December 13th WI-VMUG Meeting in Milwaukee!

We had another successful meeting yesterday with 79 people in attendance out of 92 registered.  Thanks again to our sponsors Avalon Technologies and Infoblox.  It was great to have our usual strong representation from VMware with Heath Johnson, Kim Jahnz and Nate Hudson.  Thanks to Kim and Nate for their presentations.  Also a special thanks to Troy Miller for his outstanding community presentation.

You can find slide decks from our presenters here.


Register Here

Join us for the upcoming Wisconsin VMUG meeting taking place on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Junior Achievement in Milwaukee.

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin
11111 W. Liberty Drive
Milwaukee, WI  53224

Registration is now open and available to all VMUG members. This is a great opportunity to meet with your peers to discuss virtualization trends, best practices, and the latest technology!

Meeting Agenda

  • 8:15 Registration: Refreshments provided by our meeting sponsors Avalon Technologies and Infoblox
  • 8:45 Welcome: by Mike Nelson, WI-VMUG Co-Leader
  • 9:00 What’s new in vSphere 6.5 by Kim Jahnz, Principal Technical Account Manager at VMware
    Providing a high-level overview into the vSphere 6.5 release that covers the following areas: vCenter, Lifecycle, Storage, Networking and Security
  • 9:50 Presentations by CTO Nassir Jamal and CEO Mark Horan, “Dell and EMC integration with VMware and Simplified Management” and “Achieving Complete Site failover with VMware Dell\EMC Technologies” from Avalon Technologies
  • 10:25 Demo “VxRail and Hyper-Convergence” by CTO Nassir Jamal and CEO Mark Horan from Avalon Technologies
  • 10:40 Break
  • 10:55 vSphere VVols Overview by Nate Hudson, Systems Engineer at VMware
    What are VVols? Why you should use them? Some operational scenarios around using VVols and what’s new in VVols 2.0.
  • 11:45 Lunch provided by our meeting sponsors Avalon Technologies and Infoblox
  • 12:15 Community Presentation: An Automation Journey by Troy Miller
    “Automation Journey” with Puppet, PowerShell, and other tools
  • 2:35 Wrap-up: Announcements and Drawings

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