Pure Storage Spotlight: Orchestration is almost synonymous with containers nowadays. One popular opinion is that maybe the reason enterprises haven’t adopted containers quickly is that people are hungry for a way to orchestrate containers that fits into their overall environment. Is this the reason why containers have yet to be widely adopted? Follow this discussion, featuring Jon Owings – Principal Solution Architect at Pure Storage, and Cormac Hogan – Director and Chief Technologist at VMware, and decide for yourself.
Is anyone else ready for live tech conferences to return? I know plenty of folks who feel this way. A good buddy of ours, Drew Conry-Murray, forecasts a return of those events that many of us love. In this handy listicle, he uncovers the reasons why live events will come back and how tech vendors might experiment with some of the insights we’ve gained during the global pandemic.
This Showcase, Time Synchronization Needs in Communications and IT, is presented by Kevin W. Bross – Principal Engineer and Modular Systems Architect in Network Platforms Group (NPG), Network Technology Innovation Division at Intel Corporation. The Gestalt IT Showcase is an interactive conversation featuring a company subject matter expert and a panel of independent, technical IT influencers. These sessions add valuable thought leadership and credibility to product presentations. The IT Influencers dig in, ask questions, and discuss the content on camera – creating a conversation you won’t see anywhere else.
This Showcase, Efficient Networks with Silicon Innovation, is presented by Prem Jonnalagadda – Senior Director, Product Management and Marketing at Intel Corporation. The Gestalt IT Showcase is an interactive conversation featuring a company subject matter expert and a panel of independent, technical IT influencers. These sessions add valuable thought leadership and credibility to product presentations. The IT Influencers dig in, ask questions, and discuss the content on camera – creating a conversation you won’t see anywhere else.
Pure Storage Spotlight: Those of us who have been following storage and server architecture are pretty excited about NVMe and various things over fabrics. So far, it’s been a challenge to bring NVMe-oF into the enterprise datacenter. Does the release of vSphere 7 mean that this technology is finally ready for prime time? Follow the discussion and decide for yourself.
Thinking of buying your first home? Well, if you’re wondering how to do that in the post-COVID-19 world, Jason Benedicic shares his thoughts about the process he’s endured while contemplating the purchase of a home.
Thinking about creating content? There is no better time than now. Whether you’re interested in writing a blog post, creating a video, or developing that film that has been stuck in your head, this post by Tom Hollingsworth gives you some tips on how to get started…today.
With many people working from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, IT is faced with challenges of how it can fulfill its support mission while maintaining a safe physical distance. Certainly the proliferation of cloud services has changed the landscape considerably for a lot of organizations, removing some of the infrastructure that would otherwise need to be maintained by the organization. But cloud data centers, automated though they may largely be, still require physical footprints, and other support becomes much harder, if not impossible, when maintaining pandemic distancing. In this episode, the roundtable discusses how they’ve changed their IT support as a result of the pandemic, if it’s possible to maintain distances while still providing effective IT, and what support challenges lay ahead as week of self-isolation turn into months.
In a piece by Phil Gervasi, he discusses something good that has come out of our current reality. It’s an idea that might prevent harried parents from speeding to chauffeur kids to lessons after school: Can you actually conduct music lessons over a conferencing system like Zoom? Network Phil’s short video provides solid tips on how he optimizes audio for Zoom remote music lessons.
Prepare for another attack on encryption in the U.S. The EARN-IT Act purports to be about protecting children from predation, but it’s really about forcing the tech companies to break their encryption schemes.