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Upcoming Webcasts

HPE and VMware Webcast: GEN10 & vSAN

HPE and VMware Webcast: GEN10 & vSAN

Topic: HPE and VMware have partnered to help customers to accelerate their journey to a software-defined Storage solution. HPE offers validated VMware vSAN ReadyNodes that includes the prescribed size and quantity of CPU, memory, networking, I/O controller, hard disk drive, and solid-state drive required for a complete solution to deploy vSAN. During this webcast you will learn how the scale out architecture leverages x86 servers and server-side flash storage to drastically lower overall storage total cost of ownership. Run your software defined solution with confidence, knowing that more customer run VMware on HPE servers than any other platform.

Bhumik Patel, Director, Technical Alliances, VMware
Hicham Ankoud, Senior Systems Engineer, HPE
Ron Priester, Americas VMware Alliance & Product Category Manager, HPE

Bhumik Patel is a Partner Architect in VMware’s Technical Alliance team focusing on driving joint solutions with strategic partners. Bhumik has over 10+ years of experience designing and implementing virtualization solutions for customers globally as a solutions architect and driving integrated solutions with key partners. Bhumik has presented at many leading industry conferences and partner events. Follow @bhumikp

Hicham graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a Master degree in Computer Systems Engineering. He joined HPE in 2001 where he worked on the Multipath Development team. Since then, he has held several different positions including Engineering Support, technical post-sales, Pre-Sales. For the last 8 years, Hicham focused on storage where he primarily covered 3PAR, Nimble, VMware vSphere, MS Hyper-V and HA\DR conducting trainings and creates white papers for the HPE Storage portfolio. Hicham holds VMware VCAP-DCD 5, VCAP-DCA 5 and VCPs certifications.

Ron is currently a “Master Level” HPE Server & Software executive with 20+years of sales, alliance and partner business management experience at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise. He has a track record of successful sales and alliance growth with HPE alliance partners and VARs including VMware, Oracle, Intel, and Citrix. Ron’s has held sales and alliance management roles at HPE, Compaq and Digital Equipment Corporation. Ron currently manages the HPE and VMware Alliance in the US



Tuesday, December 18, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM (CT)

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Eastern Computer Exchange Webcast: Taking and passing VMware Advanced Certifications

Eastern Computer Exchange Webcast: Taking and passing VMware Advanced Certifications

Topic: VMware offers several levels of certifications, from the multiple-guess VCP to the panel-defense VCDX. In between those lie the VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) exams in two parts - Design exams to test your ability to plan and Deploy exams to test the ability to implement vSphere environments. In this webinar we will discuss all of the current VCAP exams, focusing on the two new Deploy exams. We will cover their requirements and benefits along with how to prepare for the exams including techniques successful candidates use.

All live attendees who opt-in to share their information with the Sponsor will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card.

Speaker: Joshua Andrews, Senior Data Center Architect, Eastern Computer Exchange.
Joshua Andrews is a post-sales architect for Eastern Computer Exchange and concentrates on delivering the VMware portfolio for clients. With a background in automation, security and networking, Andrews is continually looking to find creatively simple solutions to cutting-edge problems. In his spare time Andrews blogs about technology and certifications at https://sostechblog.com/ VMware’s 15th Annual VMworld conference, celebrating VMware’s 20th anniversary, was held in Las Vegas last week. I had the privilege of witnessing a number of exciting product announcements and updates that were rolled out before and during the conference.


Wednesday, December 19, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM (CT)

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Rubrik Webcast: Managing Data at Scale in VMware and Hybrid Cloud Environment

Rubrik Webcast: Managing Data at Scale in VMware and Hybrid Cloud Environment

Topic: With more and more data being generated by organizations, it's increasingly important to manage and protect data at scale, across the edge, core data centers, and cloud environments. As applications and data are becoming more distributed a modern approach to data management is needed. Learn how Rubrik works with VMware's vSphere, vRealize Automation, vCloud Director, and vSAN to deliver on this promise. Learn also how to combine policy driven automation and machine learning to deliver backup, instant recovery, archival, search, analytics, ransomware protection, and copy data management across your VMware environment and the public clouds.

Speaker:  Ben Meadowcroft, Director of Product Management, Rubrik.
Ben Meadowcroft is Director of Product Management at Rubrik. Ben holds Master’s degrees in Software Engineering (MEng) and Business Administration (MBA) and has worked in the technology industry in both engineering and product management roles. You can find ben on Twitter @BenMeadowcroft, or on his blog at www.benmeadowcroft.com


Thursday, December 20, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM (CT)

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