April 5th Wisconsin VMUG Meeting at FVTC

Join us for the upcoming Wisconsin VMUG meeting taking place on Tuesday, April 5th, 2020 for our first in-person meeting in two years!

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
  • 8:45 Welcome: by Nathan Scheunemann, WI-VMUG Co-Leader (@chickendilla)
  • 9:00 VMware Presentation: VSAN in the Home Lab byTony Reeves, Senior Solutions Engineer at VMware (@importcarguy)
    Tony walks through vSAN basics and shows how to configure storage policies, add a host and configure networking for vSAN
  • 9:50 Break
  • 10:00 Community Presentation: vRO 8 — Let’s Automate Everything by Brandon Lundt, Sr. System Administrator – Converged at Plexus (@BrandonDaLundt)
    vRealize Orchestrator 8 has a fresh new look and feel. Let’s talk about what’s new and how you can leverage this to automate everything. In this session we will cover creating a workflow to call a REST API, adding error handling, how to use configuration elements, and to wrap things up we’ll make some custom forms.
  • 10:50 Break
  • 11:00 Presentation: How can a VMware-based full-stack cloud provider enable you to Cloud Different? by Rob McCafferty,SVP Technical Strategy at Expedient (com)
    Expedient will provide insights into how a VMware-based full-stack cloud provider can transform your cloud journey and accelerate your path to a cloud operating model without the hassles of migrating to and learning the public cloud.
  • 11:50 Lunch
  • 12:30 VMware Presentation: What’s New in Security & Compliance byBob Plankers, Cloud Infrastructure at VMware (@plankers)
    What we’ve learned from Log4j, new information on VM Escapes & CPU vulnerabilities, new & recent features, talk about data sanitization and storage
  • 1:20 Ask the Experts: Roundtable Q&A
  • 1:50 Wrap-up: Announcements and Drawings


Be sure to share this meeting information with your colleagues and join the Wisconsin VMUG Community!

Meeting Location
Fox Valley Technical College
D.J. Bordini Center – Room BC141 *New Room
5 North Systems Drive
Appleton, WI 54912

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Join us for vBeers after the meeting at
The Bar of Appleton – Lynndale
2435 W. Nordale Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin 54914
Phone: 920-954-0888

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