NEVMUG November 2016

NEVMUG November 2016, The Next North East VMUG (NEVMUG) event will be held on Thursday 3rd November in our New Venue “The Royal Station Hotel”.next ne vmug nvmworld Come along and show your support to our local community. We have some excellent VMware & Community sessions along with some awesome Prize giveaways “You Have to be there to be included”.nevmug, nevmug nevmug Check out the below Line up !!!nevmug nevmug nevmug Community Session from the “Open Tech Cast“ Team @kev_johnson A live-recorded chat with one of the hosts of the newly launched UK focussed OpenTechCast – roundtable discussion around how to stay […]

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VCSA – CA Nimbus Install Guide

As I adopt the the policy of “Migrate to VCSA” by virtuallyghetto  I came across an issue today with Nimbus monitoring and thought I would document and share the process to have a VMware VCSA / PSC Appliance monitored by CA Nimbus Tools. I’m not going to document how to deploy & configure the VCSA in this post as there are lots of blogs already illustrating this process.vcsa nimbus Below are the steps to carry out the configuration changes to a VMware Appliance to allow CA Nimbus monitoring Tools to communicate to the Appliance. vcsa nimbus Deploy the VMware VCSA / PSC […]

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Zerto Virtual Replication: What’s New in 5.0

At VMWORLD Las Vegas, Zerto announced their next release of the software, Zerto Virtual Replication version 5.0, packed full of features including the below : Replicate & Recover Files & VM’s simultaneously both Local & Remote. Replicate from VMware vSphere to AWS. Replicate from VMware vSphere to Azure. Replicate from VMware vSphere to Hyper-V. Storage agnostic. Extended retention on the journaling. New SaaS Zerto mobile app. This really is giving the Hybrid cloud market something to talk about, with the ability to replicate VM’s to Multiple remote sites and multi cloud vendors, with increased journaling up to 30 days (providing 1 month […]

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New Leadership NEVMUG

Id like to welcome Kyle to the North East VMware User Group Leadership Team (NE VMUG), Kyle has been a very valuable attendee to our VMUG events over the last 12 months, he has a vast knowledge of VMware technologies and is a technologist at heart. Kyle has volunteered to join the committee to help increase our visibility and grow our group within the local communities though the ever evolving journeys of virtualization and Cloud Technologies. Please welcome Kyle to the leadership team, he can be found at the below links     Please follow and like us:

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vExpert 2016

After Discovering my application for vExpert 2016 was successful, today was the day I received my email confirming acceptance onto the 2016 vExpert Program…… Totally Buzzing To be fair this was a long shot from the start of the application process however with a good bunch of VMware colleagues and friends I decided to apply this year. I cannot believe that my application was successful and that I have been accepted into the program, there is so much hyper in the community for the vExpert program and I have the utmost respect to be included as part of the 2016 […]

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Hello world!

Welcome to my Blog. This is my first, so here we go……. I’ve been contemplating putting my fingers to keyboard for quite some time now and I’ve finally made the jump into the “Blogging Arena” Here’s a little snippet about me: I’m Alan Burns, an IT Professional based in Sunderland “The True North East” of the UK. I’ve been working in IT for a little over 12 years now – starting from the bottom on a 1st Line helpdesk, progressing through the ranks of Desktop support, 2nd / 3rd line support, Infrastructure Engineering, Delivery Engineering to Cloud Platform Team Leader at […]

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