Securing 5G and IoT With Betacom

Did you hear the big announcement from AWS re:Invent 2021? I’m sure you are all as excited as Tom Hollingsworth is for Amazon Private 5G services. Writing for Gestalt IT, Tom discusses how Betacom, a presenting company at this past Security Field Day, can help support and solve the newly enabled 5G systems from Amazon in the near future. Check out Tom’s thoughts here!

Solving the Multi-Cloud Puzzle With Prosimo

Looking for a solution to the challenges of multi-cloud with a modern approach and the balance you need? Writing for Gestalt IT, Tom Hollingsworth discusses Prosimo’s new AXI platform that was previously presented at November’s Cloud Field Day. AXI provides the transit that you need for your application to be multi-cloud enabled. Check out more from Tom and Prosimo here!

Tending Your Security Garden With Swimlane

Writing for Gestalt IT, Tom Hollingsworth gives us a deep dive into the security space problems Swimlane is solving with their new low-code approach, SOAR. This Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response platform is frequently used in security space to talk about engines that take information from alerts being triggered across the enterprise and formulating responses to them. Check out more on Tom’s take from Swimlane’s presentation, on SOAR, at October’s Security Field Day.

Is the M1 MacBook Pro Wi-Fi Really Slower?

Tom Hollingsworth discusses the WiFi capabilities in the new M1 MacBook Pro. On paper, the suggestion is that it is slower than the Intel models. In use, however, there is more than meets the eye in this model.

Fast Friday Thoughts From Security Field Day

Security is one of those topics that creates a lot of thought-provoking ideas and makes you seriously wonder if you’re doing it right all the time. Writing on his personal blog, Tom Hollingsworth leaves us with some insight from October’s Security Field Day. Check out Tom’s thoughts here!

Focusing on a Secure Future at Security Field Day 6

Did you miss the live Security Field Day event this October? Writing for Gestalt IT, Tom Hollingsworth lays out what to expect from the presenting companies. Each day was jam packed with topics like DNS security, NetSecOps, 5G space, SASE and so much more. It’s something you sure don’t want to miss out on! Read here for more!

ZPE Systems Unifies the Remote Office

ZPE Systems has ensured that no matter what the requirement is for your most isolated remote offices there is a solution that will provide all the functionality they need to stay operational. Writing for Gestalt IT, Tom Hollingsworth discusses the solutions portrayed from ZPE Systems at this past Networking Field Day! For more about ZPE Systems, check out Tom’s post here!

Arrcus and the Vision for Application Acceleration

You may have heard recently on the Gestalt IT Rundown that Tech Field Day presenter Arrcus has a new CEO. Shekar Ayyar came over from VMware to lead the networking company into the next phase of their development. Writing for Gestalt IT, Tom Hollingsworth explains the impressive growth of Arrcus! Read Tom’s post for more!

All the Networking You Crave at Networking Field Day 26!

We’re getting closer to the end of 2021 but we couldn’t let it go without another great edition of Networking Field Day! You’re not going to want to miss a minute of the discussion that occurred in September! Tom Hollingsworth provides a brief outline of who presented at Networking Field Day and what they offered. Be sure to check out the live recordings!

Sharpening the Edge With Aruba

Read as Tom Hollingsworth describes new innovations from Aruba in this post. In it, he touches on their ability to improve experience at the edge through smart networking capabilities. Check out the post for all of his takeaways.

Racing to the Future With NGINX Sprint

The NGINX Sprint 2.0 event is upon us. This post from Tom Hollingsworth details an interview with a representative from NGINX, discussing the proceedings. Read the whole piece and watch its associated video for more info.

The Future of Cloud Is Now With Cisco and Tech Field Day

What is the future of cloud? Join Cisco and Tech Field Day for this exclusive event to learn about what the future of cloud holds for enterprise IT. Be sure to watch the event to learn more!

Start Your Engines for Networking Field Day – Service Provider

Best get excited; we’re kicking off a whole new Field Day event: Networking Field Day – Service Providers! A diversion from the usual Tech Field Day event, this new event will welcome a new crowd of organizations that provide networking services, showing off their expertise in the field of networking. The event takes place December 8-10, 2021, so be sure to tune in!

Experience at the Edge With Mobility Field Day!

It’s time to learn more during the 2021 edition of Mobility Field Day! We’re looking forward to getting updates from our lineup of great presenters and hearing the perspectives of our amazing delegates. July 14-16 is going to be packed with all the great information you need to plan your next wireless installation. Tune in this week to watch the event live!

Bringing Network Automation Home With Anuta Networks ATOM

This piece covers the recent appearance by Anuta Networks at February’s Networking Field Day. There, they displayed the networking automation power of their ATOM solution, which includes the ATOM Cloud product to help cover nearly all aspects of a network — even if most of it is distributed through the cloud. Read on to learn the takeaways from their presentation, and check out the presentation itself for a technical deep dive of the solution.

The Fork in the Network to Code Road With Nautobot

On, Tom Hollingsworth writes about Network to Code’s Networking Field Day appearance, their Nautobot project, and the great path that they seem to be on. Tom also delves into the nature of open source projects, forks, and the role that developers play in the community. If you haven’t yet seen Network to Code’s Nautobot presentation from Networking Field Day, you can watch it on the Tech Field Day website!

Presenters React to Networking Field Day

A lot of great content was presented during Networking Field Day last month! The delegates were very happy to hear about the state of the networking industry from leaders in the technology that is driving the way we will do work in the future. From network analytics and provisioning to new solutions like 5G, every presenter brought something unique to the table. Check out this video to find out what the presenters thought of the experience!

Networking Isn’t Just a Tool

Writing for his blog, the “Networking Nerd” Tom Hollingsworth writes some of his thoughts as he sees all of the great companies and presentations come through Networking Field Day earlier this month. He writes that we need to treat the Network as more than just a tool that we can purchase and ignore in terms of investing further time, effort, and resources into. Head over to the Networking Nerd blog to read his take on the topic!

Even More Networking Field Day Headed Your Way May 12-14, 2021!

Ready or not, here comes Networking Field Day! We’re so excited to share so many updates with you! Writing for, event lead Tom Hollingsworth has this to say about the event. “This Networking Field Day event is packed with companies that are building the next generation of hardware and software to keep your networks operating at peak performance. They’re helping you solve the hard problems to keep your users happy and productive. Whether it’s a router, a switch, or a software platform, you’re going to find something here that you need to know about.” Check out all Tom’s thought and tune in live for Networking Field Day!

Scality Announces ARTESCA | Gestalt IT Rundown: April 28, 2021

This “bear” of a News Rundown features Tom Hollingsworth and Stephen Foskett, who discuss what’s new for the week of 4/28/21 in the IT industry. Tune in to hear about Scality’s announcement of ARTESCA, the University of Minnesota’s banning from Linux kernel development, and how one beaver was able to shut down the Internet access of an entire Canadian town. Also, Stephen talks about bears… like, a lot. Be sure to watch Scality’s exclusive launch of ARTESCA in partnership with HPE, only at Actual Tech Media and here at