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  • Embracing Change – Bringing Control to the 21st Century Datacenter Let’s face it, a lot of us don’t like change. It’s an unknown; we fight it. However, no matter what we do, it comes – we’ll either be swept along or left behind. It’s our choice.
    Travel back to 1879 when Alexander Bell patented the telephone. Up to that point, people had mainly communicated using the …
  • Capacity Planning In a Dynamic Virtual Environment Capacity management and planning, in their simplest form, are accomplished by answering these fundamental questions:
    What is the optimum allocation of my current workload resources?
    What would the resource demands be for an expanded workload?
    Where do I lack the capacity to meet QoS requirements and how much additional capacity do I need?
    Based on current trends, …
  • A Long and Winding Road to the Cloud Every journey starts with the 1st mile and ends with the last mile. A road to the cloud is not an exception; just these first and last miles play even a bigger role than in conventional travel. Let’s review some of the cases to better understand the challenges, how the road starts, ends and is …
  • Agnostic Computing: 30 Days Hands-On with VMTurbo Jeff Wilson at Agnostic Computing posted a great hands-on review of his experience running VMTurbo in a production environment. Here are a few highlights from his epic post:

    Installation of the appliance was easy: Install process was simple: download a zipped .vhd (not .vhdx), either deploy it via VMM template or put the VHD into a CSV and …

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Live Demo Series

Managing the virtualized environment of today is significantly more complex than just keeping the plates spinning. From the SysAdmin level on up, there are important business needs and goals that must be met:

- Assure continuous performance for all applications especially ‘mission critical’ ones; - Execute an IT methodology that makes the best use of the physical infrastructure because this directly affects operating costs; - Develop a forward looking strategy that provides a cost/benefit analysis of different hardware solutions for future VM and infrastructure growth.

Join us for one of our upcoming live demonstrations where we will explore how the VMTurbo Operations Manager can help you address these challenges.

Indianapolis VMWare Users Summit – July 31st, 2014
Indiana Convention Center

Join your fellow VMware users at this full-day event for in-depth technical sessions, demonstrations and exhibits. This is a great opportunity to meet with your peers to discuss virtualization trends, best practices, and the latest technology! VMUG is pleased to offer top notch education at our user conferences.

Visit VMTurbo booth #405 at VMWorld 2014 – U.S.
The Moscone Center

VMworld US 2014 returns to San Francisco, California this year and again takes place at the Moscone Center. Join other business and technology professionals, and VMware experts and executives as we all come together to share the stories of our successes over the last year, learn from each other and inspire each other to realize greater achievements in virtualization.

Chicago VMWare Users Summit – September 17th, 2014
Rosemont Convention Center

Join your fellow VMware users at this full-day event for in-depth technical sessions, demonstrations and exhibits. This is a great opportunity to meet with your peers to discuss virtualization trends, best practices, and the latest technology! VMUG is pleased to offer top notch education at our user conferences.

Southern California VMUG User Conference – September 24th, 2014
Anaheim Marriott

Join your fellow VMware users at this full-day event for in-depth technical sessions, demonstrations and exhibits. This is a great opportunity to meet with your peers to discuss virtualization trends, best practices, and the latest technology! VMUG is pleased to offer top notch education at our user conferences.

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Recent Media Coverage

  • The Brave New World of Storage Virtualization: Can You Put Your Virtual Environment on Autopilot? DZone recently picked up VMTurbo’s blog post, “The Brave New World of Storage Virtualization: Can You Put Your Virtual Environment on Autopilot?” written by software engineer, Eric Bannon.
    “I recently found myself intrigued by an article by Jon William Toigo on Tech Target titled - Software-defined infrastructure or how storage becomes software. In his article, Toigo poses …
  • DiscoPosse.com: turbo charging your IT operations “Another good review came from Eric Wright, who summed it all up in the best possible way for us: The only way to really understand what value can be gotten from VMTurbo Operations Manager is to download the demo and try out the free edition.”
  • The IT Hollow: VMTurbo as a Market Economy “VMTurbo’s methodology was the super interesting thing that I didn’t understand fully. VMTurbo Operations Manager looks at all of the resources in your clusters, including compute, storage, network, memory, etc and makes recommendations to you similar to how the stock market works. Let me explain using an example. Two virtual machines are both fighting for storage …
  • AaronDelp.com: VMTurbo Isn’t Your Daddy’s VMware Monitoring Tool “VMTurbo is a pretty unique product that I have been having a great time digging into for the last few months. Through the use of VMTurbo’s Common Data model as well as the Economic Scheduling Engine they are able to really provide a product that is well suited to tackle the increasingly complex infrastructure interdependencies …

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