August 24, 2022

VMblog VMware Explore 2022 Video Interview with Runecast (IT Operations & Security Compliance)

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As part of our VMware Explore 2022 coverage, VMblog visits with Markus Strauss, head of product management at Runecast. Runecast is a leading global provider of a patented enterprise IT platform which saves IT Security and Operations teams time and money by enabling a proactive approach to ITOM, CSPM and compliance. Forward-focused enterprises rely on Runecast for proactive risk mitigation, security compliance, operational efficiency and mission-critical stability. 

In this video, Strauss provides a quick overview of the company, and then goes into more detail on how they partner with VMware and its ecosystem. Find out what they specifically provide a VMware shop or VMware implementation, and what problems they solve for them.

Watch and learn as Strauss offers a great rundown of the company's technology, what they do, and what makes them unique and different in an otherwise crowded market. And find out what big trends and themes they see playing out into and throughout 2023.

Stick around until the end and watch a demo to learn more.

Learn more about Runecast by visiting:


0:00​ - Intro
0:22​ - Introducing Markus Strauss, Head of Product Management at Runecast
0:42 - Background overview of Runecast
1:26 - How does Runecast partner with VMware and fit within the ecosystem?
2:19 - What problems do you solve for VMware users?
3:35 - Getting a deeper dive into Runecast technology, and what makes them unique or different.
5:38 - Exploring recent announcements that have been made.
8:00 - Big picture themes and trends for 2022 and 2023
10:34 - Demo of Runecast
17:55 - Wrap up 

David Marshall

David Marshall has been involved in the technology industry for over 19 years, and he's been working with virtualization software since 1999. He was able to become an industry expert in virtualization by becoming a pioneer in that field - one of the few people in the industry allowed to work with Alpha stage server virtualization software from industry leaders: VMware (ESX Server), Connectix and Microsoft (Virtual Server).

Through the years, he has invented, marketed and helped launch a number of successful virtualization software companies and products. David holds a BS degree in Finance, an Information Technology Certification, and a number of vendor certifications from Microsoft, CompTia and others. He's also co-authored two published books: "VMware ESX Essentials in the Virtual Data Center" and "Advanced Server Virtualization: VMware and Microsoft Platforms in the Virtual Data Center" and acted as technical editor for two popular Virtualization "For Dummies" books. With his remaining spare time, David founded and operates one of the oldest independent virtualization news blogs, And co-founded, a publication dedicated to Cloud Computing. Starting in 2009 and continuing all the way to 2016, David has been honored with the vExpert distinction by VMware for his virtualization evangelism.








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