Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #198 - Fred & Wade

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, it's just Greg and Ed to dish about iPhone bricks, Deadpool and ransomeware. Our special guests this week are Fred Next and Wade O'Harrow from storage startup Reduxio.

(1:00) Brick your iPhone
(2:25) Kids in Deadpool
(5:30) “State of The Cloud” report
(9:12) India rejects Internet.org
(11:44) Hospital held hostage by ransomware
(13:56) Flashback: IBM and the internet (1997)
(14:22) Special guests Fred Nix and Wade O’Harrow from Reduxio
(16:10) Goodbye to Chad
(19:03) Digging into Reduxio
(28:00) Being a storage startup in 2016
(34:35) Time Bandits
(36:38) Jaegers and a Springsteen concert


Direct download: SiT198.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:14pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #197 - Jungle Dave

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the team is all together to talk about the death of Twitter, the death of private clouds and the art of tech acquisitions. Our special guest this week is Dave Wright, founder and CEO of SolidFire and now VP and GM at NetApp.

The details...

(1:00) All the tech, in Austin
(2:49) EnterpriseTe.ch progress
(4:50) RIP Twitter
(7:45) Facebook Friend Day
(12:20) Private Cloud is dead (again)
(18:35) “True Public Cloud”
(19:51) ONUG calls for better cloud interoperability
(25:41) Flashback: Wang Net, 1982
(26:11) Special guest Dave Wright VP and GM at NetApp, founder of SolidFire
(31:37) The cultural fit between NetApp and SolidFire
(33:34) Does anybody actually graduate from Stanford?
(38:00) The future for ONTAP
(39:48) The beginning of the end of all flash arrays
(45:10) Public vs Private Cloud

Direct download: SiT197.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:14pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #196 - TECHunplugged

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed and Sarah are in Austin for TECHunplugged to discuss Apple data centers, Yahoo layoff and Software Defined Storage. Our special guests this week are Stephen Foskett of Tech Field Day, Chris Evans from Architecting.IT and Ray Lucchesi of Silverton Consulting.

The details:

(1:00) Live from TECHunplugged in Austin, Texas
(2:20) Apple going big on data centers
(5:25) Alphabet now bigger than Apple
(6:00) Comcast customer Uses a Raspberry Pi to monitor internet speeds
(10:28) Yahoo stumbles on layoffs
(13:35) Bill Gates’ favorite songs… just because
(16:23) What is Software Defined Storage?
(22:28) Storage futures
(33:15) OpenStack
(37:29) in self-driving cars
(37:29) Tech Field Days

Direct download: SiT196.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:06pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #194 - Werner Herzog

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the team is all together to talk about Twitter execs, Peach and Amazon. Our special guests this week are Jim McNiel, Chief Marketing Officer at NetScout as well as Executive Producer for “Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World” and Werner Herzog film director, producer, screenwriter, author, actor and opera director. In 2009, Werner was named one of the 100 most influential people on the planet by Time Magazine.

The details...

(1:00) Sarah takes a field day
(2:35) Cheap EnterpriseTe.ch plug
(3:15) Frozen Eddie
(4:20) Executive exodus from Twitter
(7:12) Slick new Peach
(10:15) Facebook hate
(12:38) Amazon wants back into your Android mobile
(14:48) Amazon gets breached
(19:00) Trailer for “Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World”
(20:30) Introducing special guests Jim McNiel and Werner Herzog
(24:18) Technology as it interacts with film making
(29:45) Does the internet dream of itself?
(32:03) Digital preservation… and Honey Boo Boo
(40:40) No schnitzel for teenage texters
(44:50) Werner’s book recommendation
(49:25) The kings of bombed out blocks
(51:48) Every grown up man should move a boat over a mountain

Direct download: SiT195.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:27am EDT

Speaking in Tech #194 - Passwords

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is out while Ed returns to talk passwords, drones, Google and Diane Greene. Our special guest this week is Jesse Proudman, founder of BlueBox, now an IBM company.

The details...

(1:00) Media briefings: Stump the chump
(3:46) Ed’s drone disaster
(5:57) More Rumor mill, tattoos and podcast pimps
(9:52) Report: Cisco will NOT buy NetApp
(12:39) Bark’N’Borrow app
(14:30) Google and the Cloud
(18:30) 2015 Most popular passwords
(20:39) FLASHBACK: CompuServe, 1989
(21:34) Jesse Proudman, founder of BlueBox
(24:15) Ed’s probationary review and airplane vaping
(26:26) The big party
(28:07) The future for IBM Cloud
(36:00) Raspberry Pi BlueMix weatherman
(40:35) The racing circuit

Direct download: SiT194.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:06am EDT

Speaking in Tech #193 - Pimpin

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is missing so Amy Lewis jumps in to take his seat while we talk about documenteries, podcast pimps, dead phones and adult toys at Amazon.

The details...

(1:00) Amy pinch hits for Ed
(2:00) Werner Herzog’s new documentary to be featured at Sundance
(4:29) Greg’s new project: EnterpriseTe.ch
(5:50) Pimp this podcast #pimpcast
(11:05) Dead LG G4
(15:10) Toddler podcast review
(15:48) Amazonian dildos
(20:37) The worst CEO list
(28:00) Big moves at VCE



Direct download: SIT193.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:45pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #192 - Solid Exit

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed, Sarah and Greg are all together to discuss EMC cuts, Lyft, Zuck's reach around and SolidFire. Special guest this week is Jeramiah Dooley of SolidFire.

The details...

(1:00) Rockin the New Year
(6:43) Remembering Ian Murdock of Debian
(12:43) EMC announces cuts
(13:54) “What would Chad say?”
(16:14) Lyft snags some cash from GM
(19:37) Zuck has a plan to go around Google
(21:38) The Facebook IQ test
(23:18) Flashback: Sega Genesis Commercial "Genesis Does"
(25:10) Jeramiah Dooley of SolidFire
(26:00) SolidFire’s solid exit
(28:49) Mid-podcast hotel delivery service
(29:34) Customer questions
(32:29) Corporate culture
(34:35) Dave Cahill and Skeletons
(37:13) Riding that train…
(39:32) Not a vExpert

Direct download: SiT192.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:35pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #191 - The BIG BIG 2016 Predictions Show

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. What’s the future hold for Hadoop, Apple TV, Netflix, HP, NetApp, Cisco, Trump, on-prem data centre’s, “bio-life streams” and “automation of the planet”? We break it all down this week in our annual predictions podcast. Brad O'Neill of SurveyMonkey returns with special guest Asim Zaheer, Chief Marketing Officer for HDS.

The details...

(1:00) Not the wisdom you are looking for
(2:00) Circular cloud definitions: Chargebacks
(4:30) NetApp snags SolidFire
(8:05) Breaking down Nutanix IPO offering
(9:58) Bezos head butts Musk
(11:15) BIG Prediction Guests Brad O’Neill (SurveyMonkey) and Asim Zaheer (HDS)
(15:00) Grading the big predictions from last year
(16:00) The not-so-transformational Apple Watch
(19:22) Recapping external predictions from industry leaders
(19:00) Reviewing our own predictions from last year
(33:04) The BIG tech predictions for 2016 from industry leaders
(46:30) Our BIG 2016 predictions





Direct download: SiT191.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:15am EDT

Speaking in Tech #190 - Switch

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed, Sarah and Greg are all together to discuss SolidFire, Virtustream, VMware and “Personal conduct matters”. Special guest this week is Mark Thiele, Executive Vice President, Switch.

The details...

(1:30) Worthless predictions coming soon
(4:05) Rumors: NetApp to snag up SolidFire
(8:25) Legacy vendor acquisitions
(12:27) Virtustream jumping out of VMware
(17:38) Rumor 2: Dell putting Perot Systems on the market
(20:30) LinkedIN skills: “Personal conduct matters”
(23:48) FLASHBACK: Sony Betamax (1979)
(24:14) Introducing Mark Thiele, Executive Vice President, Switch
(27:35) Colocation with Switch and the technology ecosystem
(31:34) The big pyramid data center… in Grand Rapids
(36:00) The über evangelist
(37:40) Data center management
(49:12) Shameless M&A speculation

Direct download: SiT190.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:11pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #189 - Spike

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Brian Gracely steps in to join Sarah and Greg to talk Pure Storage, hacking ISIS, hair dryers and even more Dell EMC. Our special guest this week is Chad Sakac, President for Global Systems Engineering for EMC with support from Fred “Spike” Nix.

The details...

(1:00) Brian Gracely does his best Ed
(2:49) Pure bounces back
(5:57) Hillary wants Silicon Valley to disrupt ISIS
(11:16) VMware may need to buy back stock
(13:53) IBM hacks a hairdryer
(21:10) FLASHBACK: HP laser jet printers (1995)
(21:40) El Presidente, Chad Sakac
(26:05) First reactions to Dell EMC
(33:03) Managing uncertainty
(40:17) Private vs Public tech companies
(42:30) The push to Open Source
(46:55) Photon OS, cloud native applications and CoprHD
(55:39) Building cloud native stacks
(56:50) Chad’s mid-life crisis

Direct download: SiT189.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:41pm EDT