Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #181 - Boom!

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's a full house to talk about Dell and EMC but there was also news from AWS re:Invent, Safe Harbor and Apple. Our special guest this week are Stu Miniman, Sr. Analyst at Wikibon and Brian Gracely, Wikibon contributor.

The details:

(1:00) Ed goes Blue while Sarah gets gamed
(7:50) Dell to swallow EMC
(13:30) Sarah’s does the dance
(17:10) Gelsinger’s Mac
(18:40) Safe Harbor gets sunk
(27:13) Apple gets bit by WARF
(32:18) Flashback: WANG from 1983
(32:48) Introducing Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely
(33:55) The vibe from AWS re:Invent
(41:00) Enterprise is really on-boarding to AWS
(45:44) The new Dell effect on tech
(49:50) Condemnation of the public market
(53:40) Dell or EMC brand?
(54:20) Other suitors for EMC: Oracle?

Direct download: SiT181.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:51am EST

Speaking in Tech #180 - Heathers

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Sarah is out but Amy Lewis sits in with Greg and Ed to discuss AWS, Big Data, VMware and cloud app protection.

Here are the details…

(1:00) Trade: Amy sits in for Sarah
(2:31) Ed in transition
(7:55) Aussie “Pubcast” details
(11:30) AWS wants you to ship your Big Data
(16:88) Amazon Big Data… all your data
(19:52) Report: Apple dumps VMware for KVM
(29:12) Peeple: The Heathers app
(38:00) Kaia update
(38:51) Cloud promiscuity: Wrap that app rascal

Direct download: SiT180.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:16pm EST

Speaking in Tech #179 - Live from Spiceworld

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed and Sarah are in Austin for Spiceworks annual convention, Spiceworld where they discuss China, Citrix, selfie deaths while digging deep into Spiceworks culture with special guest Scott Able, former CEO, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Spiceworks.

Here are the details…

(1:00) Ed and Sarah spice it up
(1:55) China brings business and hacking to the US
(6:25) Elliott strikes again: Citrix puts up the ‘for sale’ sign
(12:07) Aussie uses robot to stand in line for iPhone
(15:05) Now you know: Selfie deaths outpace shark attacks
(19:05) Flashback: Rock’em Sock’em Robots
(20:05) Special guest Scott Able from Spiceworks
(24:07) The difference in the Spiceworks community
(27:23) Brand and culture
(38:58) Spiceworks product development
(42:45) Scaling human resources
(46:45) Spiceworks IT Concierge Service

Direct download: SiT179.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:30pm EST

Speaking in Tech #178 - Bad Actors

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's a full cast as we cover new AWS outage, probes cars and bad executives.

The details:

(1:00) Sarah’s big game show moment
(3:00) Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 10.1 review
(5:21) Windows 10 on a small screen
(6:26) Ed hangs out and gets an new iPhone
(9:20) Tinder, Netflix and Airbnb crash with AWS
(12:58) Report: EMC and VMware get probed
(15:15) United CEO gets pinched
(16:32) Apple car is a thing
(20:48) Software eats Volkswagon
(25:10) Bad CEOs
(28:14) Spice World, Dell World and “Pubcast” in Australia

Direct download: SiT178.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:06pm EST

Speaking in Tech #177 - Kaia 

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Sarah is out while Ed and Greg cover Cisco's plans for cloud taxes, Oracle taxes and HP axes. Our special guests this week are Garrett Rysko and Luke Pendergrass to talk about their Kickstarter campaign, Kaia (http://kaia.life).

Here are the details…

(1:00) Keeping up with Eddie

(1:44) Screwing with airline reservations

(6:00) Vanity email addresses

(6:57) Chicago gets sued over cloud tax

(8:57) Oracle squeezes for the cloud

(14:23) HP cutting thousands of positions

(16:30) More crazy rumours

(17:58) FLASHBACK: Digital Equipment Corp., 1984

(19:28) Kickstarting with Kaia

(23:12) Air quality… as a Service

(26:40) Delivering on Kickstarter

(27:54) Air quality API’s

(33:27) The world of anti-counterfeiting 

(38:30) The Kaia Kickstarter party

(40:40) Lessons learned

Direct download: SiT177.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:59pm EST

Speaking in Tech #176 - Rumor Mill

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we are recovering from VMworld but that doesn't mean the news from VMware ended there. In this episode we cover Cisco's plans for VMware, EMC rumors and Google's new logo.

Here are the details:

(1:00) Mopping up after VMworld

(4:30) Photon… Containers, Containers, take a shot, Containers

(5:15) v0dgeball highlights

(7:10) Ed plays with collaboration tools

(11:20) Chambers still has his fingers on Cisco

(14:40) VMware discovers Cisco has shares

(17:45) More EMC rumors

(22:50) Google kills their logo

(32:35) Fantasy Football (American nerd ball)

(38:35) Podcasting downunder in October

Direct download: SiT176.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:05pm EST

Speaking in Tech #175 - Live from The Last VMworld

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we cover Cisco, Apple and, of course, VMworld. Our special guests this week are Chris Wahl from Rubric and Lauren Malhoit from Cisco.

Here are the details…

(1:00) Live from the last VMworld

(3:30) Introducing Chris Wahl from Rubrik

(5:18) Tim Cook crashes Cisco party

(9:15) VMware announces Photon, again

(12:30) Changes ahead for EMC and VMware

(16:10) Talking EVO

(22:15) “2D Chris Wahl” and his new book

(25:00) Cloud Bunnies at v0dgeball

(27:42) Eye rolls at VMworld

(30:32) Sarah’s social media school

(35:48) Lauren Mahouit crashes the podcast

Direct download: SiT175.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:05pm EST

Speaking in Tech #174 - Zilla

 

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we cover Intel, more Ashley Madison fallout, Hangouts, IPO’s and more. Our special guest this week is Mark Twomey (aka Storagezilla).

Here are the details…

(1:00) Eddie line dances

(4:15) VMworld prep

(4:50) Tech Reckoning

(6:09) Intel chips in on Mirantis

(9:30) Ashley Madison, by the numbers

(14:11) Google Hangouts get a face lift

(18:36) FLASHBACK: Radio Shack 8-track tape player

(19:06) Storagezilla returns

(20:15) Looking back at Windows 95… and Minesweeper 

(22:41) Searching Ashley Madison

(24:32) Intel plays defense

(30:15) Tech IPO’s get more challenges

(36:23) Big moves at VMware

(41:05) Renaming the Borg

(44:23) No big surprises at VMworld

Direct download: SiT174_-_Zilla.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:29pm EST

Speaking in Tech #173 - Exposed

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's a full cast as we cover new gadgets, Android messaging, tough work and exposed cheaters.

Here are the details:

(1:50) Eddie checks in from LinuxCon: soda, sweets & sessions

(7:00) Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet smackdown

(12:14) LG G4 smack down

(14:02) The 3 most important mobile phone features

(15:10) Google is killing instant messaging on Android

(19:20) Apple manages expectations

(23:00) The Amazon torture chamber

(30:55) Martiz steps away as CEO of Pivotal

(33:50) The BIG bet

(36:33) Ashley Madison exposed

(40:20) Celebrity Exposure Pool

Direct download: SiT173.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:37am EST

Speaking in Tech #172 - Big Exit

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's Ed and Greg talking about big moves for Google, EMC and VMware and a bad move for Nutanix. Our special guest this week is Brad O'Neill, co-founder of TechValidate fresh from being acquired by Survey Monkey just last week to talk about his plans and lessons learned.

 

(2:02) Google's alphabet soup

(3:45) Shuffling the EMC and VMware deck chairs

(8:49) Nutanix tanks performance tests

(15:00) FLASHBACK: RCA personal TV from 1956

(16:00) Special guest Brad O'Neill of TechValidate and now part of Survey Monkey

(18:37) The acquisition prediction that wasn't

(20:45) How the TechValidate acquisition came together

(22:45) Survey Monkey in the enterprise

(25:00) The challenges of boot strapping a tech startup

(29:00) The reality of the valley VC bubble

(32:30) What's next 

Direct download: SiT172.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:14pm EST