Episode 131 - VMworld 2017 Recap with Jorge de la Cruz and Jim Jones

September 19, 2017

In this episode (episode 131) Clint Wyckoff (@ClintWyckoff) and Anthony Spiteri (@AnthonySpiteri) host Jorge de la Cruz (@jorgedlcruz) and Jim Jones (@K00laidIT) - Both are VMware vExperts as well as Veeam Vanguards. This episode serves as a recap of all the cool announcements that were made at VMworld USA and VMworld Barcelona. We talk extensively about VMware Cloud on AWS, vSAN and many of the other VMware related announcements as well as just VMworld in general.

Jorge blogs over at jorgedelacruz.es and Jim Jones can be found at koolaid.info

Show notes and links:

1.) https://cloud.vmware.com/

2.) https://cloud.vmware.com/vmware-hcx

3.) https://cloud.vmware.com/vmc-aws/pricing

4.) https://blogs.vmware.com/virtualblocks/2017/08/28/fast-tracking-distributed-new-hci-acceleration-kit/

5.) https://www.jorgedelacruz.es/tag/vmworld-2017


Episode 130 - VMworld 2017 Barcelona Episode 2 with Veeam Vanguard, Dean Lewis

September 16, 2017

In this episode Clint Wyckoff (@ClintWyckoff) and Michael Cade (@MichaelCade1) host Dean Lewis (@SaintDLE). This episode features a quick recap of the VMworld Barcelona sessions as well as a discussion about ransomware.




Episode 129 - VMworld 2017 Barcelona Episode 1 with Frank Denneman & Niels Hagoort

September 14, 2017

In this episode Clint Wyckoff (@ClintWyckoff) and Michael Cade (@MichaelCade1) host Frank Denneman (@FrankDenneman) and Niels Hagoort (@NHagoort) and VMworld 2017 in Barcelona to discuss their recent book, VMware vSphere 6.5 Host Resources Deep Dive. Also discussed is the VMware Cloud on AWS.




Episode 128 - Azure 101 with Brad Sams

August 8, 2017

In this episode, Rick Vanover (Twitter @RickVanover) hosts Brad Sams (Twitter @Bdsams). Brad writes at Petri.com and Thurrot.com. Rick and Brad talk about the big picture of Azure, and what it means for all IT organizations from an application side, data management side and troubleshooting. 



Episode 127 - VeeamON / VeeamOFF

May 31, 2017

Michael Cade @MichaelCade1 and Anthony Spiteri @AnthonySpiteri have a chat this episode and take a debrief on all the good stuff announced in New Orleans during VeeamON 2017.


Episode 126 - Special Episode from Atlantic Security Conference

May 5, 2017

In this episode, Rick Vanover once again hosts Travis Barlow. Travis is the VP Advanced Security Services @ GoSecure and is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Travis is also a board member of the Altantic Security Conference. Travis and Rick talk about the security landscape as well as the challenges associated for operating a non-profit IT event for one of the most critical areas of technology today, IT Security.



Episode 125 - Cisco HyperFlex & some “Choice” Backup Appliances

April 29, 2017

In this episode, Michael Cade (Twitter @MichaelCade1) is joined by @MrHyperFlex Darren Williams EMEAR Technical Sales Leader from Cisco - Michael and Darren talk about the upcoming Veeam 9.5 Update 2 integration with HyperFlex as well as the scalable backup appliance with the C240 and S3260 and a fully reference Architecture.


Cisco HyperFlex and Veeam Availability Suite CVD - http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/unified_computing/ucs/UCS_CVDs/HX181_dataprotection_AS902_design.html


Cisco HyperFlex snapshot integration coming soon with Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 2 - https://www.veeam.com/blog/cisco-hyperflex-snapshot-integration-availability-suite-9-5-update-2.html


Episode 124 - Microsoft Azure Stack – An Introduction

April 20, 2017

In this episode Veeam's Senior Technical Evangelist Clint Wyckoff (@clintwyckoff) and Thomas Maurer (@ThomasMaurer), Cloud Architect at itnetX and Microsoft Cloud & Datacenter MVP discuss the upcoming Microsoft Azure Stack Solution.


Episode 123 - A Security 1,2,3 chat with Paul Stringfellow

April 12, 2017

In this episode, Michael Cade (Twitter @MichaelCade1) hosts Paul Stringfellow. (Twitter @TechStringy) a Technical Director of a long established UK based  IT consultancy,  Gardner Systems plc. Michael and Paul talk about the topical threat of Ransomware and the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


Episode 122 - SPBM, VVOLs and more with Pete Flecha

March 14, 2017

In this episode, Michael Cade (Twitter @MichaelCade1) hosts Pete Flecha. Pete Flecha (Twitter @vPedroArrow) works in Technical Marketing at VMware and is based in North Carolina. Mike and Pete talk about next-generation storage technologies from VMware in a practical way for those looking at the new capabilities.