Lessons Learned during my IT Career, how I got to be a CTO Ambassador at VMware, and Depression

I decided to write something different than most of the blogs I’ve posted in the past.  A lot of what I’m going to be talking about has to do with how I got into the IT industry.  I decided to write this as a more personal note in hopes of helping those that may beContinue reading “Lessons Learned during my IT Career, how I got to be a CTO Ambassador at VMware, and Depression”

Lake Michigan Trout on a Pellet Grill

What do you do when your Dell Technologies Family takes you fishing in Wisconsin in October?  Enjoy the a beautiful day on Lake Michigan with friends, some nice cold Miller Lite and some sport fishing.   Now the best part is enjoying the fruits of your labor.  Taking some trout fillets home, I decided thatContinue reading “Lake Michigan Trout on a Pellet Grill”

The vSphere Security Configuration Guide – Where do I start?

Ask yourself the question, what’s my compliance policy for the company, HIPPA, PCI, SOX, DISA, STIG, etc… Have I spoken to my internal audit staff? Have I spoken to my security team yet? The vSphere Security Configuration Guide remember is not the “VMware vSphere Security Configuration Law”, it’s a guide for you to use toContinue reading “The vSphere Security Configuration Guide – Where do I start?”

VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 is now GA

VMware Cloud Foundation makes it easy to deploy and run a hybrid cloud. VMware Cloud Foundation provides integrated cloud infrastructure (compute, storage, networking, and security) and cloud management services to run enterprise applications in both private and public environments. Think about the current process of building out new VMware vSphere Clusters (assuming you have newContinue reading “VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 is now GA”

VMware Skyline Advisor 1.0 GA

This is a customer facing self-service SaaS application that allows customers to view Skyline proactive findings and recommendations on-demand. You no-longer have to wait for your next Operational Summary Report (OSR) to be available to view potential issues discovered within your environment. Skyline Advisor 1.0: Skyline Advisor is the analytic dashboard for VMware Skyline customersContinue reading “VMware Skyline Advisor 1.0 GA”