S02E03 – Hybrid Cloud Storage Choices – Rent or Buy?

S02E03 – Hybrid Cloud Storage Choices – Rent or Buy?

Chris Evans Guest Speakers, Hybrid Cloud Podcast

On the face of it, public cloud seems like a great place for long-term retention of unstructured data. However, as volumes of data stored rise, the cost of exiting the cloud cloud become prohibitively expensive. What’s the right strategy to follow? In this discussion, Chris chats to Matt Starr from Spectralogic on how to build out a model of public/private cloud storage and the pitfalls to avoid in the process.

S02E02 – Hybrid Cloud Storage Adoption and Disruptive Business Models

S02E02 – Hybrid Cloud Storage Adoption and Disruptive Business Models

Chris Evans Hybrid Cloud Podcast

The public cloud offers new ways to consume IT resources, but what does it mean for the way in which businesses look at the cost of IT? On-premises vendors need to get more flexible and creative in the way they offer services to their customers. In this podcast episode, Chris talks to Eran Brown, EMEA CTO at Infinidat about the challenges of aligning on-premises and public cloud consumption from a financial, business and technical perspective. Timeline 00:00 – Intros 02:00 – What does hybrid cloud storage mean? 03:00 – Cloud storage looks different in public …

S02E01 – Codefresh and CI/CD Pipeline Management

S02E01 – Codefresh and CI/CD Pipeline Management

Chris Evans Hybrid Cloud Podcast

As developers move to a model of continuous integration and delivery, it’s easy for sprawl to occur and vulnerabilities introduced through poor management of CI/CD infrastructure. Codefresh offers a solution for efficient CI/CD pipeline management using containers. Chris talks to Dan Garfield, Chief Technology Evangelist at Codefresh to learn more about how the company helps organisations streamline and manage their CI/CD deployments. Timeline 00:00 – Intros 02:00 – How has software deployment changed over time? 05:05 – COBOL is seeing a resurgence! 07:00 – Environment sprawl is a big problem 08:40 – How is CodeFresh …

S01E05 – Cohesity and Application Mobility

S01E05 – Cohesity and Application Mobility

Chris Evans Hybrid Cloud Podcast

Cohesity protects customer data through traditional backup, but also extends that model with file services and marketplace applications. In this episode, Chris talks to Rawlinson Rivera, Global Field CTO at Cohesity about what hybrid cloud really means and how customers are using the Cohesity technology to protect their data and deliver value-add services. Timeline 00:00 – intros 01:00 – What is hybrid cloud? 02:50 – Cohesity translates data protection to app mobility 05:45 – How often to customers move data around? 07:19 – Can analytics be run against protected data? 08:52 – Owning the metadata …

S01E04 – Datrium and Cloud Mobility

S01E04 – Datrium and Cloud Mobility

Chris Evans Hybrid Cloud Podcast

Datrium provides application and workload mobility through tools and solutions that protect and migrate data between public and private clouds. In this episode, Chris talks to CEO Tim Page and CTO Sazzala Reddy about the realities of implementing hybrid and multi-cloud strategies. Tim provides some details on customer use-cases and the potential cost savings that arise from simplifying primary storage, backup and DR into a single solution. Timeline 00:00 – Intros 01:05 – How real are hybrid & multi-clouds? 03:20 – It’s all about data, not infrastructure 04:00 – Are workloads really dynamic? 04:45 – …

S01E03 – Sumo Logic and PAF

S01E03 – Sumo Logic and PAF

Chris Evans Hybrid Cloud Podcast

Sumo Logic provides log management solutions based in the public cloud. PAF is a Finnish gaming company that uses Sumo Logic technology for log analysis. In this episode, Chris talks to Clive McDonald from Sumo Logic and Lars-Göran Hakamo from PAF about the choice to move to a cloud-based model for log management services. Timeline 00:00 – Intros 01:36 – Who are PAF? 02:10 – Why Sumo Logic? 04:25 – What is log analysis? 06:40 – Why use the cloud for log analysis? 09:20 – How does a 53 year old company move to the …

S01E02 – Hybrid Cloud and Object Storage

S01E02 – Hybrid Cloud and Object Storage

Chris Evans Hybrid Cloud Podcast

Object storage is a solution for managing large volumes of unstructured data. In the public cloud solutions such as AWS S3 and Azure Blob store provide massive scalability at predictable prices. However, is the public cloud the right place to store all of our data? When costs, lock-in, compliance and other factors are taken into consideration, does it make sense to rent the cloud for compute and use an on-premises object store for our data? If we use this model, what are the challenges? In this episode, Chris talks with Neil Stobart, VP Global Systems …

S01E01 – Solving Workload Automation with Morpheus Data

S01E01 – Solving Workload Automation with Morpheus Data

Chris Evans Hybrid Cloud Podcast

This episode was recorded at Dell Technologies World in April 2019, held in Las Vegas, USA. Chris talks with Brad Parks, VP Marketing and Business Development at Morpheus Data. Morpheus has created an automation and application deployment framework that allows customers to reduce the time and effort needed in managing Hybrid Cloud deployments. Rather than having processes that differ for each platform, Morpheus brings together a single standard for rolling out virtual machines across private and public infrastructure that includes VMware, Microsoft, AWS and more. The benefits here are clearly defined in three areas: Discovery …