Speaking in Tech

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, our guests this week are... trusty sidekick Ed Saipetch, Sr. Technical Director for the America's for Joyent (@edsai), Louis Gray, Product Marketing Manager, Google+ at Google (@LouisGray), Brad O'Neil, CEO of TechValidate (@bradoneill) and John Troyer, Online evangelist at VMware (@JTroyer).

In this week’s episode we discuss…

  • Catching up with Brad O'Neil, Louis Gray and John Troyer
  • Dinner with Brad

Top stories of the year

  • Steve Jobs death
  • The BYOD (Bring your own device) era is here
  • Changes and drama at HP
  • RIM's decline
  • Emergence of Cloud Foundry
  • Fatigue word of the Year: "Big Data"
  • Breakup of AT&T - T-Mobile merger
  • Security issues
  • HDS buys BlueArc

2012 Industry Predictions from Brad O'Neil

Direct download: NT13.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:58pm EST

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, our guests this week are Ed Saipetch, Sr. Technical Director for the America's for Joyent (@edsai) and J Metz, Product Manager, FCoE at Cisco (@jMichelMetz).

In this week’s episode we discuss…Palms Out

  • VMware releases View for the Kindle Fire
  • Gartner Data Center Summit... and Gartner still sucks
  • J Metz bumps heads with Brocade on FCoE
  • Where's the Cisco Cius?
  • Eddie gets his 1K status
  • Donut bombs, airport security and groping
  • Protecting liberties... and passport numbers
Direct download: NT12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:29am EST

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, our guests this week are Greg Schulz of StorageIO (@storageio) and Gina Minks, Storage Evangelist at Dell (@gminks).

In this week’s episode we discuss…

  • More Infosmack mashup mess
  • Dell Storage Forum
  • Words with Alec
  • Greg Schulz new book "Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking"
  • The building blocks of tomorrow's IT department
  • How the role of the IT administrator is changing
  • The process of writing a tech book
  • Pitching an audiobook and e-book
  • Being technically bilingual
  • Big New England VMUG coming up in January
Direct download: NT11.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:50pm EST

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen with special co-host, Infosmack's Nigel Poultan. Our special guest this week is David Scott, HP Senior Vice President and General Manager.

In this week’s episode we discuss…

  • David Scott grades himself on HP - 3Par acquisition
  • Changes since Meg Whitman came on board
  • Innovation within HP
  • Backup deduplication
  • Cloud System Matrix and HP's cross division approach to cloud
  • Open virtualized environments
  • Competition with Cisco and building true heterogeneous environments
  • Peer reltionships among competitors
  • What drives David Scott nuts
Direct download: NT10.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:31am EST

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