Veeam will be acquired by Insight Partners for $5 billion, Packet gets bought by Equinix, billions of medical images found stored in unsecured servers, and IBM fights the patent trolls. Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth are talking about these and more on the Gestalt IT Rundown, your source for the IT news of the week.
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss if AI should be able to get patents, if Microsoft getting into Teams hardware spells trouble for Cisco, and the first impacts of CCPA.
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This week, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino look back at 2019. They discuss the biggest IT news, from new regulations and acquisitions, to new product releases and partnerships. It was a busy year, but they help put the news in context in this episode.
This week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss the details of a new data regulation bill from India. Some are comparing it to GDPR, but with important new wrinkles. Plus they discuss China taking government computing domestic within three years, why Intel might make quantum computing boring, and in AWS being investigated by the FTC is a big deal.
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Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino look at the big announcements from AWS re:Invent, with a heavy dose of machine learning. Plus they cover the latest acquisition by Palo Alto Networks, why looking at IT as a cost center is a problem for political candidates, and the EU sanctioning the EU.
This week on the Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss Mirantis acquiring Docker Enterprise, Intel’s openAPI programming model, why the US Supreme Court will debate Java, and how Google broke Chrome for Citrix users.
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino are talking about the latest annual user report from GitHub, why 5G security flaws are a good thing, the fine art of getting ahead of regulation, and what caused service disruptions for Disney+.
This week, Rich Stroffolino is flying solo and discussing one major story, the first proof of concept of Microsoft’s Project Silica. This glass based storage offers a potential archival alternative to tape that could have huge applications as a cold storage medium. Learn about the details in this episode!
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino are talking about the state of public cloud, why Microsoft is the last JEDI, and why the patent shoe is on the other foot for Intel.
Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth talk about the IT news of the week, including a look at IBM’s financials since acquiring Red Hat, the Air Force SACCSing floppies, Microsoft’s recent acquisitions, and another week of terrible data leaks. Fun times!