Can You Duplicate the CSPs Server Architecture On-Premises?

Jack Poller considers the feasibility of replicating Cloud Service Providers’ (CSPs) server architecture in on-premises environments in this article about the Oxide Computer Company presentation at Cloud Field Day 20. His analysis uncovers the challenges and potential benefits of adopting cloud-like architectures outside of traditional CSP infrastructures. Poller’s article invites IT decision-makers to consider the convergence of cloud efficiency and on-prem data control for their organizations’ future scaling and evolution.


There’s No Gen AI Easy Button. But Google Cloud Helps.

Jim Czuprynski navigates the complexities of implementing generative AI, noting that while there’s no one-click solution, Google Cloud provides significant support to streamline the process. His article highlights Google Cloud’s toolkit, which helps simplify the application of generative AI across various industries. Although AI in the cloud will never be as easy as clicking a button, Google Cloud’s resources and infrastructure can help organizations more effectively harness the power of generative AI, as discussed at Cloud Field Day 20.


Cisco Revamps Meraki MX Platform With New Features, and Enables SNOC With XDR Integration

Sulagna Saha from Gestalt IT discusses the latest updates to Cisco’s Meraki MX platform, highlighting new features that enhance its capability as a secure networking solution. The platform’s integration with Secure Network Operations Center (SNOC) and Extended Detection and Response (XDR) positions it as a robust tool for tackling complex security challenges. These advancements are set to offer businesses an improved, unified approach to managing and securing their networks. Read more in this article, inspired by Cisco’s presentation at Cisco Live!


Riding Google Bikes at Cloud Field Day 20

The Cloud Field Day delegates had the unique opportunity to experience the Google campus, including the iconic Google Bikes, which are a symbol of Google’s employee-friendly culture. This light-hearted moment, captured on video by Jeffrey Powers, showcases the fun and collegial atmosphere that accompanies the in-depth technical discussions at Tech Field Day events.


208a Sesión De Tesos en Wi-Fi: WLPC CDMX, WiFi Sensor, CVE-2024-30078, Cisco 9800, Aruba Atmosphere

This Spanish-language episode of “Tesos en Wi-Fi” covers a range of Wi-Fi topics, including the HPE Discover and Aruba Atmosphere event, which included Tech Field Day presentations. The group reacts to the mix of HPE and Aruba presentations, with a focus on recent advancements in Wi-Fi technology.


Google Shares the Scope of Enterprise Cloud at Cloud Field Day

Last week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, Stephen Foskett discussed the Google Cloud presentation at Cloud Field Day, where the company gave an excellent overview of their enterprise cloud offerings. The presentation showcased Google Cloud’s dedication to providing scalable, secure, and smart solutions to meet the complex needs of modern businesses. Watch the entire Google Cloud presentation on YouTube for a deep dive into the many ways enterprise workloads can be run there!


Update on the HPE Acquisition of Juniper Networks

Troy Martin gives his opinion of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s acquisition of networking giant Juniper Networks. His article provides analysis on how this strategic move could enhance HPE’s portfolio, particularly in the areas of networking, security, and edge computing. It also speculates on the potential market implications and how the acquisition aligns with HPE’s broader business objectives.


Automating Infrastructures With MorpheusData

Lino Telera wasn’t a Cloud Field Day 20 delegate, but he was intrigued by the Morpheus Data infrastructure automation presentation, where they demonstrated complex multi-cloud and container management workflows. This article emphasizes how Morpheus Data can enhance operational efficiency by simplifying provisioning, enabling self-service capabilities, and providing comprehensive visibility across environments. Telera’s insights reveal Morpheus Data as a potent tool for businesses aiming to automate and optimize their IT infrastructure in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.


Opengear Issues Critical Updates for Its Out-Of-Band Management Solution

Sulagna Saha reports on the updates released by Opengear for its out-of-band management solutions, emphasizing the importance of keeping such infrastructure secure and up-to-date. These updates address key security vulnerabilities and enhance the overall robustness of Opengear’s system, which is essential for maintaining remote network resilience. The article serves as a timely reminder for IT professionals to ensure their out-of-band management platforms are fortified against potential threats. Read more in this Gestalt IT article following Opengear’s presentation at Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US 2024.


So That’s How They Do IT: Google Vertex AI, Powered by Gemini and Google Cloud

Jim Czuprynski offers his perspective on Google Vertex AI, exploring the intersection of Gemini and the Google Cloud platform to empower AI and ML development. He delves into the innovative features that allow for seamless creation, deployment, and scaling of machine learning models, underscoring Google’s integrative approach to AI solutions. Czuprynski’s article provides a clear understanding of how Google’s Vertex AI is shaping the future of AI accessibility and effectiveness within the cloud ecosystem. Read more in this LinkedIn Pulse article inspired by the Google Cloud presentation at Cloud Field Day 20.


Oxide Computer’s Presentations at Cloud Field Day 20

Peter Welcher provides an overview of Oxide Computer’s contributions to Cloud Field Day 20, highlighting their forward-thinking presentations on server architecture and data center operations. He notes Oxide Computer’s emphasis on reimagining hardware design to better align with modern software requirements and cloud-native principles. Welcher’s summary captures the essence of how Oxide’s approach could lead to more efficient, reliable, and scalable cloud computing environments.


CTS 338: FortiWiFi at MFD11

The Clear To Send podcast, in episode 338, gives an in-depth analysis of Fortinet’s FortiWiFi presentation at Mobility Field Day 11. The hosts discuss FortiWiFi’s latest developments in wireless technology, focusing on how their solutions offer robust security and high performance for enterprise networks. For networking professionals and enthusiasts, this episode provides valuable insights into FortiWiFi’s innovative approach to secure, scalable, and manageable Wi-Fi solutions. Listen in for more from Rowell Dionicio and Francois Verges!


GCP Cloud Run and VertexAI

Ray Lucchesi takes a deep dive into Project Gemini at Cloud Field Day 20, showcasing Google Cloud Platform’s (GCP) integration of Cloud Run and VertexAI. His analysis presents a future where cloud applications can effortlessly scale while leveraging powerful machine learning models to deliver intelligent and responsive services. Lucchesi’s article highlights GCP’s efforts to streamline the deployment of cloud-native applications and ML capabilities, marking a significant step in simplifying complex cloud operations for developers and enterprises.


Cloud Field Day 20 Wrap-Up

Peter Welcher provides a comprehensive wrap-up of Cloud Field Day 20, encapsulating the event’s wealth of discussions on the latest in cloud technology. He highlights the significant contributions of participating vendors and the thought-provoking interactions that took place among industry experts. Welcher’s summary showcases the depth of insights gained during the event, shedding light on the evolving landscape of cloud computing.


The Race for Ultra Ethernet in Data Centers by Juniper Networks

Matyáš Prokop discusses the competitive push towards implementing Ultra Ethernet by Juniper Networks to meet the escalating demands of contemporary data center workloads. He highlights how this leap in Ethernet technology can provide higher throughput and efficiency required for modern high-performance computing environments. Prokop’s article delves into how Juniper Networks’ advancements position them favorably in the race to elevate data center capabilities to new heights, inspired by their presentation at Cloud Field Day 20.


Aruba Atmosphere 2024 Live Blog From HPE Discover

The Gestalt IT team shares real-time insights and updates in their live blog from Aruba Atmosphere 2024, held in conjunction with HPE Discover. This compendium offers a detailed chronicle of the most significant announcements and expert sessions, focusing on the latest in networking, security, and edge computing. The live blog captures the essence of Aruba’s vision and innovations, providing a valuable resource for those interested in the future of enterprise networking technologies.


App Modernization, a Measured Exercise or a No-Brainer?

Sulagna Saha reports on the delegate roundtable on the topic of app modernization lead by Paul Nashawaty at AppDev Field Day ADFD1 last month. Is modernization a judicious strategic move or an obvious necessity? Her article unpacks the complexities and risks associated with updating legacy applications, alongside the potential benefits of agility, scalability, and improved user experiences. Through this discourse, Sulagna aims to enlighten IT decision-makers on the careful deliberation required when contemplating the modernization of their application landscape.


Oxide: Bidding a Fond Farewell to On-Prem Computing as We Know It

Jim Czuprynski examines Oxide Computer Company’s novel approach to redefining on-premises computing, signaling a departure from traditional infrastructure paradigms. His article delves into Oxide’s innovative vision of creating a cohesive and efficient ecosystem that integrates the benefits of cloud services with on-prem hardware. Czuprynski suggests that Oxide’s forward-thinking strategy promises to transform the on-premises landscape, delivering more agility and operational simplicity to enterprises. Learn more in this LinkedIn Pulse article inspired by Cloud Field Day 20.


Unlocking AI Potential: Insights Into Google Cloud’s Vertex AI Platform

Dive into the capabilities of Google Cloud’s Vertex AI Platform, a comprehensive environment designed to unlock the full potential of AI for developers and data scientists. This insightful video takes a closer journey into how Vertex AI simplifies the process of building, deploying, and scaling ML models, streamlining the AI lifecycle from concept to production. Watch as Keith Townsend explores the implications of the Google Cloud presentation at Cloud Field Day 20 in this YouTube video.


Is Google Cloud the Right Solution for Your Modern Infrastructure?

Jack Poller provides a critical analysis of Google Cloud’s suitability for modern infrastructure needs, posing key questions for organizations to consider. He delves into the strengths and capabilities of Google Cloud, aligning them with the strategic goals and requirements of contemporary businesses. Poller’s article serves as a guide for decision-makers evaluating cloud platforms, ensuring they select a solution that best supports their infrastructure transformation. Read more about the kickoff to Google’s presentation to Cloud Field Day 20!