Episode | September 4th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 43 mins 26 secs
cio, composable infrastructure, convergence, data fabric, datacenter, enterprise, hci, information technology, it, processor, servers, storage, technology
It's been a big couple of weeks of earnings from all of the major enterprise infrastructure market players. High-end kit is up, mid-range everything (servers & storage) are soft, while as-a-service & software-defined all seem to be solid. What's it all mean? Is the IT world shifting? Matt & Steve talk about it all on this week's DataCentric.
Episode | June 12th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 21 mins 18 secs
dell technologies, earnings, hci, hewlett packard enterprise, nutanix, trends, vmware
What did we learn about datacenter infrastructure from the latest batch of earnings? That’s it all about software-defined and as-a-service. Industry analysts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell talk about what it all means on this episode of the DataCentric podcast.
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.
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 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 | 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.
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.
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.
Episode | July 2nd, 2019 | Season 2019 | 27 mins 29 secs
dell technologies, hci, hewlett packard enterprise, hpe, nutanix, vmware
HCI market share numbers for Q1 2019 are in and, boy, have things changed! Nutanix slides while Dell EMC holds dominance in branded systems, but isn't that part of Nutanix's strategy? Shifting to less branded, more partner/OEM sales? That, plus we recap the big themes from the recent HPE Discover Conference. All that, and more, from Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, technology analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy.
Episode | June 19th, 2019 | Season 2019 | 17 mins 59 secs
composable infrastructure, converged infrastructure, hci, hewlett packard enterprise, hpe, software defined infrastructure
Joining the podcast this week is Gary Thome, HPE's vice president and chief engineer within the Converged Datacenter Infrastructure business. Moor Insights & Strategy analysts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell talk to Gary to gain a deeper understanding of what converged infrastructure is, and how it fits into modern IT architecture.