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My Sessions at #NetAppInsight 2016

This year, I’ll be heading to #NetAppInsight Las Vegas for the first time as a presenter.  NetApp Insight is where the original Vanna White FlexPod pose originated back in 2012, if you’ve been keeping track of those.  Little did I know back then that I would be attending NetApp Insight as a presenter on the Converged …

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Setup and Use of the Cisco UCS Platform Emulator

This article provides an overview of how to use the UCS Platform Emulator.  It describes initial configuration and use, as well as a few tips and tricks I have picked up along the way.  You also may see this referred to as the Cisco UCS Emulator or UCSPE. Why would you want to use the …

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First #CiscoChampion Blog, FlexPod for the Future

This year, I became a #CiscoChampion for the first time.  My first exposure to Cisco was of course, way before this.  When I was in high school I took classes at night at a local community college.  After my first Intro to Networking class, I went through the Cisco Networking Academy.  This experience has served …

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FlexPod and All-Flash FAS for VMware Horizon View

My time with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, or VDI started in 2007.  We deployed VMware’s Virtual Desktop Manager for a couple of test projects, including desktops for the help desk, and desktops with admin tools for certain groups within our IT organization.  This was before linked clones existed, and we had a hard time justifying the …

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