Thoughts on Tech

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Discussions around technologies and concepts

Who are the next big hitters in the world of tech?

One of the great things of being in the world of tech is not just appreciating the next product or feature coming into the products that your business is releasing. Don’t get me wrong – thats awesome cause you can see customers adopting and consuming those new features, but at heart, I’m still the kid who loves the latest thing. When I was younger it was Scalextric, but now as I get ever so close to my 40s I can appreciate a piece of new tech in a variety of industies. Read on if you’re a little geeky like me!

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VMworld 2021 Highlights

So VMworld 2021 has come and gone, but with it came a whole host of awesome announcements, new products and new features galore. Given the huge number of sessions, and that we don’t have all day and night to tune in, I thought I’d put up a blog post with a few highlights that I hope will be of use as a one-stop-shop!

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VMworld 2021 Session Previews

So, my favourite event of the year is nearly upon us again (Sounds biased but I loved it even before I joined VMware). Again, its online, and although I miss the face-to-face side of things, registration is free so there are no cost barriers to attending, which is a great thing.

I’ve put together a list of some of the more interesting sessions and why those sessions are particularly exciting, so read on if this is right up your street! There are currently 891 sessions available right now, so unless you’re crazy, you’re going have to choose carefully. This should give you a helping hand I hope!

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M365 – what to look out for

I see many customers looking to move their entire document and communication to Microsoft 365, and although its a wonderful platform with a list of benefits as long as the eye can see. There are some things to look out for. Hopefully in a few months / years I’ll be able to look at this post and all will have been resolved, I guess we’ll see….

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VMware have changed their licensing model – why should you care?

For as long as I can remember vSphere was what VMware was famous for. Just a mention of virtualisation and everyone mentioned ESX, ESXi or VMware’s name. Obviously times have moved on, competition has increased and VMware’s portfolio has diverisified somewhat so it looks like the commercial team decided now was a time to modernise their purchase options. This is just a few of my thoughts as to why, from a customer perspective, I find this pretty useful.

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