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The Somerford Podcast: Season 2, Episode 1 - HashiStack: Enterprise vs Open Source
In this episode, the Somerford Podcast returns for a second season with host, Anne Mundy, where she's joined by Dominique Top, Solutions Engineer at HashiCorp, to discuss 'HashiStack Enterprise vs Open Source', and what prominent benefits you get through Enterprise. They also examine the distinctions between the Enterprise and Open Source offerings, as well as exploring Terraform use cases, Vault integrations and the latest updates from HashiCorp.
The Somerford Podcast: Season 1, Episode 14 - Netskope Prove IT
Anne welcomes back Neil Thacker, EMEA CISO at Netskope, to discuss Netskope's latest Prove IT campaign. In particular, they explain that your SWG could be blind to more than 50% of traffic, and they showcase how Netskope can prove it. They also explore how to solve these issues, examining 'API JSON' decoding, 'Cloud Control' and examples of both encrypted traffic and 'Cloud Platform' instances.
The Somerford Podcast: Season 1, Episode 13 - Splunk Cloud Solutions: Part 2 Workload Pricing
In this latest episode, Anne is joined by Richard Barber, Head of Cloud Sales EMEA at Splunk, as they explore Splunk Cloud: the platform for Operational Intelligence. Learn why organisations are choosing or switching to Splunk Cloud and are profiting from rapid time to deployment. Anne and Richard also examine how to get the most out of your existing products with Splunk Cloud, and how you can benefit from Somerford & Splunk's 'elite' partnership.
The Somerford Podcast: Season 1, Episode 12 - Okta Technical Partner
In this latest episode, Anne invites James Richmond, Associate Alliances Sales Engineer at Okta, to discuss your challenges in the world of identity access management. They also explore how Okta addresses these pain points, how easy it is to implement, and how Somerford can help, as an Okta 'Premier Solution Provider'.
The Somerford Podcast: Season 1, Episode 11 - Splunk's Observability Suite
In this latest episode, Anne is joined by Robert Castley, Staff Sales Engineer at Splunk, to explain Splunk's Observability Suite, and what problems the suite is addressing. They also explore how Somerford, as one of the first 'Observability Partners' in EMEA, can help benefit customers in achieving the most from their data.
The Somerford Podcast: Season 1, Episode 10 - Managing Multiple Clouds: Better Together
In this episode, Anne & Baz detail Somerford's involvement with their Splunk clients' 'Cloud Journey to Migration'. They examine the issues involved in initial cloud migration; the security challenges and adaptation, and they also explore other areas where Somerford can provide support.