Data & Compute Challenges in Enterprise IT Environments – CF020

This week on Cyber Frontiers the usual crew is joined by Kevin Schoonover, Director of Engineering at Arrow ECS, to discuss how new technologies are (or aren’t) making their way into the enterprise IT spotlight. We talk about differences in relational vs. object oriented data stores, implementations of software-defined-networking, and what driving factors (cost, ease of use, adaptability) are pushing certain technologies to the forefront. We also look at what job roles will become more important as these technologies become mainstream. The talk encompasses the ‘challenges of a real IT department’ – and provides an interesting context to how the enterprise is evolving in response to newer trends in computing. With Kevin’s personality and expertise in the subject area combined with the hosts’ usual candor, it’s a show you won’t want to miss!

Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future Through an Academic Perspective!   Christian Johnson, a student at the University of Maryland will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does.

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