Podcast: Lunch Ladies News Wrap - Cisco, Rakuten Symphony, Microsoft Azure and Toast!

Silverlinings' Lunch Ladies Elizabeth Coyne and Diana Goovaerts serve up an overview of this week's news from the cloud world, including the latest CEO departure from Rakuten Symphony, Cisco's acquisition of Splunk, which hyperscaler is landing the most large accounts and Toast getting a new chief.

Here’s a handy guide to the chat:

00:04 Introduction
00:27 Liz serves up some Toast news as the week’s appetizer
01:28 Liz and Diana dig into the first main course, discussing two major executive departures at Rakuten
02:08 NextCurve’s Leonard Lee weighs in on the Rakuten exec shakeup
04:00 Liz highlights Cisco’s $28 billion deal to acquire Splunk, makes a terrible (great?) caving joke and the ladies discuss
05:19 The ladies take a look at Sue Marek’s story on an HG Insights research which found Microsoft Azure has the largest proportion of monthly “big spender” accounts
07:12 Liz kicks off the dessert section with her tale of an unexpected nap
08:01 Diana recounts an embarrassing restroom mix up
10:02 Liz rattles off the weekly announcements
10:37 Closing credits

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