About Ather Beg

Ather is a Solutions Architect and works for Rackspace. His focus is on all things related to cloud, technology, storage, virtualization and whatever comes in between. Being in the industry for over 23 years, Ather has been a vExpert for 7 years running and is also vExpert NSX/Cloud. He has also been an official VMware blogger at VMworld EU and US and is one of the founding members and contributor to Open HomeLab Wiki and co-hosts @OpenTechCast as well. Ather’s natural habitat is tech events like VMworld, Cloud (and other) Field Days, VMUGs etc. and he thrives on meeting like-minded people and having a good old chat about technology. He’s friendly and not dangerous at all so please do interact with him whenever you spot him in such surroundings.
10 03, 2020

What’s New in vSphere 7 with Kubernetes, VCF 4 and vSAN 7? The Important Bits

By |2020-03-10T13:45:55+00:00March 10th, 2020|vCenter, VMware, VSAN, vShield|0 Comments

There's a lot more to cover for vSphere 7 so in this post, I'll talk about the important bits with regards to vSphere 7 with Kubernetes, VMware Cloud Foundation 4 and vSAN 7. vSphere 7 with Kubernetes If you're involved with VMware products in your day job, you must have heard about Project Pacific a [...]

10 03, 2020

What’s New in vSphere 7? The Important Bits

By |2020-03-10T13:43:23+00:00March 10th, 2020|vCenter, VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

In recent times, organisations have become more aware of the need to develop applications that closely align with their core business and that has been taking priority, rather than the platform that used to be the most important factor in the past. Recognising this trend, VMware has been working towards integrating its portfolio products to [...]

10 03, 2020

What’s New in vRealize Cloud Management 8.1? The Important Bits

By |2020-03-10T12:17:04+00:00March 10th, 2020|vCenter, VMware, vRA, vRealize Log Insight, vRO, vSphere|0 Comments

This post is focussed on the important bits that you need to know about the new announcements by VMware related to the vRealize Cloud Management portfolio. If you've been following recent developments for the VMware platform then you must already know that bulk of the enhancements will be in the areas related to Kubernetes support [...]

1 01, 2020

What A Decade It Has Been!

By |2020-01-01T15:39:49+00:00January 1st, 2020|General|0 Comments

Last night, I sat and looked back at the past one and thought to myself, boy, what a decade it has been! It was the hardest one that I lived through, especially considering that at one point, I didn't expect to at all! Quite a few major events happened in the last decade that affected [...]

2 12, 2019

Solo.io: It’s All About Abstraction

By |2019-12-02T11:25:43+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Cloud, Cloud Field Day, Tech Field Day|0 Comments

There has been a major shift in how applications are developed, tested and deployed in recent years. Such is the need for speed in today's fast-paced product release cycle that in addition to development methodologies, it has also changed the architecture in which they are deployed. Transition to this new development paradigm will be gradual [...]

21 10, 2019

LucidLink Filespaces: It’s Object Storage But Not As You Know It

By |2019-10-21T17:23:23+01:00October 21st, 2019|Cloud, Cloud Field Day, Storage, Tech Field Day|0 Comments

Object storage is plentiful, durable and cheap. That makes it the ideal storage mechanism for long-term or archive storage. In fact, it's so cost-efficient that many traditional storage appliances, primarily targetted at on-premises environments, also make use of object-based storage to achieve cost-efficiencies. With all this data stored on object storage and on a cloud [...]

29 07, 2019

Automation Anywhere: Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Everyone

By |2019-07-29T17:03:56+01:00July 29th, 2019|Cloud, Tech Field Day|0 Comments

I vividly remember the days when there was absolutely no integration between software products from the same company, let alone different companies. Automation has progressed a huge amount since then and companies are keen to expose the functionality of their software products through standard interfaces, most commonly being REST API. While those interfaces have helped [...]

25 06, 2019

Tech Field Day (#TFD19): A Heads-Up

By |2019-06-25T16:21:07+01:00June 25th, 2019|Cloud, Storage, Tech Field Day|0 Comments

I am honoured to be invited to attend Tech Field Day 19 this week. For those who don't know, Tech Field Day is a set of events hosted by Stephen Foskett and his team, where technology vendors get together with techies/bloggers/engineers of their field and have focussed discussions around their products and why they've produced the best [...]