Archive for April, 2007


John Sequeira’s Weblog

April 28, 2007

Missed this one, somehow, when John wrote it. John Sequeira has a good thought piece, linked below, on the connection between data center automation, lab management, and Amazon’s S3 and EC2 services. Bottom line is John is a fan of virtual labs.

John Sequeira’s Weblog


Corporate Learning Market $55B+

April 27, 2007

A recent study by Bersin & Associates, “Corporate Learning Factbook” has some interesting stats.

  • Total spending on corporate learning now tops $55 billion, up from $51B in 2005
  • 60% of their respondents use virtual classroom technologies, and 25% use other technologies designed to enhance the learning process
  • Technology companies spend an average of $2,763 per learner
  • Sales training and management training are the highest priorities for corporate learning.

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Server Virtualization Blog » VMware to file for $100 million IPO

April 26, 2007

Server Virtualization Blog » VMware to file for $100 million IPO


Virtually Developed, Debugged, And Deployed

April 25, 2007

More on VMware Lab Manager

Virtually Developed, Debugged, And Deployed


VMware Lab Manager 2.5 Reaches Public Beta

April 25, 2007

David Marshall at InfoWorld notes the release of the latest beta of VMware Lab Manager

InfoWorld Virtualization Report | InfoWorld | VMware Lab Manager 2.5 Reaches Public Beta | April 24, 2007 04:07 PM | By David Marshall

h1 Blog » How to Avoid a Train Wreck

April 25, 2007

Jim Recker, formerly of Siebel University and Oracle and now the founder of Nekoss, presented a webinar yesterday on how to maximize the attentiveness of students in a virtual training environment by using virtual labs. Blog » How to Avoid a Train Wreck


The four seasons of a virtual machine

April 23, 2007

Computerworld article about how using virtual machines as a consolidator has inflitrated office life well beyond the data center

The four seasons of a virtual machine