Commvault GO: Mission Return

Data Evangelist with a focus on data quality and protection, Karen Lopez, attended Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019 in Denver, CO. Follow along as she shares details and news from her GO experience.


CommvaultGo 2019 Wrap Up: Metallic, Hedvig Added to Commvault Portfolio

It was great having Jeffrey Powers return as a delegate at Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019. In this piece, he runs down some of the major announcements and sessions from the event, which saw the launch of a new SaaS data protection offering, Commvault Metallic, and looked at how the company will integrate assets it acquired with Hedvig.


Talent Is Heavier Than Data

In this piece, Keith Townsend considers the impact of human talent on data gravity. The holy grail is to have data available instantly when you need it. There are literal physical limits to how possible this is, and he recently completed a video at Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO talking about some of the use cases and the capabilities of their Activate product in regards to metadata. At Cloud Field Day, he heard from Hammerspace, which looks at how to mitigate data gravity issues with a very unique solution.


Meet Metallic: Commvault-As-A-Service

Bart Heungens was one of the new faces around the delegate table for Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019. We’re thrilled to see his impressions of one of the major announcements from the event, Commvault Metallic, their new SaaS offering for data protection. He looks at what types of data protection is available, pricing, and where it will fit into the competitive landscape.


91: Keith and Ray Show at CommvaultGO 2019

In this podcast, Ray Lucchesi and Keith Townsend give their impressions of Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019. The event was their first chance to talk to Commvault’s new CEO Sanjay Mirchandani. They also got to hear about Commvault Metallic, get details about what the company will do with the Hedvig acquisition, and more.


Commvault Announces Metallic SaaS Data Protection

Chris Evans attended Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019, where he got to go beyond the announcements from the event and get technical deep dive sessions. In this post, he breaks down what he saw from Commvault Metallic, their new SaaS-based solution for data protection.


Wrap Up From Commvault GO 2019

Tech pro Markus Leinonen, attended his first Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019 in Denver Oct. 14th-16th. He shares what he learned during the event and his take on Commvault’s exciting announcements.


Commvault Activate – CommvaultGo 2019

Keith Townsend sits down with Commvault Field CTO Aaron Murphy and Director of Product Management Patrick McGrath during Tech Field Day Exclusive at CommvaultGo 2019. Commvault is known as a data protection company with its Complete product representing the bulk of its revenue. Activate is a product positioned at the data platform market.


Commvault Metallic and AWS RDS on vSphere – The Future of IT

Keith Townsend was a delegate at Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019, and got to hear all the exciting announcements from the event. In this post, he breaks down the details and implications of Commvault Metallica, their new SaaS offering.


A Quick Recap on This Week at Commvault GO

In this post from Kori Younger, she goes over her thoughts about what happened a Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO. This included details on their recent acquisition of Hedvig, the launch of the SaaS Commvault Metallic service, and expanded features of Commvault Activate.


Brainy Commvault

It’s no secret that a lot of storage companies are suddenly rebranding as data management companies. But how do you go beyond a rebrand and actually make substantive change to a large organization. Commvault shared their approach to managing this duality with a brain lateralization metaphor. Chin-Fah Heoh looks at if this answers his questions about why Commvault recently acquired Hedvig.


Commvault Go Day 2 Live Blog

If you need the TL;DR on the Day 2 Commvault GO keynote, be sure to check out the Gestalt IT live blog. They break down all the news and provide the analysis about how this will effect Commvault and their customers going forward.


Commvault Coming All Together

Chin-Fah Heoh was a man on a mission at Commvault GO. He went there looking for some answers about the company’s plans with their recently acquisition of Hedvig. In this piece, he discusses what he found out and breaks down all the other announcements. Being based in Malaysia, this piece provides a great lens to see a lot of the Commvault news from a different perspective. Be sure to check out all the technical sessions Chin-Fah and the other delegates saw at Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019.


Right and Left Brain – Storage and Data Management

For Karen Lopez, in the rush for storage and backup companies to rebrand themselves as data management companies, they often forget that the messaging surrounding managing storage and managing data are very different from a customer perspective. At Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO, the company used the metaphor of brain lateralization to put it into perspective.


Unpicking the Commvault Acquisition of Hedvig

Commvault and Hedvig were both familiar companies to the Tech Field Day community. So when the former bought the latter, we knew there would be some interesting insights from our delegates. In this post, Chris Evans breaks down how he sees Commvault integrating and augmenting much of what Hedvig offered.


Master’s Lesson in IT Management

If you’re interesting in understand the IT challenges for large shop, Keith Townsend recommends checking out a video from Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019. In it, the University of Leicester went into detail about migrating infrastructure with 20PB of data. There are a lot of challenges in this, regardless of the organization. We’re glad Keith found it interesting.


CommvaultGo 2019 Hot Take

Commvault announced a SaaS backup solution (Metallic) and went into a little detail about the acquisition of software-defined storage company Hedvig during Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019. Keith Townsend shares his impressions of the keynote in this video.


Stephen Foskett Gets the Latest News From Commvault at Commvault GO 2019

Stephen Foskett is interviewing Commvault management to learn the latest news at Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019 in Denver. Commvault recently acquired Hedvig, a software-defined storage company, and is enhancing its backup offerings with this highly-integrated, scalable storage solution. The company also announced Metallic, a new software-as-a-service offering.


Commvault Breaking the Storage Laws

For Keith Townsend, Commvault’s acquisition of Hedvig signals that they may be breaking one of the cardinal rules of storage. Commvault may be thought of traditionally as a backup company, but Keith makes the argument that the acquisition proves they want to move beyond the aspirations of secondary storage. Be sure to check out all of the video coverage from our Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019 and decide for yourself!


Meet Field Day Delegate – Markus Leinonen

We love to grow the Field Day family by inviting new faces to our events, and we’re thrilled that Markus Leinonen joined us for Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO 2019 this year. Be sure to check out this interview with Gestalt IT to learn how he got his start in IT, and get some perspective on where he’s coming from.