vToolBelt – December 2018

Upcoming Events Central Ohio VMware Users Group (12/18) – Join COVMUG for the final meeting of the year! Meeting Agenda: 8:30 AM: Peer Networking with Morning Refreshments 9:00 AM: Pure Data Freedom – Kyle Keller and Matt Montes, Pure Storage 9:45 AM: Break 10:00 AM: The Trials and Tribulations of…

vToolBelt – October 2018

Hello!  Time has flown and it’s time for another vToolBelt!      I am adding a new feature called Product Watch.  This will call out any VMware Products that are headed into End of General Support within the next 6 months.  The other big topic is the release of vSphere 6.7 Update…

vToolbelt – September 2018

Upcoming Events VMware Evolve Columbus (10/16) – Join VMware at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus and catch up on the latest from VMworld – and learn from customers and experts on how to assess your current environment and refine your strategy.  There are tracks for IT Pros as well as…

vToolbelt – August 2018

After a short summer hiatus, vToolbelt is back with VMware updates you will want to see! Important News L1 Terminal Fault (Speculative Execution) Vulnerability –  At 10am PDT Tuesday, August 14th – Intel disclosed a vulnerability in their processors calledL1 Terminal Fault (or L1TF).  By continuing this speculative execution in these cases,…

vToolbelt – May 2018

Upcoming Events Toledo VMUG (6/27/18) – There will be an HCI discussion and presentation about Expedient’s datacenter. Get more information and register here. Cincinnati VMUG UserCON (11/2/18) – Save the date and plan to be at the Sharonville Convention Center on November 2nd for the VMUG UserCon in Cincinnati.  Visit the VMUG.COM…

vToolbelt – April 2018

Upcoming Events AppDefense 101 Webcast (multiple dates) – Join us to learn how VMware AppDefense makes threat detection and response an intrinsic component of your virtualized applications and data. VMware Security SME Geoff Shukin will cover the unique approach AppDefense takes to protecting your applications – a focus on understanding and…

vToolbelt – February 2018

And here we are at the end of February already!  Time and tech continue to keep moving.  If the weather outside is too cold for you to get outside – there is plenty of VMware news in this newsletter to keep you busy – treadmill or not! Upcoming Events Toledo…

vToolbelt – January 2018

And just like that, we are heading into the home stretch of January!  When I began writing this newsletter when we had 4-5 inches of white stuff on the ground.  I can happily report that now that I’ve published the article – the snow is gone.  However, I am writing this in Ohio,…

vToolbelt – December 2017

Somehow, November managed to slip right past me!  I’ll blame it on all of the Turkey I ate…    This newsletter has a number of articles you might find useful in your own environments.    There should be a little something here for everyone – from VDI to vSAN, and NSX, and…

vToolbelt – October 2017

Whelp,  September flew right by me!    The VMware ecosphere (vSphere, vSAN, NSX, et all) is moving at an unbelievable pace.  VMworld provided a number of large announcements and a tremendous amount of knowledge! In addition to the big announcements, there has been a lot of information to take in.…