049: Marc bringeth the noise

August 20, 2015
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Schedules get mixed up, guests leave, and agendas are lost (or never actually created). Still.... MarcRick and Nigel manage to pull something together that almost resembles a podcast worth listening to.

News

  • Seagate to acquire Dot Hill [Link]
  • An update on 3d x-point memory [this was straight from Marcs brain and I haven't had time to look for a link]
  • Paul Maritz apparently stepping aide as Pivotal CEO [Link]
  • Chris Mellor add some magic to Gartners recent Integrated System MQ [Link]
  • Hackers *expose* Ashley Maddison customers [Link]

048: IPOs and Magic Quadrants

August 13, 2015
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This week, Trevor Pott from The Register joins GabrielMarc, and Nigel to discuss the best enterprise tech news from the week.

Tech News

  • What's the point of bloatware? Lenovo caught loading laptops with unremovable crapware [Link]
  • North Korea disappeared off the internet for 4 hours.... anybody notice? [It's sooooo important I can't find the link]
  • Gartner woos the world with a Magic Quadrant for "Integrated Systems"... we think that's pretty much anything remotely converged [Link]

Biz News

  • Google splits amid spat with the EU. Alphabet will be the new holding company [Link]  Marc also mentioned this interesting article during the show [Link
  • Congrats to Pure Storage (PSTG) who announced their intent to IPO [Link]  
  • Symantec dumps Veritas on the Carlyle Group and robs them of $8BN in the process [Link]

047: vDB Takeover

August 6, 2015
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This week the show gets taken over by a bunch of vDBs. Gabriel and Marc host the show, with special guests Jason LangerDamian Karlson, and Tim Jabaut. And it's a riot.

News

  • Tintri loves F'ng - startup raises $125M in series F round of funding, taking their total raised so far to $260M [Link]
  • EMC plans to eat VMware.... or is it the other way around? May be they'll eat each other! [Link]
  • Pernix Data downsizes while apparently taking the market by storm [Link]
  • Something about a burning man and a massive wall around San Francisco Bay ;-)  [Link]