Just returned from Silicon Valley VMware User Group (VMUG) Regional User Conference. It was a fabulous event showcasing products and technologies leading the path to virtualization.

It is not possible and practical to implement all technologies into my datacenter, but knowing the direction of innovation will help in designing comprehensive datacenter strategy and benefit from the new technologies and products available

In addition to server virtualization, storage virtualization, network virtualization, and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) were the prevalent product technologies – No surprises here.

The presentation of Virtensys I/O virtualization was very impressive and Power-CLI session was superb and provided new resources for scripting and automating VMware administration.

Companies to watch:

In his keynote speech VMware CTO Steve Herrod introduced the term SuperVM – Sounds interesting….