SiT #31 – Snarfed by Microsoft


Speaking in Tech #31 – Snarfed by Microsoft

Plus: When lightning actually strikes, what good is a UPS?

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Show notes and episode details after the jump…

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is playing out so it’s Greg and Ed with special guest Greg Schulz (@StorageIO) from StorageIO.

This week we cover…

  • Catching up with Eddie, Structure Europe 2012 and disaster at home
  • StorSimple’s Marc Farley jumps in and comments on Microsoft acquisition last week
  • Farley is now 3 for 3 on big startup acquisitions
  • Greg Schulz provides an update on Strorage Networking World
  • Speculation that Amazon Glacier is running on tape
  • OpenStack chatter continues
  • Amazon usabilty zones in Europe
  • Stack fragmnetation concerns
  • Greg and Ed’s upcoming European travels
  • The new Google Chromebook gets announced – Could Chromebook’s be a viable client in the enterprise?
  • Trade show junk
  • The worst in tech
  • Review of Greg Schulz book, “Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking”