Summary = good core Avamar info and some interesting details/thoughts around how to protect vCD with Avamar. Love Avamar's dedup rates as always. Phil George (EMC BRS) - Core Avamar with VMware Walkthrough Core Avamar value stuff with VMware (big stuff but core) - VADP+CBT integration, vSphere 5, Image-level/Guest-level, etc. Proxy VMs to handle backup … Continue reading EMC Bootcamp Notes – General Avamar & vCloud Director+Avamar – VMware Partner Exchange
Summary = lots of integration/work/blood/sweat/tears from EMC into anything and everything VMware - highlighted across all my different posts on the EMC Bootcamp. Note: as always, these are my notes from what was on the screen, what was said, and my own thoughts. Session with Tommy Trogden - Solutions-based selling. Random notes basically... Consultative selling … Continue reading EMC Bootcamp Notes – Solution Based Selling – VMware Partner Exchange
Summary = high-energy walkthrough by Scott Lowe around the promise of stretched clusters, the high level details (part 1 below), and the low level details (part 2). Fantastic run-through of a fascinating subject (fascinating to me at least as I'm actively having SRM + VPLEX discussions with customers). Scott Lowe - Stretched Cluster Discussion Part … Continue reading EMC Bootcamp Notes – Stretched Cluster Discussion by Scott Lowe – VMware Partner Exchange
Summary = I'm already very excited about vCOPs and have multiple customers using it. Seeing the mass of additional data points we can now pull in from the storage array excites me even more. Matt Cowger - vCenter Operations and EMC Stuff VMAX Adapter It works! Go to config tab and add adapter. See front … Continue reading EMC Bootcamp Notes – vCenter Operations & EMC – VMware Partner Exchange
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I have to echo Chad here.... http://virtualgeek.typepad.com/virtual_geek/2010/11/now-this-is-solid-marketing.html that this is good marketing....even if you're not an EMC shop. I actually went through this whiteboard at an EMC Accreditation session a couple weeks back....the various Phases make a lot of sense when you're thinking about private clouds/public clouds/IT as a Service. And of course the various … Continue reading good cloud marketing from EMC
I can't exactly claim any credit for this given just starting 2 weeks ago but Varrow is the EMC Velocity Partner of the Year for the 2nd year in a row....details here. Varrow Receives EMC Velocity Partner of the Year Award at the 2010 EMC North America Partner Council If anything, I'm feeling like I … Continue reading pretty cool…