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This week on Speaking in Tech, there's something for everyone: from electronics, storage and OpenStack playas to tape-heads and enterprise biz types. Tune in to hear Ed Saipetch, fresh from Structure Europe 2012, and Greg Knieriemen with another of El Reg's enterprise tech-casts. This week, Sarah Vela is playing away, so Greg and Ed get to grill special guest Greg Schulz (@StorageIO) from StorageIO. We also hear from StorSimple's Marc Farley, whose employer has just been acquired by Microsoft.

This week we cover...

  • Catching up with Eddie, Structure Europe 2012 and disaster at home
  • StorSimple's Marc Farley jumps in and comments on Microsoft acquisition last week
  • Farley is now 3 for 3 on big start-up acquisitions
  • Greg Schulz provides an update on Storage Networking World
  • Speculation that Amazon Glacier is running on tape
  • OpenStack chatter continues
  • Amazon usability zones in Europe
  • Stack fragentation concerns
  • Greg and Ed's upcoming European travels
  • The new Google Chromebook gets announced - Could Chromebooks be a viable client in the enterprise?
  • Trade show junk
  • The worst in tech
  • Review of Greg Schulz's new book Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking

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