Google’s Cloud business reports revenue while it plans to grow Google Meet, Arm wants to give startups the first license taste for free, and can OpenCL 3.0 roll back the clock? Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss these and all the IT news of the week, live at 12:30pm ET on the Gestalt IT Rundown!
Palo Alto Networks reached an agreement to buy CloudGenix. Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss why they made the move and whether SD-WAN is just a SASE feature now. Plus they discuss why the bloom is off Zoom, if COVID-19 revealed a critical flaw in modern startups, and why Microsoft is trying to pitch Teams to consumers.
Google, Cisco, Zoom, and Microsoft offer free teleconferencing to help stop COVID-19 spread, 80 Arm cores come to the datacenter, bill passes to rip and replace Huawei equipment for rural ISPs, and things are looking bad for the commodity server market. Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss all the IT news of the week on the Gestalt IT Rundown!
VMware changes up its per-CPU pricing to reflect the proliferation of CPU cores, WireGuard VPN is coming to the Linux kernel, Western Digital finds a buyer for ActiveScale, Intel drops its Nervana chip line, and Google Cloud reveals revenue numbers. All this and more with Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth on this week’s Gestalt IT Rundown.
In this video, Rich Stroffolino looks at some recent analyst reports on who is actually paying for Slack and what it says about the platforms future versus Microsoft Teams. The media narrative has shifted to be a lot more skeptical of Slack since going public. Some of this is the intensifying competition with Microsoft Teams, but maybe it’s also a recognition that the novelty of team messaging has worn off.