Multi-Cloud’s biggest roadblock is data gravity. Faction’s multi-cloud storage service help overcome this obstacle.
Disruption is a part of IT no matter how big or small. Cloud is a major driver of disruption today. How can you leverage SD-WAN to make your cloud migration a bit more successful while minimizing disruption? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at how Cisco Viptela can help.
Hybrid cloud is becoming the preferred operating model of choice for enterprise IT. Pure Storage believes they can provide a consistent experience across clouds to their customers.
In the first two parts of this series, Paul Stringfellow put Cumulus Networks’ “Infrastructure with Purpose” strategy into context and looked at the component parts needed to build a software-defined, open networking platform. In this final part, he looks at some of the things we need to consider to successfully deliver an infrastructure with purpose project.
This week, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino talked about the IT news of the week on the Gestalt IT Rundown. They discussed the news from Microsoft Build, security issues with GitHub and Jenkins, and the Firefox Add-On kerfuffle.
Chris Porter considers how do you translate the desire for Digital Transformation into something tangible that your IT Department can offer in support? Application monitoring is a well understood component, but what is missing is a single platform that delivers visibility across all individual domains of service delivery infrastructure AND apps, including their respective dependencies. Chris looks at how NETSCOUT’s nGeniusONE platform meets that missing need.
Can SD-WAN innovate through software alone? Or can custom hardware ASICs make the difference in performance? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the Fortinet presentation from Networking Field Day and discusses how ASICs may be the key to Foritinet finding their ante in the SD-WAN market.
Change management is often seen as a necessary evil in IT. Automation is something that most people agree is where things are going, but is still in an awkward adolescence. What happens when automation runs head-first into change management? Are these two forces in conflict? Michael Stump looks at this through the lens of Cumulus Networks’ Zero Touch Provisioning.
From Dell Technologies World, Stephen Foskett and Ken Nalbone are here with the Gestalt IT Rundown. They discussed if Azure is catching up to AWS, a big data breach of 80 million US households, and the implications of Azure integrating with VMware.
We weren’t wrong to want a data warehouse, it’s just that the world around us continued to change, and what was once an appropriate and useful choice became… well, less so. Data has inertia, and making sure the right data is in the right places at the right times is a complex exercise. Justin Warren looks at how NetApp’s Data Fabric helps to address this problem.