Pure Storage announced in a Gestalt IT Showcase two new offerings to their portfolio of services to bolster their product offerings: asynchronous replication with ActiveDR and FlashArray File Services. Panelist, Paul Woodward reflects on Pure’s announcement of these two offerings and believes Pure Storage continues to improve its product portfolio. An easy to utilize and configure disaster recovery solution built into the existing storage platform provides even the most understaffed IT departments with the ability to protect their business and data.
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In his next installment of this series, Evan Mintzer reflects on his deployment experience with Riverbed’s SD-WAN. He believes it is a lot easier to use and something almost anyone should be able to deploy. But don’t take his word for it – give them a call to try it yourself.
One of the great strengths of Pure Storage has been their operating system, Purity. After participating in the Pure Storage Showcase, panelist, Max Mortillaro believes we are witnessing the logical conclusion of the Compuverde purchase by the integration of file services in Purity 6. Deploying file services across the entire portfolio was a necessity for Pure Storage; a necessity well understood, and the reason why Compuverde was acquired.
Following his participation in the Gestalt IT Showcase by Intel Corporation, panelist, John Herbert, reflects on the importance of accurate time synchronization in IT. Intel has created a solution for this by packaging the hardware functionality into their Edgewater Channel 10/25GbE PCIe network adaptors, allowing easy deployment of a PTP grandmaster wherever a mobility provider has an x86 server.
At the heart of any solid SD-WAN solution, you have the Orchestrator. In this Riverbed Tech Talk, A.J. Murray discusses Riverbed SD-WAN’s management plane, SteelConnect Director, and how it is connected to everything.
In this Riverbed Tech Talk, Evan Mintzer explores his previous experience with Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution and compares it to his present experience. As the world has become more cloud-connected, the Riverbed solution seems to have grown with it.
In his next installment of this series on VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud, Rich Tehrani explores the importance of SD-WAN during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we self-isolate, Internet connectivity has proven itself to be essential to our work and personal lives, and thankfully, SD-WAN has proven to be an important technology supporting this work-from-home transition. VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud delivers one of the fastest and easiest ways to set up a home office, reducing provisioning and deployment time from days to hours or minutes.
After participating in the Gestalt IT Showcase by Intel Corporation, panelist, Micheline Murphy, reflects on what has pushed network time to its hyper-accurate limit and Intel’s solution to time synchronization needs in communications and IT.
In this Riverbed Tech Talk, Faisal Kahn speaks on Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution. Particularly, the unique way they do IPsec tunnels on their SD-WAN system that makes the system more scalable using SteelConnect EX and SteelConnect CX.
After participating in the Gestalt IT Showcase by Intel Corporation, panelist, Adam Post, explores how Intel is creating efficient networks with silicon innovation. With the Tofino 2, Intel is taking things a step further by co-packaging their Silicon Photonics technology in the place of traditional optical transceivers, increasing the amount of bandwidth that can be efficiently consumed per-port.