We’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about NetApp Insight this year, so we decided to investigate what this conference has to offer. We came away impressed by the breadth of technical content on the agenda as well as the additional offerings, including a great hands-on lab area as well as the opportunity to get […]
Bob Oâ€™Hara, co-founder of enterprise Wi-Fi pioneer Airespace, tells the story of the origination of the controller-based architecture. He discusses the challenges of managing a multitude of access points and how a controller helped bring metrics and manageability to that market. Airespace built a centralized hierarchical system to control Wi-Fi access points in the early 2000â€²s and was purchased by Cisco in 2005.
vSphere Land just announced the results for their Top 25 Virtualization Bloggers vote. We’re impressed by the voting turnout, and can’t argue with the results: Every one is a great VMware resource! We’re especially pleased that Gestalt IT is so well-represented, with three of our authors making the list!
Our first Tech Field Day event has come and gone, so our attention now turns to the future.
Thanks to everyone, the Gestalt IT Tech Field Day was an amazing success. In fact, we were so pleased with it that we are already planning Tech Field Day 2!
Our first Tech Field Day event is right around the corner! To get warmed up, we are holding a contest and all are welcome to join in! Over the next few days, we will be posting a series of articles with an online quiz relating to each company. Fill out the quiz and you will be entered into a drawing for some cool prizes!
Today, we are pleased to demonstrate an expanded vision by announcing the first-ever Gestalt IT event, Tech Field Day! We will be bringing many of our own authors as well as other like-minded folks to Silicon Valley on November 12 and 13, 2009 for a live, in-person event. We have invited some of the most interesting and innovative companies to sponsor the event, presenting their technology and products, inviting feedback, and fostering communication.
Symantec today announced the availability of FileStore, a resilient clustered NAS platform that the company uses internally to deliver its Norton Online Backup and Symantec Hosted Services backup and archiving services. Although FileStore is not a cloud storage platform in its own right, it could serve as storage infrastructure supporting an enterprise or public cloud service.
Today marks the next step for Xiotech, with a new round of funding and a new CEO at the helm. Alan Atkinson founded WysDM, sold to EMC, and takes over Xiotech and its ISE hardware.
EMCâ€™s focus over the past several years has been on minimizing its different hardware platforms and introducing advanced software functionality in its platforms to deliver end-to-end integration. It is not a far stretch to envision the company pulling more software into the storage processors of today and adding advanced functionality.