Application Networking in Cloud Native 2.0 With

In this article, Sulagna Saha reviews’s Gloo Platform. The Gloo Platform integrates API Gateway and service mesh into a modular architecture that solves the challenges of modern application networking in multi-cloud. Read her article on Gestalt IT, or watch the full presentations of the platform at Tech Field Day.

Networking Takes Center Stage at Cloud Field Day 16

Adam Fisher gives his thoughts on the products demonstrated by Forward Networks, Fortinet, and during their presentations at Cloud Field Day in January. Read his thoughts on the Virtual Bonzo website. Service Mesh With Istio and Future Ambient Sidecarless Service Mesh

Hin Tang is learning about service mesh from the experts at This article recounts their recent Cloud Field Day presentation and gives Hin’s perspective on the practicality of Istio in the enterprise. Read his post and then check out the entire presentation on the Tech Field Day website!

Understanding the Building Blocks of Cloud-Native Infrastructure

Philip Sellers attended our recent Cloud Field Day event and considers some of the questions about cloud-native technology adoption. Thinking about the, Forward Networks, and Fortinet presentations, Philip ponders what they mean for enterprise cloud-native solutions. Read all of his coverage on his blog, vBrainstorm!

Learning’s Gloo That Holds Cloud-Native Together

Philip Sellers recently attended Cloud Field Day and was impressed by’s implementation of Istio. This open source project creates a programable, application-aware network of services, and’s Gloo Ambinet Mesh is a key differentiator. Read Philip’s whole review of Gloo, and check out the rest of his articles from Cloud Field Day 16!

Cloud Field Day Looks to the Next Generation in January

Our first Cloud Field Day of 2023 was this past January. We had Forward Networks, Fortinet, and present on many cloud related topics such as net-ops, cloud sec ops, the Fortigate firewall, cloud native networking, etc. Be sure to check out presentations and more from Cloud Field Day on the Tech Field Day website!

Kubernetes and Traffic Lights

It’s no secret that Keith Townsend is skeptical of the IT hype machine that is Kubernetes. In this post, he compares it to upgrading traffic light orchestration systems to help ease congestion. The drivers only care that it helps congestion, not what system is running. That’s why he’s impressed with what he saw from Solo IO at Cloud Field Day. They embrace namespaces in their solution, allowing you to consume infrastructure without worrying about the orchestrator. Read the full piece for all the details. It’s All About Abstraction

Ather Beg heard from Solo IO at Cloud Field Day. For a newer startup, Ather was impressed by their API Gateway/Service Mesh technologies. Their efforts to abstract and simplify interfaces is important, it turns these technologies into simple providers that can be replaced transparently, as well as make them easier to consume.

Silicon Valley Goes Multi-Cloud

Kati Lehmuskoski joined us as a delegate at Cloud Field Day and saw two general focuses from the presenting companies: multi-cloud operations and data security. In this post, she breaks down what impressed her from each presentation, from solving data challenges with Hammerspace and LucidLink, to the DevOps automation solutions from Morpheus Data, and’s impressive CEO.

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Joey D’Antoni definitely got a lot out of Cloud Field Day, and we’ve loved seeing his write ups about the presentations. In this post, he turns his gaze to They provide a modern API gateway that securely bridges modern applications like Lamba or Azure functions to both monolithic applications as well as modern databases running in Kubernetes pods. at Cloud Field Day 6 –

In this post, details what they presented at Cloud Field Day, their first time at the event. Their presentation centered around the company’s solutions for helping companies build and deploy new microservices applications, then add service mesh technologies to environments, while providing an application health toolkit designed specifically for multi-language microservices. Check out the full video for all the details. Stole the Show at Cloud Field Day 6

Ned Bellavance doesn’t make any bones about it, was his hands down favorite presentation at Cloud Field Day. They had a keen focus on delivering a customer-focused service mesh solutions with a suite of well built apps. This means helping customers solve problems, and building better functionality on top of the solutions they are already using. Be sure to check out the full video of their presentation to get the specifics.

Cloud Field Day 6 Preview

Nate Avery got to hear from at Cloud Field Day. Their solution center around service mesh solutions, an area that Nate sees as exploding with competition and features. In this post, he looks at the different apps the company makes, and what he was expecting to see from their presentation. Be sure to check out their full video coverage from the event.

Cloud Field Day (#CFD6): A Heads-Up – Ather Beg’s Useful Thoughts

If you’re about to dive into the presentations and live stream for Cloud Field Day cold, you might want to stop and check out this post from Ather Beg. He gives a quick, concise, but comprehensive look at each of the presenting companies. He’s looking at what they do, what should be interesting about their presentation, and what they’ve shown off at Field Day in the past.

Cloud Field Day 6 Prep – Hammerspace and

Ned Bellavance is out at Cloud Field Day this week, but before he left for the event, he completed a comprehensive look at the presenting companies. Never let it be said that Ned doesn’t do his homework. In this space, he takes a look at what he expects to see from hammerspace and