PRE1 Tutorial: Architecting Your vSphere Virtual Infrastructure - Avoiding the Big Mistakes

October 18th, 2010

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Prerequisite: None

Greg Shields

MVP, vExpert

Author Evangelist


Did you know that 44% of virtualization implementations are not considered “successful” by their companies? Were you aware that 55% of companies experience more problems than benefits out of their virtualized environments? Scary numbers, for sure. And in each of these cases, a primary cause for lack of virtual success stems from insufficient planning and/or a bad design. Whether your virtual infrastructure is already created, or if you’re still in the planning stages, you need this tutorial. In it renowned virtualization expert Greg Shields shares his experience gained over dozens of vSphere implementations, ranging from small business to enterprise. In it, you’ll learn from the mistakes that others have already made. You’ll discover the elements of good design that ensure your virtual machines stay up and well-performing. And you’ll come to know what capabilities you absolutely must implement along with those you can safely ignore. Starting any vSphere project and becoming an ESXpert starts with a good architecture. Come a little early to TechMentor and jump start your own design experience.