Rob Smoot

Rob Smoot is a Group Product Marketing Manager at VMware. Prior to VMware, Rob held various positions in product management, strategic planning and sales operations at Veritas Software, and was a management consultant at Andersen LLP. Rob graduated from Brigham Young University, and received a MBA from Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania. He can be reached at [email protected]

How to Manage Capacity in Virtualized Environments

With virtualization, data center resources are shared in an adaptive, large communal pool of dynamic capacity. Because capacity is shared, there is a ripple effect in the data center...

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