Tag: EMC

  • Virtual Storage Integrator 5.6 – What’s New

    The Virtual Storage Integrator or VSI has been around for a while. Seems every release something new and exciting gets added that customer have asked for. The VSI 5.6 plugin for EMC is the latest version (9/13/2013) of the plugin to help streamline and simplify interactions between the vSphere client and the EMC storage used […]

  • EMC Speed2lead in Milan Italy

    EMC Speed2Lead Launch Today in Milan EMC announced a whole new update to many products. So first, why did I get to go to Italy for the launch. Ok, so back up one more step. Thank you EMC Elect program. EMC Elect if you don’t know is the community advocate program for EMC. I am […]

  • Hadoop Starter Kit and EMC Solutions Insiders Episode 2

    EMC Solutions Insiders is a tool to help enable and educate EMC and Partner field technical pre-sales people. We were lucky enough to catch up with James Ruddy (@darth_ruddy) with the EMC Office of the CTO. James created a pretty nice starter kit to help people get up and going with Hadoop on VMware using […]

  • EMC Solutions Insiders – Episode 1 SDDC

    EMC Solutions Insiders is a webcast for EMC SE’s and EMC Partner SE’s. The purpose is to enable the technical field on what is pertinent to our customers. EMC Solutions Insiders on EMC Community Network In our first attempt we were able to get an MVP, Aaron Chaisson to talk about the Software Defined Data […]

  • VMworld 2013 – In-N-Out Burger Meetup

    The annual 2vcps run to In-n-Out burger! This kid from Southern California now living in Atlanta, Georgia needs to get some burgers. So let’s meet up get a Double Double and talk a bit about all the cool things going on at VMworld. Meetup Where: at the In-n-out in San Francsico When: Tuesday 8/27 – […]

  • Virtual Storage Integrator – VSI 5.5

    Actually using the Virtual Storage Integrator (VSI) from EMC will simplify the complex environments used to create virtual data centers and private clouds. Wanted to bring to your attention some of the new features in the VSI What is new? A little deeper Demo from my good friend Itzik Reich @itzikr Itzik shows off how […]

  • More on the EMC, Cisco and Citrix 5000 on vSphere CVD (Cisco Validated Design) in 30 minutes

    UPDATED May 26 – New links included Mike Brennan’s latest blog going into the testing and details of the CVD – http://blogs.cisco.com/?p=114587 Scaling CVD for XenDesktop and EMC on Cisco <—-NEWEST Version of the paper!!!! Back a few months ago I shared about the joint reference architecture that was able to boot and login 5000 users in […]

  • Come to the EMC World HoL -Thats Hands on Labs

    It is always exciting to hear a bunch about what is new in Cloud, Big Data, and Information Storage but what if you could actually play with them before taking them back to work? The EMC World Hands on Labs are here for you! These are Self-Paced labs that should take around 60 minutes. Lab […]

  • Cisco, EMC and Citrix 5000 Users in 30 minutes – Cisco Validated Design

    Cisco + EMC + VMware + Citrix goodness.If you are working on deploying XenDesktop on VMware (the best way to do XenDesktop). Check out this article and Cisco Validated Design. http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/unified_computing/ucs/UCS_CVDs/citrix_emc_ucs_scaleVDI.pdf http://blogs.cisco.com/datacenter/zero-to-5000-citrix-vdi-users-logged-in-and-working-in-just-30-minutes/Give it a read and see how it all works. If you are like me and looking for where they get “30 minutes” from […]

  • You down with VDP? Yeah you know me!

    I had to be the first one to make a really bad joke. Everyone will admit, how to efficiently back up your VM’s is a hot topic. Remember VDP is VMware’s product, but a lot of EMC technical people should be able to let you know right away how it works. VDP will be an […]