Gary.coburn

Author's details

Name: Gary Coburn
Date registered: September 18, 2017
URL: http://www.extendingclouds.com

Biography

Pure technologist at heart, founder of Extendingclouds, and is considered to be a cloud expert in the IT field with over 15 years experience in Virtualization, Automation, and Cloud technologies. Gary Coburn started in the industry designing and implementing large scale enterprise server and desktop virtualization environments for a global manufacturing firm in West Michigan. Later went on to become a key pre-sales/post sales resource for a Regional SI. In Aug 2010 moved to VMware and have progressively moved from Michigan Enterprise SE, to Regional Specialist, and now a National Specialist Gary has helped dozens of fortune 100 and 500 enterprises successfully adopt both private and public cloud strategies as part of their IT offerings. The result of which was large operational and capital savings for his customers. Gary continues to help large enterprise customers reach their hybrid cloud strategies at VMware. On Extendingclouds you will find exclusive content that will help you learn how to adopt a successful cloud strategy through the use of VMware Cloud Automation Center, Open Stack, and other industry recognized cloud solutions.

Latest posts

  1. Cloud On-Boarding with me as your MC — October 2, 2017
  2. Net Neutrality back as Restoring internet freedom act — July 12, 2017
  3. The journey continues… to Google! — May 5, 2017
  4. Apcera officially registered on Solution Exchange — February 22, 2017
  5. vExpert for 2017 and an Update — February 13, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. vRealize Automation 7 – Enabling the Event Broker — 41 comments
  2. Utilizing the vCAC workflow template — 37 comments
  3. vRealize Automation 7 – Custom Email Notifications with the Event Broker — 34 comments
  4. vRealize Automation 7 – Enabling the Event Broker part 2 — 24 comments
  5. UPDATED FOR VRA 7: How bout we let users set their default admin or root password? — 21 comments

Author's posts listings

Oct 02

Cloud On-Boarding with me as your MC

In the last 6 months I have gotten the big question over and over again. What’s it like at Google? I can say it’s been challenging, exciting, and I can fully understand why it’s ranked so high to work for every year!

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Jul 12

Net Neutrality back as Restoring internet freedom act

I know everyone is probably looking for updates when it comes to my role at Google and what kind of experience and how to I can publish. This will be coming very soon but as today is the day of protest I felt it was important for all of us to come together and shut …

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May 05

The journey continues… to Google!

They say that smell is the sense that’s most tied to memory but I personally would debate that. I do have flashbacks when I smell things from my past, but nothing like music! I hear a song, or a set of lyrics and my mind races back to those days. It’s in my soul and …

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Feb 22

Apcera officially registered on Solution Exchange

One small step! That’s right, while it may not yet be the full vRA, vROps, or vRLI integration I’m planning to do this is a huge step for Apcera and our quest to improve application portability. When I joined Apcera I was really excited about the technology but also about the opportunity to partner with …

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Feb 13

vExpert for 2017 and an Update

Well over the weekend I got a great note from our friends at the vExpert team. This site and I have been selected for yet another year. Honestly I think this reflects back to all of you reading this… If it weren’t for you guys following me then I would never have had a reason …

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Dec 15

Apcera named “EMA Innovators of AWS re:invent”

When I joined Apcera in November I knew there was something about our technology. I saw the immediate value that could be derived from a platform that not only provides value for the new cloud native applications being built but more importantly giving customers an easy way to modernize their existing applications. Well it seems the …

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Dec 01

Apcera – Modernize legacy apps by providing persistent data in a container

Well it’s been an exciting month as I get hands on with Apcera and move further up the stack to focus on applications more. I have to say based on what I’ve seen just in the last 3 weeks has blown me away and I can’t wait for all of you out there to get …

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Nov 07

It’s time for a new challenge at Apcera

For those of you following me over the past couple months or years, you probably already know and understand I’m the kind of guy who gets driven and passionate about technology that truly solves problems. The kind of guy who falls in love with software that enables the future and today I’m making that next move …

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Aug 23

vRealize Automation 7.1, Operations 6.3, and CloudClient 4.2 released!

Ladies and gents just before VMworld and the activity level is at an all time high. Today we announced vRA 7.1, CloudClient 4.2, and  vR Ops 6.3 No better time than the present to start playing with these great new technologies! vR Ops here’s the release notes vRA release notes CloudClient release notes As an additional …

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Aug 23

VMworld 2016 – Another speaking session added

Ah what a glorious week leading up to VMworld. I love the buzz and excitement as well as being a representative for some of the coolest tech in the world. Due to some of the work here I recently got asked to come in and speak with Bryan and Daniel who are doing some killer …

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