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By | Team Register 25th January 2012 18:33

Nekkid Tech: Pricey frocks, Duran Duran and VMware power users

Live from New England VMUG

Podcast Greg Knieriemen fought through a 1,000-strong crowd at the New England Area VMware User Group (VMUG) to bring El Reg readers a piping hot dose of Nekkid Tech.

This week he chats to Chris Harney, Founder of the New England VMUG (@csharney), Taya Wyss from The Enterprise Strategy Group (@TayaWyss) and Erin Banks, vSpecialist with EMC (@banksek).

This week's topics

  • A recap of New England VMUG, the largest VMUG in the world with over 1,000 attendees live at Gillette Stadium;
  • The big topic among end-users: VDI / Virtual Desktop;
  • EMC's hands-on labs testing VAAI plugins;
  • The challenges and opportunities for women in tech;
  • How the New England VMUG has grown;
  • Taya's upcoming appearance on US television show Say Yes to the Dress;
  • Superbowl flashback with Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon; and
  • VMware Labs and demos in the cloud.

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