Daily Check-In for May 4, 2020

Ned Bellavance has been checking in on his YouTube channel every weekday at 11am ET while we’re all working from home, and he recently talked about what he saw from OpenShift at Tech Field Day Virtual with Red Hat. He focuses on OpenShift Cluster Manager, which can be used as a SaaS service or deployed on-prem. He looks at how this fits into typical organizational uses of Kubernetes, where organizations might run into problems, and some of the advanced features available to on-prem deployments.


RedHat (Virtual) Summit 2020

We were extremely proud to organize Tech Field Day Virtual with Red Hat, providing a virtual event in conjunction with Red Hat Summit 2020 Virtual Experience. This event focused on OpenShift, and provided an overview, deep dives into the latest updates, and answered all the delegate questions gathered around the (virtual) roundtable. We were thrilled to have delegates like Andrea Mauro join us for the event, and we can’t wait to see more of his thoughts on the presentations.


(32) Daily Check-In for April 30, 2020

Ned Bellavance has been doing daily video check-ins while sheltering in place, and in this video he provides his thoughts on Tech Field Day Virtual with Red Hat. He was a delegate at the virtual event, and was impressed by both the breadth of talent and tech shown at the event. The overall focus was on OpenShift. In the video, Ned breaks down some of the major updates, why Red Hat pivoted OpenShift to Kubernetes, and what the implications are for IT and organizations.


OpenShift TFDx Hot Take – What’s the Tipping Point for K8s?

To date, Keith Townsend hasn’t felt comfortable recommending OpenShift and Kubernetes to the typical enterprise he consults with. He got to get extensive time with the OpenShift team during our recent Tech Field Day Virtual with Red Hat, and finally got the firm response that he wanted the OpenShift is a PaaS solution in addition to a managed Kubernetes offering. Keith is still a Kubernetes skeptic, he still hasn’t heard the problem that Kubernetes has uniquely solved. But the clarification about OpenShift was well worth it for Keith.


Marketplaces Are Changing the Way We Do Enterprise IT

Enrico Signoretti has been looking into the increasing importance of marketplaces for unstructured data management solutions. These allow IT to add functionalities to your infrastructure quickly, without having to go through a complex purchase, installation, and configuration process. Enrico got to see two examples of these at recent Field Day events. At Cloud Field Day, VMware showed off their marketplace for VMware Cloud on AWS, with another marketplace on display at Tech Field Day Virtual with Red Hat. With more mature technology, Enrico see marketplaces not just as the purview of cloud providers, but rather being extended to hybrid cloud platforms and eventually the private enterprise marketplace.


Tune in for Tech Field Day Virtual With Red Hat on April 29

We’re thrilled to be able to present Tech Field Day Virtual with Red Hat on April 29th! This will focus on Red Hat OpenShift and follow on the announcements from the virtual Red Hat Summit. Red Hat has a whole day of excellent presentations in store, from an overview of their portfolio and strategy, to Kubernetes multi-cloud management, networking, and more. Be sure to mark you calendar and catch the entire live stream!