*** 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 (with CEO and Co-Founder Poojan Kumar). Agenda & Registration: http://www.wivmug.org/2013/10/last-meeting-of-2013-november-14th-at-promega-in-madison/
*** We All Want To Hear Your Story! – Next week will be our 3rd consecutive meeting with a WI-VMUG Member Presentation. We are hoping to keep this going. If you have any interest in sharing your virtualization stories with us please be sure to check out this post: http://www.wivmug.org/2013/10/we-all-want-to-hear-your-story/
*** VMUG Board of Directors elections are coming soon so be sure to watch your inbox for an announcement from VMUG HQ.
*** PernixData (one of next week’s co-sponsors) is featured on the November 18th VMUG Educational Webcast. PernixData FVP™ Deep Dive: How to Maximize Storage Performance with Flash Hypervisor Software. Registration: http://www.vmug.com/p/cm/ld/fid=38&source=5
*** The October VMUG Voice publication can be found here: http://vmugvoice.vmug.com/2013/October.htm
*** The best content from VMworld 2013 is now available on demand and at no additional charge – to new and current members of VMUG Advantage, the exclusive discount program for VMUG members. Note: This is a limited-time offer. Purchase by December 31, 2013 to access VMworld content. Details here: http://www.vmug.com/p/cm/ld/fid=10
*** VMware Hands On Labs. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the VMware HOL site at: http://labs.hol.vmware.com/
These are the same labs that were available at VMworld with more content being added all the time.
*** VMware Strategy Survey: VMware needs your input. Based on customer feedback, VMware has identified that the way they share their strategy and product roadmaps could be improved. They are conducting a survey to gather deeper input. We encourage you to participate – your feedback is extremely valuable.
VMware will give away an Apple® iPad mini (model is 16 GB; 4G service not included) to three lucky respondents. Submit your survey by Friday, November 15
You can find the survey here: https://insights.vmware.com/cgi-bin/qwebcorporate.dll?idx=BGBXHR
***** Mark your calendars for upcoming WI-VMUG Meetings:
> Milwaukee: Tentative date of Tuesday, February 4th
> Fox Valley Area: Looking at early March
> Our 2014 User Conference is Tuesday, April 22nd. We will be returning to the Madison Marriott West.