Geek out!

Welcome to Geek out! This is the forum for technologists to hear the latest and greatest IT trends,
technologies and solutions from NetApp and its partners.

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Geek Out! on Veeam

In this technical webinar, Veeam expert Naim Mucaj will discuss three scenarios where Veeam Backup & Replication and NetApp technologies can be leveraged to achieve maximum applications and data availability.

Thursday, 21st April, 2016
11:00 AEST

Geek out! on SolidFire

This session takes a look from a technology perspective at the Scale-out, all-flash storage that's highly available and easy to control - all with guaranteed performance.

Thursday, 31 March, 2016
11:00 AM AEDT

Geek out! on OnCommand Insight

Becoming reliant on specific technology types, implementation methods or vendors to implement our data storage services can be both good and bad. As geeks, one-size-fits-all disk hardware is good for simplicity, but often doesn’t help us with cost management, corner cases or justifying spend.

Thursday, 18 February, 2016

Geek out! On StorageGRID

The Internet of Things has introduced us to an ever-changing connected world. From your smart watch to the introduction of smart cities, technology is at the forefront of our everyday lives.

Thursday, 12 November, 2015
11AM - 12PM AEDT

Geek out! On Database and Application Acceleration

In today’s data-driven world, businesses need to respond faster, be more agile while lowering operational costs. The key to solving these issues is collaborating with key partners that help with seamlessly getting the right data to the right people at the right time.

Thursday, 29 October, 2015
11AM - 12PM AEDT

Protecting Your Crown Jewels

In a 2015 ESG survey, nearly 50% of organisations say they are adopting cloud for data backup and archiving, and 35% use cloud for disaster recovery.

Thursday, 17 September, 2015
11:00AM AEST

Geek out! on Flash

Flash based SSDs will soon be cheaper than performance disk - even without deduplication - and next generation solid state storage will go boldly where flash will fear to tread.

Monday, 24 August, 2015
10:20AM AEST

Geek out on Cloud Manager!

Join us for the next webcast that dives deeper into Cloud Manager - allowing you to take control of your private, public and hybrid cloud storage resources.

Thursday, 9th July, 2015
11:00AM AEST

Launch Replay
Geek out on AWS!

Continue the conversations from AWS Summit!

Thursday, 4th June, 2015
11:00AM AEST

Geek out on SteelStore!

Join us to Geek out! on SteelStore and learn about the future of backup.

Thursday, 30th April, 2015
11:00AM AEST

Geek out with Splunk!

Join us to Geek out! with Splunk and learn how to gain Operational Intelligence of your IT environment. Learn how to make use of these insights to help make your organisation more productive, profitable, competitive and secure!

Thursday, 26th March, 2015
11:00AM AEDT

How to manage your multi-vendor storage environment as an integrated end-to-end service

In the 2014 Geek out! survey, over 65% of you said increasing the efficiency of IT operations is your key area of improvement. But where can you start? And how can you effectively manage an heterogenous storage strategy?

Thursday, 19th February, 2015
11:00AM AEDT

Top 3 Innovations from Insight 2014

Remember to jump on the webcast to learn about some of the top innovations announced at Insight 2014!

Thursday 13th November, 2014
11:00AM AEDT

Geek out! on Desktop Virtualisation

Data storage and management costs have been some of the largest inhibitors in adopting Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). But, the benefits that come with desktop virtualisation are too important to ignore.

Thursday 16th October, 2014
11:00AM AEST

Geek out! On Oracle - how to rapidly develop, test and deploy

In competitive business environments, companies need to test new ideas rapidly and bring products to market faster.

But how can the DBA maintain control of the database environment when developers are demanding self service tools that will let them create, repurpose and delete multiple copies of databases at will?

Thursday, 18th September, 2014
11:00AM AEST

Under the hood of the #1 ranked converged infrastructure platform

The worldwide converged infrastructure segment grew 70% year on year and generated over 653 petabytes of new storage capacity during the first 3 months of 2014* alone.

Thursday, 14th August, 2014
11:00AM AEST

Can you reduce both project time and risk?

The world's best run businesses rely on SAP and the skills of their BASIS teams to accelerate core business processes in rapidly changing business environments.

Thursday, 10th July, 2014
11:00AM AEST

Microsoft and Hybrid Clouds - New ways to skin your cat!

Web based and open source apps are a neat fit for initial cloud deployments, but what do you do about your mission-critical Microsoft applications already in the Data Centre? Many agree that some form of Hybrid cloud is the next logical step, but which cloud do you use and what happens if you want to change your mind? Our geeks take on these questions and will come up with some surprising answers, showing there is more than one way to skin this particular cat.

Thursday, 19th June, 2014
11:00AM AEST

OpenStack - beyond the hype?

In this edition of Geek out!, let‘s explore OpenStack with two of the leading technologists in Australia and New Zealand from NetApp and SUSE and answer some of the tough questions...

Thursday, 3rd April, 2014
11:00AM AEDT