The Steering Committee are pleased to announce the next UK London VMware User Group meeting, kindly sponsored by EMC to be held on Thursday 15th July 2010. We hope to see you at the meeting, and afterwards for a drink or two, courtesy of VMware.

Our meeting will be held at the Thames Suite, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP, +44 (0)20 7248 4444. The nearest tube station is Mansion House, location information is available here. Reception is from 1230 for a prompt 1pm start, to finish around 5pm. Our agenda looks something like this:

1100 – 1200 (Optional) Interactive PowerCLI / Powershell workshop – Alan Renouf
Note: If you would like to participate in Alan’s workshop, please bring a laptop, preferably with the most current PowerCLI and PowerShell binaries installed.

12:30 – 13:00 Arrive & Refreshments
13:00 – 13:20 Welcome & News – Alaric Davies
13:20 – 14:00 Sponsor Presentation, Why EMC for VMware? – Alan Renouf, Simon Seagrave

  • Thin Storage in a Virtual World – Chris Evans, ‘The Storage Architect’
  • Towards a Virtual Desktop – Stuart McHugh, Withers Worldwide
  • Experiences with Hyper-V – Mike Laverick, RTFM Education

15:00 – 15:20 Refreshment break

  • Preparation steps towards the VCDX – Simon Gallagher, Ioko
  • ESX in the DMZ – Steve Bruck, Associated News and Matt Northam, VMware
  • vSphere 4.1 new features – James Smith, VMware

16:45 – 17:00 Close
17:00 – Pub

To register your interest in attending, please send an email to londonvmug at yahoo dot com with up to two named attendees from your organisation. If you do not receive a confirmation mail, please don’t just turn up since we will not be able to admit you to the meeting. Please separately mention if you intend attending Alan’s PowerCLI workshop at 1100. Content from the meetings will continue to be uploaded to, NDA permitting.

Sincerely, and with regards,

The UKLVMUG Steering Committee


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