Archive for February, 2010

VMware acquire RTO Software and Ionix

Posted on February 26th, 2010 in Industry News, Virtualization | No Comments »

Within a week, there are 2 major accquires been done by VMware. By accquire RTO is not surprise to most of us as VMware trying to move forward with the complete cloud solution provider. But this morning, I got the sms from my buddy in VMware inform me about the accquire for Ionix and I am surprised.  After I read through the news this morning, here is the finidng. VMware did not 100% purchase Ionix from it parents company but some of it. Well, to me VMware and Ionix are both owned by EMC. Will there be any different whether is owned by VMware or EMC on this? We will have to keep an eye on that.

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Cisco Nexus 1000V

Posted on February 10th, 2010 in Data Center, Tips, Virtualization, vSphere | No Comments »

Today I was setting up the Nexus 1000V with Cisco UCS, and this was my 2nd time of experiencing the nexus 1000V. Previous experience when I did the 1st installation and configuration on Nexus 1000V, it take me few days to get it done, but it only took us 1 few hours to do so with a help from my colleague who are the networking expert. I was using the Nexus 1000V version 1.2 which is greatly enhance and simplify VS the version 1.

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Stateless Computing from Cisco UCS

Posted on February 5th, 2010 in Data Center, Hardware, Server | 9 Comments »

I had been busy with the demo on Cisco UCS with VMware and EMC recently. 1 of the key features I had tested was about the Stateless Computing claim by Cisco. As a server or system guys, we all know that the ability to maintain the system state with UUID, Firmware, BIOS, LAN & SAN are important during a hardware changes. Honest speaking, the demo performed last week was my 1st experience on the stateless computing. The outcome was impressive.

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1st APAC Virtualization Roundtable

Posted on February 1st, 2010 in Announcement, Events, Industry News | No Comments »

1st APAC Virtualization Roundtable

Title: EPISODE 1 – Introduction & Your Virtual Environment
Start Time: Wed 03/02/10 06:00 PM (KUALA LUMPUR TIME)
Duration (minutes): 60

Call ID: 75046

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1st APAC Virtualization roundtable

Other Time zones:
Sydney(Australia) – 9PM
Perth (Australia) – 6PM
Hong Kong (Hong Kong) – 6PM
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) – 6PM
Auckland (New Zealand) – 11PM
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