1. RoadCast

    Fastest Filesystem on the Planet? Yes, Says WekaIO

    “IO Starvation” sounds like some kind of dystopian novel! But in reality, it’s a serious issue facing data centers, and it keeps your applications from operating at peak performance. In this RoadCast video, Richard Dyke, VP of Sales at WekaIO, talks to ActualTech Media Partner David Davis abou… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  2. RoadCast

    Eliminating Data Center Silos With Datrium

    “We want to be the ‘any cloud, any hypervisor’ company,” says Sazzala Reddy, CTO and co-founder of Datrium. To find out how they’re doing that, ActualTech Media CEO Scott D. Lowe interviewed Reddy as part of our RoadCast series. In this video, Reddy explains how traditional data centers ha… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  3. RoadCast

    How IGEL Is Redefining Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

    “It’s the year of VDI!” How many times has that been said over the years? In reality, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) has settled into a solid place in data centers, and while no longer “hot,” is actually in a better place now – it’s useful! To that end, ActualTech Media CEO Scott… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  4. RoadCast

    Kinetica Leverages the Power of the GPU for Data Analytics

    Data analytics is a hot field, and ActualTech Media CEO Scott D. Lowe interviews a company on the bleeding edge -- Kinetica, a data analytics company with an interesting twist. Kinetica is all about “data in motion, and businesses in motion,” says Dipti Borkar, VP of Product Marketing at Kineti… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  5. RoadCast

    DriveScale and the Future of the Data Center

    The data center is changing fast, to meet the changing needs of organizations. ActualTech Media CEO Scott D. Lowe recently interviewed Gene Banman, CEO of DriveScale, about his company’s innovative offering in the area of software-composable infrastructure. Banman explained how composable infrastr… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  6. RoadCast

    Updates To VMware’s vRealize Cloud Management Platform & vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

    Earlier this year, VMware announced major updates to its vRealize cloud management platform, including vRealize Automation 7.3, vRealize Operations 6.6, vRealize Log Insight 4.5, vRealize Network Insight 3.4 and vRealize Business for Cloud 7.3. The updates focused on improving cloud operations as we… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  7. RoadCast

    Interview with VMware's Taruna Gandhi on vRealize Operations 6.6 with Automated Workload Balancing

    During our latest RoadCast video series, we stopped by the VMware headquarters to speak with the company’s product marketing and management executives to learn more about the recent updates to vRealize Automation and vRealize Operations. It was great to meet with Taruna Gandhi, Product Marketi… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  8. RoadCast

    Cohesity Accelerates Growth With Major Wins In Secondary Storage

    Today’s enterprises are burdened with unprecedented amounts of data. In addition to primary storage for production applications, secondary data is growing at an alarming pace, accounting for the bulk of enterprise storage capacity needs. The problem with traditional secondary storage solutions… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
  9. RoadCast

    Intro to Spin Transfer Technologies & MRAM: The Future Of Memory

    Magnetoresistive RAM (MRAM) technologies have been in development for several decades with the goal of improving density, performance and power consumption of memory. Since 2011, Spin Transfer Technologies has been working on breakthrough technologies in magnetics and CMOS circuits and architectures… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
  10. RoadCast

    HyTrust Celebrates 10 Years & The Future Of Multi-Cloud Security

    As cloud adoption in the enterprise continues to rise, security in the cloud remains one of the top concerns for organizations going through or planning a cloud migration. Survey after survey shows that security is still a top concern and partial barrier for many cloud migrations. As part of ou… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  11. RoadCast

    Remaking Secondary Storage With Cohesity

    Due to the enormous growth of data across all businesses, secondary storage is starting to become more important in the enterprise. What differentiates secondary storage from primary storage is largely the SLA; data stored in secondary storage doesn’t have mission critical SLA requirements. Becaus… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
  12. RoadCast

    Datrium Sets Impressive World Record With New Breed of Convergence

    Hyperconverged solutions solve many issues in today's data centers, including ease of deployment, agility and scalability, enabling automation, improved data protection and more. But hyperconvergence also has its pain points, with the biggest issue being performance. Datrium has set out to solve… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  13. RoadCast

    Tintri's Secret Software Scale-Out Sauce & New All-Flash Storage

    Tintri is known for its all-flash and hybrid flash storage arrays built for virtualized and cloud environments. But the company is doing some very interesting things with its software, too. During our latest visit to Tintri’s headquarters, part of our recent RoadCast video series, we spoke with Ch… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
  14. RoadCast

    HyperGrid On The Key Issues Facing Modern IT

    There’s a lot happening in enterprise IT today. CIOs, CTOs and IT managers at all levels are being faced with both exciting opportunities as well as important challenges. From new business demands to evolutionary and revolutionary changes in how things are done, there are a lot of opportunities fo… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
  15. RoadCast

    Pluribus Networks On The Reality & Evolution Of Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

    The concept of software-defined networking (SDN) has been around for a couple of decades, yet most IT professionals still have a hard time understanding what it truly means. Originally, SDN focused on separating the control plane from the data plane in order to make network control centrally managed… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
  16. RoadCast

    Solving Hybrid Cloud Challenges With Elastifile

    As 2017 draws to a close, more and more companies are moving from private-only to hybrid cloud. Last year hybrid cloud adoption increased threefold from just 19% to 57% of organizations surveyed in McAfee’s annual State of the Cloud Adoption & Security report (PDF download). This year, experts pre… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
  17. RoadCast

    Oracle’s Ravello Simplifies Public Cloud Migration In A Unique Way @OracleCloud

    In February 2016, Oracle announced its acquisition of an interesting startup called Ravello Systems. The young startup pioneered a technology that would allow enterprises to run their VMware and KVM workloads anywhere -- on-premises or in cloud environments, such as AWS or Google Cloud – without h… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  18. RoadCast

    VMware Cloud on AWS Interview with Ivan Oprencak @VMwareCloudAWS

    At this year’s VMworld, the company announced a brand new product: VMware Cloud On AWS. As part of our Roadcast video interview series, we stopped by VMware HQ where we met with expert, Ivan Oprencak, Director of Product Marketing for VMware Cloud on AWS, to get the basics and learn what the produ… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  19. RoadCast

    How Pure Storage Enables The Hyperconvergence of IT

    Hyperconverged infrastructure is being adopted at a rapid pace in the enterprise and the technology shift is bringing along with it a transformation in how IT teams function. In the years past, IT roles were clearly defined; you had the server pro, the storage guy, the networking gal and the securit… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  20. RoadCast

    Stratoscale: Innovate Or Die

    It’s 2017 and the great majority of IT organizations are beginning to realize that there are truly only two options for them: innovate or risk their own extinction. As part of our most recent RoadCast video series, we spoke with Ariel Maislos, CEO of Stratoscale, about this who pointed out right a… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  21. RoadCast

    Today’s Storage Transformation With SwiftStack Object Storage

    There’s an interesting shift happening in the storage space right now. IT pros are beginning to think of storage and how applications are consuming storage in a markedly different way. And enterprises are following by utilizing storage in new ways, depending on their needs and specific application… Read More

    By James D. Green