June 23rd VMUG Meeting in Milwaukee – Registration Is Open!

The June WI-VMUG meeting is set for June 23rd in Milwaukee at Junior Achievement of Wisconsin.  Our meeting sponsors are Bluelock and Nimble Storage.







  • 8:15 Registration: Refreshments provided by our meeting sponsors Bluelock  and Nimble Storage
  • 8:45 Welcome: by Mike Nelson, WI-VMUG Co-Leader
  • 8:55 WI-VMUG Community Outreach: Junior Achievement of Wisconsin
  • 9:05 RaaS: Modernizing your BC/DR Plan to Save Time, Money & Headaches: by Andrew Hamilton, Solutions Consultant at Bluelock
    • Learn how to identify the impact of application downtime on your business and how to modernize your approach to disaster recovery through this hands-on session featuring tabletop exercises and simulated disasters based on actual events.
      • Presentation Take-Aways:
        • What it takes to recover, whether your solution is based on colocation, tape backups or Recovery-as-a-Service
        • How leveraging your key assets and partnerships can make all the difference in reducing downtime when a disaster strikes
        • Which types of protection you can rely on for challenges of all shapes and sizes
  • 9:55 VMware Technical: vRealize Operations 6.0 Overview and Demo: by Kim Jahnz, Technical Account Manager (TAM) at VMware
  • 10:45 Break
  • 11:00 How To Have a Life AND Work in IT – Adaptive Flash, InfoSight, and Per VM Statistics: by Troy Wilson, Enterprise SE at Nimble Storage
    • This technical presentation demonstrates how Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash technology streamlines IT operations through its unique CASL architecture while reducing the burden and challenges of planning, troubleshooting, and fighting fires through InfoSight and Per VM Statistics.
  • 11:50 Lunch provided by our meeting sponsors meeting sponsors Bluelock  and Nimble Storage
  • 12:20  Member Presentation: You thought you had VM Sprawl before: by Ian Koenig, Systems Infrastructure Engineer at Northwestern Mutual
    • Everyone wants cloud capabilities.  I mean everyone.  My company doesn’t like the public clouds and has some licenses we got with VMware.  Why don’t you get this private cloud thing up and running?   Let’s talk through some of the challenges and exciting functionality that can be brought with the vRealize Automation suite.   I can show you some of the progress we’ve made in the last 6 months and where we are going tomorrow.   I’ll show what makes up the vRA suite and a reasonable walk through of how it all works.
  • 1:10  Ask the Experts: Roundtable Q&A
  • 1:45 Wrap-up: Announcements & Drawings


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