Brian is an event reporter for VMBlog.com and an expert in virtualization/cloud techonlogies. In his 15+ years of experience in the virtualization/cloud field he has interviewed hundreds of companies, users and executives. Brian has been an active member of the NEVMUG (NEVTUG) since 2006 and attends both vmworld and Citrix Synergy every year. Brian works full time as a Senior Software Engineer for Liquidware Labs.
Brian also spent 5 years as the managing editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine, an online magazine focused on the virtualization industry and has been with vmblog since 2011. He has a background in Computer Graphics, Marketing, Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development, Linux Administration and is an active member of the NHJS group.
Datrium is the pioneer of the secure multicloud data platform for the resilient enterprise that natively brings together primary storage and backup, disaster recovery orchestration, encryption, and mobility in a single powerful platform. It provides a uniform data plane for managing data on-prem and in the cloud.. Deployed as storage or hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), Datrium’s Automatrix™ platform makes information available at the speed of business, with frictionless software and data mobility between public clouds and on-premises data centers. Datrium accelerates and consolidates heterogeneous workloads, making it ideal for databases, VDI and industry-specific applications as well as growing Kubernetes, DevOps and AI use cases. Datrium Automatrix technology provides consistent data services across clouds and automates resource orchestration so IT organizations can run their applications at peak performance without worrying about managing data infrastructure. Liberating IT from compromises and duplicative costs, Datrium enables instant recovery with 100% point-in-time data and virtual machine consistency, eliminating the expense and risk of using separate tools for production data, backup, disaster recovery and encryption. Secure by design, Datrium maintains fast performance at any scale as it protects against data corruption. Trusted by global enterprises, Datrium powers complex computing with set-and-forget simplicity.
Automatrix Platform: https://www.datrium.com/
Why Datrium: https://www.datrium.com/why-
Veeam® is the leader in Backup solutions that enable Cloud Data Management™. Veeam Availability Platform is the most complete back-up solution for helping customers on the journey to achieving success in the 5 Stages of Cloud Data Management. Veeam has 350,000+ customers worldwide, including 82% of the Fortune 500 and 66% of the Global 2,000, with customer-satisfaction scores at 3.5x the industry average. Veeam’s global ecosystem includes 61,000+ channel partners; Cisco, HPE, NetApp and Lenovo as exclusive resellers; and 21,000+ cloud and service providers.
Combining Veeam and VMware provides the only Cloud Data Management solution designed to enable enterprises of all sizes with the ability to unlock value for their business. Veeam is a strong VMware ecosystem partner and the only VMware Global Strategic Technology Partner focused on backup, Availability and Cloud Data Management. Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, Veeam has offices in more than 30 countries. To learn more, visit https://www.veeam.com or follow Veeam on Twitter @veeam.
Liquidware is the leader in desktop transformation solutions for next-generation Windows physical and virtual desktops, including VMware Horizon, Citrix® XenApp and XenDesktop, as well as RDSH, DaaS (Amazon WorkSpaces) and cloud platforms. The company's innovative Stratusphere™ UX solution supports assessment, onboarding, monitoring and diagnostics of desktop environments. Liquidware’s award-winning ProfileUnity™ solution supports migration to current Windows OS and User Environment Management. FlexApp offers cutting edge application layering technology to support application delivery strategies. Liquidware’s solutions are available through a global network of partners. Visit www.liquidware.com for further information.
SPOTCHECK INSPECTION WITH STRATUSPHERE UX
USING PROFILEUNITY TO MIGRATE WINDOWS 7 TO WINDOWS 10
OPTIMIZING PERFORMANCE FOR OFFICE 365 AND LARGE PROFILES WITH PROFILEUNITY PROFILEDISK
ExtraHop provides enterprise cyber analytics that deliver security and performance from the inside out. Our breakthrough approach analyzes all network interactions and applies advanced machine learning for complete visibility, real-time detection, and guided investigation. With this approach, we help the world’s leading enterprises including Hasbro, Credit Suisse, Caesars Entertainment, and Liberty Global to rise above the noise of alerts, organizational silos, and runaway technology. Unlike traditional security tools which focus on prevention, we find threats already inside your enterprise so you can address them quickly—up to 95 percent faster—before they affect your business. We also go far beyond performance monitoring tools like APM and NPM, providing total context across your hybrid environment, allowing you to identify performance problems before they result in downtime or negatively affect user experience.
Whether you’re investigating threats, ensuring delivery of critical applications, or securing your investment in cloud, ExtraHop helps you protect and accelerate your business. Learn more at www.extrahop.com.
Zadara is zero-risk enterprise cloud storage. We help organizations eliminate the technical, operational and financial risks associated with enterprise data storage, by providing industry-leading enterprise data storage solutions as a fully-managed service, with a 100%-uptime guarantee and consumption-based pricing.
Zadara uses a combination of industry-standard hardware and patented Zadara software to deliver the power of enterprise-class data storage and management — with the convenience of the cloud. Any data type. Any protocol. Any location.
Zadara is available via public clouds (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Azure, and more), managed service providers, data centers, colocation partners, and on premises in customers' data centers.
In this video interview, VMblog speaks with Carisa Stringer, senior director of product marketing for the Citrix virtual apps and desktop products, while at Citrix Synergy 2019 in Atlanta, GA.
Carisa Stringer provides a deeper look at some of the Citrix Workspace announcements made at Citrix Synergy. Citrix has added a layer of intelligence into Workspace to take things to the next level. They have also added a new micro app builder into the product to more easily allow users to integrate their applications into the Citrix Workspace environment. Stringer also talks about their work with Microsoft on Office integration, optimizing Teams in a virtual environment, and synchronizing the intelligence to quickly work between the various interfaces, and finally, extending support and benefits to Citrix Workspace with Windows Virtual Desktop capabilities. And Stringer also dives deeper into the explanation of performance analytics now added into Workspace.
While at Citrix Synergy 2019 in Atlanta, GA, VMblog spoke with Sridhar Mullapudi, SVP of products, managing Workspace services and the Apps team at Citrix.
Watch as Sridhar Mullapudi provides more detail into the Workspace platform. One of the interesting things announced was building intelligence into Workspace, and building a platform of work. The product comes with a host of micro-apps, but Citrix has built in support for partners and application providers to build their vertical specific needs and apps themselves. And what is going to be happening over the next 6 months. Mullapudi also goes into more detail as to what Citrix is doing within the security space such as the new keylogger blocking technology, as well as what they are doing within networking and multi-cloud.
In this video interview, VMblog speaks with PJ Hough, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer at Citrix, while at Citrix Synergy 2019 in Atlanta, GA.
PJ Hough provides more details around a number of different announcements made at Citrix Synergy. Hough starts off with one of the major announcements at the show, Citrix Workspace, describing a whole new set of capabilities in Workspace, and a new set of intelligent experiences. He also details several big announcements made around networking. And finally, concludes with a discussion around cloud, providing insight into what Citrix is doing with Microsoft and Azure, Google Cloud, and more.
In this video interview, VMblog speaks with Tim Minahan, Executive Vice President, Business Strategy and Chief Marketing Officer at Citrix, while at Citrix Synergy 2019 in Atlanta, GA.
Minahan covers a number of items discussed throughout the course of Citrix Synergy, specifically: the shifting focus from IT management to the employee experience, presenting employees with a digital workspace that gives them everything they need to be productive in one unified experience; securing the individual user rather than just the environment with new key logging security and screen capture protection; and finally, better supporting the cloud journey by supporting customer's hybrid and multi-cloud strategies.
Watch and learn more as VMblog and Minahan dive into each of these three areas.
VMblog visits the Flexxible IT booth during #CitrixSynergy 2019 to learn more about their new approach to the adoption of digital workspaces.
If you're looking to break free from the traditional way of delivering apps to users; if you're looking for complete visibility of the adoption of digital workspaces in your organization, then you need to watch and learn!