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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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When did weather metaphors become so common?

jasondea

August 31, 2011 7:04 am

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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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Virtual this, virtual that, let’s get real… (Virtual DR)

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July 21, 2011 12:26 pm

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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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New Platforms, New Technologies, Old Headaches – Slides

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July 14, 2011 10:01 am

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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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Using PlateSpin Protect for Avaya Predictive Dialers

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June 16, 2011 10:32 am

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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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Multiple flavors aren’t just for ice cream anymore

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May 26, 2011 7:29 am

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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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A new SPIN on server workloads

jasondea

May 18, 2011 7:45 am

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One of the most requested features for all of the PlateSpin management products is almost here…

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Catch the mist, catch the myth, catch the mystery, catch the drift…

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May 10, 2011 12:55 pm

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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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PlateSpin support for service packs and platform updates to the base operating systems

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April 22, 2011 1:08 pm

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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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Improving Recovery Time – presentation

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April 18, 2011 8:58 am

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The slides from the latest in the Disaster Recovery Planning webinar series.

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DR Planning and Testing – presentation

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March 10, 2011 1:03 pm

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Slides from a recent webinar session I did…

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