i’m both honored and happy to achieve this title. Two former colleagues from Real Time Services AB have also …

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