NetApp buys Spot.io, VMware gets LastLine, IBM exits the facial recognition business, and Slack cozies up to AWS. Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss all this and more of the IT news of the week on the Gestalt IT Rundown.
VMware announced that VMWorld US and WMWorld Europe will be combined into a virtual event held in September, GitHub opens up private repositories to all users, IBM opens up resources to help with the dearth of COBOL programmers, and more. Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss these and more during the show today. Be sure to subscribe on YouTube to catch the live stream every Wednesday at 12:30pm ET.
Dell Technologies sells RSA Security, Arista buys Big Switch, Google restructures its cloud business, and Microsoft updates Dynamics 365. Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth discuss this and more today for the Gestalt IT Rundown, your weekly IT news briefings.
A new survey shows that open-source projects are abandoning copyleft licensing, VMware acquires the network analytics startup Nyansa, and IBM actually increased revenue. Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth are talking about these and more on the Gestalt IT Rundown, your source for the IT news of the week.
Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth talk about the IT news of the week, including a look at IBM’s financials since acquiring Red Hat, the Air Force SACCSing floppies, Microsoft’s recent acquisitions, and another week of terrible data leaks. Fun times!
This week in Gestalt News, we were live from Pure Accelerate for the Gestalt IT Rundown and Joep Piscaer considered the unconscious choice for multi-cloud. Plus articles on stopping security silos, a VMworld Cloud roundtable discussion, the latest on IBM data protection, and more!
As discussed at Storage Field Day in February, the idea of reusing and repurposing stored data makes sense from both a business intelligence perspective and from a cyber-resiliency standpoint. IBM’s solution is based on a solid foundation with years of enterprise use, and enhances the snapshot capabilities already found in most enterprise storage systems. Spectrum Protect Plus really moves IBM’s data protection offering forward, “upcycling” data for the enterprise.
Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter, Gestalt News, to stay up to date on the latest with the site. This week we have a new podcast on network analytics, the Gestalt IT Rundown covered all of Intel’s big announcements, plus pieces from Ken Nalbone, Tom Hollingsworth, and Alicia Blessing.
While data storage/recovery remain as critical elements to business success, tech companies are increasingly bringing greater innovation to data protection as we see with IBM Storage.
I’ve written recently about how the data protection industry has become one of the hot parts of the tech market, with a mix of innovation from established providers like Veeam, Commvault and Veritas, as well as exciting new players like Rubrik and Cohesity. Many of these companies are bringing interesting innovation and an overdue change […]