1. RoadCast

    Apstra Says It Offers the 'Next Evolution' in Software-Defined Networking

    “Intent-based networking.” It’s a new way of thinking about networking, according to Apstra, which provides data center networking automation. Michael Wood, CMO & VP of Apstra, discussed the concept with ActualTech Media CEO Scott Lowe in this RoadCast video shot at VMworld 2018. Wood says… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  2. RoadCast

    Barefoot Networks and Fully Programmable Switches

    Imagine changing your data center networking on the fly: altering the way the data plane processes packets, or introducing new protocols, for example. Or scaling up your network and introducing new efficiencies. This is the promise that Silicon Valley startup Barefoot Networks wants to fulfill. I… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  3. RoadCast

    Kingston Technology Is More Than Just Desktop RAM

    If you’re like most admins, when you think of Kingston Technology, you think RAM for your desktop or server. But if that’s your thought, then you haven’t taken a close look lately. In this RoadCast video from VMworld 2018, ActualTech Media Partner David Davis talks with Cameron Crandall, se… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  4. RoadCast

    Pavilion Data Provides the Benefits of NVMe Storage End-to-End

    NVMe is a type of incredibly fast storage that promises to revolutionize the IT industry. The problem is that unless the NVMe SSDs are locally attached, they're not fast enough for the most demanding applications. Until now. In this RoadCast video, ActualTech Media CEO Scott D. Lowe interviews Jeff… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  5. RoadCast

    Imanis Data Applies Machine Learning to Data Management

    What can Machine Learning, applied to data management, do for you? That’s the question posed by ActualTech Media CEO Scott D. Lowe to Imanis Data in this RoadCast video. Scott talks to Imanis Data CEO John Mracek about the growing problem of data that’s growing, especially unstructured data. Ima… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  6. RoadCast

    Big Switch Networks and Nutanix: Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

    Hyperconvergence is great, but scaling up can be a problem. As your number of nodes grows, especially beyond eight, the network can become so saturated that it bogs down significantly. In this video, ActualTech Media Partner David Davis interviews Gregg Holzrichter, Chief Marketing Officer at Big Sw… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  7. RoadCast

    From Static To Dynamic Infrastructure With HashiCorp

    HashiCorp has a simple-sounding goal that isn’t so simple to pull off. It’s to help companies migrate from the static world of on-premises data centers to the dynamic world of multi-cloud usage and constantly-evolving workloads. ActualTech Media Partner David Davis interviewed Chris Kent, Sr. Pr… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  8. RoadCast

    LightStep Offers Application Monitoring for Today’s Distributed Applications

    Application monitoring has been around forever. But today’s applications can be incredibly complex, utilizing microservices and being distributed over hundreds or thousands of nodes. This is why LightStep was invented. In this RoadCast video, ActualTech Media CEO Scott D. Lowe talks with LightStep… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  9. RoadCast

    Cloudtenna Brings Order to Enterprise Search Chaos

    ActualTech Media CEO Scott Lowe has a problem: he can’t find the stuff he needs. His files are scattered everywhere – email, Slack, Dropbox, etc. He wants a simple solution, so he asks Aaron Ganek, co-founder of Cloudtenna, if he can help. Cloudtenna offers what Ganek calls in this RoadCast vide… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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 Kinetic… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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