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.

Day Two Cloud 093: Don’t Get Your Whittling Badge

Following their appearance at Cloud Field Day in March, Kit Colbert and Dormain Drewitz from VMware sat down with Ned Bellavance of “Ned in the Cloud” to talk about their presentation. In his blog on the matter, Bellavance talks about their discussion on modernizing applications to meet the real-time demands of today’s customers. Read the blog to see what they discussed, and be sure to tune into VMware’s Tech Field Day presentation to hear more about their recent announcements.

The Case for Continuous Documentation

In the latest post on his Virtual Lifestyle blog, Joep Piscaer makes the case for Continuous Documentation. He writes that Continuous Documentation is a concept that is inexplicably missing from our methodologies and that if we could correctly apply it we could reduce team workloads. While a delegate at Cloud Field Day, Joep got to see the VMware team present on how they’re working to improve the documentation experience for developers using their software. Joep writes that “VMware’s DX tools are a massive improvement on the Continuous Documentation front.” Be sure to check out Joep’s blog post as well as VMware’s presentations from Cloud Field Day!

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.

VMware Cloud: The Fastest Path to Application Modernisation

During Cloud Field Day in March, Ather Beg had the opportunity to join us as a delegate and see VMware’s presentation at the event. In this blog, Ather notes that “According to surveys, most CIOs feel that digital transformation is not an easy journey.” He also mentions that the challenges associated with digital transformation are what VMware has been working towards solving. VMware is working on providing its customers with choices to allow customers to focus on what matters most. For more of Ather’s thoughts on VMware Cloud, check out this blog!

Security Field Day 5: All About SASE and Secure Access

VMware joined us at our Security Field Day event last month! During the presentation, they covered VMware SASE, a VMware Secure Access use case, and a VMware Secure Access demo. Kelsi Cooke explains in this blog that SASE and how cloud-based security can solve real problems for companies and their employees is one of their favorite topics to cover. Head over to the VMware website for more information on SASE and how it is helping those working from home.

Is VMware Cloud Really the Right Strategy for App Modernization?

VMware joined us to present at Cloud Field Day in March, highlighting VMware Cloud on AWS. In this VMware blog, Kit Colbert recaps the discussion from Cloud Field Day, “The answer is simple: VMware Cloud provides better infrastructure allowing for better app modernization.” To learn more about VMware’s approach of “migrate then modernize,” be sure to check out this blog from VMware, as well as the videos from Cloud Field Day on our website!

Security Field Day Is Back March 23-25, 2021

Security Field Day is coming back! Join us March 23-25, 2021 to see the exciting lineup of presentations and experts from the security community. You can also use #XFD5 on Twitter to join the conversation, and for more about the upcoming Security Field Day, check out this video and post from Tom Hollingsworth on GestaltIT.com.

Cloud Field Day 10: VMware Cloud on AWS Delivering Resilient Yet Cost Effective Infrastructure Platform for Modern Applications

VMware is coming to Cloud Field Day! They will be presenting on March 11th, from 1-3 PM PT. This isn’t their first event, as they have participated in many different Field Day events since 2009! Tune in to the upcoming Cloud Field Day to learn more about VMware Cloud on AWS, which has been helping customers with their cloud migration journey for over 3 years, with VMware experts looking at how this is a resilient and cost-effective platform, as well as how it compares to other public cloud alternatives. For more details on the upcoming presentations, check out this blog from VMware!

VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery Enables As-A-Service Ease and Fast Recovery

At Tech Field Day in December, VMware highlighted its Cloud Disaster Recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) solution. This offering orchestrates and implements cloud-based disaster recovery using a software-defined datacenter on VMware Cloud on AWS for customers with on-premises vSphere, allowing for low cost and fast recovery. VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery also allows organizations to regularly test their DR plans with automated jobs regularly checking for issues, making it a highly available environment that’s ready for recovery. Check out VMware’s presentations from Tech Field Day on our website to learn more!

Addressing the Cloud Deployment Headache: VMware

The Cloud can potentially provide an almost limitless horizon for companies trying to scale up and improve efficiency, but many are finding that the actual management of that cloud can prove very difficult. VMware is working to simplify the complexity around cloud management with their vRealize management suite. At Cloud Field Day last year, VMware presented on their vRealize solution that is designed to help with the burden of running on the Cloud. Check out the Gestalt IT perspective on the vRealize product as well the VMware presentations from Cloud Field Day on our website!

You Can Save Money on Your Insurance, OK Your DR

VMware was one of our presenters at Tech Field Day back in December, and they caught the attention of Field Day delegate Alastair Cooke. Writing for his blog, Alastair takes a look at Disaster Recovery options including VMware’s Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) product. He says that, much like insurance, Disaster Recovery products can be expensive and might feel unnecessary until you really need it most. Check out his thoughts on VMware’s DRaaS on his blog or check out the Tech Field Day presentations on our 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!

FlashStack Brings Simplicity and Flexibility to VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF)

Picking between simplicity, flexibility, and performance on the VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) is a thing of the past. With their FlashStack Converged Infrastructure, Pure Storage is changing the game. They showcased how FlashStack (a joint offering between Pure Storage and Cisco) brings simplicity to an on-premises VCF deployment while at Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld 2020. Check out the Gestalt IT team’s thoughts on the offering on their website, and if you haven’t yet be sure to watch Pure Storage’s Vaughn Stewart tell the Tech Field Day delegates about the newest developments on our website!

Pensando SmartNICs Power Up VMware Environments

Pensando highlighted its collaboration with VMware at Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld 2020. Pensando notes that it has added value with its SmartNICs to the VMware ecosystem as part of Project Monterey, where VMware is partnering with vendors to create within the VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF). The value of Pensando SmartNICs comes from not only the hardware but the software as well. Find out more in Pensando’s presentation on its SmartNICs in VMware environments on the Tech Field Day website!

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!