Speaking in Tech

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT