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This week's techcast delves into all the latest technology in the storage and virtualisation sector. Your hosts Greg Knieriemen and Sarah Vela (Ed Saipetch is away on a secret mission) are talking to the Man Who Knows - special guest J Metz (@DrJMetz), who is strategic product manager of Storage and Unified Fabric at Cisco Systems. If you're a Software Defined Networking beginner, here's the place to start. We also take a look at the trend towards data centre convergence and how that will affect the storage industry at large.

This week we discuss...

  • Happy Sarah
  • Ed Saipetch, international man of mystery
  • Catching up with J Metz
  • The State of FCoE
  • FCoE vs iSCSI
  • FCoE vs Fibre Channel Brocade buys Vyatta
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) keeps making waves
  • SDN hype - the scale of networks
  • The enterprise and social media rockstars
  • Social media split personality disorder

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