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About wmichel

Cloud Architect, NetApp A-Team, vExpert, VMUG Leader, AWS-SAA, TOGAF, ITIL, CISSP, USMC, Mariachi, Gaucho-Texano & Dad A seasoned architect and technologist at heart that loves innovation and playing with cloud computing, data center virtualization, operating systems, and information security.

VMware {code} and VMware Cloud Services Inspires DFW VMUG Hackathon!

  As an enterprise architect and data center infrastructure consultant, I am more of a big picture guy wanting to understand DevOps and core hacking concepts in order to deep dive into cloud services.  So I want to share my … Continue reading

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VMware Communities Roundtable (10/11) Podcast Features Richard Munro on VMware Cloud Strategy and Cory Romero discusses vExpert Cloud

I wrote this blog post to introduce some new friends (@dfwvmug, @vbrownbaglatam and @vbrownbagbrasil) to the VMware Communities Podcast, it is an oldie but goodie for sure.  So if you have never listened to it, you can check it out … Continue reading

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VMworld 2017 Hands-on Labs Available Check out VMware on AWS!

VMware just announced on Sept. 27, 2017, the availability of VMworld 2017 Hands-on Labs  (HOL).   There are 81 new HOL to be released daily, starting with the most popular rated labs coming out first.   Here is a good website with some … Continue reading

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VMware Cloud on AWS is Available Now

The VMware and AWS partnership was announced last year in October and here is my first blog about it.  During VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas in late August came the much anticipated big keynote announcement made by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and … Continue reading

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VMware VP Mark Lohmeyer discusses VMware Cloud…

VMware VP Mark Lohmeyer discusses VMware Cloud on AWS logistics VMware VP Mark Lohmeyer discusses VMware Cloud… Mark Lohmeyer, VP of products for VMware’s cloud platform business unit, offers up details about the forthcoming VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware Social … Continue reading

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NetReflections With Bruce Davie: Networking,…

NetReflections With Bruce Davie: Networking, Transformation, and Cultural Shift NetReflections With Bruce Davie: Networking,… Network virtualization is the key to digital transformation, but it requires more than just a technology change. VMware Social Media Advocacy

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VMware learns from its mistakes with VMware on…

VMware learns from its mistakes with VMware on AWS partnership VMware learns from its mistakes with VMware on… Although the details surrounding the VMware-AWS partnership remain hazy, the deal does shed some light on VMware’s hybrid cloud aspirations and long-term … Continue reading

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VMware Announces General Availability of…

VMware Announces General Availability of vSphere 6.5 Update 1 VMware Announces General Availability of… vSphere 6.5 Update 1 is the Update You’ve Been Looking For! Today, VMware is excited to announce the general availability of vSphere 6.5 Update 1. This … Continue reading

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How Customers Use VMware’s NSX (Hint: It’s Not…

How Customers Use VMware’s NSX (Hint: It’s Not Just a Security Use Case) How Customers Use VMware’s NSX (Hint: It’s Not… VMware’s NSX customers use the network virtualization technology for security, automation, multi-data center pooling, and disaster recovery. VMware Social … Continue reading

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Does AWS Plan to Battle Google Using Kubernetes?

Does AWS Plan to Battle Google Using Kubernetes? Does AWS Plan to Battle Google Using Kubernetes? Amazon Web Services may build a cloud container management tool based on Kubernetes to try to win Google customers over to AWS’ public cloud. … Continue reading

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