Cloud Computing Weekly Podcast

Our guest on the podcast this week is Ofir Nachmani, Cloud Blogger and Speaker at IamOnDemand (IOD). We discuss convincing corporate America to embrace the cloud, especially through the continuous growth of the public cloud market. We are expected to see a 16.5% growth in 2016 to $204 billion, with the largest growing sector in Infrastructure as a Service. We also look at the recent accounting rule changes by the US government, which may threaten some of the benefits of migrating to the cloud.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 12:11pm EDT

Our guest on the podcast this week is John Treadway, SVP at Cloud Technology Partners. and head of CTP Labs. We discuss the fall of CloudStack and compare it to other open-source versus closed-source debates. We also look at the rapid growth of Amazon Web Services globally and we see how the public cloud battle is always won by those who can scale fastest.

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Category:Technology News -- posted at: 11:19pm EDT

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