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Each episode of the DataCentric podcast delves into the latest happenings in information technology, with an eye towards understanding how it all fits together. This isn't a geeky nuts-and-bolts podcast of how to implement IT, but rather a discussion and dissection of how and where the industry is moving. Hosted by leading industry analysts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, senior analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, the DataCentric podcast covers new technologies, the trends they influence, and even gets a little "inside baseball" in discussing how the technology industry is moving forward. Moor Insights & Strategy is a global technology analyst and advisory firm with actual industry experience. The markets we address span the Internet of Things (IoT), client computing, cloud, the software-defined datacenter, and semiconductors.

Each episode of the DataCentric podcast delves into the latest happenings in information technology, with an eye towards understanding how it all fits together. This isn't a geeky nuts-and-bolts podcast of how to implement IT, but rather a discussion and dissection of how and where the industry is moving. Hosted by leading industry analysts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, senior analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, the DataCentric podcast covers new technologies, the trends they influence, and even gets a little "inside baseball" in discussing how the technology industry is moving forward. Moor Insights & Strategy is a global technology analyst and advisory firm with actual industry experience. The markets we address span the Internet of Things (IoT), client computing, cloud, the software-defined datacenter, and semiconductors.

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United States

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Each episode of the DataCentric podcast delves into the latest happenings in information technology, with an eye towards understanding how it all fits together. This isn't a geeky nuts-and-bolts podcast of how to implement IT, but rather a discussion and dissection of how and where the industry is moving. Hosted by leading industry analysts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, senior analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, the DataCentric podcast covers new technologies, the trends they influence, and even gets a little "inside baseball" in discussing how the technology industry is moving forward. Moor Insights & Strategy is a global technology analyst and advisory firm with actual industry experience. The markets we address span the Internet of Things (IoT), client computing, cloud, the software-defined datacenter, and semiconductors.

Language:

English


Episodes

Application Transformation with Data-Driven DevOps

8/19/2021
While DevOps offers IT organizations the tools required to deliver application transformation, it isn't until you start to incorporate an awareness of "Data" into a DevOps world that the real power to achieve digital transformation can be achieved. Host Steve McDowell, senior technology analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, has a wide-ranging conversation with Delphix CEO and founder Jedidiah Yueh about the power of DevOps and why data is the "last automation frontier". They also talk about...

Duration:00:21:44

Data at the Edge with Western Digital

8/12/2021
The AI-enabled edge has fast become a part of nearly every enterprise IT architecture, but the machines that we deploy at the edge don't always look like the equipment in the data center. Edge requires a different way of thinking about IT architecture. Scott Hamilton, senior director of product marketing and management at Western Digital, joins hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell to talk about deploying data solutions at the edge. Western Digital recently announced new edge-targeted...

Duration:00:23:44

Dell Technologies APEX & the as-a-service Market

8/4/2021
Dell Technologies entered the as-a-service market with full-force earlier this year when it unveiled its APEX portfolio of offerings. Adam Glick, senior director of product marketing for Dell Technologies APEX, joins hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, senior technology analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, to talk about the trends and drivers that makes as-a-service attractive to IT shops of every size. Adam also helps us navigate Dell's APEX offerings, taking us through what's being...

Duration:00:39:59

Thinking about Cyber-Security

7/12/2021
How should IT professionals think about cyber-security in a world where business-impacting ransomware and malware attacks have become a daily occurrence? Hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, senior technology analysts for Moor Insights & Strategy, have a wide-ranging conversation about the current state of cyber-security with Timothy Liu, Senior VP and CTO, as well as a co-founder of Hillstone Networks. HIllstone Networks has been a player in the IT security market since 2006. The group...

Duration:00:28:39

Arm in the Cloud: A Roundtable with Arm, Ampere, and Oracle Cloud

6/23/2021
It's been a big year for Arm in server. Arm announced its Armv9 architecture and new Neoverse cores. Ampere Computing announced its processor roadmap while delivering Arm-based server technology into the market. Oracle Cloud has announced Ampere-based instances. Hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, senior technology analysts with Moor Insights & Strategy, go deep into all of this with a special roundtable with Arm, Ampere Computing, and Oracle Joining the podcast are Leo Leung, Senior...

Duration:00:48:28

Dell goes APEX over as-a-service & Ampere rolls out its latest

5/27/2021
It's an as-a-service world as Dell goes big with Project APEX. APEX delivers storage and HCI as-a-service, plus delivers some custom solutions. Ampere Computing, the ARM-based server player, continues its journey as it unveils its next generation Altra CPUs for the cloud world -- with a few cloud partners up on the stage (including Azure). Hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, senior technology analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, talk about what it all means.

Duration:00:29:51

Digital Transformation in today's Cloud-Native Data-First World

5/13/2021
Investment in Digital Transformation projects continues to accelerate. The move to cloud-native and data-first architectures bring new challenges and considerations for IT practitioners undertaking digital transformation projects. Rajan Sethuraman, the CEO of LatentView Analytics, joins hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell to talk about these challenges, as well as what IT organizations can do to help smooth the path to a successful digital transformation project. It's a great conversation...

Duration:00:29:03

Inside Arm Neoverse & Arm9 with Arm's Brian Jeff

5/4/2021
Arm9 is Arm's first major architectural update in nearly a decade. Neoverse enables Arm's ecosystem of partners to bring the new Arm9 architecture into the data center. This episode goes deep into the value that Arm9 and Neoverse bring to data center workloads, as hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell talk with Arm's Brian Jeff, Senior Director of Product Management for Arm's infrastructure business. The group has a wide-ranging conversation about what's motivated some of the architectural...

Duration:00:53:19

The Impact of AI on Enterprise IT Architecture

4/22/2021
AI and Machine Learning have become mainstream enterprise workloads. At the same time, these technologies force us to rethink IT architecture. NVIDIA's Tony Paikeday and IBM Storage's Doug O'Flaherty join host Steve McDowell to talk about how to think about the unique placed on the infrastructure by machine learning workloads. Tony is the director of product marketing for the NVIDIA DGX portfolio of AI supercomputers and NVIDIA accelerated data science platform. Doug is the global ecosystem...

Duration:00:19:11

AMD Launches its EPYC New Server CPU

3/18/2021
AMD continues its impressive run at conquering the server market as it introduces its latest generation EPYC processor, "Milan". Hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, both senior technology analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, talk about what AMD's launch means to the server industry. The guys also find time to talk about the latest infrastructure market numbers. On the latest DataCentric podcast.

Duration:00:25:12

Professional Services for Modern Enterprise IT

3/8/2021
Professional Services teams can bring tremendous value to an IT organization. A professional services engagement brings a trusted advisor into your organization, one who can bring targeted expertise to help increase both the momentum and success rates for digital transformation and IT modernization projects. Joining hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, senior technology analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, tare a couple of seasoned professional services experts. Tom Schroeder, vice...

Duration:00:30:47

Is the Enterprise Infrastructure Market Rebouding?

3/5/2021
Earning's season for 4Q has come to a close, with Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), NetApp, and Pure Storage all annouceing over the past two weeks. This is enough to giving us an idea of how healthy the enterprise storage & server markets are as we leave 2020. The news is actually pretty good. Hosts Matt Kimball & Steve McDowell, both senior technology analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, talk about it on this DataCentric.

Duration:00:22:20

Commvault CEO Sanjay Mirchandani

2/22/2021
Commvault is having a great run in the white-hot data management and data protection space. It's most recent quarter set records for the quarter-century old organization. Credit for its revitalization and success falls directly in the lap of its CEO, Sanjay Mirchandani, who took the reins in early 2019. On this edition of the DataPodcast podcast, Steve McDowell of Moor Insights & Strategy goes one-on-one with Sanjay to get his unique perspective on the data management and data protection...

Duration:00:38:09

Inside Pure Storage's FlashBlade and FlashArray Announcements

2/16/2021
Pure Storage, one of the original pioneers of all-flash storage, has released a slew of updates to the software behind both its FlashArray and FlashBlade products. In this episode of DataCentric, the gang goes into what's happening in storage today, before talking about how Pure's latest announcements move the ball foward, for Pure Storage and, more importantly, its customers. Host Steve McDowell talks with Pure Storage vice presidents Amy Fowler and Scott Baker about what's happening in...

Duration:00:31:47

AMD & Intel Earnings: What's it mean for the server market?

1/29/2021
Both Intel and AMD released earnings last week, with Intel's Data Center Group sliding a little bit, while AMD's server fortunes rise. What's it mean for the enterprise server market overall? And how is 2021 starting to shape up? Hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell talk about it on this episode of DataCentric.

Duration:00:24:17

Data Center Predictions for 2021

1/18/2021
It's a new year (2021!), which can only mean one thing: Predictions! Hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell, both senior analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, turn their datacentric focus to the future of the data center and the trends that will be most impactful in 2021. 00:00 Let's start 03:01 Arm-based processors in the cloud: where's it going? Does it impact Arm server adoption? Will there be Arm-based general purpose servers? 14:15 Forget about Arm, what about AMD? Will they hit 15%...

Duration:00:40:53

Digital Transformation during an Uncertain Time

12/22/2020
Digital Transformation is always front and center of every IT organization, but at no point has digital transformation been more critical than now, as we navigate uncertainty on a global scale. To help us understand how IT organizations are treating digital transformation projects as we exit 2020 and enter a new year, hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell (senior technology analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy) welcome an expert in digital transformation. Bipin Sahni is the chief strategy...

Duration:00:42:02

Catching up on the IoT Edge

11/25/2020
You can't escape the Edge, but what does it really mean for IT? This is a world where there are limited standards and no "one true way" to deliver solutions, so IT practitioners look to middleware and common tooling to help mangage the complexity. What's working? What isn't? And is there a turf war brewing between IT and OT teams within the enterprise? This episode finds hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell talking to Jim White, the CTO of IOTech Systems, about the trends and technologies...

Duration:00:44:00

Catching up on High Performance Computing, with Penguin Computing

11/23/2020
As SuperComputing 2020 wraps up, it's a great time to catch up on everything happening in the HPC world. Nobody knows HPC better than Penguin Computing. In this episode of the DataCentric podcast, hosts Matt and Steve are joined by Penguin Computing's Chief Strategy Officer Matt Jacobs, and Penguin's Senior Vice President, Strategic Solutions Group, Kevin Tubbs. The gang talks about hardware abstraction in HPC, hardware complexity and specialization, software-defined architectures,...

Duration:00:34:19

Cloud-Native Data Protection, Commvault Style

11/17/2020
It's KubeCon week, which means that we're all thinking about containers! Containers require a different way of thinking about persistent data, which deeply influences how data protection operates in a cloud-native world. It's really all about intelligent data management. And nobody understands intelligent data management quite like CommVault. CommVault's Global VP of Sales Engineering Don Foster joins hosts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell to talk about the intersection of data protection and...

Duration:00:33:23