Speaking in Tech

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

Speaking in Tech #107 - Clouds of Caroline

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is pubbing his way around England while Greg and Sarah keep calm on the podcast with special guest, Caroline McCrory, Sr Director, Product Development at Gigaom Research.

This week we discuss...

  • Changes for Caroline (1:30)
  • Quality of of market research (5:40)
  • US court rules that off shore public cloud data subject to search (11:30)
  • Data control is why Private Clouds exist (15:53)
  • Changes at Google risk brand loyalty (20:10)
  • The era of stand alone apps (28:16)
  • Engineer vs user experience design (32:45)
  • A bubble waiting to burst: Bezos loses $2.8B in one day (36:05)
  • Amazon Desktop-as-a-Science-Project (38:12)
  • OpenStack Summit around the corner (47:00)
Direct download: SiT107.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:55pm EST

Speaking in Tech #106 - Hans

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is out but our special guest this week is Hans De Leenheer, Tech Evangelist at-large.

  • American football in Belgium (2:15)
  • Trans-atlantic travel (3:35)
  • Hans: Tech Baller (9:45)
  • Tech disclosure issues pop up again (14:15)
  • Reaction to VSAN and Hyper-converged solutions (24:20)
  • Commoditization of the hypervisor (32:10)
  • Dell / Red Hat partnership (35:45)
  • OpenStack revenue (42:15)
  • McCrory and McCrory job changes (48:00)
Direct download: SiT106.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:24am EST

Speaking in Tech #105 - Let's Get Social

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, the whole crew is together to... get social.

This week we discuss...

  • Ed, Sarah and social hour (0:55)
  • Social media job opening at US Airways (1:50)
  • Ed breaks down Heartbleed SSL security issue (9:55)
  • Amazon to release smart phone… moving along (14:30)
  • Glasshole assaults on the rise (15:00)
  • Google Maps backlash (18:25)
  • More job changes (22:50)
  • Social Media Song rocks the internet (28:10)
  • Gaming social media (33:05)

 

 

Direct download: SiT105.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:35pm EST

Speaking in Tech #104 - Parasite

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, the whole crew is together with special guest Aaron Delp of SolidFire.

This week we discuss…

  • Eddie's roller coaster (0:55)
  • Cloudcast and the Krispy Kreme Challenge (2:00)
  • Aaron busts a move to SolidFire (6:25)
  • Red Hat - Cisco partnership announcement… could an acquisition be next? (14:00)
  • Cloud battle moves to the Platform (22:10)
  • Hating Google... and Kevin Rose is a parasite (25:45)
  • Ed solves San Francisco (35:40)
  • Yet another Google TV (41:55)
  • The content game: Apple should buy Disney (45:25)
Direct download: SiT104.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:06am EST

Speaking in Tech #103 - Virtual Heff

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie the Prodigal Son returns with our special guest Michael Heffernan, Director of Infrastructure Technology for Asia Pacific at Hitachi Data Systems.

This week we discuss…

  • Return of Eddie (0:50)
  • Catching up with "Heff" (2:30)
  • IT advantages in Hong Kong and China (5:20)
  • Enterprise technology and OpenSource adoption in China (8:10)
  • OpenStack maturity (12:20)
  • Snowden in Hong Kong (15:30)
  • Privacy concerns in Asia (20:03)
  • Private cloud adoption driven by data security (23:50)
  • Public cloud prices continue to drop (25:46)
  • Escalation of application development (31:00)

 

Direct download: SiT103.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:44pm EST