Get caught up on the IT news of the week with the Gestalt IT Rundown. Stephen Foskett and Ken Nalbone discuss calls from Cisco for GDPR-like privacy regulation in the US, what new Intel CEO Bob Swan means for the company’s future, Slack’s first steps toward going public, and more.
When people think “cloud”, they usually think web-native applications. But when enterprise IT hears about cloud, especially from vendors, they’re typically looking at a more-flexible environment for their existing applications. The same is true of so-called hybrid cloud – does it bring the cloud closer to the datacenter or vice versa? That’s why the “inside-out” versus “outside-in” metaphor really helps explain the current state of enterprise IT.
On this episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown, Stephen Foskett and Tom Hollingsworth are talking about MAMR vs HAMR drives, what the glut of IoT devices announced at CES means for security, and IBM’s new quantum computer.
Stephen Foskett leads a discussion about how big of a change composable infrastructure is from the tried and true blade server.
It’s the last Gestalt IT Rundown of 2018. Since it’s the end of the year, we wrangled Stephen Foskett, Richard Stroffolino, Tom Hollingsworth, and Ken Nalbone together to discuss what they thought were the biggest IT stories of 2018.
I’ve been following Pure Storage since the very beginning. I always saw the company as a contender for mainstream enterprise storage rather than their professed focus on all-flash arrays. With the introduction of Cloud Block Storage, the company is finally showing their cards: It’s the storage solution that matters, not the flash.
Big news broke over the weekend: IBM is buying Red Hat for $34 billion. What will this mean for the open-source stalwart and the larger hybrid cloud market? Stephen Foskett, Tom Hollingsworth, Ken Nalbone, and Richard Stroffolino discuss.
At Commvault GO 2018, Stephen Foskett found out about how Commvault is expanding and refining their service offerings.
Stephen Foskett and Rich Stroffolino review the IT news of the week that was in the Gestalt IT Rundown. This week they discuss California’s new IoT security law, security exploits from Apple and Facebook, WiFi 6, and blockchain collaborations.
The roundtable discusses if data locality is important to storage administrators anymore. They discuss why it might matter for technological, regulatory, and organizational needs, and how those needs have changed over time.