Are IT certifications worth it?

Certifications are a topic that are sure to come up during everyone's career in the IT industry. Whether you are a rookie looking to break into the industry or a veteran who is looking to move into a different type of role, the possibility of getting a certification will weigh heavily in your decision making … Continue reading Are IT certifications worth it?

Contrasting the HCI Landscape

Now that 2018 is coming to a close, it is interesting to look back and see that lots of trends in data center technology are becoming more mainstream.  Cloud adoption is ramping up, Kubernetes is bringing containers to the enterprise, and hybrid cloud looks like the blueprint many organizations will be adopting for the future.  … Continue reading Contrasting the HCI Landscape

Veeam compatibility with vSphere 6.7 U1

With any new updates to vSphere, there are always a flurry of announcements about all of the shiny new vSphere features.  This can understandably lead to many customers rushing to upgrade and take advantage of the latest features.  Most seasoned IT professionals tend to err on the side of caution, and either wait for a … Continue reading Veeam compatibility with vSphere 6.7 U1

Hammerspace – Unstructured Data Anywhere

HammerSpace announced the release of their Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) platform at Tech Field Day 17.  They bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and innovation to the world of unstructured data.  Their goal is to provide access to unstructured data everywhere, regardless of which data center or cloud the data is stored in. HammerSpace believes that "you … Continue reading Hammerspace – Unstructured Data Anywhere

Protection for your backup data from Dell EMC Cyber Recovery

Tech Field Day 17 brought a presentation from Dell EMC Protect on a new solution for protecting backup data, Dell EMC Cyber Recovery 18.1.  Security is top of mind these days, with big attacks making national headlines.  Usually only a matter of weeks go by before the next ransomware attack hits the airwaves, and stories … Continue reading Protection for your backup data from Dell EMC Cyber Recovery