And the Winner is…. You!

So you are all the winners, for participating, for voicing your opinions and making your vote count!

Today Eric Siebert posted the results for the top 2013 VMware and Virtualization Blogs.

I asked you Not to vote for me but it seems that did not work.

The full results and podcast can be found here.

In short.

  • I was ranked at No. 41 in the total count
  • 7th in the Scripting blog category
  • 8th in the Independent blogger category.

I would like to thank you again all for you support!

Some of my own analysis on the results.

  • There is only one independent in the top 10 - Eric Sloof
  • Only eight of the top 25 do not work for a vendor. (EMC, VMware, HP, Dell, VCE, NetApp)
  • 7 out of the top 10 bloggers work for VMware, 1 for EMC and one for HP.
  • There are 4 new bloggers in the top 25.
  • There is 1 new blogger in the top 10.
  • The biggest drop in the list was from 18 to 229 (211 spots)
  • The biggest climb in the list was from 149 to 38 (111 spots)
  • The vBrownbag crew is doing an amazing job - and people appreciate it.
  • The favorite storage blogger - does not even work for a storage vendor, he works for VMware.
  • The top scripting blogger's preferred scripting language is not PowerCLI - it is Perl.

Congratulations to all the other bloggers on their achievements this year. It is a great list.

Thank you Eric Siebert for a job well done!!

You can follow all the bloggers on Twitter in the following updated lists:

Top 25 VMware/Virtualization Bloggers

Top 50 VMware/Virtualization Bloggers

Top Independent Bloggers

Favorite Scripting Bloggers

Favorite Storage Bloggers