UK London VMware User Group

The next UK London VMUG has been announced, if you have not been before I highly recommend it and this time there is an added treat, Jonathan Medd will be presenting a pre-event on PowerCLI, at this point in time I don’t think I will be able to attend as I am unable to get time off at work (I’m gutted) but if that changes I will also be catching Jonathans excellent session.

Firstly, the VMUG will be held on Tuesday 24th November, and is going to focus fairly heavily on vSphere.  If any of you would like to present on a vSphere-related topic with which you have good, recent experience, please get in touch with Alaric as soon as possible. This could be any of installation, upgrade (hosts, VC, VMs), networking, storage, design changes, operations changes, backup, DR, third party tools, and so on. There are some fantastic giveaways that are available to anyone who presents a session, so please do get in touch with him via the forum here:

Secondly, please note that after this event, invitation emails will be arriving from londonvmug at yahoo dot com. Confirmation emails from yourselves will need to be sent to that address from then on (although not for this meeting). If you need to have the new address added to a white list at work, please do so as soon as possible.

Thirdly, and finally, the bit you’ve been waiting for, the event details:

The Steering Committee are pleased to announce the next UK London VMware User Group meeting, kindly sponsored by Symantec, to be held on Tuesday 24th November 2009.

We hope to see you at the meeting, and afterwards for a drink or two.
Our meeting will be held at:

Thames Suite,
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
33 Queen Street,
+44 (0)20 7248 4444

The nearest tube station is Mansion House, location information is available here.

Reception is from 1230 for a prompt 1pm start, to finish around 5pm. The agenda looks something like this:

1100 – 1200 (Optional) Powershell workshop – Jonathan Medd to cover PS one-liner solutions and new VI toolkit functionality – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

12:30 – 13:00 Arrive & Refreshments
13:00 – 13:15 Welcome & News – Alaric Davies
13:20 – 14:05 Sponsor Presentation – Symantec
14:10 – 14:55 ESX Home Lab/White box setup – Simons Gallagher & Seagrave
15:00 – 15:20 Refreshment Break
15:25 – 16:00 Session 3 – vSphere topics, Guy Chapman, Mike Laverick, audience
16:05 – 16:45 Session 4 – vSphere topics, Alaric Davies, Mike Laverick, audience
16:45 – 17:00 Close
17:00 – Pub

To register your interest in attending, please find details on the forum post here. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please don’t just turn up since we will not be able to admit you to the meeting.

Please separately mention if you intend attending Jon’s Powershell workshop at 1100.

Content from the meetings will continue to be uploaded to, NDA permitting.

The details of this post were taken from Alarics post here

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