You (or the guy/gal a few cubes over responsible for a VMware deployment) are packing your business cards and socks for Las Vegas this weekend. Your goal for next week? Minimize gambling losses and learn how to advance your VMware deployment.
Las Vegas hotel check-in lines remind me of the security, manageability, and performance issues in a datacenter. Sometimes, everything works fine. However, we can be blindsided to issues that didn’t exist at the beginning of the journey, such as the 3 families and a guy in a superman suit ahead of you in line all needing to fix an incorrect reservations with not enough poor souls assigned to the front desk.
In the Juniper booth (1207) next week, we want to talk to you about making sure you don’t gamble with your virtualized applications and avoiding the uncertainty of your next virtualization project. We want to make sure your virtualization deployment evolves steadily to critical applications without getting blindsided by security or network constraints that appear in highly virtualized and dynamic environments. What should you (or your Vegas bound colleague) look for when planning the next phases of your datacenter virtualization? In the Juniper booth, we’ll be talking about the following issues:
Outside of the booth:
Andy Ingram, Juniper’s SVP WW Datacenters, is speaking at session SPO3993 Evolving the Cloud Foundation: What’s the Right Network & Security Architecture for Your Cloud? (Twitter hashtag: #SPO3993) – Wednesday, 8/31/11 at 8am - type Juniper into the keyword filter of the VMworld content catalog.
Chris Hoff, Juniper’s Chief Enterprise Security Architect will be talking about virtualized datacenters and the evolution of security in a virtualized datacenter to cloud services. Wednesday, 8/31/11 at 3:10pm at the Solutions Theater (show floor)
What’s my goal for next week? I’m going to try not to get “beaned in the head” playing vOdgeball. The second annual vOdgeball tournament is raising money for the Wounded Warrior project, so please join me in donating generously.
A 2010 vOdgeball player getting "beaned in the head" which is also a phrase I have not used since 3rd grade..
Note - if anyone has a good way of linking to individual VMworld sessions I'm all ears.
Juniper VMworld Booth: 1207
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