Monthly Archives: September 2010

Home Lab

OK, so this is the requisite ‘home lab’ post… I have struggled with this for a while, and finally buckled under the pressure of my own inner struggle. For years I have been trying to do ‘more with less’ … … Continue reading

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Five minutes on the Cloud…

This past spring, while i was still with VMware, I entered a Cloud Video Whiteboard contest.  The idea was to see who could create the best 5 minute whiteboard (and video themselves) on the topic of Cloud Computing.  My entry … Continue reading

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vSpecialist’s Delight…

So, for any of you wondering what the vSpecialist Team is all about, some of my colleagues have put together a most awesome rap video.  You can find the lyrics to it here. You can find the original video on … Continue reading

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About Fr0gger03….

About Tom… I have 15 years experience in a wide array of infrastructure technologies such as networks, servers and telephony devices. Certified in Microsoft, Citrix, and VMware products. Trained in Microsoft, Citrix, Provision, VMware, Juniper, Symantec, and sales practices and … Continue reading

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The Contrarian View on VDI, Part 3- Avoiding Traps

In my post, Contrarian View on VDI I describe some of the challenges surrounding a virtual desktop project. In Part 2, I set forth some expectations for organizations looking to take on a virtual desk too project. In this final … Continue reading

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The Contrarian View on VDI, Part 2- Setting Expectations

In my post The Contrarian View on VDI, I tried to outline some of the challenges of pursuing a desktop virtualization project for a company. In the face of all this, what’s the point? Why bother? All this fuss about … Continue reading

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The Contrarian view on VDI…

I am going to apologize in advance for the length of this post. It represents several years of discussions and ruminations that have been percolating in the brain… Let me be clear – I am a fan of VDI, in … Continue reading

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