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Stephen Foskett
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Attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Lives in Hudson, OH
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Brocade impressions from #NFD9 | CCIE #31104, what's next? - https://ccie31104.wordpress.com/2015/03/23/brocade-impressions-from-nfd9/
I came in very excited about the real world potential of Brocade's Vyatta Controller and I left no less enthusiastic. For a quick summary Brocade has announced that they are building a commercially...
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Inspired by a question from @jfrappier, here is a bunch of vendor swag I've received over the years that has actually proved useful. Hopefully this will help marketing at the various vendors to invest in useful swag and not pointless landfill. The biggest issue with swag is its marginal utility: ...
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TechTalk - ScaleIO is free now what? | VirtualizedGeek - http://www.virtualizedgeek.com/2015/05/techtalk-scaleio-is-free-now-what/
EMC and Nutanix got into a bit of back and forth on Twitter and on blogosphere (is that still a thing?) About the impact of ScaleIO new pricing model (it's free). Nutanix' basic argument is that Sc...
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A Tour of Dell's Dashing Innovation Labs - Wahl Network - http://wahlnetwork.com/2015/06/15/dell-innovation-labs/
Join me as I search out Dell's version of the everlasting gobstopper in their wide assortment of innovation labs.
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Rubrik reaches version 2.0 in a few short months | VirtualizeTips - http://www.virtualizetips.com/2015/08/19/rubrik-reaches-version-2-0-in-a-few-short-months/
You may be thinking that it has only been a few short months since we first heard from Rubrik as they exited stealth mode, well you would be right. The team at Rubrik must not like to sleep much, b...
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Nuage Announces Underlay/Overlay Event Management Platform @nuagenetworks, @MrTugs, #ONUG
Nuage Networks announced its Virtualized Service Assurance Platform (VSAP) - Some Clever Underlay and Overlay Management
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Wireless Nerd: Wireless Field Day 8. I'm in #WFD8, @WirelessNerd - http://wirelessnerd.blogspot.com/2015/07/wireless-field-day-8-i-in.html
I got a really great email yesterday from a man named Stevphn Foskett. It was to let me know that I had been selected as a delegate for an event called Wireless Field Day. I stood quietly up from my chair at a restaurant and ...
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Personality Matters More Than Code As Hadoop Vendors Battle For Supremacy @PaulMiller, @Cloudera, #DFD1
A group of Hadoop providers begin to deliver on their claim to 'standardize' the much-hyped open source big data toolkit, but some of the biggest vendors in the market still refuse to play along... and business practises and attitudes probably matter more than code in the long run.
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Oops, excuse me but your silo is showing - Storage Gaga - http://storagegaga.com/oops-excuse-me-but-your-silo-is-showing/
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  • 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.

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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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Hudson, OH
Previously
Wooster, OH - Durham, CT - Houston, TX - Worcester, MA - Shrewsbury, MA