Cloud Computing Weekly Podcast (technology news)

Our guest on the podcast this week is Jeff Dickey, Chief Innovation Officer at Redapt. We discuss EMC’s acquisition of Cloudscaling and what it means as larger providers shop around for small OpenStack companies to buy. 

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_53.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

Our guest on the podcast this week is Lisa Noon, client partner at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss the recent announcement that Amazon will reboot its EC2 instance this coming weekend. With new technology comes the ability for outages, updates and reboots, but should we accept this as a new norm and what should be proper protocol for alerting customers?

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_52.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 4:37pm EST

Our guest on the podcast this week is Dana Gardner, cloud blogger and thought leader. We discuss the shakeup of Citrix leadership and how it will affect CloudStack’s position against OpenStack. Currently, OpenStack has a greater market presence with backers like IBM, HP and Red Hat.
Listen in to learn if Citrix’s issues are indicative of the future of its technology.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_51.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 4:36pm EST

Our guest on the podcast this week is John Keagy, CEO of GoGrid. We discuss recent security breaches in Apple’s iCloud. When provocative photos of female celebrities were stolen from personal iCloud accounts most pointed the finger at flaws in the security standards of cloud computing. However, the bulk of responsibility for protecting personal information in a consumer cloud is on the user themselves. 
Listen in to learn how you can protect what’s in your iCloud account.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_50.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 11:04am EST

Our guest on the podcast this week is Kacy Clarke, VP and Principal Architect at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss a report card by Google explaining how its cloud computing services works and why they are safe. The report came after Google requested a security audit from Ernst & Young. We consider the idea of having one auditor to evaluate all cloud providers and hold them equally against each other to see true results.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_49.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 11:10pm EST

Our guest on the podcast this week is Ash Ashutosh, CEO of Actifio. We discuss the recent trend of buying extra cloud capacity at lower prices. Though we have moved away from physically shelved software we are moving into an era of virtual bookshelves of excess cloud capacity that we can turn on and off as we see fit.

Listen in to learn if buying excess capacity is beneficial for enterprises.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_48-2.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 9:31am EST

Our guest on the podcast this week is Bill Peldzus, VP and Senior Architect at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss a botched patch on Microsoft’s cloud based Office 365 service. On July 12th a background support patch left Office 365 ProPlus users without access to their applications. Some discovered workarounds to recover usage however many were left helpless.

Listen in to learn what this means for automatic updates of cloud services.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_47.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 9:44am EST

Our guest on the podcast this week is Jason Bloomberg, president of Intellyx and author of The Agile Architecture Revolution. We discuss how modern enterprises should integrate new technology trends including cloud computing, big data, and DevOps, with their legacy tools and processes. Agile companies are putting their IT puzzles together to deliver value and ultimately create more successful organizations.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_46.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 1:38am EST

Our guest on the podcast this week is Mike Kavis, VP and Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss how increased complexity within cloud, mobile, and big data technology is driving the need for managed service providers. Listen in to learn why IT should be embracing MSPs to deliver the greatest business value.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_45.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 5:00am EST

In 1957, Malcom McLean revolutionized global trade with the world's first dedicated container ship. Today, and especially in the last few months, there's buzz around how “containerization” may do the same for workload liberation and application mobility.

Direct download: cloud_weekly_podcast_ep_44.mp3
Category:Technology News -- posted at: 1:55pm EST