Speaking in Tech

Speaking in tech #120 - Tanked

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, the whole crew is together again with special guest Mark Twomey (aka Storagezilla).

This week we discuss...

  • Eddie and Sarah's failed lunch plans (0:50)
  • Zilla explains it all (1:30)
  • Remembering Ruddy (3:00)
  • Activist investor tries to get EMC to spin out VMware (6:00)
  • Why couldn't Oracle buy EMC? (8:40)
  • How about Cisco? Lenovo? (15:55)
  • OSCON party circuit (19:00)
  • Portland as a tech conference hub (23:28)
  • Amazon tanks (27:15)
  • The da Vinci of BS (29:40)
  • Fire Phone needs an ad blocker (32:40)
  • Comparing Microsoft to Amazon (34:00)
  • AWS revenue dropping? (35:30)
  • Shopping for unicorns (40:15)
  • The rise of hybrid clouds (42:28)
  • VMworld and OpenStack plans (46:45)

 

Direct download: SiT120.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:31pm EST

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: 5:27pm EST

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: 5:08pm EST

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: 3:29am EST

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: 12:55pm EST

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