In this piece, we break down the difference between data management and secondary storage. This is necessary to understand the importance of what Komprise presented at Storage Field Day. Their software solution provides data management to make data visible, save space, and manage your data in a way that enables the data, instead of just storing it.
Log analysis platforms often grow at the cost of performance and usability. Scalyr is the log monitoring and analysis solution known for extremely fast performance.
Rich Stroffolino and Ken Nalbone discuss the IT news of the week on the Gestalt IT Rundown. Databases, open source drama, TLS certificates, chip news, and more!
Inevitably when companies explore the prospect of microsegmentation, a common question arises. Why bother using a firewall at the hypervisor level when the VMs themselves have a host based firewall built into the OS or you could just use a hardware firewall to segment workloads?
Managing infrastructure is hard enough. But in today’s world of cloud computing it can be tough to manage constructs that live for seconds instead of persisting. How can you keep a handle on it all. Confidentially, the best way is with Aporeto. Tom Hollingsworth discusses the power of identity management for workloads in this post.
When people think “cloud”, they usually think web-native applications. But when enterprise IT hears about cloud, especially from vendors, they’re typically looking at a more-flexible environment for their existing applications. The same is true of so-called hybrid cloud – does it bring the cloud closer to the datacenter or vice versa? That’s why the “inside-out” versus “outside-in” metaphor really helps explain the current state of enterprise IT.
On this episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown, Stephen Foskett and Tom Hollingsworth are talking about MAMR vs HAMR drives, what the glut of IoT devices announced at CES means for security, and IBM’s new quantum computer.
WPA3 is the new wireless authentication protocol just around the corner. It’s being developed to fix some of the issues with the ancient WPA2 protocol. But what about open encryption? Why don’t we just run everything over SSL and save time? Tom Hollingsworth examines the need for WPA3 with OWE and why TLS alone isn’t going to work.
Visualizing something is one of the fastest ways to learn it. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the people of Apstra and how they’re using visual networking to help everyone learn advanced concepts around intent-based networking.
Would someone buy your product if you didn’t show them how effective it could be? Illumio did just that during Networking Field Day 19 in San Jose. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at why this is so important to the way we see software.