About the Author

Richard Davis is a Senior Software Defined Datacentre Consultant at VMware. A multi VCP and VCAP accredited working in real world customer scenarios.

Disclaimer – All views expressed on this site are my own and not that of VMware. I offer no warranty on any technical articles which I write and they are provided on an ‘as is’ basis.


Bluewire is dedicated to provide solutions, tips and troubleshooting within the VMware Software Defined Datacentre including vSphere, VMware Cloud Foundation, vSAN, ESXi, PowerCLI, SRM, vRealize Operations and vRealize Automation.

Many articles on this site are useful references towards learning VMware products, tips learnt along the way and  troubleshooting steps to assist others.

Onprem and Hybrid Cloud

Find useful articles on vSphere and SDDC

Study Guides

Many useful resources to assist with VCP, VCAP and VCDX certifications

Troubleshooting and Config

Shared troubleshooting and configuration guides


Tips and tools on getting the most out of VMware environments

Software Defined Datacenter

Real world experiences and tips across the largest deployments


Blog articles and videos

Business Continuity

Testing uptime and failover scenarios including hot migrations

Performance tips

Tips and tools on getting the most out of VMware environments