Episode 215

News Roundup: Twitter Hacked, VMware (maybe) spinning out of Dell, & does hardware still matter?


July 28th, 2020

46 mins 27 secs

Season 2020

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About this Episode

It's a potpourri episode as Moor Insights & Strategy data center analysts Matt Kimball and Steve McDowell round-up of the past few week's news: twitter was hacked, Dell Technologies says that it might spin VMware out, ARM gets yet more traction, and does a software-defined datacenter make hardware irrelevant? All this, and more, on this edition of DataCentric.

00:00 - 03:50 Virtual Conference Life
03:51 - 07:23 Twitter is hacked & the popular and tech press have very different spins on the story
07:24 - 14:24 Dell Technologies is "exploring" spinning out VMware: will they? and what's it really mean if they do?
14:25 - 29:35 A hodgepodge of ARM news as Apple announces, AWS Graviton performance numbers start coming out, and more
29:36 - 39:11 How relevant is the hardware platform in today's software defined world?
39:11 - 46:24 Microsoft endorses Citrix for Azure remote desktop.
46:25 - that's all!