Being recognized by VMware as vExpert means a lot to me. Besides recognition in VMware community you gain as well pretty nice benefits. Some companies offers promotional licenses and in this post I would like to share it all with you. This is status as of 29.04.2014. If you will find any new benefits please submit comment and I will add it to the list.
Pluralsight’s special gift to vExperts is one year of free, unlimited dev and IT training. That’s 1,400+ courses on the latest technologies including topics ranging from virtualization and security, to SQL Server and .NET. There are hundreds of topics to choose from in our library, and you’ll get access to all of it.
Login Virtual Session Indexer (Login VSI) is the industry standard load testing tool for virtualized desktop environments. Login VSI can be used to test the performance and scalability of VMware Horizon View, Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services) or any other Windows based virtual desktop solution.
Starwind offers StarWind V8 for Hyper-V and VMware that you can use for your home or work lab! StarWind V8 delivers high-performance fault-tolerant SAN at a fraction of the cost and complexity associated with traditional SAN-based storage infrastructure and includes three stand-alone products that share a common engine, with efficiency proven by eight generations of software and hundreds of loyal users.
Datacore SANsymphony-V is a software solution that runs on any x86-64 server. Runs in the data path between application servers and any makes/models of storage hardware. SANsymphony-V operates in 2 node configuration leaving no single point of failure.
Veeam is giving away FREE 180-day NFR licenses for 2 sockets of Veeam® Backup Management Suite™ for VMware or Hyper-V for your home or work lab.
Veeam Backup Management Suite is built from Veeam Backup & Replication™ to deliver the data protection, visibility and control you need for your VMware or Hyper-V environment.
Solarwinds offers SolarWinds® Virtualization Manager software. SolarWinds Virtualization Manager delivers integrated VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V capacity planning, performance monitoring, VM sprawl control, configuration management, and chargeback automation; all in one awesomely affordable product that’s easy to download, deploy, and use.
Tintri provides flash-based storage products specifically designed for virtualized and cloud environments. The company’s core product is Tintri VMstore with virtual machine data management and protection capabilities. The system automatically aligns the storage infrastructure to match the application demands of the virtual infrastructure.
Tintri wants to be among the first to congratulate you on achieving your status as a 2014 vExpert.
HP is offering HP StoreVirtual VSA which is the first software-defined virtual storage appliance to support all major industry-standard servers and multiple hypervisors, HP StoreVirtual VSA has a proven 6-year track record with more than 150,000 VSAs distributed.
In order to receive it contact Calvin Zito on Google Plus.
Devolutions offers its flagship product called Remote Desktop Manager. RDM lets you centralize all your remote connections, passwords and credentials into a unique platform that people love to work with. It works with: Remote Desktop (RDP), Terminal Services, Citrix (ICA / HDX), LogMeIn, Web site (IE and embedded Firefox), Putty, TeamViewer, Ftp, HP RGS, VNC, VPN.
In order to obtain NFR license please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with link to your vExpert profile.
Royal TS offers free NFR license of their software which is the premium remote management tool for server admins, system engineers, developers and IT focused information workers.