Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #82 - IT Lemmings

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie is wining and dining while Sarah and Greg hold court with Mark Twomey of EMC, better known as Storagezilla.

This week we discuss...

  • Oracle's Uncle Larry needs a team
  • The Amazon Bubble
  • AWS tech trap
  • Data classification and public clouds
  • False clouds and IT lemmings
  • LinkedIn taps your email, security heads explode
  • Big Data and LinkedIn
  • EMC sues former employee 
  • Prsopects for flash startups
  • Halloween costumes and chocolate tasting
Direct download: SiT82.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:51pm EST

Speaking in Tech #81 - The Czar

Eddie is flying solo this week while Greg does real work and Sarah is under the weather. This week our special guest is Val Bercovici, Big Data & Cloud Czar at NetApp.

  • Playing with Chromecast
  • Life without Vaughn
  • Transformation of IT trends
  • Hyperscale cloud architectures
  • Big Data and teenage sex
  • 2014, the year of Big Data
  • The promise of OpenStack
  • IaaS vs PaaS
  • Microsoft Hyper-V chipping away at VMware
  • Microsoft tablets, getting it right by version 3
  • Innovation after brand
  • Monetizing OpenStack
Direct download: SiT81.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:37pm EST

Speaking in Tech #80 - Breaking up is hard to do

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie is partying in Barcelona while Greg and Sarah hold the ship steady.

In this epsiode, we discuss:

  • Catching up with Sarah
  • Eddie in Barcelona for VMworld
  • Public drinking and party barns
  • VMware buys Desktone, huh?
  • XaaS is here to stay
  • Oracle hates Open Source
  • Creating value from Open Source
  • Hurd cheats again
  • Breaking up Microsoft
  • Picking a phone... and an intern
Direct download: SiT80.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:51pm EST

Speaking in Tech #79 - Open Doorway

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is celebrating her birthday leaving Ed and Greg to fend for themselves. Fortunately Amy Lewis of Cisco steps in to keep the show steady. 

In this epsiode, we discuss:

  • Sarah & Greg's Birthday
  • VMworld Barcelona... and pickpocketing
  • Eddie and the IT Dinosaurs
  • Shiney balls and legacy IT
  • AMD gets into the Verizon Cloud
  • OpenDoorway and THMF architectures
  • Greg's next smartphone
  • Samsung bloatware on Android updates
  • Things you can't do on a tablet
  • Podcast problems
  • Cisco, SAP and Google playing with Blackberry bits
  • Amy on Google Glass
  • "Geek Whisperers" and "Engineers Unplugged"
Direct download: SiT79.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Speaking in Tech #78 - Chad 2.0

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is out so it's just Ed and Greg with special guest Chad Sakac, Sr. Vice President for Global Presales Technical Resources at EMC.

  • Flashback to "the bet"
  • Chad's RIM shot
  • EMC's over-the-top announcemnt 
  • Tech in the movies
  • Punching down, punching up
  • The meat on EMC's announcements
  • Opex vs Capex, consumption models
  • McAfee launches new security device
  • Chad dishes startup advice

Direct download: SiT78.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:35pm EST

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