So, who runs VMware on Cisco UCS. Well, these VMworld attendees were kind enough to share with me during the breakfast session.
Before going on to an interview on SiliconAngle.tv and speaking at a Super Session on “How Cisco and VMware Collaborate to Build the Cloud”, Soni Jiandani gave me a couple of minutes to sum up the Cisco innovations announced and on display at VMworld 2011.
Some things Soni mentions:
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Daily Blogger Techminute is back in Vegas Baby, Vegas!! This time it’s for VMworld 2011. So far the show has been huge (20,000+ attendees) and past paced with announcements from Cisco, VMware and our partners. The Cisco booth is focused on Cloud/Virtualization, VDI/VXI and Automation, so we thought it would be great to kick off the week with experts in all of those areas.
Our techblogger guests today were:
- Jay Cuthrell (@qthrul, Principal Lead vArchitect at VCE, http://fudge.org)
- Steve Kaplan (@roidude, VP Virtualization Practice at INX, http://bythebell.com)
- Nick Weaver (@lynxbat, Sr.vSpecialist at EMC, http://nickapedia.com) Read More »
Thanks for all the cards, letters, tweets and Facebook updates you sent us about “your freaked out Social Media lead” yesterday. We’re happy to report that everything is ok. In typical Cisco fashion, we regrouped, got innovative and came up with some unique ways to deliver all the knowledge, expertise and fun that we plan to have at VMworld 2011. And surprisingly, we were able to make this video just a mere 24 hours later….
So everything’s done. The experts are ready to answer your questions. All the events are planned and ready to get started on Sunday. We hope to see all of your out there in the Cisco Booth (#700).
To keep up with everything Cisco @ VMworld 2011, we recommend you follow @ciscoDC and #ciscovmw.
I’m excited to be part of the group of dedicated bloggers, vloggers, and tweeters from the Cisco Data Center marketing team at my first VMworld ever. I think events like this are the best way to get a real sense of the industry across the breadth of operators, engineers, decision makers, vendors, and analysts. There are more people I’d like to meet and catch up with than I think is even possible in just four days. Our social media guru, Amy Lewis, asked me to make a video about it. [I meant VMworld 2011 when I said VMworld 21, really.]
Our team will have “roving reporters” speaking to people of all stripes about what they’re interested in, what they’re learning, what sessions they’ve found useful, what kinds of problems they’re solving, and the technology on display. We’ll also be covering some of the tweetups and events that our team is running during the show: