086: The New Audio Age

May 23, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
@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

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!