* Posts by That Old Guy

7 posts • joined 27 May 2015

Intel and pals toss coins at party in the cloud, business at the back startup

That Old Guy

So...

As for a company using this software Velostrata has just increased the attack surface available to anyone wishing your company harm. How nice of them...

Vanishing EMC golden handcuffs could cause brain drain

That Old Guy

I was there

As someone who worked for Dell at the time it went private I can say that what happened with the stock any employee held was that it was immediately converted to cash and paid out. No vesting schedule.

What next for the DellEMC behemoth as sales slowdown looms?

That Old Guy

Your more correct than you think given that the Equallogic divisions office is in fact an old DEC office in Nashua, NH.

UK lords aim probe into Silicon Valley oligarchs

That Old Guy

The House of Lords really? Don't ya just love largely ceremonial governments bodies trying to show that they actually have a reason to exist. You can investigate American companies all you want because you have absolutely zero jurisdiction over their actions. Even in the UK the House of Lords is a joke.

Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership election

That Old Guy

Re: Stance on tech?

Finally someone asks one of the truly important questions. Thank you sir (or madam) for keeping this discussion on track.

Dell reselling Scality's RING for multi-petabyte data munching

That Old Guy

So much for Compellent

That fact that Dell is using PowerEdge servers and the MD line of storage, which traditionally was the lowest end line of storage and not anywhere near the so-called Enterprise capabilities of the Compellent line, goes to show that Dell has now done to Compellent what it did to EqualLogic before. Seeing as how I worked for the EqualLogic group at Dell when we were politically screwed over by Alan Atkinson and his most favored son group in Minnesota I can't help but laugh hysterically that they finally got what we all knew was going to happen to them eventually.

Elon Musk's SpaceX: Now we help do SURVEILLANCE for the SPOOKS

That Old Guy

They don't have much of a choice

They needed another launch option since the Russians haven't been able to do it lately without either losing the payload or blowing it up.

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