12/9/09 WI-VMUG meeting in Madison

The next WI-VMUG meeting is being held on 12/9/09 at Promega/BTC in Madison.

The meeting sponsors are Compellent and Hyper9.


  • 8:30 Registration: Refreshments provided by our meeting sponsor Hyper9
  • 9:00 Welcome
  • 9:05 Hyper9 presents Take Back Time: Virtualization Best Practices – Reporting by Zahid Ghauri; Director, Systems Engineering
    • Discussing virtualization best practices and technology around storage, VM sprawl, and management level reporting using VMware vSphere and Hyper9. Learn about the practical ins and outs of virtualization reporting and best practices that address the challenges related to storage (how to squeeze the most disk space out of your environment as possible), VM sprawl (how many VMs do you actually have and which VMs are you actually using?), and management reporting (who owns that and how much does it cost?)
  • 9:50 VMware presents VMware View 4.0 by Rob Millette; VMware SE
    • Discussion of what’s new in VMware View 4.0.
  • 10:30 Break
  • 10:50 Compellent presents Compellent Storage Center: Optimizing your Virtual Server Environment with Virtualized Storage by Preston Peterson; Compellent SE
    • Learn how Compellent’s innovative storage virtualization technology integrates with VMware to create an efficient virtualized data center. Using Compellent and VMware in unison enables customers to improve utilization and lower overall costs with flexible server connectivity, fully automated boot from SAN, thin provisioning and cost-effective SRM Implementation.
  • 11:45 Wrap-up: Q&A, announcements, drawings.
  • 12:15 Lunch: Our meeting sponsor Compellent provides us with lunch. This is a great opportunity for further networking with your fellow VMware users as well as today’s presenters.


5445 East Cheryl Parkway
Madison, WI 53711
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Meeting Registration: Click here to register

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2 thoughts on “12/9/09 WI-VMUG meeting in Madison”

  1. 185 registered as of earlier this afternoon. Hoping for a good turnout next week. So far, Madison has produced my largest turnouts for WI-VMUG meetings.

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