Speaking in Tech #103 – Virtual Heff

EP103

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Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie the Prodigal Son returns with our special guest Michael Heffernan, Director of Infrastructure Technology for Asia Pacific at Hitachi Data Systems.

This week we discuss…

  • Return of Eddie (0:50)
  • Catching up with “Heff” (2:30)
  • IT advantages in Hong Kong and China (5:20)
  • Enterprise technology and OpenSource adoption in China (8:10)
  • OpenStack maturity (12:20)
  • Snowden in Hong Kong (15:30)
  • Privacy concerns in Asia (20:03)
  • Private cloud adoption driven by data security (23:50)
  • Public cloud prices continue to drop (25:46)
  • Escalation of application development (31:00)