Resources (616)

  1. 099 — Cloud-Native Application Observability with Chronosphere

    We are now in the era of cloud-native application development. And while this new paradigm has incredible benefits in terms of time to market, efficiency, and more, it ramps up the complexity factor significantly. With dozens, hundreds, or thousands of microservices comprising an application, observability is harder than ever, while at the same time being more crucial than ever. There are a lot… Listen Now

  2. Algoblu Introduces ‘Network Element Virtualization’

    “Network Element Virtualization”: It sounds impressive, doesn’t it? In fact, it is impressive, and this new technology from Algoblu can transform your network operations. As Edward Qin, Chief Product Officer for Algoblu, explains to ActualTech Media Partner/CEO Scott Lowe in this “Spotlight Series” video, Network Element Virtualization (NEV) abstracts away underlying network resources… Read More

  3. Buurst: Data Management at the Edge and in the Cloud

    In today’s modern IT infrastructure, it’s critical for enterprises to be able to a) store data both on- and off-premises, and b) move and manage that data effectively. It’s a cloud and edge computing world, after all, and data is at the center of it all. Buurst exists to help with both of those tasks. Its products, including both SoftNAS and Buurst Fuusion, give you complete control over… Read More

  4. Datadobi Migrates Your On- and Off-Premises Data Quickly and Securely

    Sure, you can use a free, vendor-supplied utility to upload data from your on-premises environment to the cloud. But should you? That’s a question you can answer with a hearty “you betcha!” if you’re using Datadobi. That’s because Datadobi has a “maniacal focus on data integrity,” Steve Leeper, VP of Product Marketing, told ActualTech Media Partner and CEO Scott Lowe in this “Sp… Read More

  5. ionir Smooths the On-ramp to Kubernetes and Container Storage

    Managing storage for containers and Kubernetes is a challenge, as every admin knows. But does it have to be as difficult as it is? ionir doesn’t think so. In this “Spotlight Series” video, Kirby Wadsworth, Chief Marketing Officer for ionir, discusses his company’s storage and data management solutions with ActualTech Media Partner and CEO Scott Lowe. ionir offers a Kubernetes-native… Read More

  6. 098  – Databases in the Public Cloud? Yes, You Can!

    Believe it or not, there was a time when virtualizing servers was hard. Not so much anymore. In a way, that’s where we are with databases in the public cloud. It’s hard, and it can be intimidating to make the switch. When we look back in a few years, though, we may wonder why it seemed so hard to move data from strictly on-premises to off-premises environments. That’s the subject of th… Listen Now

  7. 097  – Why ‘Boring’ Is Good at the Edge

    “The computing edge” is a sexy buzzword right now. But is that really what you want as an IT admin? No—what you want, what you need, is infrastructure that just works, whether it’s on-premises or at the edge. That means your edge infrastructure needs to be reliable, especially in areas where it can be notoriously unreliable, and it needs to be run with as little administrative overhead… Listen Now

  8. 096  – How Scality Helps Drive Cloud-Native Development with Object Storage

    If there’s one word that describes the modern IT era, that word is “complexity.” Applications, data, and its associated infrastructure has broken through its on-premises boundaries and moved to the cloud and the edge. This has massive implications for things like software development and storage. Apps are increasingly born in the cloud and housed in containers, using microservices and API… Listen Now

  9. Nasuni Provides a ‘NAS in the Cloud’

    You know you need to be in the cloud. There are so many advantages in terms of scalability and availability, data resilience, backup and disaster recovery, and so on. But getting to the cloud can be scary, especially if you’re a traditional IT shop with apps and data stored in your on-premises data center. If that’s you, you need to know about Nasuni. It’s a file storage platform that del… Read More

  10. Prevention as a Service? Where Do I Sign Up?

    “Prevention as a Service.” Now that’s an “X as a Service” that’s new in the industry, but it’s an exciting idea! According to Perception Point VP of Customer Success & Incident Response Motti Elloul, it means to protect customers from any content-based attacks from any channel that allows content into an organization. As Elloul discusses in this “Spotlight Series” video with A… Read More

  11. Vcinity Provides LAN Speeds for Data Access—No Matter Where the Data Lives

    “Local Performance on a Global Scale.” That’s the promise made on the Vcinity website. Does it sound too good to be true? That’s what they discuss on this episode of ActualTech Media’s Spotlight Series of videos. Vcinity VP of Marketing Noemi Greyzdorf spoke with ActualTech Media CEO and Partner Scott Lowe about how it works. Vcinity essentially brings together compute and data from w… Read More

  12. Beef Up Your Cloud Security with Solvo

    “By 2023, 75% of security failures will result from inadequate management of identities, access, and privileges, up from 50% in 2020.” This statistic, from Gartner, should be a warning to organizations about upcoming security threats. Getting out ahead of that looming danger is what Solvo is all about. The company helps tighten your security where it tends to be loosest: in the cloud. So… Read More

  13. DSM Offers Unified Data Management for Florida Businesses

    DSM understands that your data is your company’s most valuable asset. That’s why they offer a managed service that protects your data, keeping you one step ahead of the bad guys. DSM Product Manager Brian Banaszynski spoke with ActualTech Media CEO Scott Lowe for this Spotlight Series video, and touted his company’s UDM, or Unified Data Management, platform. Banaszynski explained that… Read More

  14. Up-Level Your Incident Response Game with StackPulse

    Getting alerts about things that have gone wrong in your production systems is crucial for making sure your operations run smoothly. But how do you know which alerts are most important for your company? How do you know which alerts to tackle first? And what do you do about “alert fatigue,” the situation that occurs when there are so many alerts that an admin starts turning them off or ignoring… Read More

  15. Veritas Ramps Up Its Cloud Data Protection Offerings

    Most companies use some form of Software as a Service (SaaS). Even those who are dragged kicking and screaming into the cloud era use things like Box, Slack, and other services. And during the pandemic, that trend has accelerated like a bullet train, since workforces are now dispersed and data and applications need to be accessed from anywhere. What many organizations don’t fully understand,… Read More

  16. Are You Experiencing Cybersecurity Tool Fatigue?

    According to global tech market advisory firm ABI Research, spending on cybersecurity for infrastructure will reach nearly $106 billion this year, an increase of about $9 billion over last year. Referring to the SolarWinds hack, Michela Menting, Digital Security Research Director at ABI Research, said that “the implications for national security are significant, and critical infrastructure o… Read More

  17. Are You Ready for ‘Cloud First’ Computing?

    “Cloud first.” It’s what many organizations—maybe most—say they want to be these days. Some even are. But for the vast majority, it’s still an aspirational goal more than anything else. Companies inherently understand the value of being “cloud first,” since we’re well beyond the era of wondering if this “cloud” thing will make it, and if the cloud’s advantages are real (hin… Read More

  18. Alkira Connects You To Any Cloud, Anywhere

    David Klebanov, head of product marketing for Alkira, asks a fascinating question during his discussion with ActualTech Media Partner James Green: What if you’d had the chance to design your network with the cloud in mind? That’s what drove the idea behind Alkira, which offers networking (or network)-as-a-service. As Klebanov explains in this Spotlight Series video, Alkira allows customers… Read More

  19. HYCU Says It’s ‘All About the Recovery’

    Simon Taylor, CEO of HYCU, says “It’s not about backup. Anybody can build backup. It’s about great recovery,” what does he mean? He means, in IT terms, that backup is now just table stakes—it’s baked in. But when you’re hit with a ransomware attack, what businesses need to know is how soon they can be back up and running again, with minimal (or no) damage. HYCU, which calls its… Read More

  20. Lightbits Offers NVMe Performance with All-Flash Features

    There’s no doubt that NVMe is lightning-fast storage. The problem is that it’s confined to servers. But what if you could break it free from those constraints, and pool it? It could open up new worlds of speed as well as scalability. Lightbits Labs has done just that, as VP of Product Marketing Josh Goldenhar VP explains to ActualTech Media Partner James Green in this Spotlight Series video… Read More