I welcomed again NetApp Vaughn Stewart for a another exciting video bloggers panel, this time focused on Cisco NetApp solution Flexpod, with the participation of one of our great partner WorldWide Technology Joe Onisick and Abhinav Joshi , from the Cisco Validate Design team (CVD) .
You know Abhinav as he is a regular blogger of the Cisco Data Center blog – He was recognized as a VMware vExpert in 2011 & 2010, and has many technical certifications from VMware, NetApp, Cisco, EMC, & Citrix Please don’t hesitate to check his recent blogs on this website .
Vaughn Stewart is also an avid blogger , who did a great job on reporting several conversations he has during Cisco Live – Please check his recents blogs
Inspired by a conversation with Bart from Walz a Flexpod customer, Vaugh wrote about the 7 key building blocks to achieving in a real world cloud environment :Real-World Clouds built on Cisco and NetApp
A conversation about cloud automation, security and Flexpod :Cisco Live chat with Abhinav Joshi of Cisco and Wade Holmes of VMware
Joe Onisick is the founder of Define the Cloud and a Technical Solutions Architect at a large Systems Integrator. Joe has received the PosDev award from http://wikibon.org/ for content on Define the Cloud and contribution to the IT community.
Cisco Brian Gracely, VMware Wade Holmes, and EMC Scott Lowe talked about the Cloud announcement at Cisco LiveLas Vegas 2011
You can also read the blog from Scott Lowe at http://blog.scottlowe.org/
Scott shares with his readers detailed reports of the session he is attending
Yesterday was another very busy day at Cisco Live- In addition of the multiple sessions , the World of Solutions was open most of the day with a great level of interactions – I stopped mid-afternoon on several booths to videotape experts including the Cisco Intelligent Automation booth and the Cisco Data Center booth, as well as the VMware and VCE booths, and could see customers very interested by these technologies.
In the afternoon, I was fortunate to receive for a quick panel 3 active data center bloggers who did the trip from North Carolina to Cisco Live Las vegas – So Cisco Brian Gracely , VCE Jeramiah Dooley and Varrow Jason Nah engaged in an interesting conversation about Cisco Live and Vblock from VCE
You can follow Brian, Jeramiah and Jason on Twitter : @bgracely, @jdooley_clt, @nash_j
You can also read more from Jeramiah on his blog at http://vmforsp.typepad.com/ – and Jason’s blog is at http://jasonnash.wordpress.com/
Stay tuned as I will bring you 2 more video panels this week, and a series of video interviews from Cisco Live .
Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit down with a panel comprised of the following folks here at Cisco Live! First off, my thanks to Friea Berg (@friea) for creating this opportunity. Events like Cisco Live are a great venue, but pulling together a group of industry peers to have a meaningful dialog around the challenges our mutual customers face, and how we can better serve them is something that magnifies the impact of these events. So, yesterday I was lucky to join the following folks: Read More »
Tags: desktop, education, healthcare, netapp, vdi, virtualization, VMware, vxi
There was a lot energy yesterday at Cisco Live – A larger than expected crowd gathered in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, showing a growing interest for Cisco and Cisco partners. At the end of a series of video interviews I was happy to welcome for a quick panel on desktop virtualization Citrix Natalie Lambert, NetApp Vaughn Stewart and Cisco Doug Dooley
If you want to know more about Cisco Desktop Virtualization, check also this video interview from Doug Dooley at Citrix Synergy.
After the panel, data center bloggers and tweeps gathered for a meet up, happy hour, and raffle on the data center booth at the World of Solutions which just opened at 5:00 pm – A great opportunities to meet physically a lot of Cisco and non Cisco bloggers.
But the end was not over as I join my video crew for the UCS birthday – Cisco Live was an opportunity to celebrate with numerous customers and with our partner Intel on the last floor on THEhotel the 2 years of Unified Computing System – A birthday can’t be sweet without a cake – So we shared a cake made after the UCS design – Check out the unusual shape of this cake !Sounds familiar ?
Tags: Cisco, cisco live, data center