Speaking in Tech

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: 1:21am EST

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: 9:01pm EST

Speaking in Tech #109 - LIVE from the OpenStack Summit 2014

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week is a special episode live from The OpenStack Summit in Atlanta. Greg hosted a panel discussion titled "Ask the Experts: Storage Considerations for OpenStack" with co-moderator Ken Hui from Rackspace with panelists Brian Gracely from EMC, Manju Ramanathpura from Hitachi Data Systems, John Griffith from SolidFire and PTL for the OpenStack Cinder project, Neil Levine from Inktank/Red Hat and Val Bercovici from NetApp.

This week we discuss:

  • Red Hat's acquisition of Inktank and the future of Ceph (2:45)
  • The state of storage in OpenStack (4:30)
  • OpenStack and the commoditization of storage (5:20)
  • Value of hardware in OpenStack (7:20)
  • General purpose hardware and avoiding vendor lock-in (14:30)
  • Exposing features in OpenStack (19:35)
  • Challenges for storage in OpenStack (22:45)
  • Standards and vendor lock-in (31:05)
Direct download: SiT109-OpenStack_Summit.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:33pm EST

Speaking in Tech OpenStack Summit Special - Day 2

This is a special episode featuring a 10 minute review of highlights from Day 2 of the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta. Greg Knieriemen is joined by Ken Hui, Technology Evangelist from Rackspace and Amy Lewis from Cisco as well as Engineers Unplugged and The Geek Whisperers Podcast.

Direct download: Speaking_in_Tech_-_Special_Episode_from_OpenStack_Summit_Day_2.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:46pm EST

Speaking in Tech OpenStack Summit Special - Day 1

This is a special episode featuring a 10 minute review of highlights from Day 1 of the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta. Greg Knieriemen is joined by Ken Hui, Technology Evangelist from Rackspace and Manju Ramanathpura, CTO for Inteligent Platforms at Hitachi Data Systems.

Direct download: SiT-OpenStack-Special-Day-1.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:12pm EST

Speaking in Tech #108: The Women's Touch
 
This week, Sarah has the car keys as she takes over the podcast and drives with special guests Amy Lewis, Influence Marketing, Cisco, Caroline McCrory, senior director of product development, GigaOm Research and Sarah Novotny, Program Chair for OSCON and Technical Evangelist and Community Leader at NGINX
  • Feminism in tech (2:15)
  • Women vs women (10:45)
  • Jugs and unexamined language (14:25)
  • Booth babes and pretty smart people (19:25)
  • A learning culture (26:40)
  • Nerdy or naughty (30:20)
  • Cisco's Empowered Women Network (32:15)
Direct download: SiT108.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:39pm EST

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