Archive for April, 2007

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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

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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.

For more see www.bersin.com/factbook

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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

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Virtually Developed, Debugged, And Deployed

April 25, 2007

More on VMware Lab Manager

Virtually Developed, Debugged, And Deployed

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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

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livewebclass.com 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.

livewebclass.com Blog » How to Avoid a Train Wreck

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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