086: The New Audio Age

May 23, 2016
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This week the team try out a new audio recording platform in an effort to push audio quality through the roof!

Topics this week include:
  • Tintri turns the screw with new features
  • VMware does the dirty with NSX licensing
  • Salesforce data loss discussed
  • Saleforce is looking to ditch Oracle
  • Is Pat on his way out of VMware
  • HPE fumbles the redundancies
Plus Marc reviews a book on GPS, and Lauren asks the question "Is GPS hot or not?"

085: Ransomware and Chinese Clouds

May 17, 2016
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This week Marc, Rick, Gabriel, and Nigel cover the following:

@03:44 Salesforce set to run IoT cloud on AWS
@14:35 Docker releases Security Scanning
@19:02 Chinese cloud giant Alicloud sees triple digit revenue growth. Should we trust it and use it?
@26:47 NVMe startup E8 Storage gets cash injection. Will there be a new crop of NVMe based storage startups?

Marc’s EMC Tourettes

May 9, 2016
00:0000:00

This weeks it's Marc, Lauren and Nigel rounding up the infrastructure tech news from the week.

@start Good luck to Greg Knieriemen ahead of his pending bionic upgrades, and happy 50th birthday to Chris Evans
@11:00 News roundup
EMC World News Roundup
@15:00 EMC VNX gets another facelift
@25:00 EMC Virtustream Storage Cloud
@32:00 EMC ViPR 3.0

@32:40 Windows Server 2016 catch-up

@39:00 Are PernixData on the lookout for more investment
@45:00 XIO and Pivot3..... a zombie group-hug?
@48:00 Hot or not: Quantum Computing

083: Weekly News Hit

May 2, 2016
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This week Rick and Lauren provide your weekly hit of tech news, covering:

  • vCloud Air leadership change
  • Samsung's black box for the car
  • Is ad-blocking ethical?
  • Apple quarterly results aren't awesome
  • Micrsoft has a support program with free services if you are committed to Azure

082: Internet of Turds

April 24, 2016
00:0000:00

On the agenda this week:

Is the whole IoT thing a unicorn?
Microsoft Azure Container Service goes GA
Is Intel in decline?
IBM's storage business in the mire
VMware are looking for a Director of Open Source
VMware stock buyback

081: A Good Week for OpenStack

April 18, 2016
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Marc, Rick and Nigel discuss what going on in the enterprise tech world from the last week.

Intros, Marc hates Windows 10, and some vendor feedback...
@13:45 News roundup
@16:00 Native OpenStack backup to the Google Cloud
@20:50 VW chooses Mirantis over RedHat for large OpenStack deployment
@25:40 Zadara and cloud replication and mobility
@30:10 Is the Nutanix IPO on again?
@34:00 Dell EMC stuff
@ 41:30 Hot or Not - The new Tesla Model 3

080: HPE King of the Hybrid Cloud

April 3, 2016
00:0000:00

This weeks it's just Lauren and Nigel.

Topics include:
  • HPE apparently the leading supplier of hybrid cloud to the enterprise
  • HPE and Microsoft see Mesosphere DCOS as the potential future
  • Red Hat has it's first $2BN year and the forecast is rosy
  • Doom and gloom continue to hang over the Valley as Fidelity mark a bunch of startups down
  • Hot or not: Podcasts

079: AWS and Google Cloud

March 28, 2016
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This weeks it's a full house of hosts talking all things from:

* 10 years of AWS
* Yet more Google Cloud customers
* EMC taking Pure to court again.....
* Hot or not....

078: Meat Suits and the British Bigfoot

March 21, 2016
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@00:00 Intros and the shocking state of Skype recording solutions
@09:00 To cloud or not to cloud - Dropbox exits AWS while Spotify jumps aboard the Google Cloud
@16:40 Dropbox struggling under their 10BN valuation as they sell stock for cheap on the secondary market
@22:40 Pure Storage expands with FlashBlade
@33:30 Data Gravity pivots to a SW only model
@37:00 Pivot3 nets $54M in 14th round of funding
@41:25 Hot or Not: Virtual Reality 

077: Microsoft Loves Linux

March 13, 2016
00:0000:00

This week Marc, Lauren and Nigel are joined by Joe Onisick as they discuss, Microsoft, Cisco, Nutanix, FlashGrid, and Docker.

@Start: intros
@02:50 News round-up
@06:30 Microsoft cozies up with Linux.... is the writing on the wall for Windows as a cloud operating system...
@17:25 Cisco announces new switching software and hardware
@20:30 Did Cisco try to buy Nutanix, and if so....was the price not high enough
@28:50 New startup FlashGrid looks to bring open storage software to the Oracle space - good luck with that!
@36:50 Docker acquires Conductant for orchestration at scale
@41:40 Hot or not - wearables in general!