Stephen Foskett

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Stephen is the President of the Tech Field Day business unit for The Futurum Group. An active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, Stephen currently focuses on AI, edge, and cloud, and is a long-time voice in enterprise storage.

Stephen organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for The Futurum Group, bringing a panel of independent technical content creators together with leading companies in the industry. We organize our Field Day events throughout the year in different topics, and also bring our community to industry events. Stephen also hosts the weekly Utilizing Tech podcast, and contributes to numerous podcasts, webcasts, and industry news reports.

A graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he studied the impact of technology and society, Stephen has lived in northeast Ohio for a decade. He frequently travels to Silicon Valley for Field Day events and appears on-stage, in analyst and press panels, and behind the scenes at events around the world.

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Field Day Appearances

Field Day Videos

Links with Tag @SFoskett

  1. Everything is the Cloud and The Cloud is Everything
  2. Google Shares the Scope of Enterprise Cloud at Cloud Field Day
  3. Techstrong Gang June 11, 2024
  4. Announcements From Qlik Connect | Gestalt IT Rundown: June 5, 2024
  5. Cloud Native is Just a Marketing Term
  6. Looking at the Rapidly Evolving Modern Cloud at Cloud Field Day 20
  7. Qlik Cloud Integration With Talend
  8. Moving Beyond Platform Engineering and IT Operations at AppDev Field Day
  9. Platform Engineering Is the Revenge of IT Operations
  10. The Critical Role of Advanced Storage in AI Data Infrastructure
  11. Data Quality is More Important Than Ever in an AI World with Qlik
  12. Containerization is Required to Modernize Applications at the Edge
  13. Credible Content From the Community is More Important than Ever
  14. The Bedrock of AI Is Data With Nick Magnuson and Clive Bearman of Qlik
  15. The Year of AI at AI Field Day 4
  16. Cloud Field Day – Infrastructure Matters on the Road
  17. The Truth Behind SaaS Data Recovery With W Curtis Preston
  18. Mind the Gap Between Hyperscale and Enterprise IT
  19. NodeWeaver: Pioneering Edge Computing Solutions for Tomorrow’s Challenges
  20. Automation, Analytics, and More at Cloud Field Day 18
  21. The Present and Future of Edge at Edge Field Day 2
  22. Storage Field Day 26 Is Headed to SNIA’s Storage Developer Conference
  23. Things Are Heating Up for Tech Field Day Extra at VMware Explore
  24. Announcements From Cisco Live
  25. Elevate Your Cloud Knowledge at Cloud Field Day 17
  26. What Is a Cloud Database and How Does It Work?
  27. Takeaways From the Recent Storage Field Day
  28. Enterprise Storage Enters a New Age
  29. What’s New in Storage at Storage Field Day 25
  30. Unraveling the Key Themes of Edge Computing – a Roundtable Discussion
  31. The IT Industry Is Doing Better Than It Seems
  32. IP Address Management in a Modern Dynamic Network
  33. Edge Is Not Just Cloud or Datacenter
  34. Deploying Applications Across Edge Locations With Mako Networks and Avassa
  35. Security Automation With ZEDEDA and Opengear
  36. Looking Forward to Tech Field Day 27
  37. Learn More About Edge Computing at the First Edge Field Day Event
  38. Is Kubernetes a Good Fit for Edge Computing?
  39. What Are the Limits of Edge Computing?
  40. Cloud Field Day Looks to the Next Generation in January
  41. Measuring the Current Day Blast Radius of Outages
  42. Edge Computing – Through the Timeline
  43. Digging Deeper Into the Theme of Sustainability in Enterprise IT
  44. Tech Field Day Is Back With a Mix of CXL
  45. Storage Field Day Returns to Silicon Valley!
  46. CFDx NetApp – Thoughts
  47. Cloud Field Day 15 Returns to Silicon Valley!
  48. Take Charge of Your Multicloud Environment With NetApp: A Cloud Field Day Extra
  49. Gestalt IT Is Headed to VMware Explore US 2022!
  50. ML Commons Unveils MLPerf Training V2.0 | Gestalt IT Rundown: June 29, 2022
  51. Cloud Field Day Returns, Bridging the Datacenter to the Cloud
  52. AI Field Day Returns With a Focus on Data
  53. Developer Advocacy Isn’t Exactly What We Think It Will Be
  54. Do Enterprises Need Private Cellular?
  55. Join the Networking Field Day Experience at Aruba Atmosphere 22!
  56. Episode 14 – Having a Field Day With AI Expert Stephen Foskett
  57. How to Connect Everything From Everywhere With ZeroTier
  58. State of the Cloud
  59. Cloud Field Day Returns November 3-5, 2021
  60. The Cloud Is Finally Ready for the Enterprise
  61. Tech Field Day Returns With Avassa, Cisco, Pure Storage, and Xilinx
  62. Returning to NGINX Sprint 2.0 With Tech Field Day
  63. Tech Field Day Presents Dell Technologies HCI & Storage: Cutting Edge Infrastructure to Drive Your Business
  64. Announcing Storage Field Day 22, August 4-6, 2021
  65. Intel Sapphire Rapids Rushes Back to 2022 | Gestalt IT Rundown: June 30, 2021
  66. Pegasus Flies to Exploit Journalist Phones | Gestalt IT Rundown: July 21, 2021
  67. US Government Strikes Down JEDI | Gestalt IT Rundown: July 07, 2021
  68. The Enterprise Is Not Ready for AI
  69. AI Field Day Returns May 27 and 28
  70. Join Us on April 27th for Making the Future of Data Possible: An Event by Scality and HPE!
  71. Scality Announces ARTESCA | Gestalt IT Rundown: April 28, 2021
  72. Intel Updates the Xeon Scalable Platform With Tech Field Day
  73. Join Tech Field Day on April 21-23, 2021
  74. Cisco Live Global 2021 Keynote Liveblog
  75. Presenters React to the Networking Field Day Experience
  76. Cloud Field Day Returns March 10-12, 2021
  77. Taking a Deep Dive Into Modern Storage Solutions With Storage Field Day 21
  78. Is Storageless Storage Just Someone Else’s Storage?
  79. Gestalt IT Rundown: December 16, 2020
  80. Scality and Cloud Field Day: A Bond That Spans Years
  81. Converging Conference Communities in the Cloud
  82. Voices in Innovation – Enrico Signoretti Explores the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Online Events
  83. Pure Storage FlashRecover Brings Cohesity to FlashBlade
  84. Judges on Fire: Stephen Foskett, Organizer in Chief, Tech Field Day
  85. Coming Together During COVID-19, With Stephen Foskett of Gestalt IT
  86. Day Two Cloud 038: Making the Case for Third-Party Cloud Storage
  87. BONUS: The Origins of Tech Field Day – the On-Premise IT Roundtable
  88. Meet the #TFD Founder: Stephen Foskett
  89. Juniper NXTWORK 2019 Keynote Live Blog
  90. Druva Protects Corporate Data Outside the Firewall
  91. Where Did Tech Field Day Come From? Tech Field Day at 10
  92. SolarWinds Aims to Connect the Data Dots
  93. Meeting the Storage Performance Requirements of AI and ML Workloads With WekaIO
  94. Nth Generation Symposium Keynote Live Blog
  95. Celebrating 10 Years of Pure Storage and Tech Field Day
  96. It’s All About the Delegates: Tech Field Day at 10
  97. Tech Field Day 20 – The Ten Year Anniversary Edition
  98. Commvault Go Day 2 Live Blog
  99. Stephen Foskett Gets the Latest News From Commvault at Commvault GO 2019
  100. Why You Should Consider Software-Defined Storage in Your Data Center
  101. Accelerate Day 1 Recap With Stephen Foskett From Gestalt IT by Pure Storage
  102. Pure Accelerate 2019 Day 2 Keynote Liveblog
  103. Pure Accelerate 2019 Day 1 Keynote Liveblog
  104. IBM’s New Class of Data Protection: Upcycling of the IT World?
  105. Leaving the Ecuador Open | Gestalt IT Rundown, September 18, 2019
  106. Can You Avoid Moving to the Cloud? No, and Why Would You?
  107. StorPool’s Strategy Rose to the Cloud—and Beyond!
  108. vSoccer at VMworld 2019
  109. The Contention Window: S1E12 : TechFieldDay – Mobility Field Day 4 Preview
  110. I Met Stephen Foskett
  111. What You See and What You Get When You Follow Me
  112. You’re Wrong About Data Protection Policy
  113. Nyansa Wants to Be the IoT Sheriff
  114. Liveblog: Intel Data-Centric Innovation Day 2019
  115. Intel’s Crossover Point: A 3D Spork?
  116. Voices in Data Storage – Episode 9: A Conversation With Stephen Foskett
  117. Goodbye X-IO, Hello Axellio and Violin 2.0!
  118. NetApp: HCI Stands For “Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure”
  119. NetApp’s Data Fabric Gets Real
  120. Smaller Conferences Can Have a Bigger Impact
  121. 9 Years of Tech Field Days with Stephen Foskett
  122. Commvault and Services
  123. Cloud Storage – AWS, Azure, and Beyond
  124. Multi-Cloud, DevOps, and Storage
  125. 3D XPoint Is At A Crossroads – Can Intel and Micron Deliver?
  126. What Differentiates Servers in a Commodity x86 World?
  127. Tech ONTAP Podcast: NetApp at Storage Field Day 15
  128. A Conversation with Congruity360 COO Mark Shirman
  129. Commvault GO 2017 Keynote Live Blog!
  130. #CiscoChampion Radio, S4|Ep.14: All About Tech Field Day
  131. Surprise! Facebook Shares Dramatically Improve Reach, Clicks, and Views
  132. Storage is Getting Cloudier!
  133. The Year of Cloud Extension
  134. Pure Accelerate 2017 Keynote Live Blog
  135. SPEP03 – TFD12 | Open TechCast
  136. What’s The Deal With Containers, Anyway?
  137. Tech Field Day: Seven Years Later
  138. Geek Speak: Snapshots Aren’t Backups (But They Could Be A Big Part…)
  139. Speaking in Tech: ‘Radical dev-docused’ work from Apple…
  140. Speaking in Tech: How good is the UK’s broadband? Really awful
  141. TECHunplugged Austin is One Packed Event
  142. Talking NVMe, 3DXpoint and Networking
  143. Tech Field Day Viewership Rockets Forward in 2015
  144. Every Device Can Speak SMB Protocol Thanks To Visuality Systems