Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #102 - Lock It Down

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie is still missing so Greg and Sarah are joined by Cisco's J Metz to dig into the new Cisco public cloud and to chew on the tech news of the week.

This week we discuss…

  • Sarah chugs vBeers (1:05)
  • SXSW recovery (2:55)
  • J changes jobs (5:50)
  • Cisco jumps into the public cloud (8:20)
  • Cloudy conflicts (9:30)
  • Customer first, tricky dick second (13:25)
  • Box.net files for an odd IPO (16:50)
  • Anyone remember Xdrive? (20:30)
  • Trusting consumer cloud storage (21:30)
  • The untraceable elite (28:10)
  • GitHub users reveal AWS access keys (28:50)
  • J's new reality show (35:00)

 

 

Direct download: SiT102.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:39am EST

Speaking in Tech #101 - Camel Cash

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie and Sarah have bailed on the show so Greg is joined by Cisco's Amy Lewis to chew on the tech news of the week and to dig into Amy's work history.

This week we discuss...

  • Podcasting in Pumps (3:17)
  • Sucked into UberConference (4:31)
  • US to give up naming the web (7:10)
  • Amazon Prime price hike and shameless toilet paper (11:20)
  • Grocery shopping on Amazon (19:00)
  • Peeling Camel Cash (20:00)
  • Greg and Amy's worst jobs (21:15)
  • Google on fire with Play Movies and Chromecast going global (26:10)
  • Android gets wearable (30:35)
  • Google mangles Hangouts while Voice is headed for the trash can (33:10)
  • Is that a prescription drug or a startup? (42:35)
  • QuizUp App and fuzzy logic (43:15)
  • Engineers Unplugged (46:00)
Direct download: SiT101.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:26am EST

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week is our 100th episode which was broadcast through video on Google+ Hangouts. Our special guests this week are John Troyer from VMware, Amy Lewis from Cisco, Chris Evans from Architecting.IT, Mark Twomey (aka Storagezilla) from EMC and Vaughn Stewart from Pure Storage.

This week we discuss… 

  • Introductions (0:45)
  • The worst episode of SiT (5:25)
  • The worst host of SiT (10:55)
  • VMware busy with announcements: VSANs and Desktop as a Service (DaaS) (12:23)
  • VMware noise around VDI (18:39)
  • Challenges for Microsoft (22:50)
  • Chris Evans rumor alert: Project Mystic – EMC & VMware Do Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (27:15)
  • Snowden live at SXSW: Encryption and oversight are key to privacy (29:30)
  • Lena Dunham vs Edward Snowden at SXSW (36:12)
  • Privacy and control of data in the cloud (39:50)
  • Austin cracks down on Uber during SXSW (41:00)
  • Uber is criminal and serial killers on Craigslist (47:20)
  • Future guest requests (50:50)
Direct download: Speaking_in_Tech_Podcast_100th_Episode.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:07pm EST

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Greg, Eddie and Sarah are all together and discuss a wide range of consumer and enterprise tech news and rumors.

This week we discuss...

  • 100th Episode Special next week (1:15) 
  • Eddie harasses United Airlines employees (5:05)
  • Mobile World Congress recap (7:50)
  • Coolest gadget at Mobile World Congress last week? iPhone case with E Ink (9:00)
  • New mobile phones lack wow, Samsung announces Galaxy S5, LG shows off G Flex (10:27)
  • The internet of things, wearable devices and the Pebble (13:10)
  • Tech bubble: Zuckerberg says WhatsApp worth more than $19B (19:45)
  • Mobile monetization of third-world countries (23:10)
  • Oscar selfless, "Travoltify" your name and breaking Twitter (26:10)
  • Over-hyped bacon (30:10)
  • PaaS kerfuffle, Cloud Foundry announces partner ecosystem (31:30)
  • Piston Cloud and RedHat bump heads (36:50)
  • Moshe returns with Infidat, XIV done right which was Symmetrix done right (39:37)
  • Icahn vs Andreessen (44:30)
  • Update on Dell transition (46:16)
  • Enterprise tech vs consumer tech engagement (49:27)
  • Daughter's Facebook post costs dad $80,000 (51:40)
  • Pope drops F-bomb (53:04) 
Direct download: SiT99.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:51pm EST

[UPDATED] Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Greg is live at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with special guests Jeff Greenwald, HDS Marketing and SME for Communications, Media and Entertainment and Shane Archiquette HDS CTO for Communications, Media and Entertainment.

This week we discuss...

  • Telecommunications and Analytics at Mobile World Congress (0:45)
  • New mobile platform challenges (5:45)
  • Technical ramifications of Net Neutrality (8:10)
  • Data consumption-based pricing and transparency (10:20)
  • Analytics is the solution, not the question (12:30)
  • Shifting landscape of competitors (13:50)
  • Telecoms dramatic shift to infrastructure provisioning (17:00)
  • Wearable technology and connected devices driving network complexity (18:10)
  • Tension between mobile technology developers and network providers (21:10)
  • Personal mobile devices (24:45)
  • Blackberry and Ford partnership (25:50)
Direct download: SiT98-updated.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:29am EST

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Greg is live at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with special guests Jeff Greenwald, HDS Marketing and SME for Communications, Media and Entertainment and Shane Archiquette HDS CTO for Communications, Media and Entertainment.

This week we discuss...

  • Telecommunications and Analytics at Mobile World Congress (0:45)
  • New mobile platform challenges (5:45)
  • Technical ramifications of Net Neutrality (8:10)
  • Data consumption-based pricing and transparency (10:20)
  • Analytics is the solution, not the question (12:30)
  • Shifting landscape of competitors (13:50)
  • Telecoms dramatic shift to infrastructure provisioning (17:00)
  • Wearable technology and connected devices driving network complexity (18:10)
  • Tension between mobile technology developers and network providers (21:10)
  • Personal mobile devices (24:45)
  • Blackberry and Ford partnership (25:50)
Direct download: SiT98.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:12am EST

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, everyone is here to get the scoop on Data Gravity with special guest David Siles, Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for Data Gravity.

This week we discuss...

  • Eddie in Vegas (0:52)
  • Romantic Helicopters (4:05)
  • Catching up with David Siles (5:05)
  • Data Gravity in stealth (7:50)
  • Partner push and shiny swag (10:10)
  • Apple bar (13:28)
  • Understanding enterprise data (16:30)
  • VMware PEX controversy (17:35)
  • VMware and Google partner on Chromebooks … but why? (23:10)
  • Teasing vSAN's (26:35)
  • VMware leaping ahead in VDI (29:50)
  • VDI is not sexy (33:45)
  • Rich, thick and full of it (37:20)
  • MtGox's frozen bits (41:41)
Direct download: SiT97b.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:01pm EST

Speaking in Tech #96 - Hardware Defined

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie is in Vegas so it's Greg and Sarah with our special guest Joe Onisick, Technical Marketing Engineer at Cisco

  • Eddie in Vegas (0:45)
  • Olympics banter (2:15)
  • Sarah explains how figure skating is a sport (4:45)
  • Cisco ACI update (10:30)
  • VMware drama (13:50)
  • Bucking the software defined trend (17:00)
  • NetFlix ISP speed ratings (20:30)
  • Flappy Bird falls down (28:55)
  • Lean back controversy (34:20)
  • Travel advisories (41:00)
Direct download: SiT96.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:40am EST

Speaking in Tech #95 - Cloud Envy

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah takes an extra week our special guest is Ben Kepes, well known technology evangelist, investor, commentator and business adviser. 

  • Sarah and Eddie banter (0:55)
  • Microsoft CEO (3:45)
  • Is a Microsoft breakup inevitable? (8:40)
  • VMware pushes competition out of Partner Exchange (9:40)
  • Implications for Pivotal partnerships (15:55)
  • Cisco and VMware bump heads on SDN (18:45)
  • Duracell gets into cloud (23:20)
  • Transporter Sync testing (29:30)
  • AWS and IBM Cloud envy (37:40)

Direct download: SiT95.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:52am EST

Speaking in Tech #94 - Janice

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the whole gang is together bantering about anything and everything.

This week we discuss...

  • Tweeting Grammys (1:27)
  • Sarah as Janice (5:15)
  • Cloudy influencers (9:15)
  • Rick rolling (11:00)
  • IBM dumps servers (11:45)
  • VMware nabs AirWatch and Chris Wolf (17:00)
  • vCheese - vCHS (23:00)
  • Cisco whips it out (25:15)
  • What's going on with VDI? (32:00)
Direct download: SiT94.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:10pm EST