VMworld 2016 – Heraflux in Las Vegas Day 4 (VMworld Conference Day 2)

Our schedule today included a number of meetings with clients and partner contacts.  Due to confidentiality I cannot disclose names, but will highlight as much info as possible in this recap of the second day at VMworld, and our fourth day in Las Vegas.

The second day at VMworld for Heraflux started with a breakfast meeting with a client contact.  It is always appreciated when customers and partners take time from the conference schedule to say hello.  After breakfast we went to the Solutions Exchange to meet with a couple executive contacts from one of the conference Platinum sponsors.  We’ve done past advisory work for this company, and are optimistic we may be doing some future joint marketing activities.  Stay tuned to our events page for upcoming announcements.

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VMworld 2016 – Heraflux in Las Vegas Day 3 (VMworld Conference Day 1)

After an incredible weekend, Monday started off with a bang. We arrived at Mandalay Bay to meet contacts from a strategic alliance to discuss SQL Server virtualization on their platform over breakfast.

After breakfast we attended part of the VMworld General Session to hear Pat Gelsinger and other VMware executives discuss the current state of the company, and strategic direction.  I think many VMworld attendees this year were anxious coming to the conference wanting to understand what VMware will do to stay relevant as public cloud continues to impact the need for on-prem infrastructure (including vSphere).  As a firm with services related to the convergence of data and infrastructure, we are one of the many companies wanting to understand VMware’s role in a growing public cloud world.

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VMworld 2016 – A Review of Our First Two Days in Las Vegas

vmworld_2016What an incredible first couple of days of VMware’s VMworld 2016 US in Las Vegas for pre-conference activities.  Our first day, Saturday 8/27 was VMware Corporation’s SQL Server Workshop.  Many thanks to VMware’s Deji Akomolafe and Niran Even Chen for inviting our own David Klee to co-present at this all day technical training, and to Don Sullivan for coordinating an outstanding day for Heraflux and the session attendees.

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10 on Tech Podcast - To The Cloud and Back Again

On episode of one of our favorite podcasts – 10 on Tech  from ActualTech Media – recently focused on James Green and David Klee in a discussion on some of the challenges with moving large scale operations to the cloud. Check out this podcast here!


A look back at my first year at Heraflux and VMworld 2016

At this time last year, I had just joined Heraflux Technologies, and David Klee, the company Founder and Chief Architect, was finalizing his schedule for VMworld 2015.  It is incredible how quickly a business year can fly by when a company has products and services that are valued and in-demand.

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