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Missed VMworld 2019? Here are a few options to quickly get up to date

  If you missed VMworld 2019 Europe, have no fear – we’ve got you covered!  Click here to register for vForum Online (December 2019) START DATE:12/12/2019 START TIME:2:00 PM GMT / 3:00 PM CET DURATION:90 MINUTES vForum Online, VMware’s largest virtual event for IT professionals, is back with a post-VMworld update! Join our online event…
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30th November 2019 0

New VMware Learning Zone Prep Forums

Are you planning to take some of the most popular VMware DCV certification exams, but have no one you can ask for advice on how to prepare? Then look no further! Starting next Monday, November 25th, you can join the DCV Foundations Exam Prep or the VCP-DCV Exam Prep Forums on the VMware Learning Zone and get some great…
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23rd November 2019 0

End of General Support for vSphere 6.0 and planning your vSphere upgrade

Hi all, it’s been a while since I last posted.  You know how it is, time flies when you’re having fun, which we always are of course working at VMware. I wanted to quickly highlight that vSphere 6.0 goes end of general support on the 12th of March 2020.  That might seem some ways away…
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10th July 2019 0

VMware exams that retire on August 30th 2019, and what is replacing them

Hear ye all exam takers.  If you’re planning on taking any VMware exams this year, then please be aware that the following exams will be retired and replaced on August 30th 2019. The change is led by a mixture of products going EOL and the recent changes to certification naming conventions.  Personally I think it’s…
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13th April 2019 0

What is this VMUG that I keep hearing about?

If you work in the IT industry, then you’ve probably heard or read someone mention VMUG, a VMUG, the VMUG, I’m presenting at a VMUG etc.  A lot of you will know what this means, but for those of you that don’t, then you’ve come to the right place.  I thought I’d share my thoughts…
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31st March 2019 0

VMware remove the 2 year recertification policy!

VMware have today announced that they have listened to feedback from exam takers and customers and with immediate effect, have dropped the requirement to recertify your VMware certifications every two years!  In IT Certification terms, this is a very bold move and one which I am sure will be welcomed by the industry, as it…
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5th February 2019 0

Passing the VMware Cloud on AWS Software Defined Data Center 2019 exam

I’m a huge fan of VMware’s coupling with Amazon, and so with a number of my customers moving workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS, I have today passed the VMware Cloud on AWS Software Defined Data Center 2019 exam, which is a 45 minute online exam with 30 questions. This is a new badge from…
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4th January 2019 0

VMware Cloud on AWS and AWS Native coming to an on premise data center near you!

Yes that’s right, you read that correctly, in 2019 you will be able to run VMConAWS and/or AWS native in your on premise private cloud!  AWS CEO Andy Jassy (left) and VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger (right) announced this week at Amazon’s re:Invent 2018 conference in Las Vegas, that the partnership between AWS and VMware will…
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2nd December 2018 0

Couldn’t make VMworld Barcelona? We’ve got you covered

If you couldn’t make it to VMworld this year, don’t worry as you can watch a lot of the main keynotes online from this years VMworld, or going back as far as 2014 here:  https://videos.vmworld.com/global/2018 You should also check out VMware’s “What’s New at VMworld 2018” webpage for a summary of all of the announcements…
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19th November 2018 0

1 Week until VMworld 2018 Barcelona!

With just one week to go until VMworld, I thought I’d share with you some of the cool things that you can expect.  VMworld Europe 2018 will be on November 5th-8th in Barcelona. To my knowledge this is the first time we’ve had the European event in November, with it usually being held in September…
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29th October 2018 0