Brian is an event reporter for VMBlog.com and an expert in virtualization/cloud techonlogies. In his 15+ years of experience in the virtualization/cloud field he has interviewed hundreds of companies, users and executives. Brian has been an active member of the NEVMUG (NEVTUG) since 2006 and attends both vmworld and Citrix Synergy every year. Brian works full time as a Senior Software Engineer for Liquidware Labs.
Brian also spent 5 years as the managing editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine, an online magazine focused on the virtualization industry and the past 6 years with vmblog. He has a background in Computer Graphics, Marketing, Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development, Linux Administration and is an active member of the NHJS group.
VMblog visits the Densify booth during VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas. Densify solves a cloud management challenge which is the inability to automate the process of quickly and correctly identifying the right resources for their applications. Densify makes applications self-aware of their exact resource requirements, enabling them to automatically optimize themselves 24/7, both on-premises and in the cloud. This could be considered a ‘next-generation' cloud optimization service.
VMblog visits the Vembu Technologies booth during VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas.
Vembu has been delivering simplified and powerful backup and cloud services through its portfolio of products to SMBs. Its flagship offering - Vembu BDR Suite - is an all-in-one solution that addresses the various backup, recovery, replication and DR needs of a diverse IT environment. At VMworld they introduced Vembu Business Essentials exclusively for SMBs having 6 Physical CPU Sockets or lesser in their VMware or Hyper-V hosts. They also did a sneak peek at their upcoming 4.0 release.
VMblog visits the Veritas booth during VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas. Visitors of the Veritas booth experienced a new simple User Experience. The new NetBackup 8.1.2 makes data protection simple with a web-based user experience to reduce common tasks to 3-4 clicks, self-service access for application and server administrators, and an extensive REST API library to power automation in #VMware environments with ServiceNow and other operations platforms. They could also learn how to expand data protection with instant access data inside VMware backup images located on #NetApp appliance storage, which includes new deployment options for either master server or #NetBackup CloudCatalyst. They could also see how to get instant business value and data protection with a simple #AWS and VMware hybrid solution, as well as simple #hyperconverged data protection for VMware with CloudPoint. They also provided demos of Veritas Resiliency Platform and how it integrates seamlessly with VMware technology to move any workload through a single-click to a secondary VMware or AWS target allowing IT to better meet customer expectations.
VMblog visits the Runecast booth during #VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas. Runecast Analyzer is the industry-first product that correlates known issues from the #VMware Knowledge Base and other sources to discover problems with your VMware environment before they happen. Runecast Analyzer analyzes #vSphere logs in real time and performs complex configuration analysis in a matter of seconds, thanks to its patent pending rules engine. It can perform hundreds of thousands of checks in less than a minute. The Runecast team uses #AI assisted internal platform to continuously update the rules based Runecast Analyzer is fully on-premises highly scalable virtual appliance with minimal footprint. It's a simple OVA that takes minutes to deploy and configure. Runecast lets you take control of your entire SDDC stack - vSphere, NSX and vSAN. A single dashboard connects to all your vCenters and NSX Managers. Watch to learn more!
VMblog visits the NanoVMs booth during #VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas. NanoVMs can produce incredibly tiny VMs - 10-20mb large. The reason they are so small is that they contain only a single application. This eliminates a lot of remote code execution attacks out of the gate by design but
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Liquidware is the leader in desktop transformation solutions for next-generation Windows physical and virtual desktops, including VMware Horizon, Citrix® XenApp and XenDesktop, as well as RDSH, DaaS (Amazon WorkSpaces) and cloud platforms. The company's innovative Stratusphere™ UX solution supports assessment, onboarding, monitoring and diagnostics of desktop environments. Liquidware’s award-winning ProfileUnity™ solution supports migration to current Windows OS and User Environment Management. FlexApp offers cutting edge application layering technology to support application delivery strategies. Liquidware’s solutions are available through a global network of partners. Visit www.liquidware.com for further information.
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IGEL delivers powerful unified endpoint management software that is revolutionary in its simplicity and purpose-built for the enterprise. The company’s world-leading software products include the IGEL OS™, Universal Desktop Converter™ (UDC), IGEL Cloud Gateway™ (ICG), IGEL UD Pocket™ (UDP) and Universal Management Suite™ (UMS). These solutions enable a more secure, manageable and cost-effective endpoint management platform across nearly any x86 device. Additionally, IGEL’s German engineered and manufactured thin, zero and all-in-one client solutions deliver the industry’s best warranty (5 years), support (3 years after end of life) and management functionality. IGEL enables enterprises to precisely control all devices running IGEL OS as well as Windows OS from a single dashboard interface. IGEL has offices worldwide and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit www.igel.com.
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VMBlog speaks with Ratmir Timashev, Co-Founder and EVP Corporate Strategy at Veeam during VeeamOn 2018 in Chicago.
VMBlog speaks with Carey Stanton, VP of Global Business Development and Alliances at Veeam during VeeamOn 2018 in Chicago.