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#4: Letting IT sleep at night – live from ZertoCON 2016


The latest TechReckoning Podcast live from  ZertoCON 2016. I interview Zerto co-founder and CTO Oded Kedem and Robert Stretchay, VP of Product.

We talk about the nature of clouds and the nature of various apps and how they map to different types of infrastructure and cloud environments. Companies not only have different strategic approaches to cloud, but they have multiple simultaneous strategies, depending on workload and application and roadmap.

AWS is a great platform for certain workloads. It’s not only about the pipe, power, and ping of a data center, it’s about having the expertise to manage failover and business continuity between your various estates.

IT is required to be more dynamic and responsive than in the past. IT professionals need a different set of skills as well.

Oded and Rob look forward to areas like DevOps, as well as new stacks like Cloud Foundry and OpenStack, and how IT infrastructure needs to support these new areas. ¬†“I don’t think it gets simpler.” -Rob

“The mission of Zerto is to let IT sleep at night.” -Oded. He talks about how the founding team took 6 months of customer discovery before writing a line of code.



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