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Cisco Cloud Unfiltered Podcasts

Let's talk about cloud

Hosted by cloud evangelist Niki Acosta and solution architect Vallard Benincosa, Cloud Unfiltered is a series of interviews with the people that are working to move cloud technology and implementation forward.

Topics covered:

  • Different cloud architectures, management models, and deployment strategies
  • Platform compatibility
  • Culture changes required for cloud success
  • Complementary technologies making cloud more powerful with each passing day

Episode 29: Ben Kepes

Episode 29: Ben Kepes

A respected, independent voice in the tech industry, Ben shares his opinions about OpenStack, Kubernetes, CNCF, and serverless computing.

Episode 28: Ed Warnicke, Cisco

Episode 28: Ed Warnicke, Cisco

One of our most popular guests from his initial appearance on the show, Ed Warnicke returns to talk to us about VPP, KubeCon, Kubernetes, Istio, and serverless computing.

Episode 27: Joe Arnold, SwiftStack

Episode 27: Joe Arnold, SwiftStack

SwiftStack CEO, Joe Arnold, talks about the state of cloud storage, the recent OpenStack Summit, and the technologies he thinks will change the cloud game in the next five years.

Episode 26: Ryan Floyd, Storm Ventures

Episode 26: Ryan Floyd, Storm Ventures

Ryan explains what the tech industry looks like from a VC’s point of view, and which technologies he’s optimistic about now.

Episode 25: Kurt Milne and Zack Kielich, Cisco

Episode 25: Kurt Milne and Zack Kielich, Cisco

In this episode, guests Kurt Milne and Zack Kielich explain what Cisco CloudCenter (formerly known as CliQr) does, why people love it so much, and what the product roadmap looks like.

Episode 24: Joel Parks, Alicia Davis, and Nick Wallace

Episode 24: Joel Parks, Alicia Davis, and Nick Wallace

The organizers of DevOpsDays Nashville talk Kubernetes, culture change, and ageism in tech.

Episode 23: Sinclair Schuller, Apprenda

Episode 23: Sinclair Schuller, Apprenda

Sinclair explains what Apprenda does, why they’ve embraced Kubernetes, and how developers have influenced the business.

Episode 22: Bryan Doerr, Cisco

Episode 22: Bryan Doerr, Cisco

Bryan explains how a change in asset behavior can indicate that your network is under attack and your data has been compromised.

Episode 21: Anne McCormick, Cisco

Episode 21: Anne McCormick, Cisco

Has anything really changed for women in tech over the past 20 years? Cisco cloud engineer Anne McCormick and our host Niki Acosta discuss.

Episode 20: Joshua McKenty, Pivotal Cloud Foundry

Episode 20: Joshua McKenty, Pivotal Cloud Foundry

Josh McKenty started OpenStack at NASA. Today he’s the Field CTO at Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and he has a lot to say about IaaS, PaaS, containers, and culture change in the tech space.

Episode 19: Rand Morimoto, Convergent Computing

Episode 19: Rand Morimoto, Convergent Computing

Former Internet Security Advisor to the White House, author, and President of Convergent Computing Rand Morimoto, Ph.D. applies the “psychology of cyberspace” to hacker activities, explains the success of Azure, and makes a case for jumping in to cloud with both feet.

Episode 18: Chris Riviere, Cisco

Episode 18: Chris Riviere, Cisco

Today we talk Cisco Umbrella, formerly known as OpenDNS, with Chris Riviere, Consulting Systems Engineer for Cloud Security.

Episode 17: Per Werngren, Accelerator AB

Episode 17: Per Werngren, Accelerator AB

Microsoft enthusiasts, this one's for you. Per is a serial entrepreneur that helps Microsoft-focused companies find their path to success in the cloud.

Episode 16: Diane Mueller-Kingspor, Mike Duarte, Michael White

Episode 16: Diane Mueller-Kingspor, Mike Duarte, Michael White

Hear Diane and The Mikes discuss the best ways to move legacy apps to the cloud, the evolving roles of IT leaders, and the importance of persistence when changing corporate culture.

Episode 15: Randy Bias, Juniper Networks

Episode 15: Randy Bias, Juniper Networks

Want to win big in the digital era? Stop fighting cloud and commit to major, major change. In this episode Randy Bias explains why only the bold will survive in an era where every company needs to become a technology company.

Episode 14: Vikram Hosakote, Cisco

Episode 14: Vikram Hosakote, Cisco

Vikram explains what's going on with OpenDaylight, why Kubernetes is so popular, what's up with Cisco Metacloud, and the difference between what enterprises and service providers want in cloud solutions.

Episode 13: Dave Barach and Ed Warnicke, Cisco

Episode 13: Dave Barach and Ed Warnicke, Cisco

Got questions about VPP? Dave and Ed have answers. In this episode they explain what it is, how it works, why it's such a big deal, and which technologies will leverage it in the near future.

Episode 12: Stu Miniman, SiliconANGLE

Episode 12: Stu Miniman, SiliconANGLE

Hear Stu's insights into the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods, the difficulties that big companies have innovating, and how easily fake news becomes the truth.

Episode 11: Ken Owens, Cisco

Episode 11: Ken Owens, Cisco

Cisco’s CTO of Cloud Native Platforms weighs in on the benefits of containerization, the importance of bridging the divide between infrastructure and apps teams, and more.

Episode 10: Carmen Collins and Casie Shimansky, Cisco

Episode 10: Carmen Collins and Casie Shimansky, Cisco

In this episode, Carmen and Casie talk about paid volunteer days, donation matching, and everything else the company is doing in its quest to hire the best hackers, makers, and coders out there.

Episode 9: Branson Matheson, Cisco

Episode 9: Branson Matheson, Cisco

He’s a former Navy cryptographer, NASA engineer, and TSA security expert, but he’s on our team now! Branson Matheson on info security, net neutrality, and cloud orchestration.

Episode 8: Joe Weinman

Episode 8: Joe Weinman

Business strategists, this one's for you. Hear Joe Weinman discuss the incredible array of possibilities opened up by the cloud as well as the complications that come with it.

Episode 7: Jeff Dickey, Redapt

Episode 7: Jeff Dickey, Redapt

He's close to the action in the cloud space, and he doesn't pull a punch when you ask for his opinion. Jeff Dickey on OpenStack, open source, containers, and more.

Episode 6: Reuven Cohen, Aporeto

Episode 6: Reuven Cohen, Aporeto

Reuven touches on the benefits of containers and serverless architectures, explains why NFV hasn't caught on yet, and explores the dilemmas and opportunities coming with AI.

Episode 5: Heidi Joy Tretheway, The OpenStack Foundation

Episode 5: Heidi Joy Tretheway, The OpenStack Foundation

The OpenStack Foundation just released its 9th user survey. Heidi Joy walks us through some of the most interesting results.

Episode 4: Dave Lively, Director of Product Management, Cisco Cloud Group

Episode 4: Dave Lively, Director of Product Management, Cisco Cloud Group

Dave discusses the impact of technical debt when implementing cloud, the evolution of container usage, and cloud adoption trends among service providers.

Episode 3: Kip Compton, VP Cloud Platform Services, Cisco

Episode 3: Kip Compton, VP Cloud Platform Services, Cisco

Cloud customers are asking for something very different today than they were just a year ago. Kip explains why that's important.

Episode 2: Tim Crawford, CIO Advisor, AVOA

Episode 2: Tim Crawford, CIO Advisor, AVOA

Hear Tim's insights on traditional vs. transformational CIOs, culture as a differentiator, and cloud as a game-changer for enterprises.

Episode 01: Rikki Endsley

Episode 1: Rikki Endsley

Hear Rikki explain what opensource.com is about, how to contribute content, and much more.