Stephen Foskett

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Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

Event Staff

Field Day Appearances

Field Day Videos

Links with Tag @SFoskett

  1. What’s New in Storage at Storage Field Day 25
  2. Unraveling the Key Themes of Edge Computing – a Roundtable Discussion
  3. The IT Industry Is Doing Better Than It Seems
  4. IP Address Management in a Modern Dynamic Network
  5. Edge Is Not Just Cloud or Datacenter
  6. Deploying Applications Across Edge Locations With Mako Networks and Avassa
  7. Security Automation With ZEDEDA and Opengear
  8. Looking Forward to Tech Field Day 27
  9. Learn More About Edge Computing at the First Edge Field Day Event
  10. Is Kubernetes a Good Fit for Edge Computing?
  11. What Are the Limits of Edge Computing?
  12. Cloud Field Day Looks to the Next Generation in January
  13. Measuring the Current Day Blast Radius of Outages
  14. Edge Computing – Through the Timeline
  15. Digging Deeper Into the Theme of Sustainability in Enterprise IT
  16. Tech Field Day Is Back With a Mix of CXL
  17. Storage Field Day Returns to Silicon Valley!
  18. CFDx NetApp – Thoughts
  19. Cloud Field Day 15 Returns to Silicon Valley!
  20. Take Charge of Your Multicloud Environment With NetApp: A Cloud Field Day Extra
  21. Gestalt IT Is Headed to VMware Explore US 2022!
  22. ML Commons Unveils MLPerf Training V2.0 | Gestalt IT Rundown: June 29, 2022
  23. Cloud Field Day Returns, Bridging the Datacenter to the Cloud
  24. AI Field Day Returns With a Focus on Data
  25. Developer Advocacy Isn’t Exactly What We Think It Will Be
  26. Do Enterprises Need Private Cellular?
  27. Join the Networking Field Day Experience at Aruba Atmosphere 22!
  28. Episode 14 – Having a Field Day With AI Expert Stephen Foskett
  29. How to Connect Everything From Everywhere With ZeroTier
  30. State of the Cloud
  31. Cloud Field Day Returns November 3-5, 2021
  32. The Cloud Is Finally Ready for the Enterprise
  33. Tech Field Day Returns With Avassa, Cisco, Pure Storage, and Xilinx
  34. Returning to NGINX Sprint 2.0 With Tech Field Day
  35. Tech Field Day Presents Dell Technologies HCI & Storage: Cutting Edge Infrastructure to Drive Your Business
  36. Announcing Storage Field Day 22, August 4-6, 2021
  37. Intel Sapphire Rapids Rushes Back to 2022 | Gestalt IT Rundown: June 30, 2021
  38. Pegasus Flies to Exploit Journalist Phones | Gestalt IT Rundown: July 21, 2021
  39. US Government Strikes Down JEDI | Gestalt IT Rundown: July 07, 2021
  40. The Enterprise Is Not Ready for AI
  41. AI Field Day Returns May 27 and 28
  42. Join Us on April 27th for Making the Future of Data Possible: An Event by Scality and HPE!
  43. Scality Announces ARTESCA | Gestalt IT Rundown: April 28, 2021
  44. Intel Updates the Xeon Scalable Platform With Tech Field Day
  45. Join Tech Field Day on April 21-23, 2021
  46. Cisco Live Global 2021 Keynote Liveblog
  47. Presenters React to the Networking Field Day Experience
  48. Cloud Field Day Returns March 10-12, 2021
  49. Taking a Deep Dive Into Modern Storage Solutions With Storage Field Day 21
  50. Is Storageless Storage Just Someone Else’s Storage?
  51. Gestalt IT Rundown: December 16, 2020
  52. Scality and Cloud Field Day: A Bond That Spans Years
  53. Converging Conference Communities in the Cloud
  54. Voices in Innovation – Enrico Signoretti Explores the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Online Events
  55. Pure Storage FlashRecover Brings Cohesity to FlashBlade
  56. Judges on Fire: Stephen Foskett, Organizer in Chief, Tech Field Day
  57. Coming Together During COVID-19, With Stephen Foskett of Gestalt IT
  58. Day Two Cloud 038: Making the Case for Third-Party Cloud Storage
  59. BONUS: The Origins of Tech Field Day – the On-Premise IT Roundtable
  60. Meet the #TFD Founder: Stephen Foskett
  61. Juniper NXTWORK 2019 Keynote Live Blog
  62. Druva Protects Corporate Data Outside the Firewall
  63. Where Did Tech Field Day Come From? Tech Field Day at 10
  64. SolarWinds Aims to Connect the Data Dots
  65. Meeting the Storage Performance Requirements of AI and ML Workloads With WekaIO
  66. Nth Generation Symposium Keynote Live Blog
  67. Celebrating 10 Years of Pure Storage and Tech Field Day
  68. It’s All About the Delegates: Tech Field Day at 10
  69. Tech Field Day 20 – The Ten Year Anniversary Edition
  70. Commvault Go Day 2 Live Blog
  71. Stephen Foskett Gets the Latest News From Commvault at Commvault GO 2019
  72. Why You Should Consider Software-Defined Storage in Your Data Center
  73. Accelerate Day 1 Recap With Stephen Foskett From Gestalt IT by Pure Storage
  74. Pure Accelerate 2019 Day 2 Keynote Liveblog
  75. Pure Accelerate 2019 Day 1 Keynote Liveblog
  76. IBM’s New Class of Data Protection: Upcycling of the IT World?
  77. Leaving the Ecuador Open | Gestalt IT Rundown, September 18, 2019
  78. Can You Avoid Moving to the Cloud? No, and Why Would You?
  79. StorPool’s Strategy Rose to the Cloud—and Beyond!
  80. vSoccer at VMworld 2019
  81. The Contention Window: S1E12 : TechFieldDay – Mobility Field Day 4 Preview
  82. I Met Stephen Foskett
  83. What You See and What You Get When You Follow Me
  84. You’re Wrong About Data Protection Policy
  85. Nyansa Wants to Be the IoT Sheriff
  86. Liveblog: Intel Data-Centric Innovation Day 2019
  87. Intel’s Crossover Point: A 3D Spork?
  88. Voices in Data Storage – Episode 9: A Conversation With Stephen Foskett
  89. Goodbye X-IO, Hello Axellio and Violin 2.0!
  90. NetApp: HCI Stands For “Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure”
  91. NetApp’s Data Fabric Gets Real
  92. Smaller Conferences Can Have a Bigger Impact
  93. 9 Years of Tech Field Days with Stephen Foskett
  94. Commvault and Services
  95. Cloud Storage – AWS, Azure, and Beyond
  96. Multi-Cloud, DevOps, and Storage
  97. 3D XPoint Is At A Crossroads – Can Intel and Micron Deliver?
  98. What Differentiates Servers in a Commodity x86 World?
  99. Tech ONTAP Podcast: NetApp at Storage Field Day 15
  100. A Conversation with Congruity360 COO Mark Shirman
  101. Commvault GO 2017 Keynote Live Blog!
  102. #CiscoChampion Radio, S4|Ep.14: All About Tech Field Day
  103. Surprise! Facebook Shares Dramatically Improve Reach, Clicks, and Views
  104. Storage is Getting Cloudier!
  105. The Year of Cloud Extension
  106. Pure Accelerate 2017 Keynote Live Blog
  107. SPEP03 – TFD12 | Open TechCast
  108. What’s The Deal With Containers, Anyway?
  109. Tech Field Day: Seven Years Later
  110. Geek Speak: Snapshots Aren’t Backups (But They Could Be A Big Part…)
  111. Speaking in Tech: ‘Radical dev-docused’ work from Apple…
  112. Speaking in Tech: How good is the UK’s broadband? Really awful
  113. TECHunplugged Austin is One Packed Event
  114. Talking NVMe, 3DXpoint and Networking
  115. Tech Field Day Viewership Rockets Forward in 2015
  116. Every Device Can Speak SMB Protocol Thanks To Visuality Systems
  117. Live Streaming Video Adds to the Tech Field Day Experience
  118. Storage Field Day 8 Brings the Enterprise Storage Industry Together
  119. Infinidat’s Solution For the I/O Blender: Math
  120. What’s In A Name?
  121. Generation 3 drobo: Fall In Love All Over Again
  122. VFD4 – The email
  123. Cisco’s Trojan Horse
  124. Networking Field Day 8
  125. Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld US 2014
  126. SolarWinds Showcases Virtualization Management for Hybrid IT and More at VMworld(R) US 2014
  127. #VMEspresso with SolarWinds at VMworld: “Storage I/O is About to Get Crazy”
  128. Why is DataGravity Such a Big Deal?
  129. 08 – Wireless Field Day 7 Kickoff « On The Fly Wi-Fi
  130. On experts, influencers, and evangelists
  131. Is Storage the Killer App for Software-Defined Networking?
  132. Show 184 – The Future of Networking Part 2 as Inspired by #NFD7
  133. Software-Defined Data Center Symposium, April 22 in Santa Clara, CA
  134. My Tech Field Day VFD3 Experience
  135. The Future of Networking Part 1 As Inspired By #NFD7
  136. “Everybody’s On the Internet, and Nobody Cares”
  137. Scaling Storage At The Client
  138. Scaling Storage In Conventional Arrays
  139. Scale-Out Storage Field Day?
  140. VMware-Integrated Caching? Not So Fast!
  141. SimpliVity Announcement Roundup
  142. AirTight Networks to Make its Live Tech Field Day Debut at Wireless Field Day 5 in Silicon Valley
  143. SDDC Interview: Tech Field Day’s Stephen Foskett and Tom Hollingsworth
  144. Show 153 – Cisco Live 2013 Roundtable Discussion with Tech Field Day
  145. Scaling Storage Is Hard To Do
  146. How Does OpenFlow Impact The Daily Life Of Networkers?
  147. We Might Be In The Business of Technology, But It’s The People That Make It Great
  148. Storage Field Day 3 Is Here!
  149. Solid State Storage Symposium – San Jose, CA