This week, Stephen Foskett and Rich Stroffolino discuss VMware closing on the acquisition of Carbon Black, why Workplace by Facebook is growing so fast, how Puppet is going after cloud-native development with Project Nebula, and why semi-custom silicon is the new hotness.
On this episode, our roundtable discusses the premise that learning Kubernetes is a waste of time. With so many managed Kubernetes service available, actually learning the ins and outs of the obtuse orchestrator isn’t necessary for the vast majority of organizations. They discuss the actual business value of managing Kubernetes, compare it to learning vSphere, and discuss what organizations should be investing time in.
It’s Gestalt News to get you up to date on the latest on the site. We’ve got the latest news on the Gestalt IT Rundown, we have a look at how Docker got to it’s current financial struggles, a look at what to expect at Commvault GO, and more.
Recent reports say Docker is trying to raise a new funding round with two investors and is in need of cash in a hurry. Wait… aren’t they an IT unicorn? What happened to Docker to take them from the champion of containers to their current troubles? We dig into it in this video.
Rich Stroffolino and Ken Nalbone discuss the IT news of the week, including Docker’s quest for more funding, PDF encryption problems, WeWork cancelling their IPO, and why Congress is interested in DNS-over-HTTPS.
This week in Gestalt News, we have a brand new episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown, a new podcast discussing if security can keep up with modern threats, as pieces about the latest from NetApp and Pure Storage. Be sure to subscribe to get the latest in your inbox.
In this video, Rich Stroffolino looks at some recent analyst reports on who is actually paying for Slack and what it says about the platforms future versus Microsoft Teams. The media narrative has shifted to be a lot more skeptical of Slack since going public. Some of this is the intensifying competition with Microsoft Teams, but maybe it’s also a recognition that the novelty of team messaging has worn off.
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss Western Digital exiting the enterprise storage market, Microsoft getting into the SIEM, and Cloudflare hitting the bots hard.
Every organization wants to be ready to recover data, but getting there is another matter. In the rapidly changing IT landscape, what used to be relied upon as a recovery model is often no longer adequate. This webinar with Enrico Signoretti addresses the topic, and looks at how IT pros can approach recovery today to be ready for the future.
You don’t have to follow the news very closely to find evidence of large scale security breaches. The sophistication, breadth, and sheer velocity of malicious hacks have reached a point that IT security simply can’t keep up like it used to. The roundtable debates this subject, if the situation is truly hopeless, and how organizations can take a modern approach to IT security.