The Importance of User Interfaces in IT Infrastructure Management

Enrico Signoretti looks at the importance of user interface in this piece, something that in an age dominated by automation and APIs is often forgotten. He looks at the different approaches to UI on display at a recent Tech Field Day event.

Data Visualization: A Picture Is Worth a 1000 Words

Jon Klaus writes about the data visualization capabilities SolarWinds showed off at Tech Field Day. Their Orion suite contains a number of tools with advanced visualizations, including Network Atlas, AppStack, NetPath, and PerfStack.

Edge Computing Is the New Black

Enrico Signoretti clearly see that the edge is increasingly important in IT, allowing for compute and data storage to be placed close to the edge of the network to improve response times. He sees SD-WAN, automation, and edge-designed hardware as the enables of the edge. At Tech Field Day, he heard how Riverbed and Scale Computing is innovating with these enabling technologies.

Mastering the Art of Data Visualization

Data management and visualization are hot topics in IT today, but sometimes the terms can get muddied. After returning from Tech Field Day, Max Mortillaro breaks down what qualifies as visualization, how this relates to a good user interface, and more.

Tech Field Day Recap #TFD20

Anthony Spiteri was part of the team that presented with Veeam at Tech Field Day. In this post, he details what the showed off at the event, and gives some more background on each presentation. Be sure to check out the full video of their presentation to get caught up on the latest updates.

Veeam at #TFD20

Veeam presented at Tech Field Day, and Michael Cade returned as one of their presenters. In this post, Michael talks about how he found the Tech Field Day event videos invaluable before joining Veeam, and what it was like to present with his boss, El Rickatron, who was a delegate at the first Tech Field Day event.

20/10 Vision: Aruba’s 20th Presentation at Tech Field Day’s 10th Anniversary

We were thrilled to have Aruba Networks return for our tenth anniversary Tech Field Day event, which marked their twentieth overall presentation with the event series. Having presented at the event since 2012, in this post, Aruba details their presentation highlights from years past.

Meet the #TFD20 Delegates: Jon Klaus

Aruba Networks did interviews with the delegates for Tech Field Day. In this post, they spoke with Jon Klaus, a familiar face to anyone who’s watched our videos. They talked about how he got involved with the event, his favorite memories, and more.

BONUS: The Origins of Tech Field Day – the On-Premise IT Roundtable

In this bonus episode of the On-Premise IT Roundtable, we’re joining Stephen Foskett as he talks with some of the original delegates and inspirations for the Tech Field Day event series. They discuss the event that gave Stephen the initial idea, a fortuitous plane ride, how the first Tech Field Day event went, where the idea for the live stream started and more.

Veeam Enhanced NAS Backup – TFD20

Veeam’s Michael Cade was one of the company’s presenters at our tenth anniversary Tech Field Day event. In this video, he takes the time to answer some questions that there wasn’t enough time to fully address during the event.

Meet the #TFD20 Delegates: Jordan Martin

Jordan Martin is no stranger to Field Day events, and we were thrilled that he could join us for our tenth anniversary event as a delegate. In this interview with Aruba Networks, he discusses why tech was almost a hereditary calling for him, how he got into networking, and how he got started in podcasting.

Congrats to Tech Field Day for Hitting 10 Years!

For Matt Crape, 2016 was a big year, in no small part thanks to being invited to his first Tech Field Day event. For our 10th anniversary, Matt is looking back at what the event has meant to him and how it has impacted his career and life in a big way.

Tech Field Day 20: Switch Forward to a Cloud-Native Network From Edge to Data Center

At Tech Field Day, we were fortunate to be joined again by Aruba Networks. For this presentation, they showcased how Aruba CX switches simplify networking tasks with automation and full programmability enabled by the modern, microservices architecture of the AOS-CX operating system. Be sure to check out the full video coverage of their presentation.

Meet the #TFD Founder: Stephen Foskett

It was great to have Aruba Network interview Tech Field Day founder Stephen Foskett on the event’s tenth anniversary. In it, they discuss how the event got started, what has changed since the beginning, and what the event offers delegates and presenting companies.

#TFD Turns 10

Tech Field Day is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and we appreciate all the people letting us know what the event series has meant to them. In this piece Matt Leib talks about the value of bringing diverse delegates and companies together for meaningful technical conversations. We can’t wait to have Matt back at an event soon.

Meet the #TFD20 Delegates: Max Mortillaro

Max Mortillaro has been coming to Field Day events since 2016. In this interview with Aruba Networks, he discusses how he initially got involved, how the community has impacted his career, and how the event has changed over time.

Heading to Tech Field Day 20

Anthony Spiteri is presenting for Veeam at Tech Field Day, specifically the 10th anniversary of the event series. In this post, he writes about what he was looking forward to seeing at the event and what attending the event has meant for him.

Meet Field Day Delegate – Gina Rosenthal

Gina Rosenthal attended her first Tech Field Day. Before you sere her around the delegate table, check out this interview she did with Gestalt IT to get some background and find out where she sees IT going.

Meet Field Day Delegate – Greg Ferro

Gestalt IT delegate interviews are usually done with people going to their first event. But for the Tech Field Day tenth anniversary, they talked with one of the first delegates. In this interview, they talk with the Packet Pushers’ Greg Ferro, digging into his background and what he’s looking forward to at the event.

Congratulations Tech Field Day

There’s no official poet laureate of Tech Field Day, but if we were to choose one, it would probably be Al Rasheed. Though a relatively recent delegate, Al understands and appreciates the unique community and atmosphere Tech Field Day events, and relates it quite elegantly in this post.