Bengt Grønås

Married with two children, living in Nydalen, in Oslo, Norway.  Likes Motorcycles, Photo, Chess, Music production, Guitars, gadgets phreak, hiker, walkabouts, traveler. Loves long MC trips with base in gravel, forest floor, and tarmac. I like all music (but not Elvis or Country, and everything that resembles that)

I’ve worked with backup, HA, and archiving for at least 14 years. I am employed as a Systems Engineer in VMware Norway where I work with the products you’ll find on cloud.vmware.com and the Cloud Management Platform, ie. management, operations, automation, orchestration, and the products from VMware supporting these areas; the vRealize products:

  • vRealize Operations (vR Ops): Intelligent operations with predictive analytics driving proactive performance, capacity and configuration management. Try out On-Prem costing and showback!
  • vRealize Log Insight (vLI): Real time log management and log analysis across physical, virtual and cloud environments
  • vRealize Automation (vRA): Automated delivery of personalized infrastructure, applications and custom IT services
  • vRealize Business for cloud (vRBC): Full cost transparency and utilization of infrastructure and services to help you better manage demand, budget, CapEx/OpEx
  • vRealize Network Insight (vRNI): holistic application overview of the entire Networking landscape. It accelerates micro-segmentation planning and deployment, enables visibility across virtual and physical networks, and provides operational views to manage and scale VMware NSX deployments

I’m also engaged in evangelising these things

  • Software defined datacenter
  • Software defined storage and networking as well as software defined compute
  • Cross cloud architecture and VMware Cloud foundation (VCF)
  • Next Generation Hyper-Convergence
  • VSAN, NSX, VRA, VRO, VRB, VRBC, VRNI, VLI, VRLI, VROPS, VIN, EUC, CAS, Cloud Assembly, CodeStream
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