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...]

Cool, a New Free Tool – Veeam Endpoint Backup

Before today Veeam didn’t provide any endpoint backup. Endpoint mostly deals with physical laptops / desktops or servers. As from today Veeam Launched a new free tool called Veeam Endpoint Backup! Veeam has secretly been working on this internal project named Project Ratmir, named after the Veeam CEO who always lost his laptop :) This is why this is really a big deal. This was the only feature that was not in Veeam’s portfolio YET, and it should scare a lot of competitors. Lot’s of times Veeam … [Read more...]

#VeeamON 2014, It’s All About the Partners

For a first ever event that Veeam has organized for themselves with a great lineup of platinum and other sponsors. I must say that Veeam managed to get things right.  The partner keynote on Monday was packed. Great fun keynote! but almost identical to the one today. Ratmir Timashev Veeam’s CEO Ratmir Timashev was visibly nervous during the whole keynote but he seems to like to be on stage and make some jokes :). Veeam choose to do a late-night-talk-show like interview which was a very … [Read more...]