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Speaking in Tech: Google, Alphabet spelling out their plans

Meanwhile, Nutanix refuses to play, takes ball home


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Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's Ed and Greg talking about big moves for Google, EMC and VMware, and a seemingly bad move for Nutanix.

Our special guest this week is Brad O'Neill, co-founder of TechValidate, fresh from being acquired by Survey Monkey just last week, to talk about his plans and lessons learned.

This week we discuss...

  • (2:02) Google's Alphabet soup
  • (3:45) Shuffling the EMC, VMware deck chairs
  • (8:49) Nutanix tanks performance tests
  • (15:00) FLASHBACK: RCA personal TV from 1956
  • (16:00) Brad O'Neill of TechValidate, now part of Survey Monkey
  • (18:37) The acquisition prediction that wasn't
  • (20:45) How the TechValidate acquisition came together
  • (22:45) Survey Monkey in the enterprise
  • (25:00) The challenges of bootstrapping a tech startup
  • (29:00) The reality of the valley VC bubble
  • (32:30) What's next?

Listen with the Reg player below, or download here.

Speaking in Tech: Episode 172

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