Who's Who - Duncan Epping
Who’s Who in Virtual Networking: Duncan Epping
/ Oct 31, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Who is he? If VMware bloggers could elect a god, Duncan Epping would probably be it. His blog, Yellow Bricks, has been recognized as the #1 virtualization blog by vSphereland.com since 2009. His 17,600 Twitter followers is only bested by Scott Lowe among virtualization bloggers. Duncan was a founding member of the VMware EVO:RAIL team…

USD Extends to vCloud Air with Silver Peak
Univ of San Diego Extends into Europe with VMware vCloud Air
/ Oct 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Founded in 1949 in the heart of San Diego, the University of San Diego (USD) has grown to become a premier institution dedicated to providing academic excellence, Catholic intellectual and social traditions, and a top-notch liberal arts education for scholars of all faiths. USD, with more than 8,000 students and more than 900 faculty members,…

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Speeding vCloud Air Performance By 25x
/ Aug 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

When Nevro Corp. needed to accelerate data to and from VMware’s vCloud, they looked to Silver Peak to provide a secure, scalable solution to maximize performance and speed critical business operations. As a medical device company, Nevro Corp. required a secure platform that was able to meet the industry’s stringent regulatory requirements. After choosing and…

Who’s Who in Virtual Networking: Cody Bunch
/ Jun 4, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Cody Bunch is a private cloud/virtualization architect, VMware vExpert, and VMware VCP from San Antonio, Tx.  He works as a private Principal Architect, Private Cloud at Rackspace Hosting. Where can you find him? Cody’s probably best known for his work on the #vBrownBag podcast at ProfessionalVMware. He’s the author of several books including OpenStack Cloud Computing…

Mike Laverick
Who’s Who in Virtual Networking: Mike Laverick
/ Apr 23, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Mike Laverick Who is he? Mike is the senior cloud infrastructure evangelist for VMware. Before joining VMware he was an independent for 10 years. He’s a former freelance VMware Certified Instructor with 17 years of experience in technologies, such as Novell (NCT), Windows (MCT), Citrix (VCI) and of course VMware (VCI). Very involved in the…

Scott Lowe
Who’s Who in Virtual Networking: Scott Lowe
/ Mar 12, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Scott Lowe Who is he? A longtime IT hand, Scott has filled just about any role you’d expect in IT — instructor, systems engineer, consultant, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and more. Today, he’s one of the most respected thinkers in the VMware community. Where can you find him? By day, Scott’s an engineering architect for…

Maish Saidel-Keesing
Who’s Who in Virtual Networking: Maish Saidel-Keesing
/ Feb 12, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Maish Saidel-Keesing Who is he? Maish is currently a Virtualization Architect for Cisco Video Technologies Israel in Jerusalem, and has worked in IT for the past 15 years with a stronger focus on virtualization for the past 7. Where can you find him? While Maish can be found primarily at his site, Technodrome, and on Twitter,…

vCloud Hybrid Service over Distance
Enabling vCloud Hybrid Service over Distance (Video)
/ Feb 11, 2014 0 COMMENTS

This week’s VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) event in San Francisco is very exciting — both for VMware and for Silver Peak. It’s the first year that the vCloud Hybrid Service team is attending and it’s the first time Silver Peak will be in attendance. First, what is PEX? Traditionally, it has been a show for…

Gabrie van Zanten
Who’s Who in Virtual Networking: Gabrie van Zanten
/ Jan 10, 2014 2 COMMENTS

Gabrie van Zanten Who is he? Gabrie is a virtualization architect working for Open Line, a Dutch integrator. Where can you find him? He’s the master agent of Gabe’s Virtual World, but he also carries a license-to-write at Facebook, Google+, and Twitter.  Sources have him on several deep cover operations. Including as a contributing editor…

Dog + Cat enemies
Keep Your Friends Close And Your Enemies Closer
/ Oct 4, 2013 0 COMMENTS

The concept of co-opetition — the combination of competition and cooperation — doesn’t go back quite as far as 400 BC when China’s Sun-tzu made his famous statement about friends and enemies, but it certainly seems timely when considering the recent developments surrounding the entity known as VCE (Virtual Computing Environment). The Richardson, Texas-based company,…