Category Archives: virtualization

Planning for VDI has little to do with the desktop

It isn’t easy to think that way, but if you start planning your Virtual Desktop initiative at the end point, you are fighting a losing battle.  This is because it isn’t the Thin Client that is important, but rather the … Continue reading

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Lights Out

A customer recently asked me about power outages, and what she could do to prepare her virtual infrastructure for fluctuations in the power grid.  It is an interesting topic, as not everyone can afford generated power for the datacenter.  Most … Continue reading

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Welcome to the whiteboardninja blog

Welcome to my new blog, whiteboardninja.  After much encouragement from friends and colleagues, I have finally decided to jump into the blogosphere and share some of the random thoughts that buzz around my head from time to time.  Why would … Continue reading

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Changing up things for lunch

Many of you out there in the IT world have been invited to, and have attended a vendor-sponsored ‘lunch and learn’.  These typically take place at a high end steakhouse, such as Ruth Chris, Abe & Louie’s, Capital Grille, or … Continue reading

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