Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #119 - Back to the Future

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, the whole crew is together again to wreck more tech.

This week we discuss...

  • Return of Eddie (:45)
  • Pebble death (4:40)
  • Apple and IBM tap dance (6:30)
  • IBM goes back to the future (8:20)
  • Mobility for verticals (10:57)
  • MDM market blowing up (13:55)
  • iOS backdoors (18:50)
  • Big layoffs at Microsoft (19:50)
  • Can Nokia Windows only phones survive? (21:40)
  • Surface tablets for productivity (23:10)
  • Comcast customer service gone bad (31:50)
  • Greg's dirty little secret (35:25)
  • Customer service in enterprise tech (38:00)
  • What is your worst customer service experience in tech? (40:05)
  • OSCON this week (42:00)
  • VMworld around the corner (43:30)
Direct download: SiT119.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:27 PM

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is still out but special guest Amy Lewis of Cisco joins us to stir it up this week.

This week we discuss...

  • Catching up with Amy (1:15)
  • Flashback to guided tours on cassette tape (3:05)
  • Swiping cameras in Philly (6:00)
  • Social Amy update (7:00)
  • Cloud Bunnies at VMworld (13:00)
  • Good week for Cleveland (15:15)
  • More Smart Watches, now the LG G Watch (16:35)
  • Big Data hits health care (27:05)
  • Elle profiles Google's “Security Princess” (37:50)
Direct download: SiT118.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:08 PM

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is out so it's just Sarah and Greg stirring up the week's tech news.

This week we discuss…

  • Revving through San Jose (1:00)
  • Sarah's 4th (3:35)
  • Box gets more money (4:50)
  • Public vs Private cloud for file sharing (8:45)
  • The right to be forgotten (14:20)
  • Sarah meets Michael Dell (17:55)
  • Court says cyber-bullying law violates free speech (19:10)
  • Trigger warnings (22:20)
  • VMworld plans sand big trade shows (28:10)
Direct download: SiT117.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:29 AM

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is out so it's just Sarah and Greg and we celebrate Canada Day with special guest and proud Canadien Chad Sakac, Sr. Vice President for Global Presales Technical Resources at EMC.

This week we discuss…

  • Greg, Sarah and Chad catch up… drinking maple syrup and Caesar's (0:45)
  • Chad's travel tips (5:20)
  • Software-defined everything (8:38)
  • OpenStack adoption spikes (11:23)
  • Debunking the myth of Open Source (13:50)
  • Flash fight (17:36)
  • Hyper-convergence breakdown (19:22)
  • FREAK OUT: Is VMware getting into hardware? (24:35)
  • Mysterious hardware appliances on commodity hardware (29:25)
  • Cramming a megalaunch (34:10)
  • Italians cracking on Canadiens (39:00)
  • Too many OpenStack distributions? (41:25)
Direct download: SiT116.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:55 PM

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is off but Eddie and Greg get caught up with the latest tech news.

This week we discus:

  • Whining about travel (0:45)
  • The silent treatment on a plane (4:25)
  • Dell now OEM'ing Nutanix (10:10)
  • FusionIO gets snagged up (15:35)
  • Cisco grabs Tail-F (18:17)
  • Nest building developer program, acquires Dropcam (20:20)
  • Trying to explain the cloud to normal people (27:30)
  • Lost in Hong kong (29:30)

 

Direct download: SiT115.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:13 AM

Speaking in Tech #114 - Tech Trends Asia

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Eddie and Sarah take the week off while Greg is in Singapore with special guests Adrian De Luca, Asia Pacific Chief Technology Officer for HDS and Michael "Heff" Heffernan Infrastructure Specialist for Emerging Technologies at HDS.

This week we discuss…

  • Enterprise tech trends in Asia (2:20)
  • Open Source and real costs (4:50)
  • Cloud Operating Systems (8:00)
  • In Asia, mobile driving app development (11:50)
  • The road to hybrid cloud (14:55)
  • "Burst in" clouds (17:00)
  • Public cloud governance and cost management (19:50)
  • Cloud data, e-Discovery and privacy laws (24:00)
  • Diverse mobile data access (28:00)
  • Bringing solutions to market (29:45)
Direct download: SiT114.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:04 AM

Speaking in Tech #113 - LIVE from Cloud Foundry Summit

This week Greg and Sarah are off in parts unknown while Eddie hosts the podcast this week. Our special guests this week are Jesse Proudman, CTO and Founder of Bluebox, Caroline McCrory, Sr. Director at GigaOM and Dave McCrory, CTO at Basho.

This week we discuss...

  • Nutanix bro culture (1:10)
  • Update from Cloud Foundry Summit (8:00)
  • Bluebox: private cloud as a service (9:45)
  • CF vs Openstack (11:00)
  • Dave Mcrory's Data Gravity (12:30)
  • PaaS and IaaS adoption and governance (17:50)
  • The hidden cost of public cloud governance (23:15)
  • Cloud ecosystem and partnerships matter (30:10)
  • Cloud Foundry beyond service providers (34:30)
  • Cloud porn (40:00)
  • Dave McCrory's mission at Basho (42:00)

 

Direct download: SiT113.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:53 AM

Speaking in Tech #112 - LIVE from HDS Summit

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we are live at the Hitachi Data Systems Influencer Summit in Colorado Springs, Colorado with special guests Michael Hay, VP and Chief Engineer at Hitachi Data Systems, Chris Evans of Architeting.IT, Nigel Poulton of Pluralsight and Enrico Signoretti of Juku.IT.

This week we discuss…

  • Catching up with the old gang (0:45)
  • The lack of enterprise API adoption (8:45)
  • Network programing skill shortage (11:23)
  • Need for Development Environments (13:00)
  • IT as a service (16:57)
  • Bridging the API ignorance gap (20:00)
  • Hoody-wearing programers and the generational transition (21:10)
  • Python for kids (24:55)
  • Lessons learned (27:21)
  • Apple releases 4,000 API's (29:23)
Direct download: SiT112.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:23 AM

Speaking in Tech #111 - More Geek Bling

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, the whole crew is together again to wreck more tech.

This week we discuss...

  • Catching up and housekeeping (:30)
  • Moving markets (2:25)
  • Red Hat and vendor lock-in (5:42)
  • Roll-your-own OpenStack (17:55)
  • Cisco is going to crush VMware… but not really (20:55)
  • Chambers changing his tune (22:37)
  • VCE rumors, hot or not? (25:30)
  • Smart Watches: Pebble vs Sony Smart Watch 2 (30:40)
  • Geek bling (34:00)
Direct download: SiT111.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:21 AM

Speaking in Tech #110 – LIVE from Cisco Live!

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week is a special episode live from Cisco Live in San Francisco and Greg is joined by Peder Ulander, Vice President of Marketing for Cisco Collaboration, and Joe Onisick, Technical Marketing Engineer at Cisco.

This week we discuss:

  • Teasers and updates on Cisco ACI (1:50)
  • Big TelePresence launch for Cisco Collaboration (2:49)
  • Cisco in the pocket (5:40)
  • Traction for ACI in the enterprise (6:30)
  • Go to market strategies for open source (9:15)
  • State of Open Source technologies (11:15)
  • Cisco and Google collaboration (12:15)
  • The Cisco culture of innovation (15:10)
  • Cloud development and Cloud Foundry (20:50)
  • The battle for PaaS and the cloud fabric (23:40)
  • A billion on the cloud (27:50)
  • Could Cisco buy Red Hat? (35:00)
  • Is Cisco done with EMC and VCE? (36:50)

 

Direct download: SiT110.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:01 AM