Dell Storage Compellent Integration Tools for VMware 3.0 release (CITV)

By |May 18th, 2015|

The latest CITV v3 pack has been released. The CITV appliance is free to use for customers with an existing maintenance contract and enables advanced functionality in VMware environments. It is highly recommended to use the CITV tools if you have VMware on Compellent.

With this release CITV 3.0 now supports:

SCv2000 series
vSphere 6.0
CentOS 5.10, which was […]

Some beginners information on Keto (LCHF) diet I have been trying out.

By |December 17th, 2014|

I originally wrote this as a post on FB for my basketball team asking about this diet change I have been embracing. Those who know me know that I’m tall and pretty active but years of IT has made me a little soft around the middle. The best part of it is how alert I have […]

Dell to explain Project Blue Thunder and SDS strategy at Dell User Forum in Sydney.

By |September 24th, 2014|

This is a follow up post to Dell User Forum registrations open for Sydney 15th October 2014
Date: Wednesday, 15th October, 2014 @ Randwick Racecourse, Sydney
Twitter: #DUFAU14
Register here:
Every large vendor needs their own shindig, and here at Dell Australia, we have ours coming up in 3 weeks on a grand scale.

Dell User Forum will […]

ABC2 Basketball World Cup live TV schedule for Australia and USA games

By |August 27th, 2014|

I’ve been looking all over the web for the complete TV schedule on ABC2 for the Basketball World Cup and I can’t find it so i thought I would list them here. The best news is they are going to stream both the Australian Games and USA games live on free to air – no […]

Dell Storage Update Manager v1.0 for EqualLogic released

By |August 6th, 2014|

Just a quick one today. The Dell Storage Update Manager for EqualLogic systems has just been released on the EqualLogic support site and is a available to download. You need a valid support login to download the software.

So why the blog post, well because everything is behind the support site and there isn’t really any […]

Compellent and EqualLogic Management with vCenter Operations Manager

By |August 5th, 2014|

Ever since VMware has been around it’s been difficult to troubleshoot and isolate issues to do with storage. In the early days you had a RAID set and a volume, present the volume to VMware and then from then you would carve up virtual machines. VMware is like an Ogre, it has layers. However, if […]

Dell User Forum registrations open for Sydney 15th October 2014

By |July 31st, 2014|

Dell User Forum ANZ
For the past two years Dell has been putting on large customer information days.The first one was Dell Storage Forum in Randwick, Sydney, Australia which was all about, you guessed it, storage and information management. Last year we decided to change the name and include most of the portfolio at Dell Enterprise […]

Compellent and EqualLogic best practices for the first half of 2014

By |July 4th, 2014|

A load of new technical documents, white papers and best practices have been released for Dell Storage in the last 6 months. Here they are in no specific order, mainly because I am pasting this from an internal email :) Scroll down for the EqualLogic sections.
Compellent Publications

Dell Compellent Storage Center Management Pack 3.0 for Microsoft […]

EqualLogic 7.0.4 firmware released with bugfix for Heartbleed.

By |April 27th, 2014|

From EQL product guys:

The EqualLogic array firmware version 7.0.4 is now posted to the EqualLogic Support site. This release contains the fix for the OpenSSL vulnerability, also known as the Heartbleed bug. This bug affected OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 (including 1.0.1f) and 1.0.2-beta1 releases.

The OpenSSL vulnerability, “Heartbleed” only affects customers who are running the EqualLogic array […]

Dell Flash to Disk Storage Webinar 9th March 2014

By |April 8th, 2014|

Just a quick one, my boss Jamie Humphrey will be hosting a webinar on Flash at the price of disk and how you can potentially keep all your workloads on flash while not having to spend to many dollars.

If you are looking at flash solutions Dell has a pretty good story at the moment. Details […]

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