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It's another recap of the week in tech at El Reg's coolest (and only) podcast. Join your your hosts, Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and - fresh from Austin nerdfest SXSW - Sarah Vela for everything you need to know about the business of tech. This week, the whole gang is together for the first time in over a month. Their very special guest this week is Geoff Barrall, CEO of Connected Data and chairman of Gridstore.

First, some banter

  • Sarah is back and after SXSW, contemplates branding social media “experts”... literally
  • Ed is still employed and plans on speaking at CloudConnect
  • Speaking in Tech announces the first big party for VMworld
  • StorageBeers in London on 17 April?
  • Geoff traces his startup pedigree
  • Connected Data and the “Transporter”
  • Leveraging Kickstarter to launch a product
  • Learning from Dropbox
  • Reliable file sharing, backup and data repository
  • Lessons from product design, branding and manufacturing
  • Google-inspired Gridstore
  • True storage clustering

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