Brian Ducharme

Brian Ducharme

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. 

 

Are you interested in learning more about topics like security and devops?  Here's your chance to do just that.  The VMblog Mega Series is the perfect series for you!  As part of the Mega Series, over the next few months, you'll hear from a number of industry experts and leaders across multiple topics to help you make important decisions within your own organization.

In this episode of the Mega Series, VMblog is joined by industry expert, Bruno Kurtic, the Founding Chief Strategy Officer at Sumo Logic.  Sumo Logic empowers the people who power modern, digital business. Through its SaaS analytics platform, Sumo Logic enables customers to deliver reliable and secure cloud-native applications. The Sumo Logic Continuous Intelligence Platform helps practitioners and developers ensure application reliability, secure and protect against modern security threats, and gain insights into their cloud infrastructures. They provide customers with powerful real-time analytics and insights across observability and security solutions for their cloud-native applications.

Watch and learn as Kurtic provides a quick overview on Sumo Logic and explores the company's journey over the last decade.  He also discusses the concept of reliability, and how it is reflected in the enterprise IT environment.

We also discuss how digital transformation and new cyberattacks are changing the way enterprises protect against threats, and, he explains the climate of continuous risk and what that means for security leaders.  We also talk about data privacy and data security, are they two separate missions with two separate objectives?  And how about COVID, how did it impact IT and security?

We also get into the idea behind cloud vs. on-premises.  Is on-prem still a reality?  Are things staying on the cloud?  Is it growing and expanding?  Or are things coming back locally?

Learn more about Sumo Logic at their Website: https://www.sumologic.com

And read Kurtic's blog post about COVID impacting IT and security: https://www.sumologic.com/blog/continuous-intelligence-covid-19-it-security/

September 02, 2022

Portnox

Portnox is the only cloud-native network access control (NAC) solution that unifies essential network and endpoint security capabilities: device discovery, network authentication, access control, network hardware administration, risk mitigation and compliance enforcement. As a cloud service, Portnox is vendor agnostic and eliminates the need for on-going maintenance such as upgrades and patches and requires no on-site appliances.

Resources:

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Whitepaper: Cyber Security Essentials
Why IT security Pros love Portnox

As part of our VMware Explore 2022 coverage, VMblog visits with Jason Kotsaftis, Global Alliances Director at NetApp.

NetApp is a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company that empowers organizations to lead with data in the age of accelerated digital transformation. The company provides systems, software, and cloud services that enable them to run their applications optimally from data center to cloud, whether they are developing in the cloud, moving to the cloud, or creating their own cloudlike experiences on premises. With solutions that perform across diverse environments, NetApp helps organizations build their own data fabric and securely deliver the right data, services, and applications to the right people-anytime, anywhere.

In this video, Kotsaftis 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.  And hear about key new technologies they are working on with VMware being announced at the show for the first time.

Watch and learn as Kotsaftis 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 2023.

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

Learn more about NetApp by visiting: https://www.netapp.com

Tintri, a DDN subsidiary, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of product availability with the "neXt" evolution of Tintri's VMstore series. Expanding on its purpose-built, auto adaptive VMstore platform, Tintri's new Virtual Series incorporates 10 unique features that comprise the company's Platform as a Service (PaaS) approach. The Virtual Series offers autonomous QOS, predictive analytics, distributed data services, and ease-of-use in a robust and efficient virtual data workload management platform for hybrid cloud ecosystems. 

As part of our VMware Explore 2022 coverage, VMblog visits with Phil Trickovic, SVP and Brock Mowry, CTO at Tintri.

Tintri, a wholly owned subsidiary of DataDirect Networks (DDN), delivers unique outcomes in Enterprise data centers. Tintri's AI-enabled intelligent infrastructure learns your environment to drive automation. Analytical insights help you simplify and accelerate your operations and empower data-driven business insights. 

In this video, Trickovic 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 Trickovic 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 2023.

Stick around until the end and watch a demo by the company's CTO, Brock Mowry.

Learn more about Tintri by visiting: https://tintri.com/

As part of our VMware Explore 2022 coverage, VMblog visits with Samit Halvadia, Chief Technology Officer at Rimo3.

Rimo3 provides unattended automation to test application readiness for Windows 10, Windows 11, Windows 365, and Azure Virtual Desktop, as well as identifying MSIX and Multi-session suitability. By leveraging automation to collect application insights, Rimo3 helps IT organizations speed the time to delivery and minimize risk in deploying security updates and ongoing changes in desktop and server environments, across physical, virtual, and cloud workspaces. 

In this video, Halvadia 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 Halvadia 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 2023.

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

Learn more about Rimo3 by visiting: https://www.rimo3.com/
Rimo3 videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk_3GBeAti_KjoYWcgQK_Aw

As part of our VMware Explore 2022 coverage, VMblog visits with Cody Hosterman, Director of Product Management - Cloud at Pure Storage.

Pure Storage uncomplicates data storage, forever. Pure delivers a cloud experience that empowers every organization to get the most from their data while reducing the complexity and expense of managing the infrastructure behind it. Pure's commitment to providing true storage as-a-service gives customers the agility to meet changing data needs at speed and scale, whether they are deploying traditional workloads, modern applications, containers, or more. 

In this video, Hosterman 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 Hosterman 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 2023.

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

Learn more about Pure Storage by visiting: https://www.purestorage.com

Support site: https://support.purestorage.com/

Pure Storage Community and Slack: https://code.purestorage.com/

As part of our VMware Explore 2022 coverage, VMblog visits with Joe D'Angelo, Director of Product Management of InfoScale at Veritas.

Veritas is a leader in multi-cloud data management. Customers rely on Veritas to help ensure the protection, recoverability, and compliance of their data. Veritas has a reputation for reliability at scale, which delivers the resilience its customers need against the disruptions threatened by cyberattacks, like ransomware. 

In this video, D'Angelo 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 D'Angelo 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. D'Angelo also talks about the company's recent announcements as well as his speaking session at VMware Explore.

Learn more about Veritas by visiting: https://www.veritas.com/

As part of our VMware Explore 2022 coverage, VMblog visits with Daniel Valdivia, engineer at MinIO. MinIO is pioneering high performance, Kubernetes-native object storage for the multi-cloud. The software-defined, Amazon S3-compatible object storage system is used by more than half of the Fortune 500.

In this video, Valdivia 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 Valdivia 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 in 2022 and 2023.

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

Learn more about MinIO by visiting: https://min.io

As part of our VMware Explore 2022 coverage, VMblog visits with Chris Rogers, Technology Evangelist at Zerto.

Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, empowers customers to run an always-on business by simplifying the protection, recovery, and mobility of on-premises and cloud applications. Zerto's cloud data management and protection platform eliminates the risks and complexity of modernization and cloud adoption across private, public, and hybrid deployments. The simple, software-only platform uses continuous data protection at scale to converge disaster recovery, backup, and data mobility. 

In this video, Rogers 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 Rogers 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 2023.

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

Learn more about Zerto by visiting: https://www.zerto.com

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