Multi-account landing zones have been the defacto standard for how to architect environments from a governance and compliance standpoint in AWS. Control Tower is an AWS service that was released in 2019, enabling customers to quickly and easily deploy the framework for a well-architected landing zone . More recently, AWS released Landing Zone Accelerator (LZA), … Continue reading Deploying AWS LZA with pre-existing Control Tower
Anyone who is currently running or has deployed VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) will tell you that hybrid cloud networking adds the most complexity. It does make sense, the VMware aspect of VMC is frankly pretty easy. Getting access to a VMware SDDC in any public cloud provider typically takes about 10 – 15 minutes … Continue reading VMC on AWS Networking: Fun with Transit Connect
I participated as a delegate for Cloud Field Day 16 on Jan 25, 2023. This was a hybrid event that took place at the Forward Networks office in Santa Clara, CA. For those unfamiliar with Cloud Field Day, you can learn more about all of the Field Day events over at TechFieldDay.com. Cloud Field Day … Continue reading Networking Takes Center Stage at Cloud Field Day 16
It is probably fair to say that in 2023, social media plays some part in all our lives. There are certainly people out there who have willfully disconnected from the social-verse, but the truth is social media has very much become ingrained in modern society. Social media hasn’t only altered our personal lives, it is … Continue reading Is Social Media A Required Career Skill?
I was invited to participate as a delegate for Cloud Field Day 13 from Feb. 16 - 18, 2022 in San Jose, CA. Check out my day one recap and day two recap if you missed them earlier. Day three consisted of presentations from StormForge, RackN and Fortinet StormForge StormForge was relatively unknown to me … Continue reading CFD13 Day Three Recap – StormForge, RackN and Fortinet
I was invited to participate as a delegate for Cloud Field Day 13 from Feb. 16 - 18, 2022 in San Jose, CA. Check out my day one recap if you missed it earlier. Day two consisted of presentations from VMware and Metallic. VMware VMware spent the first half of the day focused on their … Continue reading CFD13 Day Two Recap – VMware and Metallic
I was invited to participate as a delegate for Cloud Field Day 13 from Feb. 16 - 18, 2022 in San Jose, CA. CFD13 was a hybrid event, but I was able to attend in person for the first time in well over two years. It sure did feel great to finally be in the … Continue reading CFD13 Day One Recap – NetApp, Pure Storage and Kasten by Veeam
I'll be participating as a delegate during Cloud Field Day 13 which takes place Wed, Feb 16th through Fri, Feb 18th. This will be a hybrid event which I will be attending in person! I'm really excited to be back in a room with both delegates and presenters. It has been a crazy couple of … Continue reading Tune in next week for Cloud Field Day! #CFD13
When it comes to VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC), the devil is in the networking details. For those out there unfamiliar with VMC, it is an service that was jointly developed between AWS and VMware, and is fully managed by VMware. It is essentially a VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) as-a-Service running within the … Continue reading Why the heck can’t I connect to my stuff running in VMC from AWS?!?
I'll be participating as a delegate during Cloud Field Day 11 which takes place Wed, June 23rd through Fri, June 25th. This will be a virtual event with a huge lineup of presenters and delegates. As always, you can find the full event info on the Tech Field Day website. Be sure to follow along … Continue reading Cloud Field Day 11 is this week! #CFD11 6/23 – 6/25