NetApp HCI was never “hyperconverged infrastructure” in the classic sense, but that never mattered. HCI customers would be well-served by the product, and the company is marketing and developing it in a way that is consistent with what customers are coming to expect. As customers move to converged and cloud solutions, NetApp wants to make sure they can keep them in the fold.
NetApp is in a unique position to integrate legacy, hybrid, and cloud storage, announcing their “Data Fabric” vision a few years back. Until NetApp Insight 2018, this all seemed like so much marketecture or vaporware. But the company is starting to make it happen, with real data services, orchestration, and management solutions coming to market.
Here’s a live blog from Glenn Dekhayser to get you up to speed on everything announced on the Day 1 NetApp Insight Keynote.
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.
Orchestration and integration may be what people think of most when in comes to DevOps. But in this post, Ned Bellavance looks at how to close the DevOps feedback loop with measuring and optimizing application performance.
This week Tom and Rich discuss news from Mobility Field Day, Ampere’s ARM server chips, NetApp getting cloudy, and a kinder Linus.
NetApp announced the acquisition of StackPointCloud and the subsequent debut of the NetApp Kubernetes Service. The acquisition is another step in the company’s evolution into a data company, one that now has them offering an increasingly full stack of cloud solutions.
Ned Bellavance and Stephen Foskett look at the current cloud storage landscape. Making sense of it can be a daunting task, even when just looking at Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. It can be tough to make a true comparison across cloud when considering cost, performance, and reliability. How does this cacophony of choice come into play in a multi-cloud world?
A massive gap exists between the new world of DevOps and traditional enterprise IT. DevOps is predicated on rapid, iterative deployment, whereas enterprise IT typically works on a traditional waterfall process. Changes are made in massive batches and the underlying infrastructure is inflexible and heterogeneous. The new wave of DevOps in IT doesn’t want to […]