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.

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  1. Gestalt IT Is Headed to VMware Explore US 2022!
  2. ML Commons Unveils MLPerf Training V2.0 | Gestalt IT Rundown: June 29, 2022
  3. Cloud Field Day Returns, Bridging the Datacenter to the Cloud
  4. AI Field Day Returns With a Focus on Data
  5. Developer Advocacy Isn’t Exactly What We Think It Will Be
  6. Do Enterprises Need Private Cellular?
  7. Join the Networking Field Day Experience at Aruba Atmosphere 22!
  8. Episode 14 – Having a Field Day With AI Expert Stephen Foskett
  9. How to Connect Everything From Everywhere With ZeroTier
  10. State of the Cloud
  11. Cloud Field Day Returns November 3-5, 2021
  12. The Cloud Is Finally Ready for the Enterprise
  13. Tech Field Day Returns With Avassa, Cisco, Pure Storage, and Xilinx
  14. Returning to NGINX Sprint 2.0 With Tech Field Day
  15. Tech Field Day Presents Dell Technologies HCI & Storage: Cutting Edge Infrastructure to Drive Your Business
  16. Announcing Storage Field Day 22, August 4-6, 2021
  17. Intel Sapphire Rapids Rushes Back to 2022 | Gestalt IT Rundown: June 30, 2021
  18. Pegasus Flies to Exploit Journalist Phones | Gestalt IT Rundown: July 21, 2021
  19. US Government Strikes Down JEDI | Gestalt IT Rundown: July 07, 2021
  20. The Enterprise Is Not Ready for AI
  21. AI Field Day Returns May 27 and 28
  22. Join Us on April 27th for Making the Future of Data Possible: An Event by Scality and HPE!
  23. Scality Announces ARTESCA | Gestalt IT Rundown: April 28, 2021
  24. Intel Updates the Xeon Scalable Platform With Tech Field Day
  25. Join Tech Field Day on April 21-23, 2021
  26. Cisco Live Global 2021 Keynote Liveblog
  27. Presenters React to the Networking Field Day Experience
  28. Cloud Field Day Returns March 10-12, 2021
  29. Taking a Deep Dive Into Modern Storage Solutions With Storage Field Day 21
  30. Is Storageless Storage Just Someone Else’s Storage?
  31. Gestalt IT Rundown: December 16, 2020
  32. Scality and Cloud Field Day: A Bond That Spans Years
  33. Converging Conference Communities in the Cloud
  34. Voices in Innovation – Enrico Signoretti Explores the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Online Events
  35. Pure Storage FlashRecover Brings Cohesity to FlashBlade
  36. Judges on Fire: Stephen Foskett, Organizer in Chief, Tech Field Day
  37. Coming Together During COVID-19, With Stephen Foskett of Gestalt IT
  38. Day Two Cloud 038: Making the Case for Third-Party Cloud Storage
  39. BONUS: The Origins of Tech Field Day – the On-Premise IT Roundtable
  40. Meet the #TFD Founder: Stephen Foskett
  41. Juniper NXTWORK 2019 Keynote Live Blog
  42. Druva Protects Corporate Data Outside the Firewall
  43. Where Did Tech Field Day Come From? Tech Field Day at 10
  44. SolarWinds Aims to Connect the Data Dots
  45. Meeting the Storage Performance Requirements of AI and ML Workloads With WekaIO
  46. Nth Generation Symposium Keynote Live Blog
  47. Celebrating 10 Years of Pure Storage and Tech Field Day
  48. It’s All About the Delegates: Tech Field Day at 10
  49. Tech Field Day 20 – The Ten Year Anniversary Edition
  50. Commvault Go Day 2 Live Blog
  51. Stephen Foskett Gets the Latest News From Commvault at Commvault GO 2019
  52. Why You Should Consider Software-Defined Storage in Your Data Center
  53. Accelerate Day 1 Recap With Stephen Foskett From Gestalt IT by Pure Storage
  54. Pure Accelerate 2019 Day 2 Keynote Liveblog
  55. Pure Accelerate 2019 Day 1 Keynote Liveblog
  56. IBM’s New Class of Data Protection: Upcycling of the IT World?
  57. Leaving the Ecuador Open | Gestalt IT Rundown, September 18, 2019
  58. Can You Avoid Moving to the Cloud? No, and Why Would You?
  59. StorPool’s Strategy Rose to the Cloud—and Beyond!
  60. vSoccer at VMworld 2019
  61. The Contention Window: S1E12 : TechFieldDay – Mobility Field Day 4 Preview
  62. I Met Stephen Foskett
  63. What You See and What You Get When You Follow Me
  64. You’re Wrong About Data Protection Policy
  65. Nyansa Wants to Be the IoT Sheriff
  66. Liveblog: Intel Data-Centric Innovation Day 2019
  67. Intel’s Crossover Point: A 3D Spork?
  68. Voices in Data Storage – Episode 9: A Conversation With Stephen Foskett
  69. Goodbye X-IO, Hello Axellio and Violin 2.0!
  70. NetApp: HCI Stands For “Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure”
  71. NetApp’s Data Fabric Gets Real
  72. Smaller Conferences Can Have a Bigger Impact
  73. 9 Years of Tech Field Days with Stephen Foskett
  74. Commvault and Services
  75. Cloud Storage – AWS, Azure, and Beyond
  76. Multi-Cloud, DevOps, and Storage
  77. 3D XPoint Is At A Crossroads – Can Intel and Micron Deliver?
  78. What Differentiates Servers in a Commodity x86 World?
  79. Tech ONTAP Podcast: NetApp at Storage Field Day 15
  80. A Conversation with Congruity360 COO Mark Shirman
  81. Commvault GO 2017 Keynote Live Blog!
  82. #CiscoChampion Radio, S4|Ep.14: All About Tech Field Day
  83. Surprise! Facebook Shares Dramatically Improve Reach, Clicks, and Views
  84. Storage is Getting Cloudier!
  85. The Year of Cloud Extension
  86. Pure Accelerate 2017 Keynote Live Blog
  87. SPEP03 – TFD12 | Open TechCast
  88. What’s The Deal With Containers, Anyway?
  89. Tech Field Day: Seven Years Later
  90. Geek Speak: Snapshots Aren’t Backups (But They Could Be A Big Part…)
  91. Speaking in Tech: ‘Radical dev-docused’ work from Apple…
  92. Speaking in Tech: How good is the UK’s broadband? Really awful
  93. TECHunplugged Austin is One Packed Event
  94. Talking NVMe, 3DXpoint and Networking
  95. Tech Field Day Viewership Rockets Forward in 2015
  96. Every Device Can Speak SMB Protocol Thanks To Visuality Systems
  97. Live Streaming Video Adds to the Tech Field Day Experience
  98. Storage Field Day 8 Brings the Enterprise Storage Industry Together
  99. Infinidat’s Solution For the I/O Blender: Math
  100. What’s In A Name?
  101. Generation 3 drobo: Fall In Love All Over Again
  102. VFD4 – The email
  103. Cisco’s Trojan Horse
  104. Networking Field Day 8
  105. Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld US 2014
  106. SolarWinds Showcases Virtualization Management for Hybrid IT and More at VMworld(R) US 2014
  107. #VMEspresso with SolarWinds at VMworld: “Storage I/O is About to Get Crazy”
  108. Why is DataGravity Such a Big Deal?
  109. 08 – Wireless Field Day 7 Kickoff « On The Fly Wi-Fi
  110. On experts, influencers, and evangelists
  111. Is Storage the Killer App for Software-Defined Networking?
  112. Show 184 – The Future of Networking Part 2 as Inspired by #NFD7
  113. Software-Defined Data Center Symposium, April 22 in Santa Clara, CA
  114. My Tech Field Day VFD3 Experience
  115. The Future of Networking Part 1 As Inspired By #NFD7
  116. “Everybody’s On the Internet, and Nobody Cares”
  117. Scaling Storage At The Client
  118. Scaling Storage In Conventional Arrays
  119. Scale-Out Storage Field Day?
  120. VMware-Integrated Caching? Not So Fast!
  121. SimpliVity Announcement Roundup
  122. AirTight Networks to Make its Live Tech Field Day Debut at Wireless Field Day 5 in Silicon Valley
  123. SDDC Interview: Tech Field Day’s Stephen Foskett and Tom Hollingsworth
  124. Show 153 – Cisco Live 2013 Roundtable Discussion with Tech Field Day
  125. Scaling Storage Is Hard To Do
  126. How Does OpenFlow Impact The Daily Life Of Networkers?
  127. We Might Be In The Business of Technology, But It’s The People That Make It Great
  128. Storage Field Day 3 Is Here!
  129. Solid State Storage Symposium – San Jose, CA
  130. Storage Field Day 1 – Silicon Valley
  131. Show 141 – The Pace of Change Is Picking Up
  132. One Year of Tech Field Day Video: 90,000 Views!