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Welcome to "Enterprise Tech Spotlight," a podcast by InfoSystems, where we believe today's leading enterprise executives don't avoid technology conversations, they get educated and get involved. Imagine that you are choosing between several brand new luxury cars but the keys are at the bottom of a fish tank filled with piranha. You want to take each car for a test drive, but you know it's going to be painful to reach in and get the keys. We know that when your enterprise IT department starts evaluating vendors for IT projects, things can get very competitive very quick. Emails, phone calls, web meetings, white papers, data sheets, PowerPoint decks…it's just overwhelming. You just want the straight information without the aggressive sales tactics and constant pressure. Through our technology partnerships, InfoSystems has access to amazing resources, specialists, and focused training we use to keep our team up to date. Our goal is to use this podcast to share that information with you without creating a high-pressure environment. So if you want insider information about enterprise technology without the noise and pressure, subscribe to our podcast "Enterprise Tech Spotlight."

Welcome to "Enterprise Tech Spotlight," a podcast by InfoSystems, where we believe today's leading enterprise executives don't avoid technology conversations, they get educated and get involved. Imagine that you are choosing between several brand new luxury cars but the keys are at the bottom of a fish tank filled with piranha. You want to take each car for a test drive, but you know it's going to be painful to reach in and get the keys. We know that when your enterprise IT department starts evaluating vendors for IT projects, things can get very competitive very quick. Emails, phone calls, web meetings, white papers, data sheets, PowerPoint decks…it's just overwhelming. You just want the straight information without the aggressive sales tactics and constant pressure. Through our technology partnerships, InfoSystems has access to amazing resources, specialists, and focused training we use to keep our team up to date. Our goal is to use this podcast to share that information with you without creating a high-pressure environment. So if you want insider information about enterprise technology without the noise and pressure, subscribe to our podcast "Enterprise Tech Spotlight."

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Welcome to "Enterprise Tech Spotlight," a podcast by InfoSystems, where we believe today's leading enterprise executives don't avoid technology conversations, they get educated and get involved. Imagine that you are choosing between several brand new luxury cars but the keys are at the bottom of a fish tank filled with piranha. You want to take each car for a test drive, but you know it's going to be painful to reach in and get the keys. We know that when your enterprise IT department starts evaluating vendors for IT projects, things can get very competitive very quick. Emails, phone calls, web meetings, white papers, data sheets, PowerPoint decks…it's just overwhelming. You just want the straight information without the aggressive sales tactics and constant pressure. Through our technology partnerships, InfoSystems has access to amazing resources, specialists, and focused training we use to keep our team up to date. Our goal is to use this podcast to share that information with you without creating a high-pressure environment. So if you want insider information about enterprise technology without the noise and pressure, subscribe to our podcast "Enterprise Tech Spotlight."

Twitter:

@InfoSystems

Language:

English

Contact:

423-697-9527


Episodes

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 8

6/2/2020
In this episode, Keith and Robert discuss a "security minded" approach to the new work experience many companies are facing. As we transition from quarantine amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, many companies are faced with questions. And after a long period of working from home, many will find themselves needing to adopt a new approach to security.

Duration:00:17:14

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 7

5/1/2020
In this episode, Keith and Robert discuss approaching work-from-home with security in mind. Many employees have recently been sent to work from home. This change has highlighted company security needs. Employees have taken corporate laptops home to unsecure networks and some have been using their own personal laptops to perform important tasks. With many corporate networks designed to have everybody working from the office, companies have been caught off guard.

Duration:00:13:56

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 6

4/1/2020
In this episode, Tony and Keith discuss Containers. Server virtualization technology has continued to evolve in recent years and Cloud technology has emerged as a legitimate option for running business applications. Virtualization and Cloud have matured rapidly because they have been driven by the need for IT departments to have flexibility in what hardware they purchase, where the hardware should reside, and how quickly and easily it can be scaled up or down.

Duration:00:19:36

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 5

3/2/2020
In this episode, Tony and Keith discuss Artificial Intelligence. By now, everyone probably realizes that Artificial Intelligence will play a major role in the business world moving forward. Right now there are so many unknowns about how it will be applied within businesses and what impact it will have, most business leaders don't spend much time thinking about it.

Duration:00:22:27

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 4

2/18/2020
This special episode of Enterprise Tech Spotlight features a discussion about IBM's announcement on February 11, 2020 about IBM FlashSystem Storage. Keith Hales is joined by a special guest, Tony Owens, Senior Solutions Architect at Arrow Electronics, to unpack IBM's announcement and discuss what it means for IBM Storage customers and the storage marketplace in general.

Duration:00:19:40

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 3, Part 2

2/3/2020
In part two of this podcast episode, InfoSystems' EVP and CISO, Fred Cobb, and COO, Keith Hales, discuss SOC 2, the industry "gold standard" certification for IT Companies providing Cybersecurity services. SOC 2 certification is authorized by the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) and proves a company is qualified to handle sensitive/financial data securely.

Duration:00:22:15

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 3, Part 1

2/3/2020
In part one of this podcast episode, InfoSystems' EVP and CISO, Fred Cobb, and COO, Keith Hales, discuss the things you should think about when evaluating an IT Services Provider. It's no secret that IT companies are often chosen for the wrong reasons - company politics, personal relationships, etc. In this episode Fred and Keith talk through important qualifications that your IT Services Provider should have and how you can ask questions that will help you qualify them.

Duration:00:15:34

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 2, Part 3

12/23/2019
In this episode, Keith Hales, COO at InfoSystems, and Robert Goodwin, Sr Director of Engineering Services at InfoSystems, discuss how IBM Power servers are different from other types of servers and how their architecture makes them extremely secure. While IBM Power servers are often used to run IBM's own I and AIX operating systems, they also run Linux, one of the most popular open-source operating systems in use today. In fact, there is evidence that Linux runs even faster and more...

Duration:00:11:00

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 2, Part 2

12/23/2019
IBM Power servers have a reputation of being extremely easy to manage. It has been said that for every one IBM Power server administrator, a company would need ten Microsoft Windows server administrators. In this episode of the Enterprise Tech Spotlight podcast, Keith Hales, COO at InfoSystems, and Robert Goodwin, Sr Director of Engineering Services at InfoSystems, discuss how and why IBM Power server environments can be managed so easily and efficiently.

Duration:00:11:28

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 2, Part 1

12/23/2019
Episode 2 of the Enterprise Tech Spotlight podcast is a 3-part series covering IBM Power Systems, one of the most powerful server platforms on the market today (thanks to the extremely powerful IBM Power9 chips). Servers are the enterprise network components that run enterprise applications such as accounting, CRM, ERP, MES, and WMS. The more powerful the server, the faster your applications will run. The IBM Power platform excels in running both legacy software applications and...

Duration:00:10:53

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 1, Part 3

12/16/2019
"Protect Your Data with IBM Storage" In part 3 (of 3) of this podcast episode, InfoSystems' Senior Director of Engineering, Robert Goodwin and COO, Keith Hales discuss protecting your storage environment with IBM Storage. This episode is perfect for those looking into revisiting the process by which they are backing up and protecting company data.

Duration:00:11:41

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 1, Part 2

12/16/2019
"Manage Your Storage with IBM Storage" In part 2 (of 3) of this podcast episode covering IBM Storage, InfoSystems' Senior Director of Engineering, Robert Goodwin and COO, Keith Hales discuss managing your storage environment. This episode is perfect for businesses who need to know what to look for from managed service providers when it comes to building and managing your storage environment.

Duration:00:15:42

Enterprise Tech Spotlight - Season 2, Episode 1, Part 1

12/16/2019
We're excited to launch season 2 of "Enterprise Tech Spotlight" (formerly "The Business of Enterprise IT") and hope you enjoy all of the topics we plan to cover in 2020. In part 1 (of 3) of this podcast episode, InfoSystems' Senior Director of Engineering, Robert Goodwin and COO, Keith Hales discuss building your storage environment with IBM Storage. This episode is perfect for executive leaders who need to be involved in technology decisions, but who need an overview of the basics of data...

Duration:00:15:55

Ep 10 - The Business of Enterprise IT

10/18/2018
In this podcast episode, Nate Vaughn of Red Hat joins InfoSystems Marketing Director, Josh Davis, to discuss the ways in which open source technologies are enabling transformation in all types of organizations. Red Hat manages a distro of the open source operating system, Linux, which is one of the most popular OS platforms in the world. Companies like Red Hat, who are able to build a business model around open source technology, are crucial to the ongoing development and maintenance of...

Duration:00:38:48

Episode 9 - The Business of Enterprise IT

9/17/2018
The Business of Enterprise IT is a podcast series from InfoSystems. Episode 8 features special guest, Eric Herzog, CMO, IBM Storage. Eric is as close to a social media rockstar as you will get in the IT world and speaks at conferences and industry events around the world. In the second of two podcast episodes recorded with InfoSystems marketing director, Josh Davis, Eric goes deep into the benefits of All-Flash Storage arrays and discusses the all-new IBM FlashSystem 9100, which features...

Duration:00:20:23

Episode 8 - The Business of Enterprise IT

9/4/2018
The Business of Enterprise IT is a podcast series from InfoSystems. Episode 8 features special guest, Eric Herzog, CMO, IBM Storage. Eric is as close to a social media rockstar as you will get in the IT world and speaks at conferences and industry events around the world. In the first of two podcast episodes recorded with InfoSystems marketing director, Josh Davis, Eric blazes through the fundamentals of data storage and how business leaders can work with IT to build data strategies to win.

Duration:00:26:31

Episode 7 - The Business of Enterprise IT

8/13/2018
The Business of Enterprise IT is a podcast series from InfoSystems. Episode 6 features special guest, Daniel Magid, VP Solution Sales at Rocket Software. In this episode, we discuss how business leaders at companies that have core software applications that have been in production for a long time can still integrate modern technologies such as web and mobile applications, Cloud services, and automation into their environment.

Duration:00:34:10

Episode 6 - The Business of Enterprise IT

8/8/2018
The Business of Enterprise IT is a podcast series from InfoSystems. Episode 6 features special guest, Daniel Magid, VP Solution Sales at Rocket Software. In this episode, we discuss how business leaders can think strategically about IT systems modernization to maximize business operations.

Duration:00:43:44

Episode 5 - The Business of Enterprise IT with Scott Davis

4/13/2018
In this episode, Josh Davis, marketing director, and Scott Davis, vice president, begin a two-part discussion about the strategic partnership and investment by InfoSystems in APSU. InfoSystems has now entered as 50% owner of APSU, a Cloud and Managed Services provider with specialized solutions for IBM Power - i / AIX / Linux. InfoSystems has take the concepts and best practices gained from 20+ years of working with Fortune 50 and other large enterprise customers, and combined them with 20+...

Duration:00:30:25

Episode 4 - The Business of Enterprise IT with Scott Davis

3/13/2018
In this episode, Josh Davis, marketing director, and Scott Davis, vice president, begin a two-part discussion about the strategic partnership and investment by InfoSystems in APSU. InfoSystems has now entered as 50% owner of APSU, a Cloud and Managed Services provider with specialized solutions for IBM Power - i / AIX / Linux. InfoSystems has take the concepts and best practices gained from 20+ years of working with Fortune 50 and other large enterprise customers, and combined them with 20+...

Duration:00:33:27