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Stephen Foskett
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Attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Lives in Hudson, OH
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The potential of microservices within the data center @VirtualizedGeek, @SpringpathInc, @PluribusNet, #SFD7 - http://www.virtualizedgeek.com/2015/05/the-potential-of-microservices-within-the-data-center/
Server SAN vendor Springpath is leveraging Docker Containers to provide storage services as part of its architecture. The implementation shows microservices the potential in the traditional data ce...
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Ravello offer free service for 2015 vExperts - vInfrastructure Blog - http://vinfrastructure.it/2015/06/ravello-offer-free-service-for-2015-vexperts/
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The evolution that will start the revolution @samuel_clements, @cisco_mobility, @Meraki, #CLEUR, #TFDx
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A day in the life of a technology architect - The Translator | VirtualizedGeek - http://www.virtualizedgeek.com/2015/06/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-technology-architect-the-translator/
Explaining how a complex technology impacts the business is one of the most difficult aspects of a Technology Architect’s job. I was chatting with an auto mechanic buddy of mine yesterday, and I ex...
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Why build two when you can have OneCloud @recklessop, @OneCloudSW, #VFD5 - http://www.jpaul.me/2015/06/why-build-two-when-you-can-have-onecloud-vfd5/
One of the challenges when pitching disaster recovery to customers is the cost. Many times a DR site build out can cost as much if not more than the production site, a cost that some customers just...
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Differentiate, Please - eigenmagic - https://www.eigenmagic.com/2015/06/16/differentiate-please/
I have developed something of a reputation for snarking at keynotes. It is a reputation that I fully deserve, and I have no intention of changing. What I do want to change is how vendor marketing and PR people interpret my snark. I want them to understand why I snark, and why I will not, ...
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Ignite Data Field Day @Andrea_Mauro, #DFD1, #IgniteShow
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Apple Watch: the definitive review - http://www.theverge.com/a/apple-watch-review
The Apple Watch is Apple’s first entirely-new product in five years. I’ve been wearing one non-stop for a week trying to answer the question: is it worth buying?
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VFD5 Preview - OneCloud @MWPreston, @OneCloudSW, #VFD5 - http://blog.mwpreston.net/2015/06/18/vfd5-preview-onecloud/
Am I looking forward to the presentation at Virtualization Field Day 5 from OneCloud?  I have no idea!  Why?  Well, here is a company that I know absolutely nothing about!  I can't remember ever c
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Catalogic Software Overview and High Level Architecture
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Response: Why Technology Still Matters @IOSHints, @CiscoDC, @NEC_OpenFlow, @BigSwitch, #NFD9 - http://blog.ipspace.net/2015/03/response-why-technology-still-matters.html
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Education
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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Introduction

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. His contributions to the enterprise IT community have earned him recognition as both a Microsoft MVP and VMware vExpert. He can be found online at TechFieldDay.com, blog.FoskettS.net, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

Work
Occupation
Community Organizer
Employment
  • Tech Field Day
    Organizer in Chief, 2009 - present
  • Foskett Services
    Founder, 2009 - present
  • Gestalt IT
    Community Organizer, 2009 - present
  • GlassHouse Technologies
    Director of Strategy Services, 2001 - 2007
  • StorageNetworks
    Consulting Practice Manager, 1999 - 2001
  • Sprint Paranet
    Technical Analyst, 1997 - 1999
  • US Robotics
    Systems Manager, 1995 - 1997
  • VIEWlogic Systems
    Systems Administrator, 1994 - 1995
  • Contoural
    Director, Data Practice, 2007 - 2009
  • Nirvanix
    Director of Consulting, 2009 - 2010
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Currently
Hudson, OH
Previously
Wooster, OH - Durham, CT - Houston, TX - Worcester, MA - Shrewsbury, MA