VMware vExpert 2018 award

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I received the VMware vExpert award this year for the first time and I’m very honored to join this community. From VMware is an overview of the program: Overview The VMware vExpert program is VMware’s global evangelist and advocacy program. The program is designed to put VMware’s marketing resources towards your advocacy efforts. Promotion of your articles, exposure at our global events, co-op advertising, traffic analysis, and early access to beta programs and VMware’s roadmap. The awards are for individuals, not companies, and […]

VDI Like a PRO survey – 2018 edition

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Independent research organization ‘VDI Like a PRO’, started a survey in 2013, with the goal to provide a yearly insider view of the End User Computing (EUC) community. With the bulk of the questions repeated yearly, the survey not only gathers data about the current status of the industry but also discovers changes and trends. Last year close to 1000 respondents participated in the survey, making this initiative one of the largest researches on the EUC market. Topics in the […]

One year as a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP)

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Last year, I’ve been awarded as a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and I’m really proud for being renewed this year. This article will try to sum up this year. The official description from Citrix of the program is: “The Citrix Technology Professionals (CTP) Program provides an opportunity for participants to gain deeper insight into Citrix strategies and technologies, including advance knowledge of planned projects. Awardees engage with Citrix leaders to help shape the future of cloud computing technologies that enable […]

My first Nutanix .Next event

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As a virtualization guy, I’m used to heard about HCI (Hyper Converged Infrastructure) since a couple of years now. Nutanix is a, if not the, leader in this area and this week took place their European annual event in Nice (France). Organization The event was sold out with more than 2 200 attendees and almost everything has been perfect in terms of organization. For me, the only “painful” point was the security checks at the convention center entrance. For that […]

What I love about community – FCUGC 2nd meeting

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The second meeting of the French Citrix User Group Community has just ended and I’d like to share the most important thing about the “Citrix Community”. This edition was limited to 50 attendees in order to try a new concept: Let’s talk about Citrix! 2 hours of Geek Speak with 3 topics: Citrix Cloud in France Citrix XenApp architecture – Does FMA catch up with IMA? Citrix Support – What’s new with Software Maintenance? The event was sold out and […]

How to become a myCUGC leader!

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Last Wednesday it was the first event of the French Citrix User Group Community. If I trust the different feedbacks, everyone enjoyed and asked for a new one: we are working on it! What I’d like to share here is my experience: becoming a “myCUGC” leader for the French group behind the scenes. We have been talking about creating something in France since almost the beginning of the CUGC program in May 2015. Talking is easy, implementing is another thing! […]

E2EVC 2016 Dublin EPIC edition – a 50 € post ;)

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I’ve been in Dublin for a couple of days to attend another great Experts to Experts Virtualization Conference (E2EVC) edition. If you don’t know E2EVC, here is a short description from the conference website: E2EVC Virtualization Conference Events is a series of worldwide non-commercial, virtualization community Events. Our main goal is to bring the best virtualization experts together to exchange knowledge and to establish new connections. E2EVC is a weekend crammed with presentations, Master Classes and discussions delivered by both […]