Synology DS920+ Network Attached Storage – Active Backup for Business

One of the great features built into the Synology DS920+ is an application called “Active Backup for Business”.  This is an application that you can download from the Package Center on the NAS device.  Once installed you are able to add a shortcut to the menu bar that I noted in my previous article – Synology…

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Synology DS920+ Network Attached Storage – Web Console

Synology DS920+ — Web Console I have completed the initial setup of my DS920+ and now want to take you through the Web Interface where the management of the NAS takes place.  You connect to the device using either the DNS name or IP address as follows – http://<IP or DNS Name>:5000/ Once you get…

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Synology DS920+ Network Attached Storage – Blog Series

Synology DS920+ – Network Attached Storage I was recently in contact with someone in sales at Synology and we discussed some of their new storage options and it was decided to send over a home NAS device for me to test out – DS920+.  I will be completing a blog series on things like setup,…

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VMware vExpert 2021 – Year 2

VMware vExpert 2021 It is official, I have been awarded VMware vExpert 2021 for the 2nd year in a row. I only applied last year in 2020 as my first go-round and was accepted, so continued to apply again in the Evangelist Path for 2021.  As luck would have it I was accepted for 2021…

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VMware vExpert – 2020 Second Half Applications

With the second half of the vExpert program open until June 25th for applications, now is a great time to apply.  2020 is my first year in the vExpert program after many years of doubting myself to apply, but I am glad I did and here is why. My vExpert Profile – Chris Childerhose – vExpert…

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vExpert 2020 – I’m In!

To start off the 2020 year I decided to apply to the vExpert program to see if I would be accepted.  I was unsure at the time if I had done enough throughout the year to qualify myself, so after submitting my application I waited. This week on Monday I received a great email indicating…

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NSX News You can Use by Roger Fortier – 04/03/2017

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Choosing a Virtualization Management Platform

Choosing a Virtualization Management Platform Every Virtualization Administrator deals with frustrations daily and having a management platform to help with daily tasks will ease the burden. But how do you know which one is right for you? How would you go about choosing the right platform that will help you in your daily tasks? Software Criteria When…

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opvizor – Leading VMware healthcheck solution

opvizor allows you to proactively diagnose and fix critical errors in your virtual environment.  Their rule base contains over 730+ known problems and misconfiguration issues and directs you on how to address the issue via PowerCLI, videos, VMware best practice documentation and more. You can complete a free health check in 6 minutes.  There are…

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VCP-IaaS vs. VCP-Cloud: Cloud Exam Faceoff

Great article for those undecided on VCP-Cloud versus VCP-DCV + VCP-IaaS.

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