1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. RoadCast

    Intro To Rozo Systems: Unique High Performance SDS Filesystem For Data Center & Cloud

    In the last few years, the software defined storage space has exploded with new technologies as well as enterprises that have adopted SDS solutions. However, SDS hasn’t always been able to offer the high-performance that enterprises require and when it has, it typically came with a bigger price ta… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
  11. RoadCast

    Democratizing Webscale Storage For The Enterprise With Hedvig

    Companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon are utilizing cutting-edge technologies that most organizations can only dream about. But there’s one vendor that’s hoping to change that by helping to bring some of the technologies being implemented by the behemoths in our industry to enterprise IT by… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
  12. RoadCast

    Hardware Vs. Software, Hypervisor Freedom & Resiliency With Maxta’s Hyperconverged Infrastructure

    Hardware versus software. It’s a debate that’s been going on for years in the storage space. There are strong proponents of each approach and it seems the answer is not as clear-cut as one might think. As part of our most recent RoadCast video series, we met with Maxta, a software-defined sto… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
  13. RoadCast

    Uila Simplifies Hybrid Cloud Migration With An Application-Centric Solution

    The journey to the hybrid cloud for any organization can be a challenge. There’s a lot of complexity, a lot of moving parts and important business and technology considerations that must be taken into account. When you speak with IT pros who have gone through the process or are currently planning… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  14. RoadCast

    Skyport Systems: Will Cloud Really Kill The On-Prem Data Center Or Did We Fall For The Big Lie?

    These days it seems like every organization is in the process of, planning to or already completed their move to the cloud. The advantages that public cloud can bring typically outweigh the benefits of a traditional data center. Some might even go as far as to say the cloud is eating the world. B… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  15. RoadCast

    How ZeroStack Is Unifying Application Development And IT With Next-Gen Private Cloud

    Bridging the gap between application development teams and IT is a priority for many organizations. App development teams want to be able to move fast, but in order to do that they need the right resources available on demand. IT teams, on the other hand, have processes in place that must be followe… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  16. RoadCast

    Tachyum’s Cloud Chip Of The Future & The End Of Moore’s Law

    When most of us think about the future of the cloud and where data centers are headed, we think of a bright future with infinite scalability, unparalleled performance, unlimited flexibility and control, and endless possibilities. What we typically don’t consider is the energy impact of bigger, bet… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  17. RoadCast

    Interview with MVP J. Peter Bruzzese on Office 365 Security and Training - Live from Microsoft Ignite 2017

    In this interview with Microsoft MVP,  J. Peter Bruzzese, David Davis of ActualTechMedia chats with Peter at Microsoft Ignite 2017 about Office365 Security and how to stay up to date on constantly changing technology. From the Mimecast booth, Peter first provides his take on the Microsoft Ignite… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  18. RoadCast

    Interview Series with Tintri Field CTOs Covering the Latest Storage Innovations - Live from Ignite 2017

    In these interviews, live from Microsoft Ignite 2017, Tintri Field CTOs Chris Colotti, Kristopher Boyd, and Matt Geddes talk with David Davis of ActualTechMedia about the latest enterprise storage innovations from Tintri. In the first of the interviews, Chris Colotti, VCDX and Field CTO at Tintri… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  19. RoadCast

    Interview with Craig Nunes VP of Marketing at Datrium - Live from Ignite 2017

    In this interview, live from Microsoft Ignite 2017, Craig Nunes (@craigslisst) VP of Marketing at Datrium talks with David Davis of ActualTechMedia about Open Convergence. With Datrium’s Open Convergence, virtualized hosts gain flash storage, integrated backup, cloud archival, increased performanc… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  20. RoadCast

    Larry Chapman from trusource labs Talks Hyperconvergence from Maxta with David Davis

    Live from VMworld 2017, ActualTechMedia interviews the most innovative enterprise technology companies in their #RoadCast series. In this interview with Maxta customer, Larry Chapman, IT Infrastructure Manager of trusource labs, Larry shares what he has done to modernize their IT infrastructure u… Read More

    By David M. Davis
  21. RoadCast

    Stay Current with Trends in Enterprise IT by Following the ActualTech Media RoadCast Series

    As you might imagine, staying current with technology trends and the companies that participate in those trends is critically important for us at ActualTech Media.  Although we are constantly attending briefings and various conferences, nothing replaces actual one-on-one face-to-face discussions wi… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe