WEI Tech Talk Podcast
WEI Tech Talk PodcastMar 10, 2023
Episode 17: Security, Visibility and Control of Public Cloud Infrastructure and Workloads
Principal Cloud Architect Keith Lafaso begins the conversation by briefly explaining WEI's cloud focus. Then, Fortinet Solution Engineer Garrick Chang offers his thoughts on the state of digital acceleration, cloud security deployment trends, cloud security challenges, cloud security customer priorities. Garrick’s summary comes as a prelude to a hands-on lab that WEI and Fortinet coordinated. The workshop was not recorded and is reserved for WEI customers only.
This content was recorded in November 2023.
Episode 16: Boosting Performance With HPE ProLiant Gen11 Servers
In this episode of the WEI Tech Talk Podcast, New England Patriots Linebacker Matthew Judon joins as our special guest in the final installment of the 2023 Hall of Fame Series. Before Matthew joins for his Q&A, learn how the latest updates to HPE ProLiant Gen11 servers will help you gain insights into innovations, services, and security measures.
This content was recorded in October 2023.
Episode 15: Tackling Disaster Recovery With Zerto & HPE
Explore disaster recovery protection as a service (DRaaS) from Zerto and dive into the benefits with the experts. Learn how DRaaS from Zerto, paired with the intelligence of HPE ProLiant Gen11 servers powered by 4th Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, helps mitigate downtime and data loss.
Longtime New England Patriots captain Matthew Slater joins the discussion and participates in an engaging Q & A.
The content for this episode was recorded in October 2023.
Episode 14: Refresh Your IT Infrastructure Playbook With HPE Alletra Storage Updates
Join leaders from WEI and HPE for an exciting update on the latest from HPE Alletra Storage and how this cloud-native data infrastructure platform represents a paradigm shift for storage.
New England Patriots tightend Hunter Henry also makes an appearance for a special Q&A. He discusses what it means to be named a captain for the 2023 season, playing through injuries, and what some of his favorite stadium experiences have been.
Learn more about the impact HPE Alletra Storage, when paired with the intelligence of HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen11 servers, powered by 4th Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, has on business innovation and how it brings the cloud experience to every workload without compromise, eliminating the complexity of traditional storage.
The content for this episode was recorded in September 2023.
Episode 13: Get On The GreenLake Gridiron
WEI and HPE welcome special guest David Andrews to the WEI Tech Talk Podcast. Voted a team captain in 2023, David plays center for the New England Patriots. Guests enjoyed an engaging Q&A with the two-time Super Bowl champion as conversation also touched on HPE GreenLake, enabled by the HPE Synergy 480 Gen11 Compute Module (powered by 4th Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors). HPE GreenLake Chief Technologist Joe Vidal also dives into HPE GreenLake's evolution and identifies the perks of an as-a-Service model.
This content was recorded in September 2023. The episode was moderated by James Hilliard.
Episode 12: AWS Networking: VPC Architecture & VPC Networking
In this episode, WEI’s senior cloud architect and strategist, Keith, breaks down VPC architecture, discusses the multi-VPC networking environment, shares the hybrid connectivity options toward the cloud, and shows the security controls that can be used within AWS. This recording was part of a multi-hour, four-lab AWS networking workshop, and is geared toward network engineers and architects building environments in AWS.
This content was recorded in August 2023.
Episode 11: FortiMonitor: Cloud-Based Full Stack Visibility & Automated Remediation
Are you a big fan of network monitoring? We are too. In this episode of the WEI Tech Talk, listeners will gain a better understanding of how Fortinet's FortiMonitor modernizes network monitoring to enable end-to-end visibility into the overall user experience.
The content for this episode was originally recorded in May 2021.
Episode 10: Identifying Proper Cluster Design For The Enterprise
All too often, IT leaders are oversubscribing the resources they have for workloads not forecasted during the initial enterprise cluster design. Proper optimization ensures business continuity and minimizes risk. Learn more in Therese Jardine's conversation with VMware expert, Mark Gabryjelski.
This episode was originally recorded in November 2022.
Episode 9: Reviewing Fortinet Security Fabric, FortiGate Firewall
Today, we feature a recent conversation with Fortinet to review its security fabric and the evolving cyber threat landscape.
Listeners will gain a new perspective on how firewalls are protecting the ever-changing boarders of their network environment. This conversation came just before a WEI technical workshop where participants learned how organizations are deploying FortiGate to meet the requirements of today's multi-faceted and multi-device networks. WEI hosts a robust schedule of training workshops and designed to strengthen client-vendor relationship and trust, as well as to inform and educate.
This episode was originally recorded in April 2022.
Episode 8: NaaS Is The Next Big Thing in Networking
WEI welcomes HPE Aruba's Mark Laliberte to discuss how their NaaS solution accelerates, innovates, and simplifies IT operations and reduces cost to support an enterprise's dynamic needs. Listeners will find out how to simplify the process of procuring and deploying network resources, accelerating time-to-value, and ensuring your network is always ready to support ever-changing business objectives.
Episode 7: Simplify And Accelerate Operations With Cloud Automation
In this episode, the WEI Tech Talk Podcast welcomes Dynatrace's Russel Wilkinson and WEI's Fred McHugh. They discuss application modernization, cloud scalability, and monitoring vs. observability. Plus, gain insight on building intelligent solutions on the cloud within your organization.
This episode was originally recorded in May 2023.
Episode 6: Achieving Digital Transformation With Juniper Apstra
Sébastien Mutel, a data center networking technical lead for WEI, offers a deep dive into enabling operational efficiency within your business with intent-based networking. Sébastien explains how Juniper Apstra can help with the speed, simplicity, and scalability of your data center network. The need to accelerate innovation, improve efficiencies, and achieve greater ROI is always a top priority when it comes to your business.
This episode was originally recorded in November 2022.
Episode 5: Building Resilient Wired & Wireless Infrastructure
Listen to WEI's Greg LaBrie lead a technology discussion on how Aruba Networks is helping customers implement a resilient, flexible and scalable wired and wireless infrastructure. Later, country music star Chase Rice joins as a special guest. Chase answers audience questions and sings a few of his chart top country hits.
This episode was originally recorded in June 2020.
Episode 4: Five Steps To Getting Cybersecurity Right
In this episode, Fortinet's Jonathan Nguyen-Duy shares his 5 critical success factors of an integrated security strategy to proactively monitor, defend and control access points on your network. Find out how to optimize security and workflows across expanded networks to keep up with business ingenuity while ensuring your network remains protected under any circumstances.
This episode was originally recorded in December 2021.
Episode 3: Securing The Future: Theresa Payton
In this episode, WEI welcomes expert on secured digital transformation, Theresa Payton. She "unmasks" cybercriminals as she details the anatomy of hacker, explains how deep fakes and AI are leveraged to commit fraud and steal from companies, tells a true story of extortion that she once witnessed, and also leads an exciting Q&A. Theresa is widely regarded as a visionary leading the way as an inventor of new security designs. Theresa also has an approved US patent.
This episode was originally recorded in September 2021.
Episode 2: Hit A Homerun With WEI & HPE
In this episode, WEI welcomes pro baseball hall of famer and Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz. But first, WEI’s chief architect Dave Fafel and Phil Woudenberg of HPE GreenLake will discuss how enterprises everywhere can hit a homerun with WEI and HPE GreenLake. Learn how the edge to cloud platform accelerates innovation, delivers ITaaS, and leverages the flexibility of cloud economics.
Episode 1: Protecting Your Data From Edge To Cloud
In this special episode, WEI welcomes renown cybersecurity expert Rachel Wilson. Rachel leads a conversation about critical cybersecurity challenges. These are issues ranging from secure network architecture, vendor relationships, Advanced Persistent Threat detection, and mobile security.
Afterward, the podcast welcomes experts from HPE and WEI. They will expand on data protection and disaster recovery options to combat cyber threats to your enterprise.
This recording was produced in October 2022.