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 | August 17th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 40 mins 59 secs
cio, cloud, dell emc, dell technologies, edge, enterprise, it, server, software-defined infrastructure
The server market is rapidly changing. It's less about the speeds and feeds of your hardware, and much more about the capabilities required to support critical workloads. From software-defined to edge, Dell Technologies director of server marketing join Matt Kimball & Steve McDowell in a wide-ranging discussion on the shifting landscape of servers.
Episode | June 29th, 2020 | Season 2020 | 51 mins 30 secs
edge computing, it, ot, stratus
Enterprise IT is rapidly moving towards the edge, but what does that really mean? There are extremes to what defines edge. Edge can describe the safe environment of a remote branch office, or maybe the air-conditioned cushiness of a remote telco hut. Then there's the extreme edge, where the lines between IT and OT blur, and anything can go. Jason Andersen, vice president of business line management at Stratus Technologies, joins Matt & Steve to talk about what edge computing can really mean.
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 | 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 | 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 | April 11th, 2019 | Season 2019 | 50 mins
cascade lake, datacenter, enterprise, information technology, intel, it, lenovo, optane, processor, pure storage, servers, storage, xeon
Intel throws a coming-out party for it's new Cascade Lake Xeons and Optane DC Persistent Memory, enabling a whole new slew of high-performance servers, while also setting the stage for a disruption in storage and in-memory compute. Where does AMD fit into this new world? Is there other data center news? Of course! Excelero partners with Lenovo, Pure acquires NAS technology, and Matt contemplates trading in his Windows laptop for a Macbook.
Episode | April 2nd, 2019 | Season 2019 | 44 mins 44 secs
cloud, containers, data center, hci, huawei, hybrid-cloud, it, nutanix, nvidia, ocp, open compute
This week Matt & Steve talk about the moves that NVIDIA is making into the data center,a brief wrap-up from Nutanix's investor conference in New York, some light thinking following Matt's first missed Open Compute Summit in a decade, and some non-political discussion on Huawei.
Episode | March 18th, 2019 | Season 2019 | 41 mins 6 secs
cio, composable infrastructure, convergence, data fabric, datacenter, enterprise, hci, hitachi, huawei, hyperscale, idc, information technology, intel, it, lenovo, nvidia, processor, pure storage, servers, storage, technology
The latest server and storage market numbers are out, and there are some big winners. And some big losers. Matt & Steve go all "inside-baseball" and talk about what it all means. They also touch on recent news around NVIDIA's Mellanox acquisition, Intel's CXL consortium, and the momentum of the Chinese technology providers.