Unexplored Territory #010: Terraform and declarative automation with Kyle Ruddy

In episode #010 of the Unexplored Territory Podcast we talk to Kyle Ruddy, Tech Marketing guru at Hashicorp. Kyle explains how Hashicorp got started, what the difference is between imperative and declarative automation, and why Terraform (and other Hashicorp products/services) should be included in every multi-cloud … [Read more...]

Unexplored Territory #006: Event-driven automation (VEBA) with William Lam!

In this sixth episode, we talk to William Lam, Senior Staff Architect in the Cloud Infrastructure Business Group at VMware about event-driven automation. William explains what event-driven automation is, how customers are using it today, and why you should also consider trying out the VMware Event Broker Appliance! ( … [Read more...]

Unexplored Territory #005: AI Enterprise, DPUs, and NVIDIA Launchpad with Luke Wignall

Episode 004 is out! This time we talk to Luke Wignall, who is the Director of Technical Product Marketing at NVIDIA. We talk about some of the announcements made during the NVIDIA GTC Conference. Luke discusses NVIDIA Launchpad, AI Enterprise, and of course, we touch on DPUs aka SmartNICs. A great conversation with A … [Read more...]

Unexplored Territory #004: vVols with Cody Hosterman!

Episode 004 is out! This time we talk to Cody Hosterman, Director of Product Management at Pure Storage, about Virtual Volumes aka vVols! Cody shares with us the past, present, and future of vVols. I especially enjoyed his explanations around the benefits of vVols for traditional and cloud-native workload. It is also … [Read more...]

Unexplored Territory #003: EUC strategy and vision with Shawn Bass

We just published the third episode of the Unexplored Territory. This time we are talking to Shawn Bass, who is the CTO for the EUC business unit. Shawn talks about various aspects of End User Computing, especially security is a big focus at the moment, aka zero trust. Make sure to listen to the episode, either via the … [Read more...]

Unexplored Territory: recovering from a ransomware attack /w Sazzala Reddy!

There we go, episode 002 of the Unexplored Territory Podcast was just published. In this episode we talk to Sazzala Reddy. Sazzala is a Chief Technologist at VMware who joined via the Datrium acquisition, where he was the CTO. Before founding Datrium, he was at Dell/EMC, where he came in via the DataDomain acquisition. … [Read more...]

Unexplored Territory: A conversation with Kit Colbert, VMware’s new CTO

One of my goals for this year was starting the Unexplored Territory Podcast. A podcast however is only relevant when people bother to listen to it, as such I figured I would use my blog to promote the podcast for now. As you can imagine, we are hoping to grow our audience fast, and we can use all the help we can get. … [Read more...]