Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #47 - W. Curtis Preston & David West

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we are live in New York City at CommVault's Data Management Summit with special guests, W. Curtis Preston of "Truth in IT" and David West, VP of Marketing for CommVault. 

This week we discuss...

  • Curtis loses it
  • Movies of the year
  • CommVault announces Simpana 10
  • From backup and disaster recovery to data management
  • API access into retained data
  • Convergence of snapshots, backup and archive
  • Challenges backing up virtualized environments
  • Hyper-V gaining market share against VMware
  • Data protection of cloud apps like Salesforce

Disclosure: Speaking in Tech is independent and does not receive financial support directly or indirectly from vendors or guests and vendor relationships are clearly disclosed on the podcast. Hosts of the podcast do occasionally accept opportunities from vendors to cover special events and vendor announcements where travel, lodging and meals are typically covered. For this podcast, CommVault provided transportation and lodging.

Direct download: SiT47.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:51pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #46 - Neil Levine

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is out still... but special guest Neil Levine from Inktank joins us to shed light on how open source is progressing in the enterprise.

This week we discuss...

  • Watered down tech
  • Telsa test drive debacle
  • Catching up on Inktank
  • Open source as a business model
  • Barriers to object storage
  • OpenStack and CloudStack adoption
  • Software defined... by API's
  • Open file systems impact on "Big Data"
  • Open source in the enterprise
  • Legacy data... and the challenge of untapping it
Direct download: SiT46.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:51pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #45 - VMware Does Storage

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah is sick... but Cisco's Amy Lewis drops in to help out with special guest Andy Banta of VMware.

This week we discuss...

  • Eddie and Greg Banter, Sarah is sick... so Amy Lewis jumps in to save the show
  • VMware acquires Virsto Software for software defined storage
  • More Dell news, shareholders challenge buyout\
  • The innovation that came out of Sun
  • Greg gets burned by “Stump the Chump”
  • Defense contractor might have a predictive stalking app
  • More privacy issues creep up
Direct download: SiT45.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:52am EDT

Speaking in Tech #44 - Bang

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, there's no guest - we keep it cozy with just the three of us.

This week we discuss...

  • Banter and transcripts
  • Eddie gets a new job
  • Dell to go private, Knieriemen wins the bet
  • HP's snarky press release regarding Dell 
  • Rumors persist about NetApp
  • Facebook Is rumoured to create mobile location-tracking app
  • “Bang with Friends” App Review
  • Privacy issues may creep up 
Direct download: SiT44.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:41am EDT