Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #220 - Bocanuts

This week Sarah, Ben and Amy dish up Silicon Valley product placements, ARM acquisition and Microsoft’s big quarter. Our special guest this week is Jason Collier, co-founder of Scale.

The details…

(1:00) Scratchy Ben and Aloha Greg
(3:30) HPE hits Silicon Valley
(5:30) SoftBank waves it’s ARM
(9:32) Microsoft discovers Jevons Paradox
(15:44) Yahoo tumbles
(22:30) Blackberry may have a direction
(25:00) Starbucks screws porn surfers
(30:38) FLASHBACK: Dallas, 1978
(31:23) Dragging in Jason Collier
(37:19) Scale ramps
(39:45) The cloud alternative
(47:10) The Cleveland episode… and batteries, bread and knives
(49:00) ARM: Buy low, sell high
(50:13) Inventions don’t make a market
(53:15) The beginning of hyper convergence

Direct download: SiT220.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:09am EDT

Speaking in Tech #219 - Cotémon

This week Sarah and Eddie chase down Pokémon, Ashley Madison, Privacy Shield and Theranos. Our special guest this week is Michael Coté, Director of Technical Marketing at Pivotal to jump into the future of Platform as a Service (PaaS).

The details…

(1:00) Coffee with Coté on the coast
(6:30) Hunting down Pokémon
(17:19) Rebranding Ashley Madison with Polly
(21:08) Safe Harbor reboot: Privacy Shield
(25:53) Theranos thrashed
(29:53) Flashing NetApp
(33:00) FLASHBACK: Pokémon Commercial from 1998
(33:30) Coté back in the Dell family
(35:45) Developer advocates at Pivotal
(41:50) The future of PaaS and Containers
(45:49) No one really wants to be called PaaS anymore
(52:02) How PaaS got a bad name
(53:07) Hearing Coté

Direct download: SiT219.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:32pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #218 - Open for Business

This week Sarah and Eddie pound the pod to discuss Pernix Data, Google bets and open source communities. Our special guest this week is Jonas Rosland, Developer Advocate and Community Manager at EMC.

(1:00) Speaking in Duets
(3:24) Double dipping
(4:30) Rumour: Nutanix to swallow Pernix
(9:18) Google’s other bets
(15:50) Bezos does Isadora Duncan
(18:53) Gelsinger goes shopping
(22:32) FLASHBACK: IBM 5100 commercial (1977)
(24:32) Introducing Jonas Rosland
(30:17) Dumping IRC for Slack
(32:54) EMC making bets on open source
(39:10) Persistent storage for containers
(43:37) Driving an open source culture
(48:08) Transformation not tools
(49:05) The “Dellephant” in the room

Direct download: SiT218.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:43am EDT

Speaking in Tech #217 - Brexit Breath

This week Sarah Vela, Ed Saipetch and Amy Lewis dish on Brexit, Obama and Theranos. Our special guest this week is Mark Thiele from Apcera.

The details...

(1:00) Eddie Spinach returns and Amy bounces back from Dockercon
(4:42) Brexit bananas
(9:33) Lee Caswell leaves NetApp (yawn)
(11:59) Pitching Obama
(16:07) Draper pumps Theranos
(18:13) US Customs: Your Twitter handle please
(21:31) FLASHBACK: 1970’s anti-cable commercial
(22:17) Mark Thiele returns to the podcast
(24:45) Jumping into Apcera and containers in production
(28:11) Nerding out at Dockercon
(34:02) Organizational gaps in IT
(38:38) Bimodal silos
(43:47) Books vs Experience

Direct download: SiT217.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:59pm EDT

Speaking in tech #216 - You don’t want Jack

This week Sarah Vela and Ben Kepes carry the podcast to discuss Dockercon, AWS, Musk and Apple headphones. Our special guest this week is Andrew Hillier, CTO and co-founder of Cirba.

(1:00) Ed in Thailand for 104
(2:37) Dockercon wrap
(6:39) AWS is… dead?
(9:00) Musk wants Solar City, Tesla tanks
(11:05) Rumour: Apple to dump headphone jack
(14:21) Dell dumps some software
(17:57) FLASHBACK: Amazon (2009)
(18:27) Introducing Andrew Hillier, CTO and co-founder of Cirba
(23:31) The role for infrastructure in enterprise IT
(28:55) SaaS: Cloud and the enterprise services model
(32:01) Software-defined everything
(34:47) Cloud governance, risk and compliance
(37:12) IT ecosystem coopition
(41:00) The future of containers and micro services

Direct download: SiT216.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:45pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #215 - Open, Not Easy

Hosted by Ed Saipetch and Ben Kepes. This week the dynamic duo discuss MPLS, open software, AWS and Bill Gates. Our special guest this week is Stephen Foskett, Organizer in Chief at Tech Field Day.

The details…

(1:00) HPE’s Vegas Vacation
(3:50) OpenStack Israel
(8:06) Cisco MPLS fallout
(11:19) Open software, commodity hardware and burning platforms
(13:07) AWS outage hits down under and pizza riots
(16:50) Bill Gates and a hundred thousand chickens
(20:53) TBL: Decentralize the internet
(26:22) FLASHBACK: The Clapper, 1984
(26:50) Introducing special guest Stephen Foskett, Organizer in Chief at Tech Field Day
(29:32) Media, analyst, blogger, evangelist, influencer or douchebag?
(31:43) Chuck is not John
(38:45) Apple’s WWDC and innovation
(43:50) People want easy, not open

Direct download: SiT215.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:55pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #214 - Eddie Spinach

Hosted by Sarah Vela, Amy Lewis and Justin Warren. This week the threesome discuss Bitmoji’s, AWS falls down under, MPLS and more.

The details…

(1:00) Weather woes, Eddie Spinach, DockerCon and BrenderCon
(5:35) NetApp and Dell pimpin
(7:35) Judging Bitmoji
(9:10) AWS Sydney jumps into the sea
(12:46) MPLS resign from Cisco
(16:45) Oracle lawsuits flying
(24:43) Zuck gets hacked
(28:39) Beam me up HPE!

Direct download: SiT214.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:57pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #213 - Cloud Foundry

Hosted this week by Ed Saipetch and Ben Kepes. The cloud duo discuses Yahoo, Gawker, Oracle and Salesforce. Our special guest this week is Stormy Peters, VP of Developer Relations at Cloud Foundry Foundation

The details…

(1:00) Ed live at the Indianapolis Raceway
(3:27) Yahoo: The Last Supper
(6:00) Thiel vs Gawker
(10:40) Google beats Oracle
(12:50) Salesforce goes multi-cloud
(17:11) FLASHBACK: Milky The Marvelous Milking Cow (1970’s)
(17:41) Introducing Stormy Peters, VP of Developer Relations at Cloud Foundry Foundation
(20:50) Hedging bets with PaaS
(22:35) End of the PaaS wars?
(26:00) Digging into the Cloud Foundry Foundation
(28:50) The complexity of open source projects
(32:03) Managing conflict in the community
(35:18) Process and momentum for open source projects
(39:10) Benevolent dictators in open source

Direct download: SiT213.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:16pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #212 - PaaS the Buck

Hosted by Sarah Vela, Ed Saipetch and Ben Kepes. This week the threesome discuss Cloud Foundry, curry rockets, platforms and tricky windows. Our special guest this week is Mark Twomey (aka Storagezilla) of EMC.

(1:00) Ben and Ed from the cult of Cloud Foundry
(5:28) Pivotal misses CF Summit
(6:50) Curry run: India launches mini space shuttle
(11:50) Windows gets tricky
(13:50) Cisco bets big on subscriptions
(17:28) Battle of the bots
(21:00) Google bets on Caesars casino exec as its new president of enterprise sales
(22:09) Flashback: Reach out and touch someone
(22:39) Zilla is back
(25:49) Google Home and the Star Trek future
(32:27) Siri is a bag of bricks
(36:30) Tim Cook, visionary?
(41:50) Disney kills Infinity
(45:13) PaaS, Pivotal and Cloud Foundry hype

Direct download: SiT212.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:10pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #211 - Winter is Coming

Hosted by Sarah Vela, Ed Saipetch and Amy Lewis. This week the trio discuss layoffs, buttons and Twitter links. Our special guest this week is Richard Seroter, Sr., Director of Product at Pivotal.

Here are the details…

(1:00) Yoko Lewis hijacks the podcast
(4:55) Ed is packing… and working technical support
(6:50) Tech layoffs jump in the Bay Area
(13:27) Philly police’s fake Google Maps van
(19:05) The wisdom of IoT buttons
(26:00) Gelsinger is sitting Pat
(29:36) Twitter links won’t stink
(32:55) FLASHBACK: I Want a Snuffy for Christmas
(34:26) Introducing Richard Seroter of Pivotal
(38:17) Infecting tech culture
(42:23) Acquisition lessons: Hitching to stakeholders
(44:00) Pivotal transition: Managing change
(51:29) The role of container orchestration
(55:24) Finding the next ‘thing’: Bots are hot

Direct download: SiT211.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT