Nutanix .NEXT 2016 – Day 2 Evening Keynote

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

Nutanix .NEXT 2016 – Day 2 Keynote Morning

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

Dell EMC World 2016 – Closing Thoughts

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

Dell EMC World 2016 – DSSD!

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!

Dell EMC World 2016 – Analyst Session Notes

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

vSphere on AWS – A Deal with the Devil?

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?

Live Blog – Dell EMC World 2016 Afternoon Keynote

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

Dell EMC World 2016 – Leader’s Perspectives Sessions

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