Modernizing the Extranet With Alkira

Extranets, also known as B2B networks, are essential for organizations to connect and provide additional services to each other. While this market has been dominated by a few providers, the lack of competition often leads to delays in provisioning connections. Fortunately, Alkira has introduced Extranet-as-a-Service, leveraging zero trust network architecture and cloud networking advancements to offer a more secure, scalable, and cost-effective alternative. With a familiar dashboard and consumption-based pricing, Alkira’s solution simplifies extranet management and enables secure data exchange, even in complex acquisition scenarios. Read more in this LinkedIn article by Tom Hollingsworth!

Fixing Firewall Sizing Issues With Prosmio

Tom Hollingsworth sheds light on the challenges of deploying an appropriately sized firewall and highlights Prosimo’s solution, as seen at Cloud Field Day last year. Prosimo Adaptive Service Insertion helps in deploying firewall resources in appropriate locations with minimal fuss by creating spokeless environments. Additionally, Prosimo introduces the possibility of directing guaranteed, critical traffic to a Prosimo instance to be processed, thus enabling businesses to ensure that their operational rules are respected. Finally, Prosimo’s tool allows for variable flow discovery and resource consumption, allowing organizations to manage their financial payments better.

Google’s Cloud Hyperdisk to Bring SAN Features to GCP

Chris Mellor discusses Google Cloud’s introduction of a SAN-like Cloud Hyperdisk to its Cloud Platform. Hyperdisk was previewed in September by Google Cloud, and is a next generation persistent disk type for use with Google Compute Engine (GCE) and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). You can read his thoughts on the website, Blocks and Files, and be sure to check out the Tech Field Day website to watch Google Cloud’s presentation from the latest Cloud Field Day event.

Supercloud Is Neither Super Nor a Cloud, Discuss.

Is Supercloud a thing now? Ned Bellevance, Field Day delegate, tuned in online to watch the Delegate Roundtable Discussion about Supercloud at September’s Cloud Field Day. Take a look here, or visit Ned’s blog, Ned in the Cloud, for more on his thoughts!

Prosimo Solves Cloud Networking Problems

Gina Rosenthal attended the most recent Cloud Field Day and took an interest in Prosimo’s presentation! In her post, she talks about the problems Prosimo is solving and how they are trying to get people to think about cloud networking differently. Check out more from Gina here!

Everything New With Storage This Quarter on Google Cloud

Sulagna Saha, writing for Gestalt IT, dives into Google Cloud and their latest presentation at Cloud Field Day. Check out her thoughts on the Google Cloud Platform on the Gestalt IT website and be sure to check out all of the presentations from Cloud Field Day on the Tech Field Day website!

IaC Automation With RackN

Writing for Gestalt IT, Sulagna Saha gives her thoughts on how RackN is exchanging routine manual tasks for IaC automation that makes managing infrastructure easier than ever. You can check out RackN’s and all of the presentations from Cloud Field Day on the Tech Field Day website!

Simplifying Multi-Cloud Networking With Prosimo

Writing for Gestalt IT, Sulagna Saha gives her take on Prosimo’s presentation at Cloud Field Day. Read about her thoughts on how integrating Prosimo into existing infrastructure could ease the complexity of the multi-cloud transition. You can read more on the Gestalt IT website and be sure to check out all of the videos from Cloud Field Day on the Tech Field Day website!

Cyber Deception With Commvault

Commvault has stepped up to reimagine data protection in the face of rising threats, according to Gestalt IT’s writer, Sulagna Saha. Commvault presented at September’s Cloud Field Day where Metallic ThreatWise, that provides advanced and active data protection against ransomware, was demoed to our delegates. In her post, Sulagna goes into a deep dive on this technology, that covers all the key grounds. Check out the Gestalt IT website for more from Sulagna!

Observing the Cloud Network for Hidden Costs With Kentik

Sulagna Saha writes, on the Gestalt IT website, about Kentik’s presentation from the most recent Cloud Field Day. She goes into detail on her thoughts on their Kentik Network Observability Cloud Platform that will help companies dial down their cloud infrastructure. Take a look here for more from Sulagna!

Kentik Addresses Network Observability in the Cloud

Gina Rosenthal gives her thoughts on Kentik and how they’re addressing network observability in the cloud after watching their presentation at Cloud Field Day. Check out what she has to say and make sure to check out all the videos from Cloud Field Day on the Tech Field Day website!

Bi-Dimensional Pod Autoscaling in Kubernetes With StormForge

In this post from Sulagna Saha at Gestalt IT, she talks about the most recent presentation from StormForge at September’s Cloud Field Day. Sulagna goes into detail on the newly introduced autoscaling feature and showcased how first time organizations can leverage Kubernetes’ pod autoscaling options to meet utilization goals. Take a look here, or on the Gestalt IT website, for more on StormForge from Sulagna.

Cloud Field Day 15 – Day Three

While back on-site for our hybrid Cloud Field Day, some delegates got together and discussed what they saw from RackN on Day Three. Nathan Bennett, Jim Jones, Lino Telera, Ray Lucchesi, Eric Wright, and Calvin Hendryx-Parker all sat down to give their in-depth thoughts from the day along with a brief recap from other presentations throughout the week. Take a look here or visit Nathan’s YouTube channel for more!

Cloud Field Day 15 – Day One

Field Day delegate, Nathan Bennett, is joined by delegate, Eric Wright to discuss the first day of September’s Cloud Field Day. In this video, they both go into detail on presentations from Prosimo, Google Cloud, and Kentik. If you want to learn more, watch the video here, or visit Nathan’s YouTube channel.

Cloud Field Day 15 – Day Two

Nathan Bennett is here to discuss his thoughts on Day Two from Cloud Field Day. He enjoyed being able to see the different solutions from a Kubernetes perspective during presentations from StormForge and Metallic, a Commvault Venture. Take a look here for more from Nathan’s or visit his YouTube channel.

Cloud Field Day 15 Returns to Silicon Valley!

Cloud Field has returned to Silicon Valley! There was a wide variety of companies who presented on multiple different topics. Excited to hear about more? All the videos from each presentation have been uploaded to the Tech Field Day website and available on YouTube, check them out!

Back to Silicon Valley for NetApp, CloudFieldDay 15 and More!

Lino is back for September’s Cloud Field Day! There was a great line up at this past Cloud Field Day including presentations from Prosimo, Kentik, Google Cloud, Commvault, and RackN along with a special Cloud Field Exclusive with NetApp. Check out Lino Telera’s post here on what he is looking forward to the most!