Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #202 - Ditching Cloud

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie is sipping wine on the French Riviera while Greg and Sarah discuss SXSW, Dropbox and Data Gravity. Our special guest is Gabe Chapman from NetApp.

The details:

(1:00) POTUS crashes SXSW
(6;23) Airbnb goes big for Republican Convention
(12:11) Dropbox ditches AWS
(19:46) Data Gravity meets reality
(24;10) Chinese hackers demand ransom
(27:57) FLASHBACK: 1997 Dell PC commercial
(28:57) Introducing Gabe Chapman from NetApp
(37:23) Pure gets object, in a pretty box
(42:45) Nutanix jumps into file services
(49:12) Hyper Converged space gets tighter

Direct download: SiT202.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:11pm EST

Speaking in Tech #201 - Streaming on the Edge

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, we discuss Amazon Echo, AT&T streaming and SQL Server on Linux. Our special guest is Dan Sahar, co-founder of video delivery pioneer Qwilt.

The details:

(1:00) Bouncing back with Ed
(2:10) Big layoffs at IBM
(3:10) Dating Alexa
(8:15) Datamation’s cloud panel on Friday
(10:11) AT&T to stream DirecTV
(13:49) Big moves for Survey Monkey
(15:02) Hell freezes over for Microsoft
(19:24) FLASHBACK: Atari 2600, 1982 UK commercial
(19:52) Introducing Dan Sahar, Co-founder of Qwilt
(23:30) Living on the edge
(27:18) Delivering a better video experience
(28:35) Startup scrutiny
(33:48) The real life Pied Piper
(34:14) Market adoption focus
(38:48) The real cord cutters
(45:20) The next generation of video consumption

Direct download: SiT201.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:06pm EST

Speaking in Tech #200 - The Big 4 Year Anniversary Show

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we are joined by a few our our favorite guests to celebrate four years and 200 episodes as we discuss the startup bubble, Cisco gets hyper and EMC’s Quantum leap. Our special guests this week are Chad Sakac, President of VCE, Mark Twomey (AKA Storagezilla) of EMC and Amy Lewis of NetApp and Geek Whisperers podcast.

The details...

(1:00) Big 200th episode
(4:33) VC’s are wising up to the bubble
(10:32) How to value a startup
(13:40) Startup death spiral: Fighting gravity
(19:22) Signs that your startup is about to die
(23:24) Sources: Cisco and Springpath jump into hyper-converged (since confirmed)
(29:40) Is Cisco serious about storage?
(34:32) EMC’s “Quantum Leap”
(41:44) Chad’s big leap to VCE
(50:46) Episode 200: Self indulgent reflections

Direct download: SiT200.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:26pm EST

Speaking in Tech #199 - Simon Anderson

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is missing so Amy Lewis jumps in to take her seat while we talk about private clouds, Ravello and the tech IPO freeze. Our special guest is serial entrepreneur Simon Anderson, Co-Founder & Chairman at Akanda.

The details...

(1:00) NetApp adjusts to Amy
(3:37) True Blue in Vegas for IBM Interconnect
(6:16) vCloudAir and IBM confusion
(10:00) Haters gonna hate Private Cloud
(21:17) Cloud domains unleashed
(22:44) Oracle nabs Ravello
(25:05) Tech IPO freeze
(31:10) Bad time to be looking for a tech job
(32:00) Yapping at Yelp
(38:24) Flashback: Scotch VCR tape head cleaner
(38:44) Special guest Simon Anderson, Co-Founder & Chairman at Akanda
(40:30) The story behind Ceph
(45:16) Sharing the wealth with Inktank sale
(46:50) Swimming the Seine
(49:08) Open Source culture
(51:55) Akanda: open source network orchestration software
(58:26) Getting on the board of the Museum of Science Fiction

Direct download: SiT199.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:54pm EST

Speaking in Tech #198 - Fred & Wade

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, it's just Greg and Ed to dish about iPhone bricks, Deadpool and ransomeware. Our special guests this week are Fred Next and Wade O'Harrow from storage startup Reduxio.

(1:00) Brick your iPhone
(2:25) Kids in Deadpool
(5:30) “State of The Cloud” report
(9:12) India rejects Internet.org
(11:44) Hospital held hostage by ransomware
(13:56) Flashback: IBM and the internet (1997)
(14:22) Special guests Fred Nix and Wade O’Harrow from Reduxio
(16:10) Goodbye to Chad
(19:03) Digging into Reduxio
(28:00) Being a storage startup in 2016
(34:35) Time Bandits
(36:38) Jaegers and a Springsteen concert


Direct download: SiT198.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:14pm EST

Speaking in Tech #197 - Jungle Dave

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the team is all together to talk about the death of Twitter, the death of private clouds and the art of tech acquisitions. Our special guest this week is Dave Wright, founder and CEO of SolidFire and now VP and GM at NetApp.

The details...

(1:00) All the tech, in Austin
(2:49) EnterpriseTe.ch progress
(4:50) RIP Twitter
(7:45) Facebook Friend Day
(12:20) Private Cloud is dead (again)
(18:35) “True Public Cloud”
(19:51) ONUG calls for better cloud interoperability
(25:41) Flashback: Wang Net, 1982
(26:11) Special guest Dave Wright VP and GM at NetApp, founder of SolidFire
(31:37) The cultural fit between NetApp and SolidFire
(33:34) Does anybody actually graduate from Stanford?
(38:00) The future for ONTAP
(39:48) The beginning of the end of all flash arrays
(45:10) Public vs Private Cloud

Direct download: SiT197.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:14pm EST

Speaking in Tech #196 - TECHunplugged

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed and Sarah are in Austin for TECHunplugged to discuss Apple data centers, Yahoo layoff and Software Defined Storage. Our special guests this week are Stephen Foskett of Tech Field Day, Chris Evans from Architecting.IT and Ray Lucchesi of Silverton Consulting.

The details:

(1:00) Live from TECHunplugged in Austin, Texas
(2:20) Apple going big on data centers
(5:25) Alphabet now bigger than Apple
(6:00) Comcast customer Uses a Raspberry Pi to monitor internet speeds
(10:28) Yahoo stumbles on layoffs
(13:35) Bill Gates’ favorite songs… just because
(16:23) What is Software Defined Storage?
(22:28) Storage futures
(33:15) OpenStack
(37:29) in self-driving cars
(37:29) Tech Field Days

Direct download: SiT196.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:06pm EST

Speaking in Tech #194 - Werner Herzog

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the team is all together to talk about Twitter execs, Peach and Amazon. Our special guests this week are Jim McNiel, Chief Marketing Officer at NetScout as well as Executive Producer for “Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World” and Werner Herzog film director, producer, screenwriter, author, actor and opera director. In 2009, Werner was named one of the 100 most influential people on the planet by Time Magazine.

The details...

(1:00) Sarah takes a field day
(2:35) Cheap EnterpriseTe.ch plug
(3:15) Frozen Eddie
(4:20) Executive exodus from Twitter
(7:12) Slick new Peach
(10:15) Facebook hate
(12:38) Amazon wants back into your Android mobile
(14:48) Amazon gets breached
(19:00) Trailer for “Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World”
(20:30) Introducing special guests Jim McNiel and Werner Herzog
(24:18) Technology as it interacts with film making
(29:45) Does the internet dream of itself?
(32:03) Digital preservation… and Honey Boo Boo
(40:40) No schnitzel for teenage texters
(44:50) Werner’s book recommendation
(49:25) The kings of bombed out blocks
(51:48) Every grown up man should move a boat over a mountain

Direct download: SiT195.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:27am EST

Speaking in Tech #194 - Passwords

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is out while Ed returns to talk passwords, drones, Google and Diane Greene. Our special guest this week is Jesse Proudman, founder of BlueBox, now an IBM company.

The details...

(1:00) Media briefings: Stump the chump
(3:46) Ed’s drone disaster
(5:57) More Rumor mill, tattoos and podcast pimps
(9:52) Report: Cisco will NOT buy NetApp
(12:39) Bark’N’Borrow app
(14:30) Google and the Cloud
(18:30) 2015 Most popular passwords
(20:39) FLASHBACK: CompuServe, 1989
(21:34) Jesse Proudman, founder of BlueBox
(24:15) Ed’s probationary review and airplane vaping
(26:26) The big party
(28:07) The future for IBM Cloud
(36:00) Raspberry Pi BlueMix weatherman
(40:35) The racing circuit

Direct download: SiT194.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:06am EST

Speaking in Tech #193 - Pimpin

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is missing so Amy Lewis jumps in to take his seat while we talk about documenteries, podcast pimps, dead phones and adult toys at Amazon.

The details...

(1:00) Amy pinch hits for Ed
(2:00) Werner Herzog’s new documentary to be featured at Sundance
(4:29) Greg’s new project: EnterpriseTe.ch
(5:50) Pimp this podcast #pimpcast
(11:05) Dead LG G4
(15:10) Toddler podcast review
(15:48) Amazonian dildos
(20:37) The worst CEO list
(28:00) Big moves at VCE



Direct download: SIT193.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:45pm EST