We’re off to VMworld – What do we hope to learn?

So we’re off to San Francisco next week to attend the VMworld conference at the Moscone Center to hear all about the latest developments from VMware.

There seem to be a lot of exciting developments in the pipeline, and there are a few things we hope to be enlightened on while we’re there.

  • vCloud Director next major release 
    • When is it coming?
    • What features can we expect in GA?  We’re hoping to see:
      • Storage Tiering
      • Snapshot capability
      • More end user control of vShield Edge (load balanding configuration etc)
  • Site Recovery Manager – there have been rumours of integration between SRM and vCloud Director – we’re intrigued to find out more…
  • Project Octopus – much anticipated and discussed at last year’s VMworld – we want it, when can we have it?  Hopefully we’ll get an update and an idea of launch dates…
  • Have Bon Jovi still got it? You may ask ‘Did they ever have it?’ – They’re headlining the VMworld Party, so we’re going to find out!

Hopefully we’ll get the answers to these questions and more – we’ll post what we are allowed to next week!

About Karl Robinson

I am an experienced sales professional who has spent over 15 years in the IT & Internet Industry, specialising in hosting and hosted services. Prior to founding StratoGen I co-founded Cloud Data, another provider of hosted services, at the same time as heading up the sales operation of UK based SAAS provider In-Tuition Networks. As Managing Director of Mistral Internet Group Limited, a UK business Internet Service Provider I lead the growth of the business from £2m to £21m in a 7 year period. This growth was recognised in the Sunday Times Techtrack 100 where Mistral was listed as one of the UK’s fastest growing technology companies for 4 out of 5 consecutive years. I was responsible for driving the organic growth of the business through over 20 sales staff, plus he was instrumental in the acquisition and integration of 9 other businesses before ultimately being involved in the disposal of Mistral to Kingston Communications. Mistral was sold to Kingston Communications in January 2007 and I stayed on as Sales Director of the newly formed Internet and Hosting Services division. When not working, I can usually be found riding, racing or tinkering with motorbikes, and spending time with my family.

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