This week on IT Origins, we talk with Senior Cloud Ops Advocate, podcaster, and oenophile, Phoummala Schmitt. We discuss how she came into an IT career from the fashion industry, why we’re already living in a multi-cloud world, and why high availability in the cloud goes beyond a SLA.
This piece by Scott Lowe breaks down why ActualTech Media made the switch from Slack to Microsoft Teams. For their organization, context and deep integrations made Teams a better choice.
This week Tom and Rich discuss news from Mobility Field Day, Ampere’s ARM server chips, NetApp getting cloudy, and a kinder Linus.
NetApp announced the acquisition of StackPointCloud and the subsequent debut of the NetApp Kubernetes Service. The acquisition is another step in the company’s evolution into a data company, one that now has them offering an increasingly full stack of cloud solutions.
The panel discusses where networking disaggregation is relevant in today’s IT. Is it limited to just the largest organizations, or can even small IT teams enjoy its benefits? Or is scale less important than how an organization values the network itself? Join Tom Hollingsworth, Jordan Martin, Aaron Conaway, and Darrel Clute as they discuss.
We recently got to look at the HPE ProLiant ML110 Gen10. It’s a versatile option for SMBs with a well thought out design and some surprising features.
Stephen Foskett spoke with Cody Hosterman and Anthony Ferrario from Pure Storage to find out how the company is meaningfully integrating VVols support into FlashArray, and why it’s taken some time for the industry to adopt the technology.
In this installment of IT Origins, we had the good fortune to talk with Ken Nalbone. We discussed how he went from wanting to own a drum store to a career in IT. Along the way we discussed the impact of getting his Masters, why the principals of coding are more important than a specific language, and the importance of LAN parties.
This week on the Rundown, Rich talks about Intel buying NetSpeed, Quantum Cloud Computing, Jack Ma leaving Alibaba, the Cyber Deterrence and Response Act, and saying goodbye to Plex Cloud.
Persistent storage for containers is not considered a solved problem. Stephen Foskett spoke with Pure Storage’s Sandeep Singh and Anthony Ferrario about the issue. They discussed why the Pure Service Orchestrator provides cloud-native APIs to give developers access to a sophisticated storage backend without needed to be a storage admin.