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Host Greg Knieriemen – sans trusty sidekicks Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela – brings you a piping hot, brand spanking-new podcast wrapping up all the latest in enterprise tech in an easy-to-digest chat with a squirt of social media, lettuce optional.

This week he chats to Christina Weil, district director at network support firm Centre Technologies, about The Big Easy, Yahoo!'s new CEO, cloud computing and more.

Yahoo! shocks everyone, lands Google’s Marissa Mayer as CEO

  • Mayer brings strong product experience
  • One of the most visible personalities at Google
  • Yahoo! all of a sudden becomes interesting

GigaOm: EMC and VMware to spin off CloudFoundry?

  • Does VMware/EMC have to spin off CloudFoundry to be competitive with with Google, Amazon and Microsoft?
  • A new identity for cloud computing?
  • Greenplum could be part of spin-off

Dell Acquires Quest

  • Greenplum and Quest overlap and compete directly against each other

Post-Katrina disaster recovery in New Orleans

  • The IT culture has changed - and so have the data centres in New Orleans

Google Nexus 7 arrives

  • In the voice game, Google Now beats Apple Siri
  • Siri doesn’t know the Cajun names
  • Tablet is probably not the most practical for voice recognition
  • Christina gives up her iPad
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