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Web companies already have shiny infrastructure but much of the industrial universe — companies that actually make and ship physical goods, need help with this stuff. For them, Pivotal is here to help, says SVP Hugh E. Williams on this week’s Structure Show.

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This week on the Structure Show we examine why Intel is pushing hard to slap its brand on all the major clouds – perhaps proving that the cloud now really is the server complete with an Intel Inside sticker. But we’re also blown away by Google’s  bold $3.2 billion internet-of-things acquisition of NEST, the intelligent home thermostat.

Hugh E. Williams, Pivotal's SVP of Research & Development

Hugh E. Williams, Pivotal’s SVP of Research & Development

And our guest, Hugh E. Williams, Pivotal’s brand new senior vice president of R&D, talks about what problems the EMC-VMware spinoff is attacking–with a little help from its buddies GE and IBM. And why Pivotal’s work really matters to the manufacturing, distribution and transport companies that make and deliver our physical goods.

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Hosts: Barb Darrow and Derrick Harris

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