Tag Archives: #AI

EP20 – Dell Technologies Netherlands – DataCenter Technology

During this podcast our host Arjan Timmerman talks with Tom van Peer who is the Enterprise Presales lead at Dell Technologies in the Netherlands. As the conversation is on the Datacenter technology that is provided by Dell Technologies, and thus focuses on things like Dell, EMC, VMware, Pivotal and other products in the Dell Technologies portofolio.

With Tom being someone that started his career at Philips, working on AI many years ago, we also focus on the AI trends that Tom sees these days, and what that means for a company like Dell Technologies. Also we talk about two upcoming events. One the Netherlands where Tom will talk about AI and also is focused around AI. You can find the (free) registration link below:


And the other event being Dell Technologies World in Las Vegas, where the TECHunplugged team will be as well. More information on that can be found at the link below:


Happy listening, and stay tuned for some awesome new content coming soon!

EP13 – NetApp Insight with Greg Kniereman Part 1

In this 13th episode of the TECHunplugged Podcast we’re recording live at NetApp Insight 2018 in Las Vegas. Podcast co-host Arjan Timmerman (@Arjantim) talks with former Tech Field Day delegate and now NetApp Chief Technologist Greg Knieriemen (@Knieriemen) about his move to NetApp and the first day of NetApp Insight, with things like DataDriven, Ontap and AI. Excuse us for the background music / noise, this was recorded at the NetApp insight conference in Las Vegas in a public space because we couldn’t find a quieter place, we even had to move once :D.

Show schedule:

  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 00:21 Greg introduces himself
  • 00:26 Arjan asks Greg about his move from Hitachi to NetApp
  • 01:59 People from the industry are (re-)joining NetApp because of its current strategy and vision
  • 03:46 Greg starts talking about cultures in the company he works or worked
  • 04:20 Arjan asks Greg what topics were interesting to during the first Insight day
  • 04:43 Greg gives a statement he’s talking his own talk, to short into NetApp to do a NetApp statement
  • 07:49 The conversation continues on the new NetApp role Greg now has at NetApp
  • 09:34 Arjan asks Greg if he will build his own team or if he’ll join an existing team
  • 09:46 Greg answers how the team will (has been) build
  • 11:49 The discussion goes towards AI and Greg’s vision on that
  • 13:15 Talking about the futurist that spoke at the keynote during day 1 at NetApp insight
  • 14:30 A few words on the NetApp Data Fabric
  • 15:22 Closings the discussion – The end of Part 1

Make sure to stay tuned for Part 2 where Greg and Max talk further on AI and the regulation part of this.