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VMworld 2011 Watchlist: Tweets, Videos, Feeds, and News”>httpv://

Today VMware kicks off VMworld in Las Vegas and we’re already seeing interesting news announcements, cool innovations, and informative technical sessions. If you’re not there in person to be close to the conference action, we’ve gathered together a list of important conference info. Thanks to live feeds, Twitter, and video, you can participate in much of the event from the comfort of your home or office. Let’s start with…


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A New virtual ASA: On Full Display at VMworld in Las Vegas

At VMworld this week in Las Vegas, Cisco will be providing a preview of a virtual implementation of our ASA security appliance. A “preview” implies that we aren’t ready to announce ultimate pricing or availability, but we are demonstrating a strategic direction for the ASA product line. Earlier, I alluded to important new advances in our virtual security story upcoming at VMworld in the comments section of a recent blog post I wrote responding t…


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Data Center Management

…? The survey on virtualization showed that VMWare was by far the leading hypervisor this year as in 2010.  With VMWorld 2011 just round the corner it will be interesting to see how VMWare intends to help customers with the VM sprawl issue.  Personally I think that attaching a monetary value to a running VM in a data center will fix some of the sprawl problems.  This means anyone who requisitions a virtual machine pays a certain rate from the mome…


VMworld 2011… Here I come!

So, VMworld 2011 is upon us and Irene is bearing down on us. (For those RTP based) Here is a list of a few sessions I think are hot topics at VMworld this year. Performance and Scalability Enhancements in VMware vStorage VMFS 5 A Deep Dive on Virtual Distributed Switching and Cisco Nexus 1000v by Jason Nash – Twitter (@nash_j) (Session Twitter hashtag: #VSP2757) Innovating Together: How Cisco and VMware Collaborate to Build the Cloud by So…


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Cisco UCS: Data Center Problem Solver

…checked out the Unified Computing System, you can find out more information at go/UCS.  For additional information on our UCS market share numbers, check out Market Share.  Finally, if you happen to be at VMworld Las Vegas next week, stop by the Cisco booth and experience UCS up close and personal.  I’ll be there and would love to chat. *IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker Q2CY11, August 2011…


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