My Top Oracle on VMware Resources

    This week I had the awesome opportunity to work the Oracle Open World show in San Francisco.  I was there mostly as an invite from the EMC Oracle Social Media/Marketing team to help with a couple of fun #oowHunt (Scavanger Hunt) things and had a blast participating.  Personally I think Oracle has a […]

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My Top VMware Resources

This blog post is a long time coming !!  This is a culmination of information I seem to consistently send out to customers and prospects that I meet with on a day to day basis. Usually I send this information in a REALLY REALLY long e-mail but I thought now I can simply send them […]

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Various info around deploying VDI

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of discussions with companies around Virtual Desktops (VDI) and these meetings usually fall into 2 types.   First type is “what is VDI” or “VDI Best Practices” and even sometimes it’s “Why VDI now” or VDI 101.  Normally this is an open discussion around why they are looking at […]

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The Ever Changing World of Admins

One of the things that I really love about my role as a vSpecialist is my opportunity to meet with prospects and customers and talk about all the integration points EMC has with VMware.  vSphere is such a cool product and what makes it even cooler is the types of integration our products have together. […]

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Are you going to EMC World ?

  So last week Chad Sakac (who is my bosses, bosses, bosses, bosses, boss 🙂 ) sent out an e-mail to the vSpecialist team reminding everyone that EMC World is coming FAST AND FURIOUS !!!  (May 9-12 in VEGAS ) I can’t tell you how excited I am about this.  It will be my first […]

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Secure Virtual Desktops

  Stop me if you’ve heard this one, “This is the year of the virtual desktop”!!  Hell, I think I’ve even said it a few times!!  It’s usually met with the same response “Seriously Trogden, if I hear that one more time, I’m going to pull my hair out!!”.  You know what usually happens after […]

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Follow up PCoIP Questions

  Some follow up PCoIP Questions. On Wednesday (12/15/2010) I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of people in Troy Michigan (my slide deck is at the bottom).  This was a discussion around “Why EMC for VMware View”.  We discussed all the benefits of a secure virtual desktop as well as the scalability and […]

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