Hello all, I spent a long week in the lab. Working with a future version of VAO and it was pretty good. Lots of new functionality. Later in the week I also worked in LabEngine from iLand. It is a hosted lab very much like what I used to work in at VMware. Very cool … Continue reading Newsletter: January 12, 2019
Hello all, A week spent at home again is nice. When I was at VMware and DataGravity I was normally able to stay home for the month of December which was very nice, but I am heading out this weekend to visit customers in Detroit and I am quite looking forward to it. A Proof … Continue reading Newsletter: December 8, 2018
Hello all, An interesting week for me. Not only did I sprain my ankle, I also had some pain in the lab too. I wanted to upgrade my AD domain by adding some new DC's and it went very poorly. I had to sort of reset things, and try again and it worked much better. … Continue reading Newsletter: October 6, 2018
Hello all, Yes, I am doing this again in an airport. Looking out at planes of all different types. Some big like 747, and in front of me a very small CRJ I think. But I have had a very interesting week - visiting customers in New Orleans, Houston, Austin, and Dallas. Met some great … Continue reading Newsletter: September 16, 2018
In the last article we got the HyTrust Cloud Advisor working and now it is time to see what it has found. On the screen below (found from the Home screen, Inventory, VMs and then clicking on a VM name) you see a lot of information. In the top left we see a collection of … Continue reading Exploring HyTrust Treasure!
This is the next gen of the DataGravity product. Very happy it did not die with DataGravity. HyTrust bought the IP and now we have a new version - 2.0 - and we will get it going in my lab and take a look at it. If you are not familiar with DG, this tool … Continue reading Installing HyTrust’s Cloud Advisor
Hi there, This is a report from the VMworld Solutions Exchange floor. I visited with HyTrust and had a great demo. I saw PII found, where the result was the folder containing it, which was inside a VM, was encrypted. Live, without the user being impacted. There was also a policy that said PII needs … Continue reading Encrypt AND fence PII when found!
Hi all, One of the more exciting things in this short week was finding out I was #31 on the Top vBlog 2017. I was 38 last year. So that is a big deal and I very much appreciate everyone voting for me. I will continue to do the very best I can to bring … Continue reading Newsletter: August 12, 2017
Hello all, I hope that this finds everyone doing well? Enjoying the weekend, and too the past week? I had a pretty good week and got a lot of things done. I have finished a DR strategies white paper and it should be on Veeam.com soon, and my VM and Veeam Encryption paper has turned … Continue reading Newsletter: July 8, 2017
Hello all, Another tough week - very busy indeed. But got some cool things done so that is good. VeeamON is very close and that is magnifying things and so everything is busy and exciting. I hope to visit with and meet many of you that read my blog at that event. Will be fun … Continue reading Newsletter: May 6, 2017