With full credit to my colleage Rebecca Fitzhugh's blog post for the title, I'm looking forward to VMworld this year - my 4th one if I've not lost track. VMworld over the years Over the years I've attended as an SE for Varrow hardly knowing anyone, again as an SE knowing more folks, as an … Continue reading Catch me at VMworld 2017!
This ended up being a non-traditional live blog - I'm trying out tweet curation for the first part at least. Dheeraj Pandey onstage to introduce Bill McDermott of SAP https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880543768314732545 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880544069377638400 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880544402535469056 https://twitter.com/nutanix/status/880544402988384257 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880545569315278848 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880545817031036930 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880547247229763585 https://twitter.com/tcrawford/status/880544287229980674 https://twitter.com/ScottIntel/status/880546916299268097 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880548394619609089 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880548778205257728 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880549262219558912 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880549262219558912 https://twitter.com/ScottIntel/status/880549382474608640 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880550727256604672 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880550893027958784 https://twitter.com/franciozzy/status/880550500286033921 Sudheesh Nair onstage Conversation with Lenovo's Kirk Skaugen - no … Continue reading Nutanix .NEXT 2016 – Day 2 Evening Keynote
Disclosure - this is a live blog. I'll do my best for it to be coherent but I'm prioritizing rapid updates + keeping up with the most polished formatting. Day 1 Keynote was the Dheeraj show + Diane Greene & Google Cloud announcements. I was hoping to live blog but the internet wasn't conducive plus … Continue reading Nutanix .NEXT 2016 – Day 2 Keynote Morning
If you're finding this in 2019 or later, I'm now with Pure Storage (details here) but learned a ton during my time at Rubrik + have many friends and people I respect and keep in touch with there. No regrets and was an amazing 2 years building the Tech Marketing team. tl;dr = Rubrik is … Continue reading My Next Chapter – Rubrik!
This is an overdue post from Dell EMC World (Oct 17-20) - my final one actually. Full disclosure that DellEMC paid for my flight/hotel/conference pass. Also, full disclosure that I’ve since then accepted a position with a company that competes with EMC in certain areas (blog post on that to come later this week). You … Continue reading Dell EMC World 2016 – Closing Thoughts
This is an overdue post from Dell EMC World (Oct 17-20). Full disclosure that DellEMC paid for my flight/hotel/conference pass. Also, full disclosure that I've since then accepted a position with a company that competes with EMC in certain areas (blog post on that to come later this week). You be the judge if any of … Continue reading Dell EMC World 2016 – DSSD!
I won't pretend this post is God's gift to mankind but thought I'd put out some semi-random notes in case anyone is interested. This is a compilation of items from multiple analyst sessions throughout the day. ~~~~~~~~~ Marius Haas, Chief Commercial Officer and President - breadth and depth of Dell technologies is second to none. … Continue reading Dell EMC World 2016 – Analyst Session Notes
Thanks to John Troyer's always excellent TechReckoning newsletter I ended up writing down some thoughts around vSphere on AWS - a topic I've been discussing and reading a lot about recently. While I can't say for sure that what's below is unique to me, I don't think I've read this exact twist anywhere else. If you disagree, … Continue reading vSphere on AWS – A Deal with the Devil?
Updates to come here and on Twitter – @andriven If you’ve not read a live blog from me before, I try to be coherent but don’t stress much about formatting or grammar – this is meant to be a live take on what was said that felt interesting enough to write down. This was teased … Continue reading Live Blog – Dell EMC World 2016 Afternoon Keynote
After Michael Dell it moved to two sessions on Leaders Perspectives with two parts. Client Solutions Presentation and Q&A with Jeff Clarke, Vice Chairman, Operations & President, Client Solutions at Dell. Infrastructure Solutions & Services Presentation and Q&A with David Goulden (President, Infrastructure Solutions Group DellEMC) and Howard Elias (President Global Services) Note: I wasn't super … Continue reading Dell EMC World 2016 – Leader’s Perspectives Sessions