Network Field Day 28 – Day 2 Recap

Looking for a quick recap on day two of Networking Field Day? Jordan Villarreal, a Field Day delegate, shares his thoughts on presentations from NetBeez, PathSolutions, and Gluware. He is very excited about these vendors, check out why!

Network Field Day 28 – Day 3 Recap

As the last day of Networking Field Day came to end, Jordan Villarreal shared his thoughts on a few companies he has not heard of before. The third day of this event was full of presentations from Progress, Augtera, and Pica8, check out Jeremy’s positive thoughts here!

Network Field Day 28 – Day 0

Join Jordan Villarreal, a Field Day delegate, on his thoughts and knowledge of Networking Field Day presenters before the event start date. He goes into quick detail on what he expects of some companies and what he is hoping to learn while being there. Take a look here!

Network Field Day 28 – Day 1 Recap

Looking for a quick recap on Day 1 of May’s Networking Field Day? You’re in luck, Jordan Villarreal, a Field Day delegate, posted a Youtube video here about the presentations from Juniper Networks, Arista, and Netris. Check out his thoughts here!

My Time as a Tech Field Day Delegate!

Lexie Cooper experienced her first Field Day event with us at this past Tech Field Day Exclusive with Cisco! We hope you enjoyed your first event Lexie! Check out her YouTube video here about her experience.

NetApp Goes CLOUD NATIVE With Spot & Astra

Nick Howell presented on NetApp’s cloud-native tools and services at this past Cloud Field Day. Check out his latest video on hybrid cloud and how this is something that could be of value to you!

The Future of the Data Center Control Plane Is in the Public Cloud

Keith Townsend, a Field Day delegate, attended this past Cloud Field Day, where Pure Storage presented on a solution for managing their FlashArray Storage system. Check out Keith’s thoughts, here on YouTube, about how this is the future of all data center management!

State of the Cloud

Check out the latest State of the Cloud interview featuring Gestalt It’s Stephen Foskett and Field Day delegate Matt Leib. They discuss the observations made at Cloud Field Day in November 2021 while talking about containerization and container orchestration as the next-generation platform for enterprise application.

GigaOm Live – 4.16.21

In this first ever episode of the livestreamed GigaOm Live show, host Johnny Baltisberger is joined by analysts Jason Collier and Enrico Signoretti, who discuss their experiences at the recent Tech Field Day event in late April. Specifically, the crew dives into news surrounding NetApp as well as the Tech Field Day presentations by Micron and Xilinx. Tune in to hear all of their discussion, and check out April’s Tech Field Day for the technical context.

GigaOm Live 4.23.21

On their April 23rd broadcast of GigaOm Live, the team from GigaOm discuss Tech Field Day! Specifically, delegates Enrico Signoretti and Jason Collier who attended the latest Tech Field Day discuss appearances from several companies and focus in on Vcinity and Scality. Head over to YouTube to check out their thoughts or to the Tech Field Day website to watch videos from the event!

Why Data Sovereignty Matters to Scality

The classic duo of Tech Field Day delegates, Joep Piscaer and Ather Beg, dive into their experiences watching March’s Cloud Field Day presentations. This video in particular highlights the appearance by Scality, who detailed the importance of data sovereignty with their Ring scalable storage product. Watch the video to hear what Piscaer and Beg took away from the presentation, and be sure to view Scality’s Cloud Field Day presentation itself to understand the basis of the conversation.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Is Great (If You Need Just Need IaaS and Like Low Cost)

In this video, Joep Piscaer and Ather Beg discuss their time as delegates during March’s Cloud Field Day presentations. Specifically, the pair hone in on the appearance by Oracle, lauding the potential use cases for their public cloud infrastructure. Watch the video to hear exactly what delighted them about OCI, and check out Oracle’s presentation to shape your own opinions.

Oracle Cloud ❤️’s Terraform

Ned Bellavance has been a little skeptical of Oracle building a public cloud, and seeing them while he was a delegate at Cloud Field Day gave him a great opportunity to ask some hard questions and learn more about their offering. In one of his “Terraform Tuesdays” videos from his Ned in the Cloud YouTube channel, Ned digs into the intriguing proposition that the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure uses Terraform as its IaC. Head over to his YouTube channel to see him talk through how this works with video from inside the platform itself!

Is VMware Cloud on AWS More Than a Landing Zone?

In this video, Joep Piscaer is joined by Raff Poltronieri and Ather Beg as they discuss their thoughts toward the Cloud Field Day event they attended as delegates in early April. Specifically, the trio hones in on VMware’s presentation regarding the VMware Cloud on AWS, voicing their concerns about limitations in use cases while also digging into the exciting integrations that can be leveraged. Be sure to check out the video to hear their thoughts, and also tune in to VMware’s Cloud Field Day presentation to help guide your own opinions towards the release.

Is Veeam’s Strategy Unsexy but Customer-Focused?

Delegates Joep Piscaer and Raff Poltronieri joined us for Cloud Field Day in March. Veeam Software presented at this event and discussed their cloud strategy, including insight on how they enable customers to manage their data across multiple platforms. In this video, Joep and Raff tackle the question, “Is [Veeam Software’s] strategy to support data protection across on-prem, cloud, SaaS and containers unsexy but customer-centric, or are they missing the point of cloud-native?”

StorageOS Is vSAN for Kubernetes

Ned Bellavance joined us as a delegate at Cloud Field Day in March and got to see StorageOS at the event. Ned had the opportunity to learn more about StorageOS and its product, vSAN for Kubernetes, which he finds intriguing. To see what Ned had to say about it, check out this video on YouTube!

CTOA Briefing – Storpool

The software-defined storage company, StorPool, presented at Cloud Field Day in November. Keith Townsend had the opportunity to speak with StorPool CEO Boyan Ivanov in this CTOA Briefing to discover what makes this special company profitable. For the full conversation, watch the video on!

NetApp Data Science Toolkit

NetApp presented at Storage Field Day in January and demonstrated its NetApp Data Science Toolkit. In this CTOA Briefing, Keith Townsend had the opportunity to speak with NetApp to discuss its Data Science Toolkit, which is designed to reduce friction between data science teams and IT infrastructure teams. To watch the full discussion in its raw unedited form, check out The CTO Advisor on YouTube!

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!

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!