Matt Kimball is a Moor Insights & Strategy senior datacenter analyst covering servers and storage. Matt’s 25 plus years of real-world experience in high tech spans from hardware to software as a product manager, product marketer, engineer and enterprise IT practitioner. This experience has led to a firm conviction that the success of an offering lies, of course, in a profitable, unique and targeted offering, but most importantly in the ability to position and communicate it effectively to the target audience.
Episode | May 5th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 22 mins 26 secs
annoucement, dell emc, dell technologies, powerstore, storage
Dell Technologies shakes up the hot midrange storage market with the introduction of its long-anticipated offering: the Dell EMC PowerStore. Dell's Caitlin Gordon joins Matt Kimball & Steve McDowell to talk through the vision of the new offering, as well as offering insights into some of the things that make this one unique -- things like an embedded hypervisor, in-the-box AI, new upgrade options, and much, much more.
Episode | April 27th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 34 mins 27 secs
iaas, it operations, management, pure storage
Critical infrastructure needs maintenance, and, as we reconfigure for a remote workforce, it needs critical expansion. What does it take to deploy and maintain infrastructure in a world where social distancing has become the norm? Pure Storage's VP of of World Wide Systems Engineering joins Matt & Steve to talk about this, as well as what Pure is doing to help out.
Episode | April 13th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 42 mins 24 secs
enterprise, hci, interview, vmware, vsan
HCI continues to demonstrate exceptional growth, and there's no technology company doing more to fuel that growth than VMWare, with its leading VSAN solution. The face of VSAN for VMWare is Lee Caswell, and this week Lee joins Matt & Steve to talk about what's behind the growth of HCI as a technology, what's happening in that world today, and where it's all heading.
Episode | March 26th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 52 mins 50 secs
aruba, cybersecurity, edge, hewlett packard enterprise, hpe, intelligent edge, ot
Deploying technology at the Intelligent Edge disrupts traditional IT thinking about devices, best practices, and security & compliance. Hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell are joined by Jon Green, VP and Chief Security Technologist and Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Company company, and Tim Ferrell, master cybersecurity architect at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Post-Earnings Enterprise Infrastructure Market, New ARM-based Ampere Server CPUs, & AMD Financial Day
Episode | March 9th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 48 mins 29 secs
amd, ampere, arm, cio, dell technologies, earnings, enterprise infrastructure, hci, hpe, it, server, storage, vmware
Now that we've seen earnings from all of the tier-one infrastructure players, hosts Steve McDowell & Matt Kimball talk about what the flat-to-down quarter means to the overall enterprise infrastructure market. Plus they talk a little HCI, delve into Ampere's new ARM-based monster 80-core server part, and detail some of the happenings out of AMD's recent Financial Analyst Day.
Episode | February 25th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 35 mins 26 secs
amd, dell technologies, earnings, edge computing, hpe, huawei, lenovo
Dell Technologies releases new edge products, HPE drops a new micro-server for edge and SMB, and Lenovo announces earnings. What's it all mean? Where's it all fit? Moor Insights & Strategy technology analysts Matt Kimball and Server McDowell try to figure it all out.
Episode | February 17th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 14 mins 25 secs
enterprise storage, ibm, ibm storage, interview
On the heels of a big set of announcements from IBM Storage, Eric Herzog, Chief Marketing Officer and VP of Worldwide Storage Channels for IBM, joins Moor Insights & Strategy senior technology analyst Steve McDowell for a conversation about what's new and different from IBM as the company both simplifies its non-mainframe storage offerings with top-to-bottom FlashSystem products, and continues its efforts to bring that simplicity to a hybrid-multicloud world.
Episode | February 6th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 24 mins 8 secs
amazon aws, amd, cisco, earnings, google cloud, intel, microsoft azure, vmware
It's been a busy few weeks on the earnings front, as Intel blows away all estimates, AMD does well enough, and the cloud wars continue to rage with Google Cloud, Amazon AWS, and Microsoft Azure. That, and both VMWare and Cisco are back in the news. What's it all mean? Tune in and find out.
Episode | February 3rd, 2020 | Season 2020 | 24 mins 55 secs
edge, hci, interview, scale computing
Scale Computing is a pioneer in HCI (inventing, in fact, the very term). The company has just come off a record year demonstrating 90% growth. They also recently showed off a full HCI cluster running on an Intel NUC. Scale's CEO and Co-Founder Jeff Ready joins us on this episode of DataCentric.
Episode | January 13th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 35 mins 46 secs
5g, acquistions, amazon aws, amd, arm, dell, edge, google cloud, hpe, intel, microsoft azure, x86
It's 2020, and that means a whole new set of predictions for the year! Join Moor Insights & Strategy technology analysts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell as they discuss what they believe will be the most impactful trends impacting data centers and IT architecture over the coming twelve months.
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.
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.