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 speaks with Simon Clephan, VP of Business Development and Strategic Alliances at IGEL Technology during the inaugural IGEL #DisruptEUC 2018 conference hosted at the beautiful AMD Headquarters in Austin, Texas. The event included exciting announcements from IGEL as well as inspirational industry speakers and more.
VMBlog visits the CloudVelox booth during vmworld 2017 in Las Vegas and takes a look at their Cloud Automation and Orchestration platform.
VMBlog visits the ThinPrint booth during vmworld 2017 in Las Vegas and takes a look at their high availability printing solution.
VMBlog visits the Pivot3 booth during vmworld 2017 in Las Vegas and takes a look at their new industry-standard in hyperconverged software-defined datacenter solution.
VMBlog visits the Stratodesk booth during vmworld 2017 and gets a demo of their NoTouch desktop running on Raspberry Pi.
VMBlog visits the Druva booth during vmworld 2017 and gets a look at their Cloud Management platform.
VMBlog visits the Commvault booth during vmworld 2017 in Las Vegas
VMBlog visits the powwow mobile booth during vmworld 2017 in Las Vegas
VMBlog visits the Veeam booth during vmworld 2017 in Las Vegas and speaks with Peter McKay, President and Co-CEO of Veeam. We also get a demo of backup and restore on AWS.
VMBlog visits the StarWind booth during vmworld 2017 in Las Vegas to get a look at their HyperConverged Appliance.
StarWind HCA is a turn-key hyper-converged platform that unifies commodity servers, disks and flash, with multiple options for hypervisor (VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V) and Software-Defined Storage (StarWind Virtual SAN, Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct or VMware Virtual SAN) and associated software into a single manageable layer.