Keith Townsend

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Keith Townsend is the founder of The CTO Advisor LLC and is an IT management consultant with more than 18 years of related experience designing, implementing and managing data center technologies. His areas of expertise include virtualization, networking and storage solutions for Fortune 500 organizations. He holds a BA in computing and an MS in information technology from DePaul University.




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  1. Cloud Application Mobility – The Hard Way
  2. HPE vs Dell Cloud Stories – Who’s Winning?
  3. Dell EMC PowerStore: TFDx Quick Take
  4. OpenShift TFDx Hot Take – What’s the Tipping Point for K8s?
  5. vSphere 7 and Kubernetes – Should Customers Wait?
  6. vSphere 7 and Kubernetes – CTO Advisor Episode 118
  7. Hot Take Zerto 8.0 Tech Field Day 21
  8. Google Cloud VMware Engine – Hot Take
  9. vSphere Kubernetes Hot Take
  10. Dell Technologies PowerOne – Dell’s Private Cloud?
  11. Kubernetes and Traffic Lights
  12. Talent Is Heavier Than Data
  13. 91: Keith and Ray Show at CommvaultGO 2019
  14. Commvault Activate – CommvaultGo 2019
  15. Commvault Metallic and AWS RDS on vSphere – The Future of IT
  16. Master’s Lesson in IT Management
  17. CommvaultGo 2019 Hot Take
  18. Pure Accelerate: Cloud Block Service
  19. Commvault Breaking the Storage Laws
  20. VMware’s Cloud in 300-Words
  21. Dell Tech Cloud CFD6 – Hot Take
  22. Pure Accelerate FlashArray
  23. Lucid Link CFD6 – Hot Take
  24. NetApp CFD6 – Hot Take
  25. EXTRAHOP CFD6 Hot Take
  26. HashiCorp CFD6 Hot Take
  27. Morpheus Data CFD6 – Hot Take
  28. 89: Keith & Ray Show at Pure//Accelerate 2019
  29. Hammerspace CFD6 – Hot Take
  30. The Campus and Cloud-First
  31. Intel Answering SAP HANA’s Tough Questions
  32. Intel Data Centric Business Overview
  33. Meet Field Day Delegate – Keith Townsend
  34. Are CIO’s Missing the Metadata Bus?
  35. Leveraging Backup to Advance Your Decision Making
  36. Modern Data Protection Summary
  37. Musing: The Short Life of Influencers — EtherealMind
  38. Is Oracle Cloud an alternative to AWS?
  39. Moving SAP and other legacy apps to the cloud
  40. Rubrik – A metadata company in backup company’s clothing
  41. Cloud Field Day Interview: Nick Janetakis
  42. Serverless computing highlights new security challenges in hybrid IT
  43. Cloud Field Day 3 Preview – Data Protection
  44. NetApp Data Fabric Cloud Field Day 3 Preview
  45. Mitigating the risk of Cloud Lift & Shift
  46. An update on Oracle’s Cloud
  47. HCI/Not HCI – It doesn’t matter
  48. Storage is boring
  49. Understandig CASB for SaaS Security
  50. Solarwinds Orion Integration
  51. Converged Infrastructure died a long time ago, right?
  52. Are network vendors ignoring serverless security?
  53. CTO Advisor 068: Commvault HyperScale
  54. Why Docker is finally embracing Kubernetes
  55. CTO Advisor 067: Should you worry about GDPR?
  56. Should you worry about GDPR?
  57. Don’t call it back up
  58. On-premises Serverless with Docker via OpenFaaS
  59. DockerCon 2017 EU – Docker integrates Kubernetes and Swarm
  60. Why Docker is finally embracing Kubernetes
  61. Understanding Serverless Computing
  62. Why the hybrid IT control plane is destined for the public cloud
  63. Datacore Tech Field Day 15 Reap
  64. Riverbed Tech Field Day 15 Recap
  65. Actifio Tech Field Day 15 Recap
  66. Scale Computing Tech Field Day 15 Recap
  67. Ixia Tech Field Day 15 Session Recap
  68. Skyport Tech Field Day 15 Recap – YouTube
  69. Cisco Tech Field Day 15 Session Recap
  70. Inefficiencies of large systems
  71. 3 things infrastructure pros need to know about nested virtualization on Google Cloud
  72. Tech Field Day 15 Preview: Ixia
  73. Techfield Day 15 Preview: DataCore
  74. Tech Field Day 15 Preview: Skyport Systems
  75. Techfield Day 15 Preview: Actifio
  76. Tech Field Day 15 Preview: Scale Computing
  77. NVMe to enable truly composable infrastructure?
  78. VMworld 2017 preview: Current state of VMware
  79. Is it time for virtual switch abstraction to fade?
  80. Network as a Service provider TeloIP
  81. 3 Linux Foundation networking projects that your business needs to know
  82. [Video] Gigamon Network Field Day 15 Preview
  83. IP Infusion: Network Field Day 15 Preview
  84. Ah… NSX, We Meet Again.
  85. Barefoot Networks looks to redefine ASIC in network device design with its Tofino chip
  86. How Intel’s open source Data Plane Development Kit enables high-performance Linux networking
  87. Is Cisco All in on Hyper-converged?
  88. Simplifying Private Cloud – Easier said…
  89. Cirba – Virtualization Field Day 6 Preview
  90. ZeroStack – Virtualization Field Day 6 Preview
  91. FalconStor – Virtualization Field Day 6 Preview
  92. 3 must-watch startups from VMware alum
  93. The potential of microservices within the data center
  94. TechTalk 9: Copy data solutions
  95. Hyperconverged vendor Maxta announces SDN partnership
  96. Is Data Virtualization the Future of Enterprise Storage?
  97. CopyData yeah… Long live Data Virtualization
  98. [Video] Storage Field Day 7 Review
  99. VMware – Storage Field Day 7 Preview
  100. Transporter – Storage Field Day 7 Preview
  101. Springpath – Storage Field Day 7 Preview
  102. Primary Data – Storage Field Day 7
  103. Maxta – Storage Field Day 7 Preview
  104. Kaminario – Storage Field Day 7 Preview
  105. Exablox – Storage Field Day 7 Preview
  106. Cloudian – Storage Field Day 7 Preview
  107. Catalogic Software – Storage Field Day 7 Preview
  108. Hyper-converged systems: What you need to know about this hot virtualization topic
  109. Why should CIO’s and business leaders care about Software Defined Networking
  110. What’s is Software Defined Storage – Techtalk 42
  111. Why abstraction (software-defined) is important – TechTalk 40
  112. Software-Define alternative to Hyper-Convergence
  113. Nutanix and Scale: Two ends of the hyper-converged market
  114. Is the software defined data center a VMware only concept?
  115. Dispelling the FUD around iSCSI
  116. SDDC is a little less than Vaporware
  117. The importance of the control plane in SDDC
  118. EMC and VMware are disrupting Server SAN
  119. Wet your VMworld whistle with this SDDC symposium
  120. Wet your VMworld whistle with this SDDC symposium