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Dell Storage at the Toronto VMUG user conference

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Today I’m at the Toronto VMUG user conference along with some of the sales and partner folks from Dell Storage here in Canada. I’m taking an afternoon break to charge up devices and post on what I’ve seen so far. First … Continue reading

Symantec Vision Session: Winning with Dell Storage + Symantec

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Note: This is my (almost) live blog from yesterday’s session with Andrew Corcoran & Ed Casmer. Traditional dcs are too rigid for evolving biz needs IT has too spend most of the $$ supporting existing infrastructure, not expanding to new … Continue reading

Symantec Vision Session: Dell Storage and Symantec enable the full benefits of server virtualization

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Note: these are my (mostly) unedited session notes. The session focused on backup best practices for virtualization. Other live blogs from VISION can be found here and here. 70-90% of backups are not restorable Backup windows are huge Virtualization makes … Continue reading

WRAP-UP: Dell Storage announcement – EqualLogic and VMware vSphere 5 tools

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This Monday, Dell announced a ton of new offerings for EqualLogic and tools for VMware vSphere 5. You saw the social media press release, right? In case you missed any of the links, here is what was announced: EqualLogic EqualLogic … Continue reading

You can help shape Dell storage product features

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Are you an EqualLogic customer? Do any of the following statements sound like you? You have “hands-on” storage responsibilities within vCenter. You back up VMs, create snapshots, set up replication, create datastores, or other storage tasks from within vCenter. You … Continue reading

#NEVMUG and #techfieldday: previews of VMworld?

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I went to the #NEVMUG summer slam this week. There were well over a thousand folks there. Dell was a sponsor, along with 17 or so of other companies who sell the products and services you need in your data … Continue reading

Dell Storage Forum – preview reviews, and what’s on deck for Day 1

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I’m writing this from the Dell Storage Forum Fluid Blogger’s Lounge. We still have some set up to do – the hotel IT guys are here right now setting up some ethernet drops for us. We should be ready to … Continue reading

What its really all about – getting social at Interop

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I think Stephen Foskett said it best in this post: “We are social people, and nothing beats meeting someone face to face.” Last week, Interop and EMC World were held in Vegas. (You can check out my review of Interop … Continue reading

Sneak preview of Dell Storage Forum sessions

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Yesterday something very interesting landed in my inbox – a spreadsheet with all of the sessions that are being scheduled for the Dell Storage Forum. I know some of y’all are chomping at the bit for this info, so I … Continue reading

April #SANchat is Wednesday(4/20). Topic: VDI

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Join us for the April #SANchat this Wednesday, April 19th. We’ll get started at 9 a.m. CT, 10 a.m E.T. This is the first time we’re trying for an early start – trying to find the optimal time for everyone! … Continue reading