South West UK VMUG (9th September 2014)

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How time flies! The dust had barely settled on our second successful VMUG in Bristol and we were already well into planning for the next meeting. If you haven't already see an email or tweet about it, the next SWUKVMUG is being held on Tuesday 9th September 2014 at the mShed once again. We've got a little bit of last minute juggling going on with the agenda following some of the announcements coming out of VMworld US this week. The highlights include: VMware vSAN A VMworld update Mike Laverick will be speaking We hope to have a session about EVO:RAIL or vCloud Air (maybe both) Community speaker Seb Hakiel We'll also have representation and sessions from our sponsors: Platinum Sponsor Gold Sponsors    And to top it … [Read more...]

South West UK VMUG (3rd June 2014)

I think it's safe to say that the first South West VMUG back in February was very successful. Our next one will be held at the same venue (Bristol's mShed) on June 3rd 2014. We've got some good sessions lined up and we'd love to have as many of you along as possible. So, if you'd like a day of discussion and learning with lots of people from the virtualisation community, then please sign up via the VMUG site. Session Times Session Description 10:30:00 11:00:00    Registration / Coffee 11:00:00 11:15:00 Welcome and Introduction 11:15:00 12:00:00 VMware Session on vCAC 12:00:00 12:45:00 Nimble Storage (Nick Dyer) 12:45:00 13:30:00    Lunch / Vendor Area 13:30:00 14:15:00 vCD Experience … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Attend South West UK VMUG

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As many people will be aware, there are many reasons to go to local VMUG meetings. Many people may not be aware that there is a new VMware User Group being started in the South West. Based in Bristol, the South West UK VMUG aims to bring the best of virtualization, technology, chat, networking opportunities and general cool stuff to the whole of the bottom left side of the UK. We aim to hold 3 free events in the city each year, with the first scheduled for 18th February 2014. But why come along? Amongst many others, here are the top 5 reasons for coming to the South West UK VMUG meeting: 1. Rockstar Speakers We are super lucky to be kicking off our meetings with a keynote speech by Joe Baguley, Chief Technology Officer of EMEA for … [Read more...]

South West UK VMUG: Agenda

The official agenda has been released for the up-coming first South West UK VMUG. Registration is open now via our VMUG Community page. So, what's on? Time Agenda  9.45am - 10.00am  Registration for Free VMware Training Session and VCDX Practice Session delegates  10.00am - 12.00pm  Free VMware Training Session by Mike Laverick (@Mike_Laverick), and VCDX Practice Session by Craig Kilbourn (@Craig_Kilbourn)  12.00pm - 1.15pm  Main delegate registration, plus buffet lunch 1.15pm - 1.30pm  Welcome from the VMUG Leaders 1.30pm - 2.15pm  VMware Session - End User Computing by Peter von Oven (@pvo71) and Arash Ghazanfari  2.15pm - 3.00pm  Platinum Sponsor Vendor Session: Nutanix  3.00pm - … [Read more...]