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Are you running Festivus or DevOps?
Walk into a planning meeting between developers and IT and you’re likely to bear witness to something akin to an episode of Seinfeld. I’ve attended meetings, both as an administrator and as an...
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My most recent blog post on Evolving from Organizational Silos

http://www.vtesseract.com/post/91194864338/evolving-from-organizational-silos
Today’s datacenter is evolving yet again and with this change the conversation is moving to how we transform the operational model in order to adapt. The emergence of public cloud offerings, private...
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Enjoying this from my post on Twitter.
Finish the Frustration Scale:
/sigh/
/derp/
/facepalm/
/headdesk/
/FFS-FML/
________?

Favorites so far have been
/hulk smash/
/flip table/
/office space/
/rage quit/
/nuke site from orbit/
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Great tip from +Maish Saidel-Keesing on how to batch download all of the #openstacksummit tech talks the +vBrownBag crew produced.
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So simple though - amazed I did not know about this before
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next time you meet +Doug Hazelman or +Rick Vanover they'll have to add the "protected by Veeam" sticker :)
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Hmmm, Microsoft made no mention of the Vblock that they get video of in this advertisement :-)
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If you're an SMB please provide your feedback.  This market is often underserved in the community despite being a big consumer of content!  

I'm really looking forward to seeing this come to fruition!
 
Howdy everyone.  A conversation on Twitter popped up the other day before I took the year off (clearly I’m doing well at that) about starting a podcast focused on the SMB space. To help put that together, I was hoping you would take a few seconds to…
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Fun memes I have made over time. Mainly for my reference but also for your enjoyment. 
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Follow along LIVE with the #vBrownBag TechTalks at #OpenStackSummit Last day of live stream. See the schedule and links to sessions at http://openstack.prov12n.com
The #vBrownBags will be live at the following events in 2014. Recordings, streaming, etc. Basically, an intense week of technical, community driven content. If you'd like us at your event, or would like to sponsor us, please email Alastair Cooke at alastair@demitasse.co.nz ...
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What a community we have!
Today was quite a day. There was a tremendous amount of activity in the virtualization/datacenter community with some notable job moves. It started out pretty exciting for me with a humbling list of...
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Cloud Architect
Employment
  • SolidFire
    Cloud Architect, 2014 - present
  • VCE
    vArchitect, 2013 - 2014
    Working as a pre-sales vArchitect for North and South Carolina
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Systems Administrator, 2012 - 2013
  • CH Reynolds
    VMware Administrator, 2011 - 2012
  • CARQUEST
    VMware Engineer, 2009 - 2011
  • Withers & Ravenel
    IT Manager, 2004 - 2009
  • Chatterbox Communications
    Technical Sales, 2000 - 2004
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Husband, father, golfer, photographer, audiobookphile. Oh yea, I love me some VMware and PowerShell
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Helping folks with things that start with 'v'
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Father of 2 awesome little guys, Husband to an amazing wife, and I sure love me some technology.
Education
  • NC State University