What’s the next enterprise holy grail everyone is racing to? Multi-Cloud. Multi-Cloud right now is a huge focus for many big tech providers. NetApp, Veeam, Juniper, VMware, IBM, Microsoft, to name just a few. Paul Stringfellow breaks down why multi-cloud is so important to these players, and what are the major challenges.
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This week on IT Origins, we spoke to Alastair Cooke. In the interview, we learn how Alastair got his start in IT via Novell Netware, some insight into the early days of the New Zealand Internet, and where he hopes to see the IT industry going in the next few years.
Arista Networks announced their intent to acquire Mojo Networks. What does this mean for the future of Arista’s designs on the campus networking market? Tom Hollingsworth looks at the implications of a data center switching company unfettered by wires.
Hyperconverged solutions are a hot topic right now. But is there a hyperconverged offering that can work for small offices? Paul Woodward Jr. takes a look at StorMagic SvSAN and puts it through its paces to find out how it can work for locations that need something that fits their style.
How long does it take to get value from your complex software platforms? How about less than an hour? Gian Paolo Boarina takes a look at the setup process for Cisco’s Network Assurance Engine and shows you how to get value from your installation in less time than it takes to eat lunch!
This is post 5 of 6 in the series “Cisco Network Assurance Engine” Previous posts in this series have discussed the theory behind Cisco’s Network Assurance Engine (NAE) and how it can help detect issues stemming from changes in the network. This post, in contrast, is mostly hands-on with the software. It includes screenshots showing […]
Excellent management tools aren’t enough to sell an expensive server, but they certainly differentiate it in the face of similarly-specified competitors. Watch the video and see what you can do using the Dell EMC OpenManage Mobile iPhone app! Features like this set the newest Dell EMC servers, like our test PowerEdge R7415, apart from the competition.
Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at ArcOS from Arrcus, a new network operating system launching today. ArcOS is built from the ground up to be a modern NOS that helps enterprises, service providers, and hyperscale organizations tackle new networking challenges.
Tom Hollingsworth flies solo in this episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown. In this episode, he reviews how AMD can cross-license x86 in China, Alibaba Cloud partnering in the UK, and the fate of Tintri.
This is post 32 of 34 in the series “IT Origins” John Welsh, CCIE Voice #20125, is the creator and host of Engineering Deathmatch. This week on IT Origins, we had the privilege to talk to John Welsh. We talked about John’s journey from studying Computer Science to an eventual career in IT. We also discussed […]