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As a Product Marketing Manager at Novell, I am responsible for the PlateSpin Workload Management Software Suite, part of Novell’s Virtualizaton and Workload Management offerings.

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve probably heard by now that cloud computing is the next big thing. There’s even a big bookstore that talks about it a lot, and about how they invented it. You might have even seen a TV advertisement or two talking about cloud computing. But what is it, and can this affect or better yet improve disaster recovery also?

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Hidden within the jumble of a mixed platform data center is a secret. All those virtual resources can actually be used for more than simply virtual machine recovery. One wonderful thing about virtualization is that virtual machines can be used to run many different types of workloads. This flexibility can, and should be applied to…

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Jul 21, 2011
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Virtual recovery plans can simplify and in some cases eliminate a lot of the platform specific headaches of recovering from a disaster…

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Jul 21, 2011
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For those who inquired, here are the slides I used for the July 12 webinar session – New Platforms, New Technologies, Old headaches

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Jul 14, 2011
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A multi platform data center is no longer an exception and in fact has become quite normal. There was a time, long ago and far away, when most data centers were pretty homogeneous. All of the ‘stuff’ residing there typically came from one vendor. This made things pretty easy to manage. One set of instructions…

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Jun 16, 2011
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Some handy tips for protecting Avaya Predictive Dialer from my colleague Kevin Vieyra a member of the world class Novell support organization.

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Jun 16, 2011
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A multi platform datacenter is no longer an exception and in fact has become quite normal. There was a time long ago and far away when most datacenters were pretty homogeneous. All of the “stuff” residing there typically came from one vendor. This made things pretty easy to manage. One set of instructions to learn, one phone number to call if anything went wrong, et cetera. The problem was that this “stuff” also carried a massive price tag and was called a mainframe…

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May 26, 2011
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One of the most requested features for all of the PlateSpin management products is almost here…

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May 18, 2011
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I’m sure everyone has at one point or another heard the metaphor of having to sharpen your saw, which implies the importance of continually updating your skills. It’s amazing to me when I hear stories like this of someone who is already a master still see the need to go out and sharpen his saw…

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May 10, 2011
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We get asked quite often about whether PlateSpin will support specific service packs and other platform updates for the operating systems we have listed. We have seen lots of questions like “Does PlateSpin XYZ support SPx version of my OS?” Here’s the scoop.

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Apr 22, 2011
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