Project VRC "State of the VDI and SBC union 2015" < Help Needed


The independent R&D project ‘Virtual Reality Check’ (Project VRC) was started in early 2009 and was entirely focuses on research in the virtual desktop and application virtualization market. Several white papers with Login VSI test results were published about the performance and best practices of different hypervisors, Microsoft Office versions, application virtualization solutions, Windows Operating Systems in server hosted desktop solutions and the impact of antivirus. In 2013 and … [Read more...]

Virtualization Field Day 4 is approaching


In less than 3 weeks the twitter tag #VFD4 will be in your twitter timeline, A LOT!. I am happy to be among the 12 delegates that where voted and invited for Virtualization Field Day 4 hosted in Austin / Texas on January 14-16, 2015. If you never heard of the Tech Field Day event before I encourage you to watch the event closely. It’s one of the best online events. Technology deep dives are normal and the best of all, you will be able to follow/watch the whole event online. I was … [Read more...]

Nutanix Technology Champion #NutanixNTC


With 2015 around the Corner, Nutanix just announced for the first time the list of Nutanix Technology Champions for this year (2014). I must say that I’m very happy and honored to say that I have made it on the 2014 list! I’m a 2014 NTC! Yay! The NTC award is similar to the VMware vExpert and the Cisco Champion community awards, rewarding members of the community on their efforts in sharing their knowledge and enabling fellow community members. Thanks to Nutanix CCO Laura Whalen and … [Read more...]

HP Discover Barcelona 2014


HP Discover Barcelona 2014, the worldwide event organized by HP every year. Where the European part is hosted in Barcelona. For the first time I’ve been invited to join a great crew of storage bloggers at HP Discover Barcelona. Thanks Calvin (HPStorageGuy). I have been working with HP for many many years. But mainly on the server side. My main focus for this event are definitely all new things on HP and 3PAR storage and VVOLs, the HP 200-HC (Hyper-Converged) servers that are going to be used … [Read more...]

X-IO: Zero Maintenance, Low Latency VDI Storage


At VMworld Barcelona, I was invited by Stephen Foskett to join the #TFDx event (short for Tech Field Day Extra). I’m writing about X-IO because their presentation actually triggered me. They handle a lot of things very differently. And as you can read below, I like how they do that. First, some info about X-IO X-IO Technologies, was previously founded as the Seagate Advanced Storage Group in 2002. Which was later acquired by Xiotech in 2007, and today operates independently as X-IO … [Read more...]

#vRockstar 2014, Thank you note, with pictures


I would like to thank everybody who joined us at the #vRockstar event this year. Last night was amazing!. For the third time in a row we managed to get the Hard Rock. This time exclusive and the main floor. With 350 people, 2 great DJ girls, a Hard Rock Guitar as a giveaway and many many drinks later. vRockstar 2014 was a big success. BIG Thanks to this year Sponsors! PICS Volledig album bekijken … [Read more...]