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HP Storage at VMware PEX and a Insight Control demo

CJZ Headshot fixed 150 x 150.jpgBy Calvin Zito, @HPStorageGuy  vexpert 2012 logo.gif

Next week is VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) and I'm really looking forward to it.  You've heard me talk about how much I value being with the technology community and the virtualization community is one of the ones I enjoy the most.  In fact, my passion for social media really took off after I attended a VMworld a few years ago and was asked to be a guest on a VMware Community Podcast. 

 

I'm guessing of everyone reading this, only a few of you are going to PEX since it is a partner only event.  So for those of you that aren't VMware (or HP) partners, I have a pretty cool demo video I just finished.  This is the latest version of HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter.  There's a free HP Storage plug-in that works with vCenter as well called HP Insight Control Storage Module and there's a new version of it, v 7.3.0.  This demo shows me installing Insight Control and giving a quick tour of it. 

 

 

You can learn more about HP Insight Control for VMware vCenter at hp.com/go/ICvCenter.

 

Catching up with HP at VMware PEX

First, and foremost, I want to tell you about the HP Partner and Community Appreciation Party.  It's happen Monday night.  My fellow vExpert at HP Storage Eric Siebert and I helped pull this together and it's usually a highlight for me because its a great opportunity to catch up with folks in the community.  Check out the details and RSVP (twtvite.com website).

 

Also on Monday is our Boot Camp.  This is an all day session where we'll cover both sales and technical information for our partners.  Last I heard, there was room for a few more people and you can RSPV for our Boot Camp (seeuthere.com). 

 

The "Hall Crawl" is always a great time - this is a bit of a party inside the VMware PEX Solution Exchange.  Not many companies sponsored the Hall Crawl but HP is one of them.  That means if you stop by our booth (#101) you can share some refreshments and engage with us.  It's Tuesday night so please join us!

 

There's also a breakout session I want to highlight titled, Get Your Customers on the Fast Track:  HP ConvergedSystem Provides the Fastest Path to Virtualization.  The aforementioned Eric Siebert will be co-presenting this session with Jeff Carlat from our Converged Systems team.   It's session number 3666-SPO in the PEX schedule builder so sign up for that too!

 

Looking forward to a great week in San Francisco!

Comments
David Hurst | ‎02-08-2014 01:05 AM

Great demo. Looking forward to seeing sione of the provisioning from vCenter. 

I am finally getting to try StoreVirtual VSA .  Looking at it as solution for a number of remote offices. Love it so far

| ‎02-10-2014 07:45 AM

Hey Dave - check out the next video I just published; has a demo of expanding a datastore that is overprovisioned.  Easy!

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