Cloud Computing Weekly Podcast (technology news)

Our guest on the podcast this week is Brad Young, Technology Marketing Specialist at at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss recent FAA regulation changes requiring all drones to be registered with the US government by February 2016. There are many changes ahead for recreational drone pilots, but also of note is that these regulations are now affecting model airplane hobbyists as well. We also discuss the recent drone crash at the Ski World Cup in Italy, the applications of cloud-connected microdrones, and Ford’s recent announcement of their development of Drone-to-Vehicle technology.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 7:21am EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Eric Han, Director of Product Management at Portworx. We discuss how containerization through storage disrupts traditional cloud storage methods by removing many steps, reducing the number of machines required, and providing an overall better experience for the administrator. We also talk about Oracle’s recent acquisition of StackEngine. This is part of a growing trend where large tech enterprises are buying nimble cloud startups at earlier stages of development.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 10:45am EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Vishwas Lele, CTO at Applied Information Sciences. We discuss how to apply machine learning to software engineering, which can even be used to reverse engineer legacy code. We also explore a recent trend where enterprises share high-quality algorithms with other teams to expedite new development.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 11:31pm EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Joe Weinman, author of Cloudonomics and Digital Disciplines and previously holding executive leadership positions at Telx, HP, AT&T and Bell Labs. We discuss the four strategies outlined in Digital Disciplines that lead to competitive advantage, marketplace success, and strong financials while creating value for customers: information excellence, solution leadership, collective intimacy, and accelerated innovation.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 10:38am EDT

We discuss 2016 cloud trends of containerization and tools to manage workflows at large enterprises. Jonathan points out a much faster adoption cycle with containers than with the original cloud movement. We also discuss a new announcement from AWS that provides another competitive advantage over Microsoft Azure.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

We discuss how to navigate through the mess of information out there on the cloud to gain a perspective that is not biased by vendors. Conversations need to extend beyond individual vendors and events like VMworld, DellWorld, and HP Discover. We also discuss the future of data security and the top skills you need to get a job in cloud technology today.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Sharon Wagner, Founder and CEO of Cloudyn. We discuss Amazon’s recent price reductions and how the competitive landscape has evolved. Since the price wars last November, providers have prioritized offering more capabilities and higher performance to draw new customers. Listen in to learn how AWS is offering both new features and lower prices.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 4:51pm EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Casey Benko, President and CTO at BLT Global Ventures. We discuss the importance of having a contingency plan for moving your data to other organizations. While many providers advertise that you may take your information whenever you want, the format of the data and ease of migration to another provider takes consideration. Listen in to learn about the importance of having an exit strategy before choosing a cloud provider.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 5:20pm EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Peter Coffee, VP of Strategic Research at We discuss the news that a Justice Department proposal will give U.S. law enforcement the right to conduct remote searches of computers which could upset diplomatic relations with other countries. With technology ahead of a judicial system that doesn’t always understand the complexity of IT, some rights are going to be stepped on. Listen in to learn how the laws around security are changing.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 9:26am EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is Randy Bias, VP of Technology at EMC. We discuss the rapid adoption of internet connected “things” and the security standards that surround them. Some democratic senators want new laws that mandate security and privacy measures on IoT, specifically internet connected cars. Listen in to learn who should be responsible for the security of your collected data.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 3:50pm EDT