Episode | September 28th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 43 mins 43 secs
dhci, hci, hewlett packard enterprise, hpe, hyper-converged infrastructure, nutanix`, simplivity, vmware, vmworld
What is it about HCI that enterprise IT likes so much? David Wang, HPE's director of storage marketing, drops in to talk to Matt and Steve about why HCI is compelling, and how the different flavors of HCI address a range of needs in the enterprise, whether on the edge or in the core. It's a wide-ranging and fascinating conversation that you won't want to miss.
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 | June 2nd, 2020 | Season 2020 | 42 mins 50 secs
cybersecurity, hewlett packard enterprise, supply chain
You don't always think about the security of your vendor's supply chain as a part of your organization's cybersecurity and compliance efforts -- but you should. Everything from ensuring the authenticity of components, all the way through the potential exploitation of systems & subsystems in-transit can cause enterprise's damage. This week we talk with John Grosso, Hewlett Packard Enterprise's vice president, global supply chain, about what these issues are, and how technology providers like HPE are addressing them.
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.
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 24th, 2019 | Season 2019 | 18 mins 10 secs
cybersecurity, hewlett packard enterprise, hpe, hpe discover
There are two kinds of commercial computer users, our guest Bob Moore, Director of Server Software and Product Security at HPE, tells us: Those that have been attacked, and those that have been attacked again. This is a great half-hour delving into the devious ways that we're all being targeted, and how the industry (and HPE) reacts to it.
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.
Episode | June 19th, 2019 | Season 2019 | 19 mins 28 secs
composable infrastructure, discover, hci, hewlett packard enterprise, hpe, simplivity, storage
HPE Discover kicks off with an overwhelming list of themes focused around software-defined, multi-cloud, intelligent edge, and, of course, the stars of the show: Storage and HCI. Hosts Matt Kimball & Steve McDowell provide a high-level recap of all the happenings, while also providing context for the announcements. You won't want to miss it!
May 28, 2019: Earnings Extravaganza! HPE! Pure Storage! NetApp! Plus China, Huawei, Lenovo, and More!
Episode | May 28th, 2019 | Season 2019 | 42 mins 16 secs
earnings, hewlett packard enterprise, hpe, lenovo, netapp, pure storage
Last week was a big week for earnings, with Hewlett Packard Enterprise beating the street and providing some intriguing commentary in their conference call, Pure Storage misses its number while putting up great growth, and NetApp is clearly struggling. All that, and discussion of China, Lenovo, Huawei, and more.
Episode | December 19th, 2018 | Season 2018 | 32 mins 40 secs
amazon web services, cio, composable infrastructure, convergence, data fabric, datacenter, enterprise, hci, hewlett packard enterprise, information technology, it, microsoft, processor, servers, storage, technology
This year we saw some existing datacenter trends solidified, while others emerged. China is driving the server market up. Cloud repatriation is leading to the rise of on-prem consumption-based models. Everyone is focused on converged infrastructure. Is hybrid-cloud manageability ripe for disruption? What's it all mean? Matt and Steve talk about it all.