SBTUG 26 August 2009 Virtualisation Smackdown 6 speakers Kathy Hughes Steven Gross (VMware) Jeff Alexander (Microsoft) Scott Lindsay (Citrix) Dino Soepono (Citrix) Nick Rayner (SWUG) Panel session
About SBTUG Why: High level clarity Make informed technology choices Who: Senior Developers, Managers Business Owners What: Cover a range of vendors With a Microsoft bias (mine) Craig Bailey – www.craigbailey.net
Tonight’s aim Understand virtualisation Main benefits of the big 3 Ability to investigate further
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Cost $5 donation to cover pizza Help me cover costs Survey says...
Quick survey Who’s here to learn what virtualisation is? Who’s using Virtualisation already? Who’s using one vendor? Who’s using a mix of vendors?
Smackdown Rules There is no vendor bashing Please ‘boo’ offenders But selling hard is encouraged...
Thank you Kathy Hughes for organizing the night Jon Harsem for the VEEK shirts Microsoft for the venue + facilities (bathroom) Andrew Coates for getting us a bigger room Jeff Alexander for organising the webcast And of course...
The Panel Kathy Hughes – SharePoint MVP Steven Gross - VMware Jeff Alexander - Microsoft Dino Soepono - Citrix Scott Lindsay - Citrix Nick Rayner – Windows User Group