Tag Archives: NetApp

A Growing Respect for Salespeople II: SE’s

My last post covered a few awesome salespeople / account managers I’ve been lucky enough to deal with over the last few years.  In this post, I’m going to discuss some great Pre-Sales Engineers (or similar folks) I’ve dealt with. … Continue reading

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A Growing Respect for Good Salespeople

How it used to be (for way too long) I’ve worked in IT for more than 15 years, and for the first twelve years, I didn’t interact with a single vendor salesperson who gave me a reason to think of … Continue reading

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Cisco Live 2012 – First Time Speaker’s Perspective part II

My Breakout Session My breakout session on Wednesday, June 13 was the reason I attended Cisco Live, and certainly the reason I was invited to attend by Citrix. I have to say that, while I wondered whether I would like … Continue reading

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Cisco Live 2012 – First Time Speaker’s Perspective part I

Cisco Live 2012 was a first for me in a couple of ways – first-time attendee as well as first-time speaker.  In addition to my earlier recap posts, I thought it might be useful to share my thoughts on the … Continue reading

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FlexPod Tech Specs for iOS

A cool new free app that I’ve been beta-testing for a few weeks has been released on the iOS App Store.  FlexPod Tech Specs by Vallard Benincosa is a universal app that works on both the iPhone and iPad.  The app … Continue reading

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Storage – Who knew it could be so cool?

I’m the first one to admit that when I first began investigating the possibility of deploying a large Citrix XenDesktop / virtual desktop environment, I knew very little about storage, and especially SAN storage.  My experience was limited to configuring … Continue reading

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FlexPods have landed

Update: Forgot to include the specs on our FlexPods.  Have included those at the bottom of the post. Something awesome happened this week – the hardware on which we’ll be running my virtual desktop project and more has arrived!  Here … Continue reading

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