VMworld 2021 – Bringing It All Together With Project Ensemble

On his personal site, Architecting IT.com, Chris Evans writes his takeaways from VMware’s VMworld 2021. Specifically, he compares VMware’s Project Ensemble, displayed at the event, to other products such as those presented at a past Cloud Field Day event by Morpheus Data, in a past Tech Field Day appearance by Platform9, and the products displayed by ZeroStack during a Virtualization Field Day event, which he attended at as a delegate. Click the link below for more context behind these comparisons.

VxRail Tech Field Day – a Technical Relay Race for the Athletically Challenged

Earlier this summer, Dell Technologies had an exclusive Tech Field Day event where they highlighted how VxRail drives value for their customers by optimizing operations and workloads, embracing hybrid cloud, and unlocking business value at the edge. Writing for Dell, Kathleen Cintorino dives deep into VxRail and its benefits. Check out Kathleen’s post for more!

VxRail + Tanzu = Kubernetes Optimization

In order to keep pace with the flexibility and agility of the cloud, today’s IT departments need to be able to effectively roll out new Kubernetes deployments at scale. That’s why Dell and VMware have integrated the VxRail and Tanzu product lines to provide easy, scalable K8s capabilities, which Dell showcased during their recent exclusive Tech Field Day. Writing for GestaltIT, Zach DeMeyer expands on the demos from Dell’s exclusive presentation. Take a look at Zach’s post!

Dell, VMware, Intel, NVIDIA: Weniger Latenz Bei Workloads

The German editor-in-chief of data://disrupted, Kerstin Stief, shares her experiences from Dell’s recent exclusive Tech Field Day event in this piece. Specifically, she covers the issue of latency in enterprise IT, and how Dell, Intel, and VMware are poised to help address it. Read on for her full opinions.

Where Does Latency Come From in Enterprise-Storage-Systems and What Can Enterprises Do to Minimise It

German tech enthusiast and perennial Field Day delegate, Kerstin Stief, uses this piece to express her thoughts after experiencing the recent Dell exclusive Tech Field Day event as a delegate. In it, she talks through the storage solution presented there, PowerStore, and how it fits into enterprise IT as a whole. Read on to hear all of what she has to say, and watch Dell’s presentations for more information.

Tech Field Day Presents Dell Technologies HCI & Storage: Cutting Edge Infrastructure to Drive Your Business

Join Dell for their exclusive Tech Field Day event! Showcasing their VxRail HCI and storage technologies, the event took place in early August. You can watch all of the presentations here.

vRNI ( VMware vRealize Network Insight )

This piece from the Portuguese Rodrigo Rovere covers VMware’s Networking Field Day appearance and his experience of it first hand as a Field Day delegate. The company’s presentation mainly covered their vRNI (vRealize Network Insights) product and how it can be used to increase network visibility, and this piece addresses those uses and Rovere’s take on them thereafter. Visit Rovere’s site, ciscoredes.com, for all of his opinions on the matter, and be sure to watch VMware’s presentation for full context.

How VMware’s SASE Secures Work From Anywhere

This post notes upon the difficulty of securing employees that work from anywhere compared to traditional networking models and how VMware’s SASE product can help address the issue. The product, which VMware presented at March’s Security Field Day event, works by smartly routing traffic between cloud and on-premises resources as if it were all happening within the traditional data center. Read on for more information about how VMware describes the product, or watch their presentation to hear it in their own words.

Tackling Distributed Data Center Security With Software-Driven Firewalls by VMware

VMware appeared at May’s Security Field Day event to present their NSX firewall product. This coverage post examines what NSX is, what it does, and what it means for the industry. Read on to learn more, and be sure to watch VMware’s NSX presentation for even more technical information.

VMware vRNI: Monitoring Networks Across Multiple Clouds

With software abstraction becoming all the rage in enterprise IT, VMware offers their vRNI solution as a way to gain top-down network visibility — even across multiple clouds. This post covers their presentation of vRNI, or vRealize Network Insight, at May’s Networking Field Day event. Learn about the three pillars the tool is designed to support by reading this post, or checking out their video presentation on the topic.

The Future of Network Management

Terry Slattery pays close attention to network management products, and had the chance to see three companies present on them at Networking Field Day earlier this year. As a delegate, Terry got to see VMware, PathSolutions, and Kemp present their products and writes about them on his blog: No Jitter. Head over to his blog to see his thoughts which include some throwbacks to Networking Field Day 16 and Networking Field Day 20!

Whose Cloud Is It Anyway? Recap From Cloud Field Day 10

Adam Fisher recounts his experiences as a Cloud Field Day delegate in this wrap-up post from his blog, Virtual Bonzo. In it, he details his takeaways from the presentations of this spring’s Cloud Field Day. Read on to see what all Fisher has to say, and be sure to watch all of the Cloud Field Day presentations for more info.

Podcast: Netzmanagement on Steroids Und Andere Einsichten

As a delegate at Networking Field Day last month, Kerstin Stief had the chance to see VMware, Nokia, PathSolutions, Kemp, and Juniper up close and personal! In a post and podcast on her website data-disrupted.de, Kerstin talks through her thoughts on the event and conclusion that the monitoring market is on the move. Head over to her website to read and hear more about her thoughts on Networking Field Day.

Networking Field Day 25, Part 1

Bryton Herdes was invited be a delegate at May’s Networking Field Day event, and after attending was not disappointed. In his blog on the topic, he covers his first impressions of the event and the presentations by Kemp, VMware, Arrcus, Intel, and PathSolutions. Read on to learn more, and be sure to watch the presentations Bryton attended to get the full picture.

Data://express 0006 – YANG Ohne YIN, Lambda Vor Kappa Und Wenig IPv6 Auf Dem Network Field Day 25 – Pt. I

This episode of the German podcast, data://disrupted, contains the story of editor-in-chief and show host, Kerstin Stief, and her time as a delegate at May’s Networking Field Day. The show dives into what all she learned, including the two main themes that the presenting companies seemed to hone in on. Listen to the full show to hear what all was covered, and be sure to watch the presentations from the Networking Field Day event to hear for yourself!

Evaluating Cost and Availability in the Cloud With VMware at Cloud Field Day

When VMware appeared at March’s Cloud Field Day event, they detailed the capabilities of their new cloud integration with AWS. This piece describes what was discussed in their Field Day presentation, including the features and use cases that drive the integration. Read on to learn more, or simply watch the presentation yourself to see how it works.

Leverage VMware Through Your Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

This piece covers Oracle’s Cloud Field Day presentation from April, where they announced they would be partnering with VMware to combine Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with VMware’s software and architecture to deliver an entirely new solution. In essence, the partnership means that you can completely virtualize your VMware VMs in Oracle’s cloud, making them more scalable and cloud-forward. Learn more in this article, or by watching Oracle’s presentation from their Cloud Field Day appearance.

Intel Customers Share Their Optane Experience Stories at Storage Field Day

May’s Storage Field Day event served as a platform for Intel to showcase their customers’ experiences with their Optane Persistent Memory product. This post hones in on those experiences, taking into account customer use cases as well as feedback to paint a picture of the Optane product in action. Read on, or watch Intel’s Storage Field Day appearance, to learn more.

The Continued Cloud Collaboration of Dell and VMware

In spite of Dell’s recent announcement to spin off VMware, the two giants of tech still plan on working in tandem to deliver high quality cloud products as detailed in Dell’s March Cloud Field Day appearance. With VxRail and VMware Cloud Foundation, both Dell and VMware combine the capabilities of their high-performance servers and virtualization software, respectively, to streamline and secure operations. Check out the article and watch Dell’s Cloud Field Day presentation to learn more about the two products from the two companies.

In Search of the Network Edge

Dr. Avril Salter details her experience as a delegate at March’s Security Field Day event, specifically her takes from the presentation of VMware, in this article. Her overview hones in on VMware’s Point of Presence (PoPs) solution, and how organizations can use the product to extend powerful compute capabilities to the far-reaching edges of their network. Read on to hear her overall opinions towards VMware PoPs, and be sure to watch VMware’s Security Field Day presentation to learn more about their product.