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Speaking in Tech: That’s going to look really bad on LinkedIn!

Plus: Rumour has it Dell's putting Perot Systems on the market


speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise

Want to hear a funny wrap-up of everything important that happened in the tech world this week? Enterprise and consumer kit gurus Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela are here to discuss the SolidFire-NetApp rumours, Virtustream, VMware, whether “Personal conduct” could be a LinkedIn endorsement... and more. Their special guest this week is Mark Thiele, executive vice president at Switch.

The details...

  • (1:30) Worthless predictions coming soon
  • (4:05) Rumours: NetApp to snag up SolidFire
  • (8:25) Legacy vendor acquisitions
  • (12:27) Virtustream jumping out of VMware
  • (17:38) Rumour 2: Dell putting Perot Systems on the market
  • (20:30) LinkedIn skills: “Personal conduct matters”
  • (22:48) FLASHBACK: Sony Betamax (1979)
  • (23:10) Introducing Mark Thiele, Executive Vice President, Switch
  • (26:30) Colocation with Switch and the technology ecosystem
  • (30:45) The big pyramid data centre… in Grand Rapids
  • (35:00) The über evangelist
  • (36:50) Data centre management
  • (48:12) Shameless M&A speculation

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