Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #191 - The BIG BIG 2016 Predictions Show

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. What’s the future hold for Hadoop, Apple TV, Netflix, HP, NetApp, Cisco, Trump, on-prem data centre’s, “bio-life streams” and “automation of the planet”? We break it all down this week in our annual predictions podcast. Brad O'Neill of SurveyMonkey returns with special guest Asim Zaheer, Chief Marketing Officer for HDS.

The details...

(1:00) Not the wisdom you are looking for
(2:00) Circular cloud definitions: Chargebacks
(4:30) NetApp snags SolidFire
(8:05) Breaking down Nutanix IPO offering
(9:58) Bezos head butts Musk
(11:15) BIG Prediction Guests Brad O’Neill (SurveyMonkey) and Asim Zaheer (HDS)
(15:00) Grading the big predictions from last year
(16:00) The not-so-transformational Apple Watch
(19:22) Recapping external predictions from industry leaders
(19:00) Reviewing our own predictions from last year
(33:04) The BIG tech predictions for 2016 from industry leaders
(46:30) Our BIG 2016 predictions





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Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:15am EDT

Speaking in Tech #190 - Switch

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed, Sarah and Greg are all together to discuss SolidFire, Virtustream, VMware and “Personal conduct matters”. Special guest this week is Mark Thiele, Executive Vice President, Switch.

The details...

(1:30) Worthless predictions coming soon
(4:05) Rumors: NetApp to snag up SolidFire
(8:25) Legacy vendor acquisitions
(12:27) Virtustream jumping out of VMware
(17:38) Rumor 2: Dell putting Perot Systems on the market
(20:30) LinkedIN skills: “Personal conduct matters”
(23:48) FLASHBACK: Sony Betamax (1979)
(24:14) Introducing Mark Thiele, Executive Vice President, Switch
(27:35) Colocation with Switch and the technology ecosystem
(31:34) The big pyramid data center… in Grand Rapids
(36:00) The über evangelist
(37:40) Data center management
(49:12) Shameless M&A speculation

Direct download: SiT190.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:11pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #189 - Spike

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Brian Gracely steps in to join Sarah and Greg to talk Pure Storage, hacking ISIS, hair dryers and even more Dell EMC. Our special guest this week is Chad Sakac, President for Global Systems Engineering for EMC with support from Fred “Spike” Nix.

The details...

(1:00) Brian Gracely does his best Ed
(2:49) Pure bounces back
(5:57) Hillary wants Silicon Valley to disrupt ISIS
(11:16) VMware may need to buy back stock
(13:53) IBM hacks a hairdryer
(21:10) FLASHBACK: HP laser jet printers (1995)
(21:40) El Presidente, Chad Sakac
(26:05) First reactions to Dell EMC
(33:03) Managing uncertainty
(40:17) Private vs Public tech companies
(42:30) The push to Open Source
(46:55) Photon OS, cloud native applications and CoprHD
(55:39) Building cloud native stacks
(56:50) Chad’s mid-life crisis

Direct download: SiT189.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:41pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #188 - Dropping

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Sarah returns to join Eddie and Greg to talk SDI, LSD, and the FBI.

The details…

(1:00) Sarah returns, Amy stalks
(2:00) SDI Conference and Texas floods
(5:37) Silicon Valley is dropping LSD
(10:00) Facebook patents method to assess credit worthiness
(17:35) Feds can get web history, phone location data without a warrant
(23:09) Less cloudy “stuff” going on at CenturyLink
(31:12) Simon Anderson to leave Dreamhost
(32:50) Swimming the Seine

Direct download: SiT188.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:46pm EDT