This is post 35 of 35 in the series “IT Origins” What’s your IT origin story? How long have you been in the field? I’ve been in the IT industry since 1994. I left university with an arts-based degree and some very exposure to technology in my teens and using a word processor (Word for […]
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino are here to bring you your IT news of the week with the Gestalt IT Rundown! Talking about Nvidia’s new Turing architecture, machine learning breaking anonymity, and more details from the TSMC outage.
What we call networking has changed radically in the past few years. The amount of intelligence in the network is helping us create new software and platforms to manage everything properly. John Herbert takes a look at Cisco Network Assurance Engine and asks if you’ve changed your ways of thinking about doing networking in this day and age.
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.
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.
Matt Leib takes a look at how Pure Storage has engineered their storage arrays to fully realize the promise of solid state disk. He also looks at the features of the Purity operating system on the arrays, and their robust VMware integrations.
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.
Network visibility and traffic monitoring giant Gigamon has recently acquired the SaaS security startup Icebrg. Icebrg’s purpose is to collect and analyze network metadata to detect attacks and help security teams investigate incidents. It does this through the use of on-premises sensors that collect packet metadata from switches and routers to be stored in a cloud platform.
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.
If it’s really going to be a revolution, Intel and Micron have got to start talking about it more seriously and enterprise vendors have to start delivering 3D XPoint-powered products.