039: We Hate Everyone

June 11, 2015
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In our first week without Hans.... RickMarc, and Nigel are joined by Josh De Jong (@Eurobrew) to discuss everything of interest from the previous week in infrastructure tech.

Following on from a previous show, the guys talk about the changes at the top of Cisco, and what this might potentially mean for the future. The term "the new Cisco" gets thrown around.

Tech News

Tech news for the week is dominated by all of the buzz coming out of Nutanix .NEXT in Miami - 

  • Acropolis, a key set of services that form part of the newly announced Nutanix Xtreme Computing Platform (XCP) [Link]
  • Not happy with taking on the might of VMware, apparently Nutanix have NetApp in their sights thanks to a scale-out software-defined file server they're working on [Link]

Biz News

In business news from the week - 

  • Another set of sorry looking results from struggling Violin [Link]
  • Software defined scale-out storage startup Hedvig nets another 18M in a series-B round of funding only weeks after announcing series-A [Link]
  • Chinese cloud giant Aliyun looks to spread its business far and wide with new partnerships to help them in the west. Would you trust your data to a Chinese cloud provider? If not, why not? [Link]
  • And the rumour that refuses to die.... more talk of HP and EMC hooking up and having ugly children [Link]
Image from Hoeg - http://hoeg.deviantart.com/art/hate-you-all-7532241

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