Speaking in Tech: Is Dell's EMC acquisition doomed, or just too big to fail?

Oracle’s Hollis: It’ll happen, but what about the debt?

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Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, with Sarah still on her travels, Amy Lewis joins Eddie and Greg to talk Dell/EMC, storage stocks, the wild world of storage (featuring Pure and Nimble), and bad certificates. Our special guest this week is Chuck Hollis, SVP at Oracle.

The details...

  • (1:00) Amy stalks the show
  • (2:28) Dell/EMC acquisition looks “fragile”
  • (5:45) What if the deal falls through?
  • (7:48) Flash stumble: Nimble and Pure stocks get hammered
  • (14:40) Dell privacy woes
  • (19:11) Flashback: TRS 80
  • (19:40) Introducing Chuck Hollis, SVP at Oracle
  • (23:50) The inevitability of Dell/EMC
  • (28:47) Oracle focus: databases and applications
  • (30:40) The grim view of IT infrastructure ... and hypervisors
  • (35:12) Oracle’s engineered systems
  • (37:09) Buyers and sellers in enterprise tech
  • (41:10) The leap from the EMC Federation to Oracle

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