Inspired by Deepak Bansal’s presentation at Future:NET 2018, Roger Lund looks at Unified Software-Defined Networking for Microservices. He considers if this is something that can be achieved, or just a pleasant fantasy.
Given the plethora of cloud mail options out there, does a home mail server make sense? Helm thinks so. They’re banking on privacy and ease of use as being compelling reasons to add their server to your home. We’re skeptical.
Rich Stroffolino runs down one of the major bits of IT news this week, the acquisition of X-IO by Violin Systems, and what bits got spun out into a new exciting company. Plus some of the major announcements from Commvault GO 2018.
While Commvault has been around for 20 years or so, Commvault GO 2018 was their 3rd Annual conference. This year the theme is to “Picture the Possibilities” and they urged keynote attendees to “think different”. Let’s think about what we should be thinking differently about!
NetApp will host their sixth annual Women in Technology panel at NetApp Insight next week. Keynote speaker Kate Swanborg will be on the panel. In a year that’s seen increasing discussion on gender issues, this session should have a lot to say.
NetApp Insight 2018 is just around the corner. Rich Stroffolino looks at how the company has changed since their last customer conference, as they continue the transition into becoming a data company.
Tom Hollingsworth is back from the Virtual Cloud Network Deep Dive and he shares his thoughts about why VMware NSX is becoming a powerful tool for all parts of the data center, from networking to security.
Ather Beg looks at a session that Mastercard presented at Future:NET 2018. For Ather, it reiterated even a cutting edge financial services provider faces the same challenges when transitioning to cloud-native infrastructure.
It’s the Gestalt IT Rundown, breaking down the IT news of the week. This week we’ll be discussing the latest in the Supermicro saga, how Google+’s shutdown will shakeout post GDPR, if continuous OS updates are always good, and Intel playing catch up to AMD. Plus a breakdown of the Ookla acquisition of Ekahau.
At Commvault GO 2018, Stephen Foskett found out about how Commvault is expanding and refining their service offerings.