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The BlogNotions Virtualization Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the virtualization space. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest technologies being implemented, discussions of best practices, case studies of creative virtualization execution, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

AWS’s Rate of Innovation Is Unmatched

I just returned from a week in Las Vegas at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services’ annual conference. I have either attended or watched the live stream every year for the past several years, and I am continually amazed at the number of new services and features that AWS cranks out… Read More AWS’s Rate of […]

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Veeam Wins Significant Victory Over Patent Trolls

Just as Veeam has released its latest edition of Backup & Replication, v9.5, it has also finally emerged from the shadow of a patent case completely vindicated. The case could have been very painful for Veeam had it gone the other way. A little history is needed here before we move on. Back in 2012,… Read More Veeam Wins Significant […]

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Notes from the Field: Planning the Extended Enterprise

In my current engagement, there has been a lot of talk lately about “future-proofing” the overall organization. I find this puzzling, because the basic definition of that term has not been identified. As the economy becomes increasingly connected, this customer stands at the threshold where the fundamental processes of value exchange are being transformed.… Read More Notes from the […]

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VMware Horizon DaaS for Service Providers

Many organizations are nowadays busy with questions regarding the IT Cloud. It’s not the question if they want cloud services, but more when and how. Some organizations are still busy with Cloud strategy whilst other organizations are already embracing cloud with services like SaaS or IaaS. One of the cloud related topics is around the […]

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Avoid Policy Sprawl, Allow Less Choice

In considering simplification, I’ve been thinking about policies. I love the idea of policy-based management and IT systems that implement policy. But isn’t there a risk of policy sprawl? If we allow free reign on policy configuration, we will end up with a huge number of policies. Will we end up… Read More Avoid Policy Sprawl, […]

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But What about Google?

But what about Google?  There has been a lot of buzz this year about Amazon, Microsoft, Citrix, IBM and VMware, but what about Google? In my humble opinion, in all practical purposes, Google just seemed to me, to be lacking a clear direction and/or focus when it came to the way Google pursued its business […]

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Register for my VMUG Session – How did VMware IT Achieve a Non-Disruptive Disaster Recovery Test ?

For those who have missed my VMworld Session STO7443 – How did VMware IT Achieve a Non-Disruptive Disaster Recovery Test in 90 Minutes for 900 Terabytes of Storage and 2000 Production Virtual Machines?, There is an another chance to attend my session in VMware User Group (VMUG Session) which will be a webcast happening on Wednesday, December […]

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