Tech Field Day 9

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L-R: Chris Wahl, Howard Marks, Robert Novak, Alastair Cooke, Claire Chaplais, Tony Mattke, Stephen Foskett, Tom Hollingsworth, Bob Plankers, Justin Warren, Carlo Costanzo, Matthew Norwood, Scott Lowe, John Obeto, Ryan Adzima
Tech Field Day 9 June 19-21, 2013
Who: Tech
What: Field Day
When: Past
Where: Austin

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Presenting Sponsors

Presenting sponsors are selected by the Field Day organizing committee. For information on becoming a Field Day presenter, please see our page about presenting at Tech Field Day.

Delegate Panel

Delegates are selected by the Field Day Delegate community. For more information on our selection process, please see our page about becoming a Field Day Delegate.

Alastair Cooke


Trainer, Writer, Consultant, Geek. From New Zealand.

Bob Plankers


A hardcore IT generalist, virtualization expert, blogger, and vocal end user of technology.

Carlo Costanzo


Carlo is a NYC based Virtualization Consultant. He writes about whatever interests him at the time @

Chris Wahl


Social media adventurer, virtualization whisperer, and global event speaker. Author of Networking for VMware Administrators.

Howard Marks


Storage Analyst Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

John Obeto


I like SMBs and Windows

Justin Warren


Justin is a consultant and freelance journalist who enjoys coding in Python and words that are fun to say, like 'llama' and 'shenanigans'.

Matthew Norwood


Robert Novak


Writer, Photographer, System Administrator, Team Builder, Cat Herder, Comedian, Part-Time Shopkeeper

Ryan Adzima


Ryan is a wireless networking engineer specializing in all things mobility from web apps to location services to WLAN design/deployment.

Scott D. Lowe


Scott D. Lowe is an independent consultant, blogger, and author focusing on issues that affect the CIO and on the virtualization and storage markets.

Tony Mattke


network engineer / geek

Presentation Calendar

Most presentations are streamed live on this page, at, and at some delegate and presenter web sites. After the event, the following pages contain video recordings of these presentations.

Wednesday, Jun 19 10:30-18:00 Dell Presents at Tech Field Day 9
Thursday, Jun 20 08:00-10:00 Infinio Presents at Tech Field Day 9
Thursday, Jun 20 10:30-12:30 Veeam Presents at Tech Field Day 9
Thursday, Jun 20 13:30-15:30 Neverfail Presents at Tech Field Day 9
Thursday, Jun 20 16:00-18:00 CommVault Presents at Tech Field Day 9
Friday, Jun 21 08:00-10:00 Nutanix Presents at Tech Field Day 9
Friday, Jun 21 10:30-12:30 SolarWinds Presents at Tech Field Day 9

Event Staff

Claire Chaplais


Stephen Foskett


Tom Hollingsworth


Links with Tag TFD9

  1. VFD4 Prep: Solarwinds
  2. VFD4 Prep: Commvault
  3. New SolarWinds Virtualization Manager 6.1 Creates Voltron-Like Monitoring
  4. Melbourne VMUG User Conference: Chris Wahl
  5. I went to Cisco Live, and now it’s coming to me
  6. Reflections on 2013
  7. Infinio setup: Part 2 the manament interface
  8. Infinio setup
  9. Dell Enterprise Forum, AU 2013
  10. Why you need to be watching Tech Field Day
  11. Infinio Accelerator goes GA
  12. NFS Storage Lovers Rejoice – Infinio Accelerator Now Available
  13. VMware-Integrated Caching? Not So Fast!
  14. Infinio Accelerator
  15. Nerd Overload at Tech Field Day 9 and Cisco Live
  16. I Just Tech Field Dayed All Over My Datacenter – Techvangelist
  17. Nutanix OS 3.5: Deduplication, New GUI, SRM, Hyper-V Support
  18. Infinio is next at the Tech Field Day Roundtables
  19. Nutanix release NOS version 3.5
  20. Nutanix mutates to NOS 3.5
  21. New OS 3.5 for Nutanix: new performances, new features, and (tech preview) support for Hyper-V
  22. Dell community and VRTX
  23. Infinio use case
  24. Disaster Recovery Compliance
  25. TFD9 Review: Commvault
  26. How do you download storage performance? A look at Infinio Accelerator
  27. Successful Backup and Recovery Requires Good Orchestration
  28. TFD9: Full Disclosure
  29. TFD9 Review: Solarwinds
  30. TFD9 Review: Nutanix
  31. TFD9 Review: Neverfail
  32. Foglight for Virtualization at Tech Field Day 9
  33. RAM Caching Vs. SSDs: A Startup’s Gamble
  34. Infinio, cache in your ESXi server for your NFS datastores
  35. Smarter Backups
  36. TFD9 Review: Veeam
  37. TFD9 Review: Infinio
  38. CommVault outlines Simpana 10 at Tech Field Day 9
  39. Cisco Live 2013 Wrap Up
  40. Nutanix and Veeam Spread REST API Joy
  41. TFD9 Review: Foglight for Virtualisation
  42. Infinio – Improving NAS datastore performance in a few clicks | NerdBlurt
  43. Infinio – Why cache to disk when you can cache to RAM | NerdBlurt
  44. TFD9 Review: Dell Data Protection
  45. Nutanix Tech Field Day “Demo”
  46. Neverfail Announces IT Continuity Architect for BCP / DR Planning
  47. TFD9 Rapid Wrap-Up
  48. Tech Field Day 9 in Austin Texas
  49. The Absolute Blackgrounder: Day 2 of TFD 9
  50. Infinio debuts at Tech Field Day
  51. Infinio Aims To Accelerate Your VMware NAS Workloads
  52. Vendor PSA: Words and Phrases to Avoid in Presentations
  53. Infinio, downloadable storage performance for NFS environments
  54. A Day With Dell: Data Protection, Monitoring, and VRTX Sightings
  55. The Absolute Blackgrounder Podcast: My Day at Dell for #TFD9
  56. Tech Field Day 9
  57. TFD9: Journey and Arrival
  58. Software Communities: Data Protection: Tech Field Day 9 @Dell
  59. Tech Field Day 9 Is Upon Us!
  60. TFD9 Pre-work: Infinio
  61. TFD9 Pre-work: Neverfail
  62. TFD9 Pre-work: Nutanix
  63. TFD9 Pre-work: Veeam
  64. Getting a workflow together for mobile blogging
  65. Tech Field Day 9
  66. TFD9 Pre-work: SolarWinds
  67. Commvault Extra Data Redux
  68. TFD9 Pre-work: Dell
  69. TFD9 Pre-work: Commvault
  70. Infinio Sets First Public Product Demo For Tech Field Day 9
  71. It’s pilgrim time, people…
  72. Alastair is going to Tech Field Day 9
  73. Looking forward to Cisco Live 2013 in Orlando!

More Information

If you would like to sponsor or attend these events as a delegate, please contact Stephen Foskett, Gestalt IT Community Organizer, at [email protected] or call +1(508)451-9532.

This is a Past Tech Field Day in Austin