VMworld San Francisco 2012 – Annual Charity v0dgeball Tournament

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With VMworld San Francisco 2012 just around the corner, this means that the heart pounding, ball stinging, nail biting action of the annual charity v0dgeball tournament is ready to hit the streets of San Francisco!  There are apparently still spaces for you to submit a team, so it’s not too late.   All entry and admission fees from this v0dgeball event goes to the Wounded Warrior Project, so this is definitely a great event and cause to get behind.  For more details on either … [Read more...]

vBeers Tweetup – VMworld San Francisco 2012

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VMworld San Francisco 2012 is almost upon us, and what better time for a vBeers Tweetup? I couldn’t let this opportunity go by without arranging one, so am please to announce a VMworld San Francisco vBeers Tweetup on Saturday 25th August, the day before the show doors open. The last VMworld San Francisco vBeers 2010 was well attended and everyone had a great time. There was no point trying to arrange the vBeers Tweetup after the Saturday as the VMworld schedule is already crammed full of vendor … [Read more...]

VMworld 2012 – Session Voting Now Open!

Voting for the VMworld 2012 submitted session papers has now opened!  This is your chance to influence and have your say to which VMworld sessions you’d like to see at this year’s VMworld events in San Francisco and Barcelona.  Voting is open to everyone, all you need is a VMworld.com user account (you can create one here if you don’t already have one). Logging on to the VMworld.com portal you will see that there is an extensive and impressive line-up of potential sessions to choose from.  … [Read more...]

VMware vExpert 2012 Nominations

VMware have recently opened the gates for vExpert 2012 nominations.  The annual title of VMware Expert is awarded to those “individuals (not employers) for their commitment to sharing their knowledge and passion for VMware technology above and beyond their job requirements.”.  The past couple of years have seen the number of vExperts increase from 252 back in 2009 to 326 in 2011, with 2012 being no exception with more vExpert titles being promised. Along with the increase in the … [Read more...]

Microsoft TechNet Subscription – 2012 Discount Code

Good news folks!  2012 has seen the release of a new Microsoft TechNet Subscription Discount code.  This new code for 2012 will give you 15% (small print: this is based on the US currency so may vary slightly between countries) and is due to expire on the 29th February 2012.  Code: TNFLA12 To give you an idea of the type of savings you can find on a Microsoft TechNet subscription, here are the savings on a new TechNet Professional subscription in the US, UK and Europe (checked against France … [Read more...]