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Farther back than I care to admit, we built solutions on bare metal.  To gain required capabilities, programmers would often have to write to a particular device driver, after adding the required adapter.  With the …

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Q&A with Reflex Systems President & CEO, Preston Futrell
February 21, 2011 – 11:19 am | No Comment
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Who uses Reflex solutions within an organization? Is the entry point usually through the VM side of the house or networking?
Reflex primarily targets the virtualization administrators or those that directly manage the virtualization infrastructure, although …

Deploying Virtualized Mission-Critical Apps? I/O Troubleshooting: When “good” is NOT enough
February 18, 2011 – 12:25 am | 2 Comments
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Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Len Rosenthal, the Vice-president of Marketing at Virtual Instruments. He is one of the early employees of the company, having joined them in late 2008.
His impressive …

VMworld Europe 2011 back in Copenhagen
February 17, 2011 – 11:39 am | No Comment
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We’re all excited to be back in Vegas for VMworld US, and have been awaiting news on what is happening across the pond.
Well the VMworld site recently release the location for Europe 2011. 

Copenhagen, here we come!

VMware adds desktop certification to its lineup – VCA4-DT, VCP4-DT and VCAP-DT
February 17, 2011 – 11:30 am | No Comment
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By Brian Suhr
With each year that passes Virtual Desktops or VDI continues to become a priority to more companies. For the last several years different consultants and media people are quick to declare this as …

Using a Network Packet Analyzer on a VMware vSphere Virtual Network
February 5, 2011 – 6:51 pm | No Comment
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From Petri IT Knowledgebase: Using a Network Packet Analyzer on a VMware vSphere Virtual Network
Instructions by David Davis on analyzing network issues over a virtual network with a network packet analyzer.

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
February 1, 2011 – 5:19 pm | No Comment
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Mark Gabryjelski gives VIB readers a real world look at VMware’s SRM.

Mark is a Senior IT Consultant, one of the first VCP’s & VCDX’s, has been leading the virtualization trend since 2001 nationally, with a focus in…

How to reset blade slot in HP C7000 chassis
January 17, 2011 – 12:04 pm | 235 Comments
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By Brian Suhr
This issue has not come up very often but with more admins working remotely these days and not being able to touch the hardware. This can be a life saver if no one …

Facebook, Google, Microsoft – comparable?
January 17, 2011 – 12:00 pm | No Comment
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By Donald Dodge
When something is unlike anything we have seen before we look for analogies or comparables to try to put it in context. Investors didn’t know what to think the first time they saw …