Entries by Paul Geerlings

Great reasons why you should attend VMworld Europe 2016

VMworld Europe 2016 will be held in Barcelona from 17th till 20th of October. ITQ will as usual attend the conference; this year with more than 25 consultants. If you want to meet us, please register and come to the VMware Benelux Party. Paul Geerlings, ITQ’s founder and CTO explains the importance of VMworld and […]

VMworld US conference 2015 seen through CTO glasses

In the past ten years the VMware VMworld US yearly conference has turned into one of the largest in the IT industry. The size of the current event reflects how disruptive the x86 virtualization technology has been. However, not every year has been as significant as this one. In recent years I have seen that […]

ITQ’s Technical Update Session: TUS2015

Wednesday June 24th 2015 The ITQ virtualization consultants are very much involved in the VMware community, they follow their “Passion for Technology” which brings them to all sorts of community events like VMworld conferences, VMware Partner Exchange, VMUG Days, Storage Field Days, DevOpsDays etc. This allows us to present the ITQ Technical Update session: a […]

New vSphere version 6 loosens the vMotion leash

Last week VMware released version 6 of their flagship hypervisor product vSphere. Apart from the usual enhancements -more CPU and RAM per host, more vCPU and vRAM per VM, larger clusters, etc.- the enhancement to vMotion might be the most remarkable of this release. vMotion is losing its vCenter boundary; it is now possible to […]

PernixData FVP 2.0

Al bijna twee jaar volgen we bij ITQ de ontwikkelingen rond PernixData FVP, de potentie van deze storage acceleratie software is voor ons overduidelijk. Onlangs heeft PernixData de 2.0 versie van zijn FVP product uitgebracht, deze versie maakt het voor steeds meer bedrijven mogelijk om PernixData FVP in hun omgeving toe te passen. Voordat we […]

Als ITQ’er naar VMworld Barcelona!

Als virtualisatie consultant moet je aanwezig zijn op VMworld. Zo denken wij er bij ITQ in ieder geval over. Het is voor ons niet de vraag of je naar VMworld mag, maar meer naar welke versie je gaat (US of EU). Dit jaar gaat de hele ITQ vUnit naar VMworld in Barcelona. Als jij vindt […]

What is VMware Virtual SAN ?

On March 12th VMware announced the General Availability of Virtual SAN, from here on indicated as VSAN (the official abbreviation is VSAN with a capital “V”). VMware VSAN is a software-defined storage solution that pools local disk space from multiple ESXi hosts to create a clustered datastore. VSAN creates an optimal distributed hybrid storage solution […]

ITQ’s VMware Health Check

Al jaren worden de virtualisatie-consultants van ITQ ingehuurd om grote en kleine VMware omgevingen te ontwerpen en implementeren maar ook steeds vaker om deze te optimaliseren. Meer en meer organisaties hebben enorme investeringen gedaan in hun virtuele infrastructuur maar houden het gevoel dat het optimale resultaat niet behaald wordt. Het is als rijden met een […]

“NimBrix”, the Nutanix that never was.

On my google search for the story behind the ScaleIO acquisition by EMC, I came across a product called “NimBrix”. This product was officially announced in December 2012 by RedPixie, this is a British technology firm (http://www.redpixie.com). NimBrix was announced as a next generation appliance which combines storage, compute & low latency networking, very much […]