Update! Last Meeting of 2013! November 14th at Promega in Madison

UPDATE!! Registration is now open! Register >>>HERE<<< Also – PernixData’s CEO and Co-Founder Poojan Kumar will be at the meeting!

Come and join us for the last WI VMUG meeting of 2013 on November 14th. We will be at the popular Madison location of Promega with our sponsors – SimpliVity with Network Solutions of Wisconsin and PernixData.

Here is the agenda:

  • 8:15 Registration: Refreshments provided by our meeting sponsors PernixData and SimpliVity with Network Solutions of Wisconsin

  • 8:45 Welcome: by Mike Nelson, WI-VMUG Co-Leader

  • 8;55 VMware Update by Eric Hickenbottom, Partner Business Manager, VMware

  • 9:15 Decoupling Storage Performance from Capacity by Poojan Kumar, CEO & Co-founder at PernixData– (@poojan)

    • PernixData has created the world’s first Flash Hypervisor(TM).  PernixData’s FVP(TM) virtualizes server-side Flash to scale storage performance, independent of storage capacity.  The result is unprecedented read and write performance for all virtual machines (VMs), with no changes (or reboots) required to VMs, servers or primary storage.  By decoupling storage performance from storage capacity, PernixData FVP will fundamentally change how storage is designed and operated in virtual data centers.

  • 10:05  Break

  • 10:15 VMUG Member Presentation:  Implementing Site Recovery Manager… Completely!: by Nathan Scheunemann, Sr. Network Administrator at Wonderbox Technologies – (@Chickendilla)

    • Site Recovery Manager provides an excellent way to protect your virtual machines in case of a disaster. But in order to run a complete test, there are a number of additional steps you will need in order to validate the recovery of the virtual machines.  In this presentation we will discuss installing and configuring Site Recovery Manger as well as these additional steps to automate a complete test.

  • 11:00 The evolution of the Data Center : Hyper Converged infrastructure by JP Doolin, Solutions Architect at SimpliVity– (@JPDoolin)

    • SimpliVity’s provides enterprise computing, storage services and  network functionality, inclusive of WAN optimization, Unified Global Management, Seamless Cloud Integration, Deduplication, Caching, and Global Scale Out— all at a fraction of the acquisition cost of standard infrastructure, a fraction of today’s traditional operating costs, and with a game-changing reduction in complexity

  • 11:50Lunch provided by our meeting sponsors meeting sponsors PernixData and SimpliVity with Network Solutions of Wisconsin

  • 12:25  VMware Technical Presentation: vSphere 5.5 Upgrade and SSO 2.0 by Larry Orloff, Systems Engineer at VMware – (@LOrloff10)

  • 1:10  Ask the Experts: Roundtable Q&A

  • 1:45 Wrap-up: Announcements & Drawings


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