Tech Field Day 26- Event Preview

Girard Kavelines is back for October’s Tech Field Day! Check out his most recent post where Girard gives us a quick preview on what presentations to look forward to at the upcoming event.


ML Commons Unveils MLPerf Training V2.0 | Gestalt IT Rundown: June 29, 2022

On the latest Gestalt IT Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth is joined by Stephen Foskett where they dive into the newly released ML Commons MLPerf Training v2.0 results. This benchmark suite measures how fast systems can train models to a target quality metric. NVIDIA, Intel Habana, Google, and Graphcore all submitted at least partial results. How do we make sense of all this ML training hardware? Head to GestaltIT.com for shownotes.


Deep Learning Training With Intel Habana Gaudi

In this post, Liselotte Foverskov, a Field Day delegate, gives her insight on the presentation from Habana, an Intel company, at this past AI Field Day. Check out her thoughts on Habana’s developmental focus of disruptive solutions that are shaping the future of AI and Deep Learning.


Training More for Less With Habana Gaudi

In this post from Gestalt IT, Sulagna Saha talks about Intel’s Habana Labs presentation on Gaudi at May’s Ai Field Day. She goes into detail on how this AI training processor makes DL model training affordable for a change. Check out Sulagna’s thoughts here!


AI Field Day Returns With a Focus on Data

AI Field Day returns in May! More applications are bringing machine learning capabilities, and companies are looking at deploying their own artificial intelligence applications as well. Stephen Foskett talks about which companies will be presenting and what we can look forward to. Check out his thoughts here!


Exploring Intel’s New Storage Solution From Tech Field Day 25

Charles Uneze joined us as a delegate for this past Tech Field Day! In this post, he talks about the latest innovative technology from Intel. Take a look here!


Storage Will Never Die! Long Live Intel Optane and CXL!

Gina Rosenthal is here to tell you that storage will never die! She attended this past Tech Field day where Intel presented on their Optane Memory and CXL strategies. Take a look at Gina’s thoughts here!


Disclosure: #XFD6 Edition

Justin Warren leaves us with his Security Field Day discloser post and includes the sponsor swag he received from last October. Check out what he received from all the presenting companies that participated with swag!


Intel’s Support for FIDO Device Onboarding – Eigenmagic

How do you get a brand new device out of its box and securely configured on your network without having to do more than plug it in and turn it on? Now how do you do this for thousands or millions of IoT devices? Intel reckons the solution, or at least part of it, is something called FIDO Device Onboard, and Justin Warren, a Field Day delegate, is inclined to agree with them. Check out Justin’s thoughts on Intel’s presentation at this past Security Field Day!


A Step Towards Ethical Facial Recognition With Oosto

With ethicality always being in question with facial recognition, it’s interesting to see that Oosto, formerly known as Anyvison, is working alongside Intel to mitigate the concerns of the users through ethical policies and bending to legal restrictions while bringing people solutions that are both intelligent and effective. Writing for Gestalt It, Sulagna Saha discusses Oosta’s demonstration on their new technology at this past Security Field Day! Check out Sulagna’s thoughts on their clever facial recognition solutions here!


Intel and Lightbits Labs Make Storage Optimization Easy

During August’s Storage Field Day presentations, Intel detailed how they have integrated with Lightbits Labs to optimize enterprise IT storage. This post describes the events of the presentation and what the combined technology approach is capable of. Read the piece and watch the Intel + Lightbits presentation for more information.


Intel Sapphire Rapids Rushes Back to 2022 | Gestalt IT Rundown: June 30, 2021

This episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown covers the enterprise IT news for the week of June 30th, 2021. Top stories include the extended release of new Intel Xeon processors, the LinkedIn data leak, and more. Watch the video for all of the news.


Tackling Big Data With Intel’s Open-Sourced Analytics Zoo

When they appeared at May’s AI Field Day event, Intel presented their Analytics Zoo product for tackling problems of big data analytics in AI. This piece covers the presentation, including the customer use cases shared at the event. Read on for a full breakdown, and watch all of Intel’s AI Field Day presentations for more product demos.


New Era of Graphical AI Is Near

This post by one of the GreyBeards himself, Ray Luchessi, describes how Intel is changing the game when it comes to AI-driven graphs. Lucchesi experienced Intel’s presentation from May’s AI Field Day event firsthand as a delegate, and has some strong opinions regarding their Katana AI product. Read all about them here, and watch the associated AI Field Day presentation for more technical information from Intel.


Networking Field Day 25, Part 1

Bryton Herdes was invited be a delegate at May’s Networking Field Day event, and after attending was not disappointed. In his blog on the topic, he covers his first impressions of the event and the presentations by Kemp, VMware, Arrcus, Intel, and PathSolutions. Read on to learn more, and be sure to watch the presentations Bryton attended to get the full picture.


Intel Silicon Photonics – The Way Forward

Ed Horley, curator of the Howfunky blog and self-titled “crazy IPv6 dude,” details his experiences at May’s Networking Field Day event. Specifically, Horley emphatically covers Intel’s presentation on Silicon Photonics, which he believes is the future of networking going forward. Dive into that potentially controversial statement by reading his piece and watching Intel’s presentation to learn more.


Data://express 0006 – YANG Ohne YIN, Lambda Vor Kappa Und Wenig IPv6 Auf Dem Network Field Day 25 – Pt. I

This episode of the German podcast, data://disrupted, contains the story of editor-in-chief and show host, Kerstin Stief, and her time as a delegate at May’s Networking Field Day. The show dives into what all she learned, including the two main themes that the presenting companies seemed to hone in on. Listen to the full show to hear what all was covered, and be sure to watch the presentations from the Networking Field Day event to hear for yourself!


Protecting Data In-Use Through Confidential Computing With Intel SGX

This piece details Intel’s appearance at March’s Cloud Field Day, where they showcased their Software Guard Extensions (SGX) for protecting data in-use. As a founding member of the Confidential Computing Consortium, Intel has a vested interest in protecting customer data, and their SGX solution provides a way to create data alcoves which prevent chunks of critical data from being tampered with while in use in an application. Read on to learn more about how it works, and check out the rest of Intel’s Cloud Field Day presentation for more technical info, as well as a deep dive into their Telemetry solution.


How Intel’s 3rd Gen Xeon Architecture Supports AI at the Edge

Intel rocked the world earlier this year with the release of their 3rd Generation Xeon Scalable processors, codenamed “Ice Lake,” which are designed specifically for advancing compute capabilities of servers. In their exclusive Tech Field Day event surrounding the new release, Intel gave an overview of how the Xeon platform is changing the AI edge game. Read on to learn about what Ice Lake has to offer, and be sure to watch Intel’s exclusive Tech Field Day event for more information.


Data://express 0004 – Intel Ice Lake, NVIDIA Grace, Composable Infrastructure, RDMA Over WAN

In this episode of the German data://disrupted podcast, Wolfgang and Kerstin Stief describes Wolfang’s experiences as a delegate at Intel’s special Tech Field Day event surrounding the release of their Ice Lake 3rd Gen Xeon scalable processors. The pair dive into the release, as well as the announcement of the AI-focused CPU from NVIDIA, called Grace. Tune in to hear more, including the other topics discussed, and check out Intel’s exclusive Tech Field Day event to get all of the details about Ice Lake.