Nutanix is innovating at the speed of Cloud (#vRetreat)

I remember back in November 2012 at Virtualization Field Day 2 where Nutanix was presenting for the first time at a Field Day. Dheeraj Pandey, CEO and co-founder gave us a quick introduction to Nutanix. The company was only 2,5 years old back then and they has released their first Hyper Converged block in the public as the first HCI vendor. It was pretty amazing. Dheeraj did a very good job presenting. And it feels ages and ages ago. So I'm going to fast forward to today where Nutanix is no … [Read more...]

Why I’m going to VMworld 2018 Las Vegas

VMworld is less than a week away. I'm very very excited to fly into Las Vegas next Sunday. My Last time at VMworld US was in 2012... How time can fly! VMworld is a five-day conference that will take place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas August 26 – 30. Go check vmworld.com for more information. So, Why am I going to VMworld in the US this year? I think for several reasons: I have been a bit out of tech for some time now, so it's time for me to update on everything VMware. especially … [Read more...]

Zerto IT Resilience Platform (vRetreat event Amsterdam)

Zerto evolved from Hypervisor Based Replication in 2011, to Continues Journal Based Protection.in 2018. Zerto is rebranding to Zerto IT Resilience Platform this year. The Zerto IT Resilience Platform is expected to be included in Zerto 7.0 and will be GA Q1 ‘19. The product can be divided in 2 parts. Orchestration & Automation: Multi Cloud Workload Mobility Non disruptive Continues Data Protection Continues data replication Journal Based Recovery Application … [Read more...]

VMware Enterprise Systems Connector installation error: Incorrect AVA format

This week I am working for a customer to set up a VMware Workspace ONE environment. Both components from Workspace ONE, the Identity Manager and AirWatch are delivered by VMware as a SaaS offering. One of the first things, when the service is created by VMware, is to install the VMware Enterprise Systems Connector. This installer serves as the unified connector to integrate with the on-premises services such as Active Directory for Workspace ONE, AirWatch, and Identity Manager. It exists … [Read more...]

VMware Workspace ONE overview and VMworld 2017

To start, what a great week it was in Barcelona during VMworld 2017. I have met awesome people, had nice conversations and attended some very good sessions. In this blog post, I like to start with one of my two favorite topics during VMworld: VMware Workspace ONE. Workspace ONE I will kick-off with one of my most favorite products at the moment and try to explain why is this one is my personal favorites: VMware Workspace ONE is a solution that exists of two main components, Identity … [Read more...]