Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #204 - Bush League!

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, it's Ed, Greg and Sarah and no guests... just us discussing listener complaints, Oracle suing Google (again) and Australian bike bells.

Here are the details:

(1:00) Bush League: Mopping up after last week
(7:39) Batman v Superman: The Dawn of Horrible
(10:47) Holiday travel woes pays off
(14:00) Ubering the Republican Convention
(17:00) Vaughn’s bike
(18:10) Australian bike bells
(23:17) What happens when an 18 year old buys a mainframe?
(27:16) Listener complaints
(29:31) FLASHBACK: Lite Brite from 1970’s
(32:16) FBI cracks the iPhone
(37:58) Java Herpes
(40:15) Dell dumps services
(46:03) Crowd sourcing your job


Direct download: SiT204.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:38am EST

Speaking in Tech #203 - More Pure Vaughn

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Greg is out while Sarah and Eddie drive the car talking Uber, Apple and data center pay. Our special guest is Vaughn Stewart of Pure Storage.

The details:

(1:00) Ed does Southern Europe
(4:10) Coming up: NASA SpaceX launch
(7:22) Uber snags Carnegie Mellon
(9:17) Apple goes small
(14:06) FBI now thinks it can break the iPhone
(17:10) Survey: Data Center women get paid MORE
(21:53) FLASHBACK: Apple Iic commercial from 1984
(22:23) Pure Vaughn comes back!
(24:26) Hyperconverged: Up, down and sideways
(28:35) Pure NAS
(33:36) Enabling the future of the enterprise
(38:50) HCI market adoption
(41:46) No Vaughn’s Army
(45:25) OpenStack Summit around the corner
(47:20) Social Vaughn

Direct download: SiT203.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:03am EST

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