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Great Things with Great Tech!

Great Things with Great Tech!

By Anthony Spiteri
Great Things with Great Tech Podcast is aimed at highlighting technology companies doing great things with great technology. In each episode we will talk with technical leads of companies that leverage other technology to build and productize innovative solutions. We will also introduce the company with a little history and how they came to be.
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Episode 29 - Rafay
In this episode I talk with Haseeb Budhani, Co-Founder and CEO at Rafay. Rafay enables developers to automate the distribution, operations, scaling and lifecycle management of containerized microservices across public and private clouds, and service provider networks. Rafay’s Managed Kubernetes platform is built around foundational elements that together deliver an optimal abstraction layer across disparate infrastructure, making it easy for developers to scale and operate applications across any number of locations or regions. Haseeb and I talk about how Rafay’s platform significantly simplifies the deployment of containerized apps anywhere and how organizations can achieve desired levels of reliability, availability and performance with any combination of public cloud environments through a dev friendly SaaS offering. Rafay was founded in 2017 and is head quartered out of the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned: Containers, Kubernetes, VMware, vSphere, AWS, KubeVirt, RedHat, OpenShift Web: https://rafay.co Start for Free: https://rafay.co/start Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
45:55
June 10, 2021
Episode 28 - Tape Ark
In this episode I talk with Guy C. Holmes, President and CEO at Tape Ark. Tape Ark pride themselves on being the global experts in Tape to Cloud Migration. Guy and I talk about how he saw an opportunity with the early emergence of cloud computing to drive an innovative approach to data storage and management, which would enable organizations to liberate their data from legacy media to the cloud en masse. This is a fascinating discussion around global data that was locked away in tape (and paper archives) and the ability to re-activate data for innovative new use cases, or help find new discoveries previously locked away. Tape Ark was founded in 2018 and is head quartered out of Perth, Australia. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned: Amazon Web Services, Tape, LTO, S3, Glacier, Azure, Google Cloud, Wasabi Web: https://www.tapeark.com/ The Maverick Mindset: https://www.tapeark.com/data-driven-mavericks/ NASA Moon Data Story: https://techboard.com.au/announcement/tape-ark-appointed-custodian-of-historical-nasa-data/ Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
46:09
June 3, 2021
Episode 27 - HostedBizz
In this episode I talk with Paul Butcher, Co-Founder at HostedBizz. HostedBizz is a 100% Canadian-based and 100% Canadian-hosted integrated technology service provider. Born out of a need to offer VDI, they now offer managed services spanning Infrastructure, Backup, DR, Storage as a Service and more. Paul and I talk about how HostedBizz removes the burden of technology management and reduces cost of ownership to a predictable monthly expense turning your technology costs into investments. They have focused on the channel and enabling them offer HostedBizz services at scale with streamlines billing options. HostedBizz was founded in 2012 and is head quartered out of Ottawa, Canada. Web: http://www.hostedbizz.com/ Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
40:35
May 26, 2021
Episode 26 - VAST Data
In this episode I talk with Jeff Denworth, Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder at VAST Data. VAST Data is a software company bringing an end to complex storage tiering and unlocking the ability to use flash across the enterprise. Jeff and I talk about how VAST Data is a radically different architecture built upon disaggregation and shared everything compute and storage leveraging containers, Optane 3D Xpoint-based memory, NVMe-OF and QLC based SSDs for fast storage no matter what the workload...with vast amount of usable space that scales and is highly resilient. VAST Data was founded in 2016 and is head quartered out of New York. Web: https://vastdata.com Economics: https://vastdata.com/economics Storage Field Day Overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1iG03PCRvE Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
44:19
May 13, 2021
Episode 25 - Zella DC
In this episode I talk with Clinton Keeler, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Found at Zella DC. Zella DC is a next-generation datacenter provider disrupting traditional server rooms and enabling the Edge. Born from the need to service challenging remote sites plus solving the problems related with the explosion of data at the edge, Zella DC offer micro datacentres that replace traditional onsite facilities. Clinton and I talk about how Zella DC's Micro Data centers are built for high levels of resiliency, security and mobility all done with automations and monitoring technologies.   Zella DC started operations in 2010. The company is headquartered in the Perth, Australia Web: https://www.zelladc.com/ Products: http://zelladc.com/products The Zella Fort is an instant edge computing micro data centre with cooling, security and monitoring - an all-in-one solution perfect for army battle groups that is easily deployed just about anywhere Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
38:00
May 6, 2021
Episode 24 - AUCloud
In this episode I talk with Brad Bastow, Chief Operating Officer at AUCloud. AUCloud provides highly secure, standards based, sovereign cloud IaaS to Australian Government and Critical National Industry communities. This includes Federal, State and Local Governments and CNI organisations such as telecommunications, electricity, energy, financial services and similar utility providers. With high levels of certified services hosted out of IRAP rated facilities, I talk with Brad about how AUCloud was born to fill a niche specialisation in the government IT market and how they offer BaaS, DRaaS, Storage, SaaS Backup and more through a fully automated web portal leveraging vendor APIs to deliver self service with added security and manageability.  AUCloud started operations in 2018. The company is headquartered in the Canberra, Australia Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, Veeam, IaaS, BaaS, DRaaS, Cisco, VMware Cloud Director, Microsoft Office 365, IRAP Web: https://www.australiacloud.com.au/ Services: https://www.australiacloud.com.au/services/ Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
38:24
April 22, 2021
Episode 23 - PhoenixNAP
In this episode I talk with William Bell, EVP of Products at PhoenixNAP. PhoenixNAP was evolved from the need to consolidate network connectivity and offer colocation and cloud to Phoenix. From there it grew world wide by offering scalable, secure, and reliable, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings. PhoenixNAP uses a custom portal and their own set of APIs to enable the rapid creation of cloud services. Strong in IaaS, Backup and Disaster Recovery as a Service, I talk with William about how developing security products and looking ahead to the next wave of infrastructure hosting for cloud native workloads based on Bare Metal Cloud offerings is allowing pNAP to innovate and lead in the service provider market.  PhoenixNAP was founded in 1996 and started trading as that entity in 2009. The company is headquartered in the Greater Phoenix Area, Arizona Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, Veeam, IaaS, BaaS, DRaaS, Kubernetes, Containers, DELL, Cisco, NetApp, Zerto, VMware Cloud Director Web: https://phoenixnap.com/ Bare Metal Cloud: https://phoenixnap.com/bare-metal-cloud Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
40:22
April 15, 2021
Episode 22 - Platform9
In this episode I talk with Sirish Raghuram, , CEO and Co-Founder at Platform9. Platform9 provides SaaS based Managed Kubernetes, Openstack and Serverless for public, private and edge platforms. They deliver cloud-native technologies with SaaS simplicity that are easy to install, operate and scale, while supporting broad cloud capabilities that run on any infrastructure. Sirish and I talk about his early days working as one of the early VMware Engineers and how the paradigm of what cloud was lit the fire to join up with his co-founders and start Platform9. We discuss VMware Cloud Director, the early days of OpenStack, Docker and Kubernetes and how the latter won the container manager race, has matured, but is not quiet there yet in terms of mass adoption. Platform9 was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, USA. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned Kubernetes, OpenStack, CloudStack, VMware, VMware Cloud Director, Docker, Containers, KVM, Mesosphere, Docker Swarm, Linux Web: https://platform9.com/ Platform9 Free Tier: https://platform9.com/signup-flow/?sandbox Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
50:06
April 1, 2021
Episode 21 - Mechanical Rock
In this episode I talk with Hamish Tedeschi, CEO and Founder at Mechanical Rock. Mechanical Rock's mission is to deliver better software, faster while helping clients transform the way they deliver. Their methodology is based on DevOps, modern code-driven infrastructure and test first development. DevOps is what they do. Hamish and I talk about what DevOps really is all about and how he saw a space in the market around modern application development focused on public cloud platforms and a do everything as code mantra! Their DevOps philosophy delivers better software, faster through Everything-as-Code under configuration management, including immutable infrastructure validated via Behaviour Driven Infrastructure (BDI), Test First Development, exemplified by Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), Continuous Build via deployment pipelines, including automated testing at the unit and scenario level, Continuous Operations including monitoring and alerting, auto remediation and optimisation and Transparency of information, and active collaboration across teams, throughout the process Mechanical Rock was founded in 2014 with the company headquartered in the Perth, Western Australia Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned AWS, GCP, Azure, Microsoft, CNCF, Snowflake, HashiCorp, Terraform Shout Outs and Notes Web: https://www.mechanicalrock.io GitHub: https://github.com/mechanicalrock DevOps Dream Game: http://devops.games Latency Conference: https://www.latencyconf.io YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJyuSH1MDXDWwSR-7s6UL3Q Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
46:53
March 18, 2021
Episode 20 - DCTwo
In this episode I talk with Justin Thomas, Managing Director and Founder of DCTwo. DCTwo offer world class cloud and hosting services, delivered from their own custom designing and built datacentres. They have recently had a successful IPO on the Australian Stock Market and have started making waves in the Modular, eco-friendly renewable DC space. Through partners and resellers they offer a suite of managed and vertically integrated cloud services delivered from their datacentres. Justin is very down to earth and relatable, and we have a great conversation around the evolution of datacenters over the past twenty years and how being 100% hands-on has helped DCTwo grow to were they are today. We even get a look at their custom designed 63amp single phase PDU which will be commercially available shortly. DCTwo was founded in 2012. The company is headquartered in the Perth, Western Australia Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, Veeam, Datacentres, Digital Currency, IaaS, BaaS, DRaaS, VDI Web: https://dctwo.com.au/ Modular Datacentres: https://dctwo.com.au/modular-data-centres/ PDU: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnZ8WiTdbM4 Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
38:24
March 4, 2021
Episode 19 - env0
In this episode I talk with Tim Davis, Developer Advocate at env0. env0 does awesome stuff with awesome automation tools! They develop a SaaS based Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) management platform that helps businesses master cloud infrastructure with environment provisioning, cloud governance, and workflow tools. Tim and I discuss how the env0 platform is the first cloud management platform built to enable self-service with complete governance and cost control while offering separation and control of dev and ops. env0 was founded in 2018. The company is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned HashiCorp, Terraform, Terragrunt, VMware, AWS, Azure, Google Web: https://www.env0.com/why-env0 Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
31:33
February 24, 2021
Episode 18 - Elbaite
In this episode I talk with Samira Tollo, Chief Technology Officer at Elbaite. Elbaite do crypto different! They are the worlds most advanced and comprehensive P2P digital assets marketplace, allowing buyers and sellers to trade without ever risking their cryptocurrency with a central exchange wallet. Samira and I talk about how inherent mistrust in current Crypto Exchange platforms drove Elbaite to come up with a more secure way to trade digital currency... starting with Elbaite hosting no digital wallets... this is a marketplace! Elbaite was founded in 2017 with launch in 2019. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Blockchain,  Buy Bitcoin Buy Ethereum Buy Litecoin Web: https://www.elbaite.io Sign Up Here with free money offer: http://elbaite.io/r/GTwGT Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
41:57
February 11, 2021
Episode 17 - Nebulon
In this episode I talk with Clint Wyckoff, Principal Tech Marketing Engineer at Nebulon.  Nebulon is a recently out stealth startup redefining storage for Hybrid IT. The company is developing and providing a new and unique approach to storage. Clint and I talk about how their Cloud-Defined Storage looks to compete with SAN arrays and HCI and how a focus on APIs delivers a self-service, cloud managed, server-based approach to storage for critical applications. Nebulon was founded in 2018 with all four co-founders where early employees at 3PAR. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with offices in Fremont and on the Peninsula. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, SuperMicro, HPE, AWS, 3PAR Web: https://nebulon.com/ Nebulon SPU Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
32:44
February 4, 2021
Episode 16 - Virtual Systems
In this episode I talk with Dirk Arends, President at Virtual Systems.  Virtual Systems has evolved as a group of problem solvers, who believe in leaving the world better than we found it. While their first priority is creating a new standard for delivering great technology, they stand for more than that. Dirk and I talk about how Virtual Systems specialized in VDI and Application delivery in the early days and how having a Backup and Disaster Recovery plan has become something insurance companies are asking companies to prove and test for compliancy.  Virtual Systems was founded in 2010 out of FreedomNet Wireless in 2003 and is based the Michigan, USA. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, Veeam, TrendMicro, Nimble, HPE, Zerto, Datto, NSX, DELL, Horizon View, 5G Web: https://vsystems.com/ Free Trials: https://vsystems.com/veeam-free-trial/ Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com hrq9GKyyIONSNUKAyosw
38:21
February 4, 2021
2020 Wrapped and Reviewed
In this episode, I chat with special return guest Ben Young as we talk about the first 16 episodes of Great Things with Great Tech. We talk about our episode highlights as well and the topics, trends and narratives discussed through the season. A big thankyou to all my guests who featured in the first 16 episodes and looking forward to returning in 2021!  For now, have a listen to the wrap-up and make sure to catch-up with existing episodes. A reminder to subscribe to Great Things with Great Tech with Great Tech on your favorite PodCast platform and on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/c/greatthingswithgreattech Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com Graphic: Spotify 2020 Wrapped
29:05
December 17, 2020
Episode 15 - OnApp
In this episode I talk with Jim Freeman, Head of Solutions at OnApp.  OnApp provides a complete Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) software platform for hosting companies, cloud providers, managed service providers and telecoms companies. Service Providers can create a wide range of cloud, dedicated hosting, CDN, DNS and storage services on top of commodity datacenter infrastructure; automate them completely through a central control panel. Jim and I discuss the early days backing Xen as a compute platform, the key partnership with VMware and OnApp's Federation service which is a true Cloud Computing Marketplace. OnApp was founded in 2010 and is based the United Kingdom. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned DELL, VMware, KVM, Xen, Kubernetes, VMware Cloud Director, NSX-v, NSX-T Web: https://onapp.com OnApp Federation: https://onapp.com/onapp-federation Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
36:03
November 26, 2020
Episode 14 - Weka
In this episode I talk with Liran Zvibel, Co-Founder and CEO at Weka. Weka has built the world's fastest parallel file system, designed to solve the performance challenges in AI deep learning and technical computing. WekaFS delivers high performance, low latency storage. Weka provides a seamless hybrid cloud solution between on-premises data centers and the public cloud. With customers in several high performance markets including autonomous vehicle AI training, genomics, financial modeling, EDA, software development, satellite imaging and media and entertainment. Weka was founded in 2014 and is based San Francisco. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned NVMe, DELL, HPE, nVidia, SuperMicro, Cisco, Mellenox, Infiniband, Linux Web: https://wkea.io WekaFS Tech Deep Dive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cn7VGbiO9Us Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
35:31
November 19, 2020
Episode 13 - Kasten
In this episode I talk with Niraj Tolia, President, GM and Co-Founder at Kasten. Kasten simplifies the operational management of stateful cloud-native applications for Kubernetes. The K10 Platform for Kubernetes Backup and DR provides an enterprise operations teams an easy-to-use, scalable, and secure system for backup/restore, disaster recovery, and mobility of Kubernetes applications. Niraj and I talk through the brief but eventful history of Kasten leading up to and beyond the Veeam acquisition. We also spend a lot of time talking about how Kubernetes is changing the IT landscape and going deep into the WHY and HOW of protecting Kubernetes workloads with Kasten. Kasten was founded in 2017 and is based in Los Altos, California, USA. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned Kubernetes, Helm, VMware, Tanzu, Docker, Containers Web: https://kasten.io K10: https://kasten.io/product Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
48:14
November 12, 2020
Episode 12 - HyAlto
In this episode I talk with Alan Zurakowski, CEO at HyAlto. HyAlto delivers a revenue focused Cloud Management Platform designed for MSPs and CSPs focusing on VMware IaaS and BaaS platforms. Those in the VMware Service Provider space might remember them as AirVM who were an early innovator in the cloud market in 2008, delivering a white-label, IAAS cloud platform for resellers. As demand for cloud services grew, a strong pivot took place to developing SaaS based software to enable service providers and white-label distributors to sell and deliver cloud services at scale. Find out how vCloud Director played a huge role in shaping their success... and not in the way you would expect! Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, Veeam, Datto, ConnectWise, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Office365 Web: https://www.hyalto.com Solutions: https://www.hyalto.com/contact Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
36:36
October 15, 2020
Episode 11 - comdivision
In this episode I talk with Yves Sandfort, CEO and co-founder at comdivision. comdivision have built a strong reputation over the past 25 years as a leading Professional Services company, spanning architecture, design, implementation as well as education and enablement primarily with VMware Technologies. They enable enterprises and service providers to do great things with great technology with a strong focus on emerging technologies. Yves and I talk about current industry trends such as intrinsic security and the future of multi and hybrid cloud and how the commoditization of technology platforms enables the next wave of great technologies. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, Veeam, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Kubernetes, Carbon Black, VMware Cloud Web: https://comdivision.com Solutions: https://www.comdivision.com/en#solutions Interested in being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
39:01
October 8, 2020
Episode 10 - OffsiteDataSync
In this episode I talk with Brad Jervis, Senior Cloud Architect at OffsiteDataSync (ODS). OffsiteDataSync is a leading cloud services provider, recognized as a global provider of highly available and secure cloud data protection solutions, including Infrastructure (IaaS), Disaster Recovery (DRaaS) and Backup (BaaS). Brad an I talk about how the company was founded for break/fix but quickly filled a growing niche in becoming one of the first true backup and DR focused providers. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, Veeam, Zerto, Nimble, Dell, CEPH, Linux, Microsoft Web: https://www.offsitedatasync.com Exclusive Offer: DRaaS 1TB FREE https://www.offsitedatasync.com/Q2/promo Interested if being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
41:16
September 24, 2020
Episode 9 - Functionly
In this episode I talk with Tim Brewer, Co-Founder and CEO of Functionly. Functionly is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company focused on delivering a real time intelligent Organizational Chart. Tim and I talk about how his prior experiences within organizations and as an advisor lead him to believe that there was a better way to do organizational mapping and charting leveraging web based technologies. This is a great story about looking to fill a gap in the market through SaaS based tooling and automation for what was previously deemed to be only doable via manual functions and tasks.  Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned AWS, Heroku Web: https://www.functionly.com Trial Now: https://www.functionly.com/trial-functionly-now Interested if being on #GTwGT? https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
42:32
September 16, 2020
Episode 8 - Portainer
In this episode I talk with Neil Cresswell, Co-Founder of Portainer. Portainer works by hiding the complexity that makes managing containers hard behind an easy to use GUI. By negating the need for users to use CLI, write YAML or understand manifests, Portainer makes deploying apps and troubleshooting problems simple. Neil and I talk about how he saw an opportunity with containers that was well ahead of the current Kubernetes wave and how he focused on reducing complexity around containers. Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, CNCF Web: https://www.portainer.io Public Demo: http://demo.portainer.io  Interested if being on #GTwGT? Register interest here: https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
39:59
September 2, 2020
Episode 7 - OrionVM
In this episode I talk with Sheng Yeo, CEO and Co-Founder of OrionVM. OrionVM are a wholesale Cloud Service Provider who designed their cloud platform for speed and distributed resiliency leveraging the InfiniBand networking standard as the core of their architecture. They where doing Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) before HCI was a thing! Sheng gives us an insight into their founding and we go through what makes them unique as a IaaS provider doing great things differently, creating their own niche in the market while continuing to learn and grow along the way.  Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned Linux, Xen, InfiniBand, Cumulus Networks Web: https://www.orionvm.com Architecture: https://www.orionvm.com/features Interested if being on #GTwGT? Register interest here: https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
47:47
August 24, 2020
Episode 6 - iland
In this episode I talk with Justin Giardina, (CTO) at iland. iland are one of the most innovative Cloud Service Providers in the world. This has been achieved by building their platform with usability and management as cornerstones. Justin and I talk about how iland's purpose built public API provides partners and customers with the ability to consume and manage their cloud services at scale with a focus on Infrastructure as Code. This API allows them to expose great technology platforms across 11 global locations offering IaaS, DRaaS, BaaS, Storage, Security and Compliance, and Office 365 backup. Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, Veeam, Zerto, Cassandra, Cisco, Nimble, Tenable, Trend Micro, HyTrust Web: https://www.iland.com API Swagger: https://api.ilandcloud.com Interested if being on #GTwGT? Register interest here: https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
41:35
August 13, 2020
Short Take 1
This is Great Things with Great Tech Short Take 1. While we take a break from regular episodes, I spend a bit of time looking back at the first 5 episodes and talk a little bit about what sort of technology company I am looking forward to interviewing as the show grows. As mentioned, please have a listen to all the previous episodes and subscribe on YouTube and the Podcast platform of your choice. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGi-zNAjdtmILLDt0xH-8jg?sub_confirmation=1 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/gtwgt Twitter: https://twitter.com/gtwgtpodcast
05:30
August 7, 2020
Episode 5 - Webair
In this episode I talk with Sagi Brody, (CTO) at Webair. Webair has grown into one of the leading IT Infrastructure and Cloud solutions providers based out of New York, offering a wide selection of IT solutions including DRaaS, BaaS, Dedicated Private Cloud, Managed Security, IaaS and more. Sagi and I talk about the company history spanning 20+ years and how they grew from a small web hosting company finding its way in the 90s and 2000s to an innovative Service Provider leveraging automation and trusted technology partners now with a commanding data center presence. Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, Veeam, Zerto, Ubuntu, Cisco, KVM Web: https://www.webair.com Solutions: https://www.webair.com/disaster-recovery Interested if being on #GTwGT? Register interest here: https://launch.gtwgt.com Music: https://www.bensound.com
37:48
July 30, 2020
Episode 4 - Runecast
In this episode I talk with Stanimir Markov, (Founder and CEO) from Runecast. Runecast Analyzer’s patented AI engine converts industry sources of information into machine-readable data. The Runecast AI Knowledge Automation (RAIKA) technology gathers and parses information from publicly available sources of data, then uses Artificial Intelligence and human expertise to translate this into machine-usable data. Stanimir and I discuss his roots working in IBM where him and his co-founders saw a gap in the market in proactive issues management that has fueled Runecast's success today. Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, AWS, Kubernetes, Ubuntu, Elastic Stack Web: https://runecast.com Technology: https://www.runecast.com/how-does-runecast-analyzer-work Free Trial: https://portal.runecast.com/registration Music: https://www.bensound.com
38:57
July 22, 2020
Episode 3 - Probax
In this episode I talk with Kevin Allan, (Founder and CTO) from Probax. Probax offers a data protection platform for MSPs, offering intelligent and automated cloud solutions including Backup as a Service (BaaS), Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), Archive as a Service (AaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) Protection for Dropbox, Microsoft Office 365 and more! Kevin and I discuss his roots in Perth where he saw a gap in the market that needed filling and how initial technology challenges contributed to Probax's success today. Technology Partners Mentioned Veeam, StorageCaft, Dropbox, Microsoft Office 365 Web: https://www.probax.io/ Services: https://www.probax.io/solutions/products Instant 20TB Trial: https://hive.probax.io/Join Music: https://www.bensound.com
36:34
July 9, 2020
Episode 2 - vBridge
In this episode, I talk to Ben Young (Development Manager) at vBridge.  vBridge is a cloud service provider based out of Christchurch, New Zealand with a secondary hosting presence in Auckland. Ben and I chat about how natural disasters helped shape the companies direction and how they built their own cloud management platform with a reseller first mentality which has made it one of the most powerful and unique in the IaaS world. Technology Partners Mentioned VMware, Veeam, Juniper, DELL|EMC, HPE, Pure Storage and Cloudian Web: https://vbridge.co.nz Services: https://vbridge.co.nz/business-solutions/hosting-infrastructure-as-a-service Ben's Blog: https://benyoung.blog Music: https://www.bensound.com
36:21
July 1, 2020
Episode 1 - Zettagrid
In this first episode, I talk to Nicki Pereira (CTO) of Zettagrid. Zettagrid are an Australian based Cloud Provider who have lead the way in the ANZ IaaS market for a decade now. Nicki and I chat about how Zettagrid came to be, and how technology platforms like VMware vCloud Director and Veeam where central in them innovating on core technologies and how that led to them leading the market on their way to APJ expansion. Technology Partners Mentioned VMware Veeam Zerto Juniper DELL Web: https://zettagrid.com 30 Day Free Trial: https://www.zettagrid.com/cloudcomputing/30-day-free-trial/ Music: https://www.bensound.com
33:56
June 25, 2020
Episode 0 - The Seed
Welcome to Great Things with Great Tech!  Episode 0 In this seed episode I go through the idea behind #GTwGT and talk a little about how the idea for this came to be. I also give some initial thoughts on what it is to create great things on great technology and give an outline about how the show will be structured. I even drop a hint about who the first Episode will be with. Subscribe below, and also on the YouTube Channel. Website: gtwgt.com Twitter: @anthonyspiteri
06:38
June 19, 2020