Zerto Showcases Mature Data Protection Capabilities; HPE Welcomes Zerto to GreenLake Collective

Max Mortillaro discusses his time watching Zerto’s Cloud Field Day presentation as a delegate in this piece. He covers their value prop, their recent acquisition by HPE, and his overall opinions on Zerto’s products. Read on to learn more, and be sure to watch Zerto’s recorded presentations for context.


Cloud-Native Data Protection Is Not an Option – an Overview of Kasten K10

Max Mortillaro of TechUnplugged shares his takes on the presentations of Kasten by Veeam during his time as a Cloud Field Day delegate in June. In this piece, he specifically details their cloud-native protection solution with regards to backups, disaster recovery, and more. Read on for his full opinions, and check out the Kasten by Veeam presentations to learn more.


Morpheus Data: Making the Spice Flow With Agnostic Infrastructure Management

Max Mortillaro describes his experiences as a delegate during June’s Cloud Field Day in this post from TECHunplugged.com. Specifically, he hones in on the presentation by Morpheus Data, on of his self-proclaimed highlights of the event. Read on to learn why Mortillaro was so impressed with Morpheus, and watch their Cloud Field Day presentations for a technical deep dive into their product.


The Pliops Storage Processor: Niche Product, or Game-Changing Technology?

This piece comes from Max Mortillaro, who writes about his time as a Cloud Field Day delegate in June. Mortillaro shares his takes on the presentations by Pliops, who presented their storage processor. Read on for all of his takeaways, and be sure to check out the presentations by Pliops for even more technical detail.


Pliops: Re-Imagining Storage, Crushing Bottlenecks and a Bright Future in the Cloud

Max Mortillaro joined us as a delegate at Storage Field Day earlier this year and had the opportunity to learn about Pliops during its presentation. For TECHunplugged, Max analyzes the Pliops Storage Processor (PSP). The PSP accelerates database applications by up to 7 times and has three areas where it delivers instant value. Additionally, this technology can be deployed in three different methods. For more of Max’s thoughts on the Pliops Storage Processor and its bright future, check out his post on TECHunplugged!


StorPool : New Capabilities, New OPEX Model, and Stronger Support for Cloud Customers

Max Mortillaro writes about a recent debrief he and the team at TECHunplugged had with Cloud Field Day presenter StorPool. Max saw StorPool present at Cloud Field Day on what they call “SDS 2.0”; high-performance scale-out architectural designs. Max writes about StorPool’s focus on the Cloud and containers and thinks they are “in the perfect lane to become very soon a top-tier players in software-defined block storage.” Check out all of Max’s thoughts on StorPool on the TECHunplugged website!


Storage Field Day 21 – The TECHunplugged Take on Nasuni

In this video from TECHunplugged, Arjan Timmerman and Max Mortillaro give their thoughts on Nasuni’s presentation from Storage Field Day in January. Max mentions that Nasuni was one of the companies that stood out to him and was amazed by Nasuni’s idea because “it’s so simple and so straightforward, it’s almost genius.” Nasuni looks at the traditional challenges of NAS and creates a solution for those challenges. To learn more about Nasuni’s solution, check out its presentation on the Tech Field Day website!


Nasuni – Cloud-Scale NAS Without Cloud Worries

Max Mortillaro had the opportunity to join us as a delegate at Storage Field Day in January where he saw Nasuni’s presentation. Max provides an analysis of Nasuni’s presentation and recognizes that managing file services at scale can be a challenge. In his analysis, Max writes, “By building on top of public clouds, Nasuni provides global data coverage with local acceleration, infinite scale and true cloud economics.” To find out what else Max had to say about Nasuni’s presentation from Storage Field Day, visit TECHunplugged!


TFD22 – TECHunplugged Take on VMware DRaaS

At Tech Field Day in December, VMware presented on Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS). Their solution, focused on VMware and AWS, greatly simplifies disaster recovery for their users. Max and Arjan talk through the strengths and features as well as potential use cases of the new offering from VMware in a video on the TECHunplugged YouTube channel. Check it out!


Intel Memory Summit 2020 – Intel Optane and Storage Archictectures

We had a blast working with Intel on Tech Field Day Extra at Intel Memory and Storage 2020! One of the delegates from the event, Max Mortillaro, posted a YouTube video with his thoughts after seeing the keynotes and interactive sessions. Max talks through his thoughts on the event and the Intel Optane and Storage Architectures. We even get a guest appearance from his cat! Be sure to check out Max’s video analysis of the event on the TECHunplugged YouTube channel!


Intel Memory Summit 2020 – Intel Optane Persistent Memory Future

Delegate Max Mortillaro attended Intel’s Memory and Storage Moment 2020 event in December. In this video for TECHunplugged, Max analyzes Intel Optane persistent memory and raises the question, “Is PMem the future of storage?” Check out TECHunplugged’s YouTube channel and blog for Max’s thoughts on Intel and more!


Intel Memory and Storage Moment 2020 – Intel Optane Announcements

Max Mortillaro was a delegate at Intel Memory and Storage Moment 2020 in December and follows the event with an exploration of Intel’s Optane announcements. Max recognizes that 2020 has been a pivotal year for Intel and is excited about Optane/Persistent Memory, as he notes that this technology promises a brave new world 5-10 years from now. To find out what else Max had to say about Intel’s latest announcements at this Tech Field Day Exclusive with Intel Memory and Storage, visit TECHunplugged!


TECHunplugged Take on Veeam Software During TFD22

Max Mortillaro and Arjan Timmerman of TECHunplugged were both delegates at Tech Field Day in December. In this video, they recap Veeam Software’s presentation and explain why it was one of the best of the event to them. Not only that, but Arjan adds that this was one of the best he has ever seen in the 30 Field Day events he has attended! Tune in to this video to see what set Veeam apart!


VMware Will Present at TFD22

In a preview of the final day of Tech Field Day earlier this month, delegate Arjan Timmerman writes about VMware and their Disaster Recovery solution. Arjan writes that “doing disaster recovery right is hard to do” and thinks that the VMware acquisition of Datrium was intended to put them in an optimal position to succeed in this area. Head over to TECHunplugged to see Arjan’s take and then head to the Tech Field Day website to catch the VMware presentations!


Day 2 of TFD22 Starts With Veeam

Heading into the second day of Tech Field Day earlier this month, Arjan Timmerman had high expectations for one of the presenters. On the TECHunplugged blog, Arjan shows his excitement for the upcoming presentation from Veeam and writes that they are consistently a great Field Day presenter. Check out Arjan’s post for a preview of Veeam and a collection of excellent GIFs! The full slate of Veeam presentations at Tech Field Day are also available on our website.


Tech Field Day 22 – the TECHunplugged Take on Quantum

Veteran field day delegates Arjan Timmerman and Max Mortillaro attended Tech Field Day earlier this month and had the opportunity to see Quantum present. On their TECHunplugged Take, Arjan and Max talk about the presentation and the ActiveSync offering from Quantum. If you haven’t yet, be sure to watch the Quantum presentations on the Tech Field day website!


Quantum Will Present at TFD22

Arjan Timmerman was a delegate at Tech Field Day earlier this month and had the chance to see several different companies present including Quantum. Before the presentation, Arjan wrote up this thoughts for the Tech Unplugged blog including a review of some of Quantum’s current projects and initiatives. Quantum’s full Tech Field Day presentation is available on our website, be sure to check it out!


Tech Field Day 22: The TECHunplugged Take on Red Hat OpenShift

After seeing Red Hat present on their OpenShift offering at Tech Field Day last week, delegates Max Mortillaro and Arjan Timmerman jumped on YouTube to give their thoughts. In this video they talk about Red Hat’s place in the market, some of the interesting Kubernetes offerings, and their perspective on OpenShift. A big thank you to both Red Hat for presenting and to Max and Arjan for being excellent delegates!


Tech Field Day 22 – the TECHunplugged Take on Commvault

As delegates at Tech Field Day earlier this month, Max Mortillaro and Arjan Timmerman got an up close look at Commvault. They enjoyed Commvault’s presentations and recapped what they learned on their TechUnplugged YouTube channel. In the conversation they recap Commvault’s several offerings including Metallic, Hedvig, and their “Store. Protect. Migrate.” strategy around kubernetes. Max and Arjan are impressed with how Commvault continues to push out offerings and work to turn out value for their customers.


Commvault Will Present at TFD22

Writing for Tech Unplugged, Arjan Timmerman says that he is excited to see Tech Field Day presenter Commvault at the event this week. Arjan will be a delegate on the “early team” of delegates at the event where he will have the chance to see Commvault up close and personal. He writes that by pivoting to innovation with offerings like Metallic, Commvault has placed themselves at the top of the industry. Tune in this week to see Commvault and more at Tech Field Day!