DABCC Radio: Cloud, Desktop, Mobility, Virtualization Podcasts (Citrix, VMware, Microsoft)
Summary: Learn about technologies such as desktop virtualization (VDI), server virtualization, application virtualization, Terminal Services, Cloud Computing, application deployment, application management, performance monitoring, and server-based computing from vendors such as Citrix XenApp, VMware ESX, Microsoft Hyper-V, Symantec, Ericom, DataCore, Quest, and many more! DABCC Radio is hosted by Douglas Brown, Microsoft MVP, Citrix CTP, VMware vEXPERT, and founder of www.dabcc.com.
In episode 229, Douglas Brown interviews Kevin Goodman, Founder and CEO at FSLogix. Kevin and Douglas discuss what’s new at FSLogix, along with a conversation on single image management, layering vs. image masking, what’s coming in the 2.0 release and much more! About FSLogix Apps In addition to the Top 48 Cool Things you can already do with FSLogix Apps, the 1.5 release adds: Enhanced support for per-user font management Our first set of extensive reporting capabilities Enhanced java support, streamlining the ability to specify what version of Java should be used with a particular URL or a particular Java program. This is useful in situations where a URL or an application requires an older version of Java, but everything else should use the latest, most secure version of Java. A great example of using FSLogix Apps to allow apps to use a specific version of Java is in our NetScaler video demo. In this short video, NetScaler uses an older version of Java that it is compatible with. All other applications and URLs use the latest version of Java. Learn more, www.fslogix.com Register to receive the 2.0 Beta http://info.fslogix.com/fslogix-apps-2.0-beta-registration FSLogix tech tips and industry news http://blog.fslogix.com/ Free download: 451 Research Impact Report on FSLogix http://info.fslogix.com/451-Research-Whitepaper-FSLogixs-tool-simplifies-application-virtualization About Kevin Goodman, Founder and CEO A veteran in the software industry for over twenty years, Goodman has had successful management roles in a number of private and publicly held high-tech companies including RTO Software, VMware and DCA. Goodman is the author of two books published by M&T Publishing – Windows NT: A Developer’s Guide, and Building Windows 95 Applications, and has been a frequent contributor to several computer industry magazines. Goodman has also been awarded four patents. About FSLogix Founded by industry veterans Kevin Goodman and Randy Cook, FSLogix is a startup that came out of stealth mode at BriForum Chicago 2013. FSLogix Apps provides Dynamic Application Visibility, which enables policy-based control of when any application is visible to individual users or groups from a single golden image. With FSLogix Apps, IT administrators realize the benefits of application virtualization for all Windows applications on physical, VDI and Citrix/RDSH platforms.
In episode 228, Douglas Brown interviews Atchison Frazer from Xangati and Julian Box from Calligo. Julian, Atchison and Douglas discuss public, private, hybrid cloud along with how Xangati helps overcome performance issues and more.
In episode 227, Douglas Brown interviews Matt Williams, DevOps Evangelist at Datadog. Matt and Douglas discuss Datadog’s SaaS based monitoring service for IT, Operations and Development teams who write and run applications at scale. Matt gives us a detailed explanation on how it works, why we should care, what it takes to get up and running and much more!
In episode 227, Douglas Brown interviews Matt Williams, DevOps Evangelist at Datadog. Matt and Douglas discuss Datadog’s SaaS based monitoring service for IT, Operations and Development teams who write and run applications at scale. Matt gives us a detailed explanation on how it works, why we should care, what it takes to get up and running and much more! About Datadog Datadog is a monitoring service for scaling cloud and on-prem infrastructures that bridges together data from servers, databases, apps and other tools. We provide Dev and Ops teams with insights from their cloud, on-prem or hybrid environments that keep applications running smoothly. Datadog provides: Real-time monitoring with advanced dashboarding and alerting Correlation analysis that allows you to see when one system impacted another (events from one system over metrics from another) Data at full granularity for up to a year for comprehensive historical analysis Configuration changes, alerts and manual intervention event tracking with the ability to collaborate on those events with an entire team and send the data into other systems such as chat platforms, like HipChat and Slack and alert management systems like Pagerduty, OpsGenie and VictorOps Check out Datadog at www.datadoghq.com Sign up for a 14 day free trial About Matt Williams Matt Williams is the DevOps Evangelist at Datadog. This means he speaks, writes, and codes the technology to get everyone to believe in monitoring events and metrics using Datadog. In the past he has been the Evangelist at other startups including Placester and Yottaa, a Linux guy at Microsoft, and all sorts of other roles at Sun, Oracle, OpenText, and more. You can find Matt on Twitter at @Technovangelist.
In episode 226, Douglas Brown interviews Eldad Eilam, President & CEO and Robin Brandl, Vice President of Products at hopTo. Eldad, Robin and Douglas discuss hopTo’s mobile workforce productivity solution. Eldad and Robin explain the hopTo solution, how it compliments existing mobile solutions, a detailed explanation on how it works, why we should care, what it takes to get up and running and much more! This is truly a solution you MUST try. It only takes a couple minutes and away you go!
In episode 225, Douglas Brown interviews Michael Thompson, Product Marketing Director for Systems Management solutions at SolarWinds. Mike and Douglas discuss SolarWinds' modern point-of-view to effective systems management. Mike dives into a newer, more holistic approach that can benefit IT organizations by reducing VM downtime and troubleshooting.
In episode 225, Douglas Brown interviews Michael Thompson, Product Marketing Director for Systems Management solutions at SolarWinds. Mike and Douglas discuss SolarWinds' modern point-of-view to effective systems management. Mike dives into a newer, more holistic approach that can benefit IT organizations by reducing VM downtime and troubleshooting. About Virtualization Manager Comprehensive Virtualization Management for VMware & Hyper-V that can save, on average, 65% of your time spent troubleshooting in your VM environment. Real-time dashboards simplify identification & troubleshooting of performance, capacity & configuration problems Identifies VM sprawl, helps you reclaim & optimize space, and reduces licensing costs Integration with Server & Application Monitor provides complete visibility of the application stack – from app to VM to datastore All the functionality & more of other leading virtualization management tools – at a fraction of the cost Easy to download, deploy & use – start monitoring your VMs in less than an hour Learn More >> About Michael Thompson Michael Thompson is the Systems Management Business Leader and Director of Product Marketing for SolarWinds, an IT management software provider based in Austin, Texas. Prior to that role, he served as Director of Business Strategy for Virtualization and Storage. Michael has worked in the IT management industry for 11 years, including leading product management teams and portfolios in both storage and virtualization/cloud products for IBM and with an Austin based startup. He has an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering.
In episode 224, Douglas Brown interviews Henrik Rosendahl, Co-founder and CEO of Akanda, Inc. Henrik and Douglas discuss Akanda’s newly announced Open Source Network Virtualization solution. Henrik dives deep in to what network virtualization is, why we need it, why we should care and so much more.
In episode 224, Douglas Brown interviews Henrik Rosendahl, Co-founder and CEO of Akanda, Inc. Henrik and Douglas discuss Akanda’s newly announced Open Source Network Virtualization solution. Henrik dives deep in to what network virtualization is, why we need it, why we should care and so much more. About Akanda, Inc. Akanda, Inc. is the major developer and supporter of the open source Akanda network virtualization software project. Akanda software is changing the future of networking by delivering an open, extensible and cost effective platform for service providers and enterprise to virtualize their cloud networking implementations. Akanda currently integrates with OpenStack Neutron and supports VMWare NSX for Layer 2, and powers network virtualization for DreamCompute, the OpenStack-based public cloud offered by DreamHost. Akanda interfaces with the OpenStack Neutron REST APIs and includes a sophisticated management and orchestration platform to monitor, configure, and manage virtualized routers. In the future, Akanda will be extended to virtualize additional network functions, including load balancing and firewalls, and will feature pluggable backends to a diversity of Layer 2 overlays. ] For more information, visit www.akanda.io Follow Akanda on Twitter Join Akanda on Facebook Go to the Akanda repository on GitHub About Henrik Rosendahl Henrik Rosendahl is Co-founder and CEO of Akanda, Inc. He served as CEO at Pancetera from January 2010 until the company was acquired by Quantum. Previously, Rosendahl was director of Application Virtualization at VMware, Inc., from 2008 to December 2010 and CEO at Thinstall, Inc., from 2006 until its acquisition by VMware. Earlier in his career, he held executive and senior leadership positions at several high-tech start-ups in the U.S. and Europe – See more at: www.linkedin.com/in/hrosendahl/
In episode 223, Douglas Brown interviews Kristin Montag, Product Manager for Cortado Corporate Server at Cortado AG. Kristin and Douglas discuss Cortado’s enterprise mobility management solution. Kristin dives deep in to the EMM space and how Cortado fits in, their CCS solution, how it works, why we should care and so much more.
In episode 223, Douglas Brown interviews Kristin Montag, Product Manager for Cortado Corporate Server at Cortado AG. Kristin and Douglas discuss Cortado’s enterprise mobility management solution. Kristin dives deep in to the EMM space and how Cortado fits in, their CCS solution, how it works, why we should care and so much more. About Cortado Corporate Server (CCS) Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) with Added Productivity Cortado Corporate Server is the only solution to combine mobile device management and mobile application management with unique features for mobile file handling and file sharing. The complete solution for all enterprise mobility challenges Maximum productivity and effective teamwork for mobile employees Powerful mobile device and mobile application management Optimized for the leading mobile platforms: Apple iOS and Samsung SAFE 100% Windows Server based and on premises Maximum security thanks to Active Directory integration Learn more here, Cortado Corporate Server Take a CCS Product Tour About Cortado Cortado – formerly ThinPrint – has been delivering solutions for the modern working world since 1999. Enterprise mobility, printing, virtualization and BYOD are the main focus of the company. Cortado combines innovative devices such as smartphones and tablets with the customary requirements of office work, in teams and beyond space and system boundaries. Learn more, http://www.cortado.com/ About Kristin Montag With a degree in international business administration, Kristin Montag is Product Manager for Cortado Corporate Server at Cortado AG, a company providing a complete solution for Enterprise Mobility with a focus on mobile productivity. Previous to her role in Product Management she gained 7 years of experience in international sales covering France, USA, Nordics and Germany. Her roles included Key Account Management, Channel Development and Director of Sales. She builds upon her extensive sales experience within the IT sector to create customer-tailored and productivity-enhancing solutions.
In episode 222, Douglas Brown interviews Andre Leibovici, Director of Technology Alliances at Nutanix. Andre and Douglas discuss Nutanix Web-Scale converged infrastructure solution. Andre does an amazing job introducing us to web-scale infrastructure, why it’s important, discussing how the datacenter has changed over the years, how Nutanix fits in to the software defined datacenter, and much more. This is part 1 of a 2 part series. Andre does a great job so we will have him back!
In episode 222, Douglas Brown interviews Andre Leibovici, Director of Technology Alliances at Nutanix. Andre and Douglas discuss Nutanix Web-Scale converged infrastructure solution. Andre does an amazing job introducing us to web-scale infrastructure, why it’s important, discusses how the datacenter has changed over the years, how Nutanix fits in to the software defined datacenter, and much more. This is part 1 of a 2 part series. Andre does a great job so we will have him back! About Nutanix Nutanix delivers web-scale IT infrastructure to medium and large enterprises with its software-driven Virtual Computing Platform, natively converging compute and storage into a single solution to drive unprecedented simplicity in the datacenter. Customers can start with a few servers and scale to thousands, with predictable performance and economics. With a patented elastic data fabric and consumer-grade management, Nutanix is the blueprint for application-optimized and policy-driven infrastructure. Learn more at http://www.nutanix.com or follow up on Twitter @nutanix. About Andre Leibovici Andre Leibovici is a leading expert in the current area of virtualization, mobility and End User Computing and maintains an award winning and world recognized blog. For the last 10 years Andre's passion and dedication around virtualization and End User Computing has helped many organizations while working for VMware CTO Office, VMware Professional Services, EMC Virtualization Team (vSpecialists), and through creating professional blogging resources. His expertise is backed by 20+ years' industry experience managing IT infrastructures and teams for large organizations. Andre's blog myvirtualcloud.net is recognized as one of the industry leading technical VDI blogs with more than 2M+ views every month. Based on his field experience, Andre developed a number of free tools to help beginners and advanced architects to appropriately size and architect VDI solutions. Andre's passion for End User Computing led him to found the APAC Virtualization Podcast and speak at conferences and public events. Due to his creativity and accomplishments, Andre received the VMware Virtual Desktop Ingenuity Award'2009, and was recognized as vExpert recipient award for 4 consecutive years Degree qualified, Andre currently enjoying helping Nutanix as Technical Alliances Director. Visit Andre’s blog: http://myvirtualcloud.net
In episode 221, Douglas Brown interviews Rick Braddy, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at SoftNAS. Rick and Douglas discuss the SoftNAS cloud storage solution, the changing storage world, and much more.
In episode 221, Douglas Brown interviews Rick Braddy, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at SoftNAS. Rick and Douglas discuss the SoftNAS cloud storage solution, the changing storage world, and much more. About SoftNAS SoftNAS™ LLC, the #1 NAS in the Cloud, is a privately held software company with headquarters in Houston, Texas. SoftNAS is the market leading NAS for private clouds, delivering enterprise-grade network-attached-storage that runs both in the cloud and on-premise, through popular cloud computing environments – Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESXi, and Amazon EC2 – as affordable software-as-a-service (SaaS). To learn more, please visit: https://www.softnas.com About Rick Braddy - Founder and Chief Technology Officer Rick Braddy is an innovator, leader and visionary with more than 30 years of technology experience and a proven track record of taking on business and technology challenges and making high-stakes decisions. Rick is responsible for SoftNAS business and technology strategy, product development and e-commerce infrastructure. Rick also oversees online marketing, lead-generation and product launch strategy for the company. Rick is a serial entrepreneur and former CTO of Virtual-Q, a hosted virtual desktop company, former Chief Technology Officer of the CITRIX Systems XenApp and XenDesktop group, and former Group Architect with BMC Software. During his 6 years with CITRIX, Rick led the product management, architecture, business and technology strategy teams that helped the company grow from a $425 million, single product company into a leading, diversified global enterprise software company with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. Rick is a United States Air Force veteran, with military experience in top-secret, cryptographic voice and data systems at NORAD / Cheyenne Mountain Complex. Today, Rick’s experience as a seasoned CTO, technology visionary, software and IT solutions architect guides the SoftNAS team to develop and deliver its high-performance, quality NAS software-as-a-service products and solutions.