Brian Ducharme

Brian Ducharme

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 has been with vmblog since 2011. 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. 

 

August 27, 2019

veeam - vmworld 2019

VMblog visits the Veeam booth during VMworld 2019 in San Francisco, CA and speaks with Ratmir Timashev, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President (EVP), Worldwide Sales and Marketing.

Veeam showcased its backup solutions at their booth that enable Cloud Data Management, specifically the latest features of Veeam Availability Suite which delivers Availability for ALL workloads - virtual, physical and cloud.

Veeam provides flexibility and portability. For VMware environments being able to perform instant VM recovery and restore directly to VMware Cloud on AWS, or other multi-cloud platforms, is a key driver.

August 27, 2019

iland - vmworld 2019

VMblog visits the iland booth during VMworld 2019 in San Francisco, CA. 

iland was showcasing the improvements to their cloud services portfolio. Over the last year, they have expanded their capabilities in terms of management, security, and integration with leading data protection providers such as Veeam and Zerto. They have placed a focus on security, in particular on defense against cybercrime, and they were excited to introduce their new Autopilot Managed Recovery service.

Try it for yourself: https://www.iland.com/free

GravityZone enables customers to protect VMware servers and VDIon premises and in the cloud consistently and efficiently

Community reaches significant milestone as cloud native adoption continues to grow

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 14, 2019 – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes® and Prometheus™, today announced that its End User Community has grown to 100 members. The CNCF End User Community consists of enterprises and startups that are committed to accelerating the adoption of cloud native technologies and improving the deployment experience.

August 15, 2019

Solarwinds

SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI) is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Our products give organizations worldwide, regardless of type, size, or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments, whether on-premises, in the cloud, or in hybrid models. We continuously engage with all types of technology professionals—IT operations professionals, DevOps professionals, and managed service providers (MSPs)—to understand the challenges they face maintaining high-performing and highly available IT infrastructures. The insights we gain from engaging with them, in places like our THWACK online community, allow us to build products that solve well-understood IT management challenges in ways that technology professionals want them solved. This focus on the user and commitment to excellence in end-to-end hybrid IT performance management has established SolarWinds as a worldwide leader in network management software and MSP solutions. Learn more today at www.solarwinds.com.

https://www.solarwinds.com/virtualization-manager

https://www.solarwinds.com/server-application-monitor

https://www.solarwinds.com/solutions/it-operations-management-solutions

August 13, 2019

FireMon

FireMon solutions deliver persistent network security, insight, automation and compliance for enterprise networks. With FireMon, enterprises can dramatically improve effectiveness of network defenses, optimize investments and speed response to changing business demands. Built for scale on a distributed data architecture, FireMon Security Manager, Global Policy Controller (GPC), Lumeta, Policy Planner, Policy Optimizer and Risk Analyzer empowers enterprises with a closed loop approach to security infrastructure management.

Security Manager, the foundation of the FireMon platform, offers practitioners in-depth visibility into firewall configurations – from single devices to large, multi-vendor environments – to eliminate overly permissive access and resulting gaps in security. With a dashboard that automatically displays a range of key performance indicators, Security Manager arms users with the intelligence to effectively tailor network enforcement to changing requirements.

GPC is the industry’s first solution to deliver persistent network policy enforcement across dynamic virtual, multi-cloud and multi-platform environments. GPC provides an approach to automation for complex, virtualized network environments and allows network administrators to manage infrastructure with speed and agility.

Lumeta is comprehensive network and endpoint discovery. Lumeta insight includes anomaly detection and provides real-time infrastructure visibility, change monitoring and leak-path detection for hybrid enterprises.

Policy Planner and Policy Optimizer provide detailed contextual information for efficient security policy implementation - automated change workflow and compliance assessment, rule recertification and removal, and standards-based ticketing systems integration. With Risk Analyzer, user can prioritize and mitigate known vulnerabilities based on real-world access exposure, preserving critical resources and reducing the attack surface.

For more information visit http://www.firemon.com.

Global Policy Controller: https://www.firemon.com/products/global-policy-controller/

FireMon Lumenta: https://www.firemon.com/products/lumeta/

Security Automation Strategy: https://www.firemon.com/security-automation-strategy/

August 08, 2019

LG Business Solutions

LG Electronics USA Business Solutions provides an innovative IT commercial portfolio, including premium 4K UHD, In-Plane Switching, UltraWide, Zero Client cloud endpoints, Thin Clients and LED Desktop Monitors and LG’s Medical Monitors. LG’s IT products deliver uncompromised display quality with outstanding resolution, professional functionality powered by a superior IPS panel and additional technologies designed to meet the needs across diverse businesses.

LG’s superior IT commercial portfolio provides organizations and businesses with the power to harness speed, efficiency, security and performance with simplicity and ease. Booth #1557.

https://www.lg.com/us/business/thin-client

https://www.lg.com/us/business/zero-client

https://www.lg.com/us/business/it-products

 

VMworld is the premiere virtualization and cloud computing event held every year by VMware going back to 2004 when it kicked things off in San Diego.  This year, the show returns to San Francisco after a three year run in Las Vegas.

Come along as VMblog takes you on a tour of VMworld through the years, rock and roll style.  View the City and Attendance play bill.  View the VMworld Set List.  Find out how many Keynotes were hosted by which CEO.  What about the bands who have played over the years?  Check out the key updates made during each VMworld event and the tag lines used over the years.  And find out which vendors you should be adding to your must see list at VMworld 2019.

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Enjoy!  See you there.

August 05, 2019

Bitdefender

Bitdefender is led by a vision to be the most trusted cybersecurity technology provider in the world, which means constantly anticipating, innovating and going the extra mile.

We deliver robust security you can rely on. With a global security delivery infrastructure protecting half a billion users, visionary solutions, and a wealth of award-winning business and consumer security technology, we have been a trusted security provider since 2001.

Bitdefender works with government organizations, large enterprises, and private individuals across more than 150 countries. We are dedicated to providing solutions to each of their challenges and needs – and our dedication proves to be successful.

With over 1,600 employees, and a team of 800+ engineers and researchers, Bitdefender is one of the most innovative IT security software vendors in the world today, and is a provider of choice in both hybrid infrastructure security and endpoint protection.

Powered by its depth of security expertise and rapid pace of research and development, Bitdefender’s long-standing mission is to deliver transformative security technologies to the world’s users and organizations. We are innovators, creating breakthrough technology that radically improves our customers’ experience with security.

From IoT to Data Centers, from endpoints to hybrid infrastructures - Bitdefender plays a transformational role in how security is best consumed, deployed, and managed. We strive to deliver products and services that radically alter the customer’s experience with security, in terms of efficacy, performance, ease of use and interoperability.

Demonstration video: GravityZone Integration with VMware NSX-T Data Center

Demonstration video: Securing VMware Cloud on AWS Workloads with Bitdefender GravityZone

Solution page: Security for the Software-Defined Datacenter

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