VMUG Playbook: Honour and Recognize Members

This is the seventh and final post in my series of developing your user group. In my previous post, I shared how keeping your members engaged and informed between meetings will make them feel connected and eager to stay involved. My seven-part series on developing your user group; VMUG Playbook:…

VMUG Playbook: Connecting Out of The Routine Schedule

This is the sixth post in my series of developing your user group. In my previous post I shared with you how to work with your sponsors and help them fine tune their message so it can be relevant and the most impactful to your audience. My seven part series…

VMUG Playbook: Helping Members Get the Most From Sponsors

This is the fifth post in my series of developing your user group. In my previous post I share with you how to get meeting logistics right and that being consistent with meeting location and timing will build habits in your user group and help with growth. My seven part…

VMUG Playbook: Get Meeting Logistics Right

This is the fourth post in my series of developing your user group. In my previous post, I shared how scheduling your user group is only have half the fun, the real work starts when you begin promoting your meetings. My seven part series on developing your user group; VMUG…

New VMware Integrated OpenStack 5

This week at the OpenStack Summit taking place in Vancouver, VMware announced VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) 5, and will be available in telco carrier and data center editions. This version is based on the OpenStack Queens release which was generally available on Feb. 28. VMware integrated OpenStack is a VMware…

VMware Integrated OpenStack 4.1

For OpenStack fans and those familiar with or working in a VMware environment; VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) 4.1 has been released. It’s based on the Ocata release of OpenStack, and supports the latest VMware products including vSphere 6.5 Update 1, VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.5,…