Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #130 - More from SpiceWorld

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Greg is again out of the country so Ed and Sarah took control of the podcast with a special episode recorded at Spiceworld with special guests Scott Abel, Co-founder and CEO of Spiceworks and David Babbitt, Technical Marketing Manager

This week we discuss...

  • Shark tanked (1:00)
  • Leading Spiceworks (2:30)
  • The startup pitch (5:00)
  • Money in Open Source? (6:25)
  • The social network for IT professionals (9:15)
  • Development methodology (14:05)
  • Big additions to Spiceworks (19:15)
  • The accidental IT guy (39:30)
  • Making money (43:15)
Direct download: SiT130.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:24pm EST

Speaking in Tech #129 - XtremChad

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is wandering around Austin while Greg and Eddie are joined by special guest Chad Sakac, Sr. Vice President of Global Systems Engineering at EMC.

This week we discuss...

  • Chadcast (0:45)
  • Eddie in Thailand (1:30)
  • vCyborg technology (3:30)
  • Missing a beat (4:30)
  • Joe a no-go at Oracle OpenWorld (6:40)
  • XtremIO destructive upgrade… and fallout (11:15)
  • HP merging with EMC: "Redonkulous" (32:00)
  • What happens next in enterprise tech? (44:50)
  • Ello becomes the hot social media platform of the day (55:20)
Direct download: SiT129.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:10am EST

Speaking in Tech #128 - LIVE from SpiceWorld

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela… except his week, the show gets hijacked by The Geek Whisperers crew, John Troyer, Amy Lewis and Matt Brender at SpiceWorld in Austin, Texas. No, it's not a Spice Girls reunion. 

This week we discuss…

  • Mutiny on the podcast (1:00)
  • Stump-casting (3:10)
  • EMC doesn't get acquired by HP (4:00)
  • The best kept secret at EMC (10:00)
  • Alibaba's big bang (14:10)
  • Eddie bakes his iPhone 6 in a microwave (18:45)
  • SpiceWorld (27:20)
  • DIY credit repair (28:12)
  • Hey now! (32:40)
Direct download: SiT128.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:29pm EST

Speaking in Tech #127 - Eucalyptus 

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed has escaped to Thailand while Greg and Sarah are joined by special guests Marc Farley of Quaddra Software and Aaron Delp of SolidFire.

This week we discuss...

  • Eddie: One Night in Bangkok (:55)
  • OpenStack in the Valley (1:50)
  • Pre-Alpha Quaddra Software (2:25)
  • HP acquires Eucalyptus (3:40)
  • Flashback to Palm (6:40)
  • Whiplash: AWS API's (11:45)
  • Could Azure jump into OpenStack? (15:40)
  • XtremIO disrupts (15:55)
  • Microsoft digs Minecraft (23:40)
  • Another distraction at Microsoft (28:00)
  • iPhone-mania (28:30)
  • Apple will revolutionize healthcare… someday (33:30)
Direct download: SiT127.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:10pm EST

Speaking in Tech #126 - Apple Ga Ga

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Sarah is bear hunting while Ed and Greg are joined by Joe Onisick, Technical Marketing Engineer at Cisco to chew on Apple and Cisco's ACI.

  • Eddie dreams of Apple Watch (1:00)
  • Potty monitoring (2:25)
  • iPhone goes big (4:30)
  • Side-swiping (5:35)
  • Bonus Chinese translation (7:21)
  • Cisco ACI begins to ship (8:50)
  • Pimping at VMworld (10:10)
  • CenturyLink sniffing around RackSpace (15:00)
  • Apple Pay: NFC for real now? (27:35)
  • iPhone Gold bling (29:35)
  • Apple and predictive health analytics (30:30)
  • Content is king (33:00)
  • Home automation (34:50)
Direct download: SiT126.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:42pm EST

Speaking in Tech #125 - Ginger

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, everyone is back together with special guest (and favorite ginger) Josh Atwell of SolidFire.

This week we discuss...

  • VMworld recap and recording problems (1:00)
  • VMworld: EVO:Rail and VMware's OpenStack distribution (4:20)
  • VMware OpenStack an embrace of open source? (8:58)
  • Lady and the Tramp (13:00) 
  • Dropping the mic (15:44)
  • Integrating SolidFire (20:04)
  • Gartner rates flash arrays (20:43)
  • Apple could revolutionize healthcare (24:42)
  • Security and health care data (30:52)
  • Cash, Taxi's and stealing Uber rides (33:00)
  • How Ginger are you? (36:00)
Direct download: SiT125.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:21am EST

Speaking in Tech #124 - LIVE from VMworld! 

This week's episode is live from VMworld with guest co-host Vaughn Stewart, Chief Technology Evangelist of Pure Storage with guests David Siles, VP of Channels and Alliances with Data Gravity and Chad Sakac, Sr. Vice President of Global Systems Engineering at EMC.

NOTE: Due to audio problems from a source who will be called out, dragged and beaten on next week's episode, Chad and David's audio levels are low. Our sincere apologies.

This week we discuss…

  • Introductions (1:00)
  • VMworld keynote discussion (3:55)
  • EVO:Rail gets armed and loaded (6:40)
  • Hyper-convergence, explained (10:00)
  • VMware's OpenStack distribution (19:00)
  • vCheese gets dumped for "vCloud Air" (20:10)
  • DataGravity launches "data-aware storage" (23:10)
  • VMworld takeaways (29:10)
Direct download: SiT124.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:29pm EST

Speaking in Tech #123 - Jeramiah

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is still out on vacation while Eddie and Greg mix it up and speculate with Jeramiah Dooley, Cloud Architect at at SolidFire.

This week we discuss...

  • Dumping Facebook Messenger (1:00)
  • Career tap dance (2:15)
  • Flashing SolidFire (5:45)
  • Versus Vaughn (7:40)
  • Ed slogs it out (8:35)
  • HDS snaps up Sepaton (16:00)
  • Mastering "PR Speak" (19:27)
  • Cisco trims the troops (22:04)
  • The tech companies doing well (25:30)
  • The Thirsty Bear (28:20) 
  • Marvin speculation (31:43)

 

Direct download: SiT123.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:02am EST

Speaking in Tech #122 - Chat heads

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is out on vacation while Eddie returns to mop up the week's tech news.

This week we discuss...

  • Eddie and the beach (1:00)
  • Splitting Facebook (2:00)
  • Annoying Chat heads (4:10)
  • Swarm and splitting babies (6:00)
  • G+ and anonymous names (15:00)
  • Zuck threatened employees with beheadings (15:51)
  • More bad customer service stories (20:03)
  • Viv: A new Siri with artificial intelligence (25:20)
  • Apple guessing (29:47)
  • Apple: easy, simple and elegant getting old (32:15)
Direct download: SiT122a.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:50am EST

Speaking in Tech #121 - Return of Farley

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed has gone missing while Greg and Sarah are joined by Marc Farley of Quaddra Software and long lost podcast host.

This week we discuss...

  • Episcopalian wedding (1:00)
  • Return of Farley (1:45)
  • Farley startup history (6:20)
  • Leaving Microsoft (8:05)
  • Drought-tolerant lawns (9:15)
  • Stealthy Quaddra Software (11:50)
  • How to do startups (15:55)
  • Inside Microsoft (20:15)
  • The Nokia bomb (26:10)
  • Productivity with Surface tablets (27:20)
  • StorSimple inside Microsoft (31:55)
  • Azure and Google vs AWS: Amazon behind on Enterprise (34:47)
  • Cloud Butt (38:45)
  • Checklist for Quaddra (40:40)
Direct download: SiT121.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:43pm EST