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IOUG Virtualization SIG and its First Virtualization Webinar on April 16   Leave a comment

Virtualization is the foundation stone in the Cloud Computing space and an integral part of the IT ecosystem. The IOUG Virtualization SIG is dedicated to communication and information around all areas of virtualization.

The IOUG Virtualization SIG was first established at Oracle OpenWorld 2011.  The main purpose of the SIG is to discuss and share the key challenges, options, and best practices for virtualizing Oracle.  Topics will be discussed freely in this open forum and will touch on server virtualization, desktop virtualization, storage management, Oracle VM, VMware and EMC.

Last week IOUG  announced the nine members of th IOUG Virtualization SIG volunteer leaders for 2012. They are:

  President and Website Chair :   Tariq Farooq  
 Vice President:                              George Trujillo 
 Vendor Liaison Chair:                 Michael Corey
Content and Resource Chair:   Dr. Bert Scalzo
Web Events Chair:                        Kai Yu
Board Liaison:                              Maria Anderson
Member at Large:                      Michael Ault
Member at Large:                    Charles Kim
Member at Large:                   Syed Jaffar Hussain

 To learn more about the Virtualization SIG and the how to be a member of the SIG, go to

IOUG Virtualization SIG is proud to announce the first onlin education webinar:

Upcoming IOUG Virtualization SIG Webinar

Top 10 Tips to Accelerate Oracle VM Deployments
Monday, April 16, 12-1pm CDT
Speakers: Gregory King and Honglin Su, Oracle
Register today

Abstract : As customers focus on delivering complete solutions, they are looking to virtualization to help them transform the datacenter – moving beyond server consolidation to improving application deployment and management, particularly with Oracle VM 3 which is the latest release of Oracle’s server virtualization solution. In this webcast, you’ll learn the top tips from experts as to how to deploy an Oracle VM x86 server virtualization environment rapidly and reliably to provide an agile infrastructure for making your enterprise applications easier to deploy, easier to manage, and easier to support. If you are an Oracle VM administrator or just learning about Oracle VM, you won’t want to miss this webcast.