Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #153 - Blue Box Jesse

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we scratch the surface of the Ellen Pao lawsuit, the tech world reaction to Indiana's new law, Amazon's unlimited storage and Pay Pal jumping on OpenStack. This week's guest is Blue Box Founder and CTO, Jesse Proudman.

This week we discuss...

(0:45) Bouncing back from vacation (0:45)

(1:50) Any lessons learned from Pao loses lawsuit?

(4:12) Tech backlash against Indiana grows

(9:00) AWS launches unlimited storage for sync-n-share

(15:05) Flashback: Money 98 Commercial

(15:55) Special guest Jesse Proudman, CTO and Founder of Blue Box

(17:50) Booming Blue Box 

(19:10) Private cloud haters

(23:23) Cloud infinity 

(24:45) OpenStack's dirty little secret?

(27:15) Docker love

(30:00) Implication for PayPal's reported switch to OpenStack

(33:55) Context for cloud spending

(35:40) Jesse's take on Top Gear


Direct download: SiT153.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:34pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #152 - 3 Year Anniversary Show

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we are celebrating our 3rd anniversary with some of our favorite guests including Mark Twomey (aka "Storagezilla") from EMC, Amy Lewis from SolidFire and Geek Whisperers and Marc Farley from Quaddra Software.

This week we discuss...

(0:45) Diving into the 3rd year of the podcast

(3:30) Yoko Lewis brake cutting

(4:30) Recapping the worst moments of the podcast

(13:40) Ray Lane and the Kleiner Perkins lawsuit

(16:50) VC money boom

(25:05) Enterprise storage eats itself

(27:03) NetApp's Mr. FlashRay goes to Pure

(34:20) The Ginger Mafia

(38:00) Tense politics

(42:00) Team Cloud Bunny

(47:00) Podcast praise

Direct download: SiT152.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:10pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #151 - Kayaking

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we jump into Facebook's posting rules, Google's "Nearline" storage, Blackberry tablets and Gold Apple watches. Our special guest this week is tech guru Stephen Foskett from Tech Field Day.

This week we discuss...

(0:50) Ed's backup crashes

(3:30) El Reg's sister pub "The Platform" launches

(5:20) Kicking GigaOM some more

(6:52) Facebook: no nipples and butts

(9:25) The gray area of online rules

(13:50) Google's "Nearline" storage

(19:55) Blackberry busts out a tablet

(24:05) Flashback: AOL commercial from 1995

(26:05) Introducing tech guru Stephen Foskett

(28:15) Fireballed with Apple Gold Watch

(30:48) Stephen's Grail Watch

(35:45) Tech Field Day

(41:30) Qumulo comes out of stealth

(45:45) Legacy vendor transitions


Direct download: SiT151.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:07am EDT

Speaking in Tech #150 - Popping Bubbles

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we dig into the Apple Watch, the death of GigaOm and Microsoft kills backup software. This week’s special guest is Marc Farley of Quaddra Software.

This week we discuss...


(1:00) - Yet another flying story

(5:50) - Apple announces the Apple Watch… again

(7:00) - Foskett Fireballed 

(8:10) - Apple TV and HBO

(9:30) - Gold watch bling

(11:20) - Celebrity watch appeal

(13:00) - The "App-centric" watch

(15:02) - The death of GigaOm

(21:00) - The tech graveyard: Backup is dead

(25:17) - Flashback: 80’s Motorola mobile phone commercial

(26:17) - Special guest, Marc Farley of Quaddra Software

(28:06) - Farley killed backup

(30:40) - Quaddra Software hits the funding trail

(36:00) - Funding infrastructure startups

(42:19) - Tech bubble and size of the IPO market

(44:45) - Background on Quaddra

(46:00) - Another Farley podcast


Direct download: SiT150.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:23am EDT

Speaking in Tech #149 – Performance Review

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we dig into HP's acquisition of Aruba, Tinder pricing for elders and the prospects for Google+. This week’s special guest is Jared Wray, Chief Technology Officer for CenturyLink Cloud.

This week we discuss…

(1:00) The middle seat dilemma

(2:05) Big Aussie invite

(5:20) HP snags Aruba for 3 bills

(8:22) Tinder Plus surge ricing

(11:30) Sarah's online dating profile

(15:30) Is Google+ breaking up?

(22:10) Sony Walkman commercial

(24:10) Jared Wray, CTO for CenturyLink Cloud

(26:00) The Tier 3 acquisition

(30:55) Ed's performance review

(35:30) Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Ed

Direct download: SiT149.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:36pm EDT