Networking is coming! And Future:NET Is coming to San Francisco to celebrate its 4th Year! In this post, Christopher Kusek makes the case why this should be an event added to your IT roster. Future:NET stands out because presentations can come from anywhere within the IT stack from Developer, to Security or Network Admin to general practitioner IT Jack of all trades. He takes a look at what is on tap this year.
Patching insecure software is usually the right answer, right? So why do we argue against it so much? Tom Hollingsworth discusses lessons learned from VMware’s recent Security Field Day presentation and how we could all be a bit better about patching if we just act like pirates.
Get all the latest from Gestalt IT with Gestalt News. This week we have pieces by Ken Nalbone, looking at the importance maintaining infrastructure beyond Day 0, and Paul Stringfellow giving a breakdown of Hammerspace’s presentation at Tech Field Day.
Tech marketing duo John Nicholson and Nigel Hickey of VMware presented at Tech Field Day and covered the life of a virtualization admin, all the way from day 0 through day 365 including issues of patching, support, and scaling.
Tom Hollingsworth is back from the Virtual Cloud Network Deep Dive and he shares his thoughts about why VMware NSX is becoming a powerful tool for all parts of the data center, from networking to security.
At Future:NET 2018, Ed Horley got to hear a session on how blockchain technology could impact enterprise networks. Despite hype around financial applications, Ed looks how how blockchain could be used for microtransactions between unknown parties, virtualized network functions, and IoT trust models. Blockchain has many more applications beyond cryptocurrency, and Future:NET 2018 showed the possible network implications.
Service mesh and automation featured heavily in Future:NET 2018 presentations. Ed Horley was able to attend them, and shares his thoughts in this post.
Kurt Marko wrote up an excellent piece looking at why VMware NSX is the key to future growth for the company.
VMworld generates so much news and announcements that it can be hard to keep up. Here’s what resonated with Nathaniel Avery after the first day of the event.
Ken Owens, Vice President Cloud Native Engineering at Mastercard, will be presenting a session at Future:NET, Digital Transformation at the Speed of Digital Transactions. Our own Tom Hollingsworth will be live blogging the session with Roger Lund. Make sure to tune in at 1:15pm PT to catch their thoughts on this prescient topic