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Past EMC Whitepapers Authored and Co-Authored

This post is simply a collection of some documents that I have authored or co-authored on behalf of EMC in the past. I like to keep these available for reference after the public links have been killed off.

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What am I working on?

A couple of years ago a request landed on my desk to begin work on an Enterprise Hybrid Cloud solution. It meant switching attention from the work we had been doing on Service Provider solutions utilising VMware vCD, and turning our attention to an Enterprise Cloud solution which would be based on what at the time was VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC – which has since been vRealized to vRA). The solution would also leverage EMC ViPR and VMware NSX for software defined storage and networking respectively.

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Starting this Blog


After debating for a while about whether or not to start my own blog (where to put it, internally/externally, time commits, content, etc, etc), and after much coercion from colleagues (looking at you @DavidCRing) I’ve decided to give it a go.

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