SiT #33 – VMware $billion buy – brilliance … or blunder?


Speaking in Tech #33 – VMware $billion buy – brilliance … or blunder?

Also, how many bods needed to fit an SDN lightbulb?

You can listen to the episode from the RSS feed, iTunes or on The Register. Show notes and episode details after the jump…

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is out on a secret mission so it’s Greg and Sarah with special guest J Metz (@DrJMetz), Strategic Product Manager, Storage and Unified Fabric at Cisco Systems.

This week we discuss…

  • Happy Sarah
  • Ed Saipetch, international man of mystery
  • Catching up with J Metz
  • The State of FCoE
  • FCoE vs iSCSI
  • FCoE vs Fibre Channel
  • Brocade buys Vyatta, Software Defined Networking (SDN) keeps making waves
  • SDN hype – the scale of networks
  • The enterprise and social media rockstars
  • Social media split personality disorder