Pure Storage Highlights Challenge of Cloud Infrastructure for Enterprises

Justin Warren thinks that in tech, you need to “preserve optionality” – that is, keep your options open! Justin writes that the Pure Storage FlashArray helps you do exactly that. As a delegate at Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld 2020, Justin had the chance to see Pure Storage present and noticed how their FlashArray allows you to move your data around and be flexible in and around your clusters. Be sure to check out Justin’s post and the Pure Storage presentations on our website!

Pensando & VMware Talk Project Monterey @ Tech Field Day

What is Project Monterey? Why is it valuable? Pensando and VMware discussed this during their presentation at Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld 2020! Christopher Ratcliffe of Pensando recaps the session and explains that Project Monterey is a “re-architecture of VMware Cloud Foundation to leverage offload capabilities included in the latest generation of network interface cards.” To learn more about Project Monterey, watch their presentation from Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld 2020!

What’s the Buzz About SmartNICs?

Smart NICs are not new. However, they are just starting to emerge as a platform. Smart NICs are needed now more than ever with the increasing demand for improved network and compute performance. The buzz around the technology has also surged with the announcement of Project Monterey, an industry-wide collaboration to integrate SmartNICs into the VMware Cloud Foundation. So what are the benefits of using Smart NICs? Gina Rosenthal, a delegate at Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld 2020 reveals Smart NICs secrets through Smart NIC technology developers including Pensando.