TrainSignal often ventures out to some of the biggest conferences, forums, and other events in the IT industry. Not everyone can make to VMworld or TechEd, so we bring you exclusive coverage and interviews with experts.
vSphere 5.5 may have been the biggest news announced at VMworld 2013, but it’s not the only news. Two other notable announcements are helping grow VMware’s virtualization territory.
TrainSignal instructors David Davis and Chris Wahl talk about the keys to a successful career in virtualization at the 2013 Indy VMUG.
Besides filling your brain with tons of knowledge on new technology and stuffing your suitcase with free stuff, VMworld is your time to party. Check out these events during VMworld 2013 to kick back after each day’s sessions.
A party isn’t just a party at a tech conference. It’s a great opportunity to network and bounce off your peers. But for the shy and timid, this task could seem more daunting than exciting. Learn how to make the most of the social events at your next tech conference with these smooth tips.
User groups are a great way to pick up valuable tips, and probably one of the most underused ways to network with your IT peers. Here’s three great reasons to find a user group for the technology that you really geek out about.
Check out a vExpert’s top picks for VMworld 2013 sessions geared towards attendees looking to get an interactive experience at this year’s conference in San Francisco, CA.
It’s the final session of TechEd 2013. Even though you’re probably exhausted and patiently awaiting the closing party at the Superdome, it’s not time to stop learning just yet. TrainSignal instructor Richard Hicks has kicked off his session, “The Future is Now! Next Generation Remote Access Today with Windows Server 2012 DirectAccess,” in New Orleans [...]
It’s Green IT Awareness Week, so help inform your department or other people you work with about how emerging technologies developed to be environmentally friendly have the potential to reduce energy use and costs drastically.
We’re a little over half-way through TechEd 2013. With hundreds of sessions already in the books, I asked conference attendees who were standing in the hours-long line waiting to purchase a highly discounted Surface, “What’s the most interesting thing you’ve heard or learned so far?”
What’s the absolute most important thing you have to do when launching a cloud project? Microsoft Architect Eduardo Kassner dishes out a key piece of advice during a TechEd session on best practices for determining a cloud strategy.
Tech conferences can be overwhelming and exhausting no matter how well you prepare, but there are some things you can do to make your experience less hectic. As Day 1 of Microsoft’s TechEd draws to a close in New Orleans, I wanted to share the survival tips I’ve heard from long-time attendees.
At the TechEd 2013 Keynote, Microsoft announced new features for Server 2012 R2 were announced, as well as newly competitive pricing for Windows Azure and more. Check out the Microsoft technologies coming later this year with TechEd 2013 coverage.
Where do you stand on the use of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)? Relax, you don’t need to answer now. Just watch two of our experts, David Davis and J. Peter Bruzzese discuss whether VDI is a waste of money or not. The Google hangout starts at 1 PM CST, so join us and figure out what you should use today.
Head on over to the VMworld 2013 portal to vote for the sessions you want to see at this year’s conference in San Francisco, CA. Be sure to vote for your favorite TrainSignal instructors, including David Davis and Jason Nash.
There are so many IT conferences out there and they’re not cheap, so how do you know which ones are worth your time and money? These three offer the most for your investment and can truly impact your career for a variety of reasons.
Tech conferences probably sound like a lot of fun if you’ve never attended one. But the reality is that it’s all too easy to get burnt out after just a few hours if you’re not properly prepared. These six practical tips will help you navigate your next event.
In the second half of our 2013 IT Conference preview we give the basic details of the most valuable events happening between to July and December of this year.
The IT cert organization, CompTIA, recently made some additions to their community outreach programs, called Mobility and Advancing Women in IT. See what CompTIA is trying to accomplish with these new initiatives, plus some more announcements about membership.
As 2013 approaches we decided to take a look back at the IT conferences of 2012. In this article we discuss the surprises and disappointments that marked these events, as well as give our say on the best conferences to attend in the coming year.
There are a crazy number of IT conferences. If you’re new to the field or its conference circuit, it can be hard to narrow down the options to figure out the best ones to attend. Here we’ll highlight the biggest conferences of 2013, looking at ones with high turnout rates last year and the most [...]