Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #187 - Dell'd

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Amy Lewis joins Eddie and Greg to talk Dell/EMC, storage stocks 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


Direct download: SiT187.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:01pm EST

Speaking in Tech #186 - Cloud RAID

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie and Greg talk Netflix, net neutrality, Anonymous, Open Source and more. Our special guest this week is Justin Warren of PivotNine.

The details:

(1:00) Eddie in Indy
(2:40) Netflix open sources multi-cloud tools
(6:05) T-Mobile teases net neutrality
(11:20) Anonymous declares “total war” on ISIS
(14:09) Spooks smack encryption to fight terror
(16:08) Flashback: Cingular “Stop the cat box”
(16:38) Introducing Justin Warren of PivotNine
(18:18) Cloud Raid
(20:30) Netflix Open Source strategy
(22:42) Cloud broker biz and the future cloud derivative market
(26:00) Dissecting Dell’s cloud strategy
(32:42) vExperts and social engagement

Direct download: SiT186.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:56pm EST

Speaking in Tech #185 - Snapped

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, everyone is back to talk about Cisco, over-priced watches, Snapchat porn and more. Our special guest this week is Mark Twomey (AKA Storagezilla).

Here are the details:

(1:00) Eddie, the Forbidden City, travel snobs and the Open Stack Summit
(5:15) Sarah goes over to the dark side
(9:45) Cisco is in the bag with Ericsson
(11:45) Two laptops, a tablet and a phone
(15:15) Cisco acquisitions: Stalking mode
(17:45) TAG Heuer’s $1,500 Android watch… for eternity
(22:45) Snapchat up to 6 Billion daily views and marketers melt
(25:45) Flashback: Cisco Cius
(27:40) Back into the fray with Storagezilla and a Bob Ross marathon
(29:26) Snapchat is porn
(30:45) More Dell EMC reactions
(36:10) The IT shift: consolidate or die
(41:00) Hewlett Packard Enterprise into the hole
(49:05) Larry and the cloud
(54:50) Zilla is back to school

Direct download: SiT185.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:02pm EST

Speaking in Tech #184 - Troyer

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Eddie is wandering around Germany while Sarah and Greg talk about Australia, Oracle, Microsoft's limited storage and Twitter hearts. Our special guest this week is John Troyer of Tech Reckoning.

Here are the details:

(1:00) Back from down under
(7:12) Post Dell World hangover
(10:02) Larry not bidding on EMC
(12:20) Microsoft One Drive storage not so unlimited
(17:09) Don’t dare call it HP Enterprise!
(23:27) Twitter: Stars vs Hearts
(27:49) Introducing John Troyer from Tech Reckoning
(29:50) The big TR Newsletter
(32:50) The end of enterprise public cloud?
(40:50) Troyer’s new podcast
(45:30) More digging on Dell EMC


Direct download: SiT184.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:48pm EST

Speaking in Tech #183 - Pubcast Down Under

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Greg is live in Gold Coast Australia with an all star panel to talk more about Dell, data retention, cloud washing and Virtuestream. Our special guests are Sam Johnston, CTO, CSC ANZ; Ben Di Qual, Azure Global Blackbelt, Microsoft; Matthew Zwolenski, CTO, EMC Australia & NZ; Simon Sharwood, APAC Editor, The Register; Andrew Birmingham, Publisher, Which50 and Andrew McGee, HDS ANZ CTO.

Here are the details…

(1:00) Pubcast Down Under
(1:30) Dude, it’s Dell
(4:15) The Walking Dead in tech
(5:40) OpenStack trending
(8:50) Panel rundown
(10:13) Australian data detention laws kick in
(20:40) Cloud: Public vs Private vs Hybrid
(33:52) Nesting Virtustream
(39:45) State of tech in Australia

Direct download: SiT183.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:07am EST

Speaking in Tech #182 - Live from Dell World 2015!

This week Greg is flying across the globe and Ed goes absent so Sarah is joined by special guest co-hosts Julia Weatherby and Amy Lewis with special guest from Down Under, Justin Warren of PivotNine to discuss IBM, nerd fights, outsourcing and changes at Dell.

Here are the details:

(1:00) Who is Eddie?
(3:30) IBM revs on the slide
(8:08) Digital divide: Hawking vs Andreessen
(15:48) The outsourcing economy
(21:42) Flashback: Dude, it’s a Dell
(22:24) Justin Warren jumps back in for bbq
(25:40) Sharing sausage
(26:43) Dell launches Data Center Scalable Solutions
(30:09) Cloud winning, utility data, derivatives and disaster
(34:40) Dell’s strategy going forward
(46:15) Who want to live in the valley?

Direct download: SiT182.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:49pm EST

Speaking in Tech #181 - Boom!

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's a full house to talk about Dell and EMC but there was also news from AWS re:Invent, Safe Harbor and Apple. Our special guest this week are Stu Miniman, Sr. Analyst at Wikibon and Brian Gracely, Wikibon contributor.

The details:

(1:00) Ed goes Blue while Sarah gets gamed
(7:50) Dell to swallow EMC
(13:30) Sarah’s does the dance
(17:10) Gelsinger’s Mac
(18:40) Safe Harbor gets sunk
(27:13) Apple gets bit by WARF
(32:18) Flashback: WANG from 1983
(32:48) Introducing Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely
(33:55) The vibe from AWS re:Invent
(41:00) Enterprise is really on-boarding to AWS
(45:44) The new Dell effect on tech
(49:50) Condemnation of the public market
(53:40) Dell or EMC brand?
(54:20) Other suitors for EMC: Oracle?

Direct download: SiT181.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:51am EST

Speaking in Tech #180 - Heathers

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Sarah is out but Amy Lewis sits in with Greg and Ed to discuss AWS, Big Data, VMware and cloud app protection.

Here are the details…

(1:00) Trade: Amy sits in for Sarah
(2:31) Ed in transition
(7:55) Aussie “Pubcast” details
(11:30) AWS wants you to ship your Big Data
(16:88) Amazon Big Data… all your data
(19:52) Report: Apple dumps VMware for KVM
(29:12) Peeple: The Heathers app
(38:00) Kaia update
(38:51) Cloud promiscuity: Wrap that app rascal

Direct download: SiT180.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:16pm EST

Speaking in Tech #179 - Live from Spiceworld

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed and Sarah are in Austin for Spiceworks annual convention, Spiceworld where they discuss China, Citrix, selfie deaths while digging deep into Spiceworks culture with special guest Scott Able, former CEO, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Spiceworks.

Here are the details…

(1:00) Ed and Sarah spice it up
(1:55) China brings business and hacking to the US
(6:25) Elliott strikes again: Citrix puts up the ‘for sale’ sign
(12:07) Aussie uses robot to stand in line for iPhone
(15:05) Now you know: Selfie deaths outpace shark attacks
(19:05) Flashback: Rock’em Sock’em Robots
(20:05) Special guest Scott Able from Spiceworks
(24:07) The difference in the Spiceworks community
(27:23) Brand and culture
(38:58) Spiceworks product development
(42:45) Scaling human resources
(46:45) Spiceworks IT Concierge Service

Direct download: SiT179.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:30pm EST

Speaking in Tech #178 - Bad Actors

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's a full cast as we cover new AWS outage, probes cars and bad executives.

The details:

(1:00) Sarah’s big game show moment
(3:00) Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 10.1 review
(5:21) Windows 10 on a small screen
(6:26) Ed hangs out and gets an new iPhone
(9:20) Tinder, Netflix and Airbnb crash with AWS
(12:58) Report: EMC and VMware get probed
(15:15) United CEO gets pinched
(16:32) Apple car is a thing
(20:48) Software eats Volkswagon
(25:10) Bad CEOs
(28:14) Spice World, Dell World and “Pubcast” in Australia

Direct download: SiT178.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:06pm EST