Storage Field Day 21 – Tintri

Barry Coombs was a delegate at Storage Field Day in January and follows the event with his notes on Tintri’s presentation. In this Tech Doodle, Barry mentions that Tintri works with customers across a wide variety of verticals and specializations and is building intelligent systems. For more of Barry’s notes from Tintri’s appearance at Storage Field Day, check out Tech Doodles!

Storage Field Day 21 – NetApp

NetApp presented at Storage Field Day in January where Barry Coombs joined us as a delegate. In his latest edition of Tech Doodles, Barry highlights NetApp’s presentations through handwritten notes and images from the event. Check out Tech Doodles to see his notes on NetApp Storage GRID, NetApp Data Science Toolkit, NetApp Keystone, and more!

Intel Memory Storage 2020 Briefing

Barry Coombs had the opportunity to attend the Tech Field Day Exclusive with Intel Memory and Storage as a delegate in December and interact directly with the Intel team as they recapped their keynote sessions. In his latest edition of Tech Doodles, Barry highlights the presentations including Intel’s six pillars, utilizing Optane in conjunction with DRAM, and Intel’s DAOS software. If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out our website to watch all the videos from the Tech Field Day Exclusive with Intel Memory and Storage!

Intel Memory & Storage Moment 2020

It was a pleasure to team up with Intel on the Intel Memory & Storage Moment 2020! At the event, delegate Barry Coombs saw keynotes from the Intel team on a variety of topics including several key product announcements. In his latest version of TechDoodles, Barry artistically recaps day one of IMS20. Check out his doodle and then head over to the Intel website to see the Day 1 keynotes!

Pure Storage PortWorx – Kubernetes Storage Platform

Pure Storage’s acquisition of PortWorx and the resulting partnership, was presented at Cloud Field Day 9. Barry Coombs of Tech Doodles looks deeper at the companies’ solutions

Azure NetApp Files and NetApp Virtual Desktop Service

NetApp presented its Microsoft Azure NetApp Files services and its Virtual Desktop Services offering during Cloud Field Day 9. Barry Coombs, Author behind Tech Doodles, Chief Technologist at Computerworld Group, and Tech Field Day Delegate said he was pleasantly surprised by the fresh storage content NetApp is developing.

StorPool Software Defined, High Performance, Scale Out, Block-Storage

StorPool, the developer of high performance, scale-out block storage software for primary demanding workloads showed delegates its software defined, high performance, block-storage
during Cloud Field Day 9. Cloud Field Day Delegate Barry Coombs, Author behind Tech Doodle and Chief Technologist at Computerworld Group took a brief look at the solution and its high points.

Scality Scale-Out File and Object Storage

Scality revealed its hybrid and multi-cloud storage system, Zenko at Cloud Field day 9, and they gained at least one fan. Barry Coombs of Tech Doodles noted that the Zenko solution stood out because it allows the freedom to use object and file storage solutions both on-premises and in the cloud. The solution also has ‘unified management, single namespace, metadata search, flexible replication between clouds, all whilst still storing data in the native cloud formats’ – a plus in Barry’s books.

VMware vRealize Operations, Automation and VMware Network Insight

VMware kicked off Cloud Field Day last month by discussing their vRealize portfolio! Delegate Barry Coombs took a closer look at this in his Tech Doodles series. Barry notes that he was particularly impressed with how far VMware has come with delivering aaS options for the portfolio that have feature parity with the on-premises versions. Check out VMware’s full presentation on our website!

Dell Technologies: Power Up the Portfolio – Day Two

Dealing with the ever increasing amounts of unstructured data is a challenge for every organization. That’s why Barry Coombs was excited to hear about Dell’s PowerScale solution at Tech Field Day Presents Dell Technologies: Power Up the Portfolio. He was a delegate at the event, and not only go to hear all the deep dives on PowerScale, but created his unique visualized notes to compliment the presentation. In the notes, he looks at how using Dell’s OneFS provides its solutions with the scale modern organizations need, while also allowing for easily moving workloads to the cloud.

Dell Technologies: Power Up the Portfolio – Day One

Tech doodler extraordinaire Barry Coombs joined us as a delegate at Tech Field Day Presents Dell Technologies: Power Up the Portfolio. If you want a truly unique way to see the information Dell presented about things like Dell EMC PowerStore and Dell EMC PowerFlex, be sure to check out Barry’s notes. He cleverly captures images and notates them throughout the event, providing a highlight of the presentations in a visually compelling way. Check them out then be sure to watch all of Dell’s presentations.

Storage Field Day 14

If you missed last month’s Storage Field Day, Barry Coombs has a post to get you caught up on most of the presentations. He includes his morning videos recorded at the event, going over his thoughts on what he saw the day prior. He also includes his excellent doodles for each presentations. These include notes on each company, as well as photos and screen shots. For a full audio-visual catch up on Storage Field Day, Barry has you covered.

Barry Coombs

Barry is a passionate and energetic IT infrastructure and strategy specialist and evangelist turned business leader, as well as achieving many industry qualifications has been awarded the VMware vExpert title every year since 2010, alongside a wide number of over accolades.