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VMWorld Starts Today!

Today, VMWare kicked off its user conference VMworld in San Francisco, where they expect more than 10,000 customers to attend and learn about the latest virtualization technologies from many different vendors. One technology that is transforming virtualization is the Cisco Nexus 1000V which was develop in collaboration with VMware and recently released as part of VMware’s vSphere solution in May. I recently had a chance to sit down with Paul Fazzone of the Server Access Virtualization Business Group to discuss the reaction this solution is getting from customers and partners. If you want to learn more about how Cisco is helping unify the network infrastructure to simplify virtualization management for our customers, I recommend checking out:Tuesday, Sept. 1 @ 1:00 p.m. Soni Jiandani, vice president of marketing for the Cisco Server Access and Virtualization Group is hosting a live Internet TV broadcast and Q&A session and will be joined by special guests: James McGibney, lead data center manager and Jason Morgan, senior network manager at Tutor Perini Corporation, the very first customer to deploy the Cisco Unified Computing System, and CEO Joel Schleicher and CTO Dave Hart of Presidio Networked Solutions, one of the first Cisco UCS Advanced Technology Partners. Click here for more information related to this webcast.Tuesday, Sept. 1 @ 4:00 p.m. Ed Bugnion, vice president and chief technology officer for Cisco Server Access and Virtualization Group will present a session at VMworld on Cisco’s virtualization solutions and highlight collaboration between Cisco and VMware to simplify management of virtualization in many different technology areas. This session will highlight specific innovations that address specific pain points for enterprise customers. Ed will outline how VN-link technology allows customers to apply security and policy at a virtual instance level. He will describe how customers are simplifying their infrastructures leveraging a Unified Fabric architecture and he will discuss Unified Computing which is designed to work as a cohesive system to provide the density, control and performance to allow customers to virtualize more of their application footprint. Also you can check out Cisco’s full range of data center virtualization solutions at VMworld at Cisco booth 2118.

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  1. Our company relies heavily on VMWare and I’ve gained a lot of knowledge from VMWorld. I’m looking forward to attending this year!Thanks,ChuckOutdoor Rugs

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  2. Thanks for the nice vedio.Cisco’s virtualization management seems to make a great progress. By the way, Mr. Fazzone looks energetic. :)

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  3. Thanks for the post. Great info, I learned alot.

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  4. Great interview! We have been proud users of Cisco products for some of my hosting companies for quite some time and this sounds like a great product.

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  5. It was a great show. It’s important to keep up to date on new trends and products.

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  6. Thanks for the great information.

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  7. Awesome blog past man I really enjoyed itget youtube views

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  8. I’m sure Chicago, where we have the finest mayor money can buy, would love to host something like this. They’d be able to make millions off of it!

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  9. Thanks for this great info and video too. CVN will make a great success. Congrats :)

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  10. I can’t believe you guys how moving forward on virtualization solutions. Great job

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  11. That was a good conference. Thanks for sharing the info on your blog.

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  12. Hm, I missed your presentation. I will check back on regular bases to see the next date. Hopefully I won’t have to wait for a full year.

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  13. Good post, Nexus 1000V looks promising.Alex,Vom Bullenfeld German Rottweilers

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  14. Video was good.Thanks for information.

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  15. I’m personally pretty excited about the VN-link technology.

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  16. They are actually making progress, really impressive.VMWare is definitely a leader in the industry..

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  17. is vmware available for ubuntu?

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  18. We also use VMWare at our company. I had my team attend this year for the first time. Not only did we have a blast but we learned a lot. We really enjoyed the discussion with Soni Jiandani. Great job Cisco!

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  19. I really enjoyed the video. Thanks for this post.

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  20. I am planning to take a Cisco certification in our place and hope I could pass it. I am still reviewing and this video is a good resource. Thanks.

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  21. VMWare is a reliable platform. The best thing I like about it is that it suits big companies as well as small ones.

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  22. I was at the conference and was plesantly surprised by what they presented.

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  23. IT flexibility and efficiency is a benchmark of VMware!! I have read a lot about cloud computing and VMware is surely set to establish a new benchmark in this field.

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  24. hello your blod is very good ,

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  25. Always been a big fan of VMWare since the early days. It’s really exploded over the years into an amazing app.PaulMobile Phones

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  26. Vmware is very handy for me. I prefer most software testing and web development on vmware with no worry about crash or virus infektion to my important main OS

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  27. Thanks for this good stuff.

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  28. VMware is virtual tool that will help people in minimizing their budget, so I really interesting to everything about vmware.

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  29. VMWare is usefullbetter than other vitalization software

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  30. Went to VMWorld last year – great experience. Can not attend this year but maybe next time.

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  31. Thanks to VMWare, i use alot to simulates multi servers environment, very useful application I ever used.

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  32. Great info, thanks for the post…

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  33. No doubt CISCO is always coming with amazing solutions!What are the difficulties to do the same with sun virtualbox? I agree that VMWARE is richer than vbox in terms of the features they have. But virtualbox remains simple and easy to customize. And you can have it as a cost effective low end product. Just my Idea

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  34. We are one of the biggest customers of CISCO in Sri Lanka. We are really happy to hear this news. We got this information two months ago and we are much interested on this solution, since we are a leading Internet Service Provider in our country. Thanks you CISCO! Hope we will be benefited by this solution.

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