Don't brush him off right away if you aren't interested; just have a short and pleasant conversation.
The other guys nearby won't think you are so intimidating. Now, before you get upset, let me just say that there is absolutely nothing wrong with an opinionated woman. I think it's time we stop thinking of the label "intimidating" as a bad thing.
In this release, VMware also increased the maximum size of virtual machine disk files (VMDKs) to 62 TB, and introduced the v Sphere flash read cache and multi-point snapshot retention for replication.
Another noteworthy feature introduced in this release was support for hot-pluggable solid-state drive (SSD) Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) storage.
VMware has also made improvements to load balancing, fault tolerance and HA.
For example, a new proactive HA feature detects degraded components and moves VMs before an incident can occur.
Men like a lady who knows who she is and what she wants. It's possible that you've been called intimidating in an admiring way, as a means to acknowledge your strength, knowledge and power.