This is post 2 of 4 in the series “IT Origins” Nicholas Russo is a network consulting engineer with Cisco, CCIE, CCDE, author, Marine, and programmer. Follow him on Twitter, LinkedIn, and his site. What’s your IT origin story? How long have you been in the field? I studied Computer Science in college from 2004-2008 […]
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss the news of the week, including public cloud earnings, fog computing, crowdfunded enterprise IT, and Backblaze’s hard drive reliability numbers.
This is post 1 of 4 in the series “IT Origins” Welcome to IT Origins, a new interview series from Gestalt IT. Each Thursday, we’ll be talking to IT engineers, entrepreneurs, executives, and other luminaries about how they got started in the industry. We’re interested in hearing their perspective on how IT has changed throughout […]
Commvault has a long legacy for an enterprise IT company, but their GO conference still has that new car smell. Commvault GO 2017 will be their second annual conference, this year moving up from Orlando to Washington, DC. The company has an interesting slate of sessions and speakers lined up for this year.
Gestalt IT is proud to launch a new video series running down the week’s big IT news and trends. Hosted by Rich Stroffolino (that’s me) and Tom Hollingsworth, new episodes will be recorded live on our YouTube channel every Wednesday around 12:30 Eastern.
You might not have heard of Ryussi, but their MoSMB solution is certainly worth your attention. In a world where SAMBA the benefits of legacy and being free, Ryussi makes the case that there’s a market need for a proprietary SMB protocol specifically designed for enterprise NAS vendor needs.
SNIA and hyperscalers are working together on storage standards to better optimize for their particular needs. SNIA’s Mark Carlson recently gave a talk describing how the DePop standard was developed to get around the problem of tail latency seen in these massive scale-out data centers.
I like my functions like I like my Chinese takeout: in containers. OpenFaaS provides an open-source framework to make this an easy process. Creator Alex Ellis recently showed how to run it on a Raspberry Pi cluster with Kubernetes, as well as showed off some interesting demos at DockerCon EU 17.
It’s no secret that network analytics is quickly becoming the Golden Goose of IT. There are no shortage of players in this important segment, largely because no one has a perfect option. Do analytics need to be integrated into hardware or a pure software play? Should the goal of analytics to be an aggregated abstraction […]
Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at how First American Title deployed Viptela SD-WAN to their branch offices and how it impacted their WAN resiliency. He discusses the ability of the solution to fail over between circuits and how circuit reliability is easy to track with Viptela’s dashboard.