Safe and Sound at Security Field Day 9

Security Field Day 9 promises to showcase how security companies and teams are addressing ever-evolving cybersecurity threats to keep users safe. A lineup of prominent security companies will present their innovative solutions to reduce security risks, ensuring a better and secure user experience. Broadcasting live on June 28 and 29, we will see presentations from Commvault, HashiCorp, NetAlly, Cisco, Cribl, and Noname Security, highlighting their approach to enhancing data security and protection focused on critical areas such as backups and disaster recovery, multi-cloud defense, and Data Loss Prevention (DLP). Learn more about Security Field Day in this video featuring Tom Hollingsworth!

Excitement in the Air With Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live US 2023

Tech Field Day Extra returns to Cisco Live US 2023, featuring presentations from Cisco as well as Opengear and BackBox, streaming live on June 6 and 7. Tuesday begins with Opengear, followed by Cisco Enterprise, ThousandEyes, and Security. Wednesday features a presentation from BackBox and more presentations Cisco focused on IoT, Cloud and Compute, and Secure Policy. Check out the live stream on LinkedIn and the Tech Field Day website!

The Power of Expertise at Ventev

Tom Hollingsworth explores Ventev’s capabilities in wireless antennas and enclosures. The company has experts in IoT and industrial segments, and provides solutions for a variety of wireless challenges, including hostile environments. Ventev’s IoT solutions, such as the integrated enclosure solution that matches Aruba switches, include AC, DC power, and UPS, ensuring the network’s safety during power outages. The combination of expertise in research and data analysis, antenna designs, and power suggests that it may be worth consulting with Ventev for almost any wireless project.

Meet Field Day Delegate – Raymond Hendrix, Owner of Wi-Fi Wise International

Raymond Hendrix is a new Field Day delegate who serves the RF side of communication, particularly in the wireless domain. He has expanded his IT knowledge through military training, learning about token ring networking and electronic warfare and working with a 16-kilowatt jamming vehicle growing his interest in RF and antennas. His biggest challenge is obtaining clear requirements from customers, requiring effective communication skills in his field. Meet Raymond in this discussion with Tom Hollingsworth.

Meet Field Day Delegate – Kerry Kulp, Founding Partner at Velaspan

This article introduces Kerry Kulp, Founding Partner of Velaspan, who was among the new delegates attending Mobility Field Day 9. Kulp wears many hats at Velaspan, fulfilling roles in business leadership, development, and consulting. In a conversation with Tom Hollingsworth, Kulp shares his journey into the IT industry, his early days in wireless and mobility, and his interests in technology, particularly cybersecurity.

Aruba Isn’t a Wireless Company (Any More)

Although widely known as a wireless company, HPE Aruba Networking has grown into a full enterprise networking company today, emphasizing the importance of user-focused and holistic product lineups. As highlighted at the recent Aruba Atmopshere event, the company’s offerings have expanded beyond just wireless access points and devices that power them, to include campus and data center switches, SASE/SSE, IoT, and cloud-enabled management, to name a few. The shift in perception towards a more comprehensive networking company from being just a wireless company signifies rising maturity and effectiveness in catering to the complex needs of a modern user.

Making Mobility Magic at Mobility Field Day 9

Mobility Field Day 9 is May 17-19 in Silicon Valley, bringing together the top technology minds and experts in wireless and mobility to share their innovations and contributions to the field. With presentations from Arista, Celona, Cisco, Fortinet, Juniper Networks, NetAlly, and Ruckus Networks, attendees can expect updates on advancements in AI networking, SASE, and cybersecurity, among others. The presentations will be streamed live on our online platforms and feature roundtable discussions from our Field Day delegates. Watch this video for more information!

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.

The Amazing Way Observability Shapes Automation

The benefits of automation far outweigh the potential perils, mainly because more than 70% of IT decision-makers have acknowledged reduced employee workload with automation’s help. Visibility and automation share a close relationship, with data being a prerequisite for both. Saha further explains how with proper implementation and integration, networking automation can significantly improve the entire system’s efficiency while reducing the need for human-based control. This Networking Field Day Roundtable discussion focuses on the promise and pitfalls of network automation.

Excitement in the Air at Aruba Atmosphere 2023!

Gestalt IT is bringing the Networking Field Day Experience to Aruba Atmosphere on April 25th and 26th. The event will feature keynote sessions from Antonio Neri and David Hughes, and technical presentations from the data center networking team, wireless group, and security discussions as well. With valuable insights into new technologies in the networking, mobility, and security spaces, this event is an exciting opportunity for IT professionals looking to stay updated on industry trends. Learn all about the Networking Field Day Experience at Atmosphere from Tom Hollingsworth in this post and video!

Rethinking Search With Cribl

Cribl Search is a federated query engine designed to integrate datasets, with a focus on security. In this article for Gestalt IT, Tom Hollingsworth discusses Cribl’s unique approach to data processing that combines observability and security. With insights into the latest developments in search technology, this article is an essential read for IT professionals looking to stay ahead of the curve.

Networking Field Day Returns This April!

Tom Hollingsworth, writing for Gestalt IT, announces the return of Networking Field Day this month with a lineup of stellar presenters, including BackBox, Itential, HashiCorp, and Kentik. Tom notes that with the rise of remote work, this Networking Field Day event will focus on technologies that can support distributed teams. From software-defined networking to open-source networking, attendees will get a chance to learn about the latest trends and innovations in the industry.

Tech Field Day Is Extra at Cisco Live EMEA!

Team Tech Field Day is headed to Amsterdam for Cisco Live EMEA 2023, and Tom Hollingsworth has all the details. Tune in live Tuesday and Wednesday as Cisco presents to the Tech Field Day delegates, or watch for the videos on our YouTube channel. We can’t wait to hear what Cisco has in store for this, the first major enterprise IT event of 2023!

Friday Networking Field Day Thoughts

Tom Hollingsworth wrapped up the first Networking Field Day of 2023 this past January and leaves his thoughts for us to ponder with. Tom goes into detail on the Network-as-a-Service roundtable discussion that the delegates recorded at the event, what the companies are up to overall, and shared some news about Twitter. Take a look here at more of what Tom has to say.

Networking Into the Future With Networking Field Day 30

We kicked off 2023 with Networking Field Day where we had presentations from Anuta Networks, Juniper Networks, Aryaka, Cisco, Arista, Fortinet, and Selector AI! All videos from Networking Field Day have been published on the Tech Field Day website, head on over to check them out!

The Imposter Syndrome Network Podcast: Tom Hollingsworth

Our very own Tom Hollingsworth joined Field Day delegates Chris Grundemann and Zoe Rose on their new Imposter Syndrome Podcast. They discussed Tom’s role as an Event Lead for Tech Field Day and what his day-to-day operations looks like for tech events. Check out what he has to say!

Safe, Sound, and Secure With Security Field Day 8!

Tom Hollingsworth gives the rundown on the upcoming Security Field Day event. The Security Field Day event will see presentations from Fortinet, Micron, HashiCorp, Swimlane and Cribl. Follow along on the Tech Field Day website as well as the Security Field Day event page.

Why Do We Accept Bad Wireless Clients?

Check out Tom Hollingsworth’s take on the latest Mobility Field Day roundtable discussion. You can read his thoughts on his website, Networking Nerd, and be sure to catch all the latest posts and videos from Mobility Field Day on the Tech Field Day website!

Monday Mobility Quick Thoughts

In his latest post, event lead Tom Hollingsworth gives us his pre-event thoughts on October’s Mobility Field Day along with WLPC Europe. Take a look here or at The Networking Nerd website for more from Tom.

Moving Faster With Mobility Field Day 8

We’re gearing up for yet another Mobility Field Day! In his latest post on Gestalt IT, Tom Hollingsworth, event lead, talks about what to expect from Wyebot, Arista, and Ventev. Tune in live this October for more from Mobility Field Day on the Tech Field Day website!