Episode Archive

50 episodes of DataCentric Podcast since the first episode, which aired on December 6th, 2018.

  • Big Trends from 2019

    Episode  |  January 6th, 2020  |  Season 2019  |  21 mins 22 secs
    amazon, amd, arm, consumption-based computing, dell, hpe, intel, it, kubernetes, lenovo, trends

    It's been an eventful year, but largely one setting chess pieces up for what's to come. Moor Insights & Strategy technology analysts Steve McDowell and Matt Kimball each give their top trends of the past year.

  • AWS ReInvent 2019 Wrap-Up

    Episode  |  December 9th, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  33 mins 58 secs
    amazon, arm, aws, cloud, reinvent

    Amazon's massive AWS ReInvent Conference is nearly overwhelming in its breadth and scope, with dozens of announcements spanning numerous areas. Moor Insights & Strategy analysts Matt Kimball & Steve McDowell help clear the path and talk about what the sum of it all really means to IT (and the industry). Listen in.

  • HPE's Container Platform with HPE Cloud Strategist Robert Christiansen

    Episode  |  November 18th, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  27 mins 11 secs
    cloud, containers, edge, hpe, kubernetes

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise launched its bare-metal container platform at KubeCon this week. Matt & Steve are joined by HPE VP & Chief Cloud Strategist Robert Christiansen to talk about how HPE views cloud workloads, and how the power of Kubernetes and containers might just be the right answer for both cloud and edge. A great conversation.

  • November 2019 Event News Roundup: Microsoft Ignite, VMWorld Europe, NVIDIA GTC DC & More!

    Episode  |  November 13th, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  46 mins 43 secs
    ai, amd, arm, edge, ignite, intel, microsoft, nvidia, servers, storage, vmware, vmworld

    It's been a busy few weeks as the fall conference season hits its stride. In this episode, Moor Insights & Strategy analysts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell talk about it all: Microsoft Ignite, VMworld Europe, NVIDIA GTC DC announcements, plus AMD has a stellar quarter, Intel has a benchmark oops, and lots of discussion of ARM and Edge

  • NetApp talks about Cloud Native, Containers, & HCI

    Episode  |  November 7th, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  36 mins 32 secs
    cloud native, containers, hci, insight, interview, kubernetes, netapp

    NetApp is about more than just about on-prem enterprise storage. They are changing with the industry as it embraces HCI, Cloud Native, and Kubernetes as part of the Data Fabric. This is critical to the company's strategy. We had the chance to sit separately with NetApp's SVP & GM of Cloud Native (which includes its Kubernetes/Containers activity) Anthony Lye, as well as NetApp's Chief HCI Architect Adam Carter at the show to hear about how to think about each of those spaces.

  • ARM TechCon 2019 Wrap-Up with Patrick Kennedy from Serve The Home

    Episode  |  October 14th, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  43 mins 40 secs
    amd, arm, edge, hpc, intel, microprocessor, server, techcon

    ARM TechCon 2019 wraps up in San Jose with Patrick Kennedy from Serve the Home joining hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell to talk about what they learned, while providing insight and guidance for how to think about ARM in today's world. This is one for the chip-heads!

  • Talking Data Protection with Arcserve CTO Oussama El-Hilali & VP of Strategic Partnerships Clark Brown

    Episode  |  October 6th, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  30 mins 14 secs
    arcserver, backup, cyber-resilience, data center, data protection, enterprise it

    Data Protection has long stopped being about just backup and recovery. In this age of rampant cyber-attacks, data protection has become a strategic element of every data center's operations plan. Moor Insights & Strategy analysts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell talk about the data protection market with Arcserve CTO Oussama El-Hilali and Arcserve Vice President Clark Brown.

  • News Round-Up: RedHat Summit, Pure Accelerate, Dell's EPYC Server,

    Episode  |  September 25th, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  44 mins 12 secs
    amd, dell emc, huawei, oracle, pure storage, red hat, servers, storage

    A catch-up podcast as Matt & Steve run through a very news-filled September. The guys recap Red Hat Summit, Pure Accelerate, and also hit product announcements from Dell EMC, Oracle, Huawei, and much, much more.

  • Talking with Coz: Pure Origins and the Future of Storage

    Episode  |  September 12th, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  51 mins 18 secs
    coz, enterprise storage, founder, origin story, pure storage

    Pure Storage is celebrating its 10th anniversary, in which time it has gone from a seed-stage start-up to a ~$4B publically traded company. It continues to be a disrupter in the storage industry. As we head into Pure Accelerate 2019 in Austin, we thought we'd step back and talk to the man behind the all-flash storage revolution, Pure's Co-Founder and CTO John "Coz" Colgrove. It's a wide-ranging conversation, from the origins of Pure, to current challenges, to the future of storage.

  • VMWorld 2019 Wrap-Up

    Episode  |  September 6th, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  45 mins 20 secs
    cio, composable infrastructure, conference, convergence, datacenter, enterprise, hci, information technology, it, processor, servers, storage, technology, vmware, vmworld

    VMworld, which has become ground-zero for talking about deploying IT infrastructure, just wrapped up in San Francisco. Moor Insights & Strategy senior datacenter analysts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell talk about what it all means.

  • Talking with Pure Storage CEO Charlie Giancarlo

    Episode  |  August 29th, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  34 mins 22 secs
    data fabric, datacenter, earnings, enterprise, flash, hci, information technology, it, pure storage, storage, technology

    What's the secret of Pure Storage's success? Having pushed the industry into the All-Flash era, they now find themselves growing 30%/year and landing alone as the only storage vendor showing growth in this quarter's round of earnings. Pure Storage CEO Charlie Giancarlo joins the DataCentric podcast to talk about both what's behind Pure's current success, and how he envisions a future where "data" is a utility.

  • AMD Releases an Epyc ROME while Lenovo delivers very nice earnings

    Episode  |  August 21st, 2019  |  Season 2019  |  32 mins 25 secs
    amd, earnings, epyc, lenovo, processor, server

    Moor Insights & Strategy analysts Matt Kimball & Steve McDowell are back from their various summer adventures and are easing back into the podcast saddle by asking the question: Is AMD's new Rome server part really "all that"? Should IT buyers care? And if you do, should you buy a server from Lenovo, who's continuing a stellar run of solid execution? All that, and more, on the newest DataCentric.