Recommended Podcasts

Virtualization-Cloud-Podcast-Directo[2]Here are a list of popular virtualization, Cloud and tech related podcasts, many of which I try and listen to on a regular basis as they provide an effective way of keeping on top of what it happening in the industry, particularly in the areas of virtualization and Cloud. How much time I get listen to podcasts is usually determined with how much travel I’m doing in the car or train to and from the office.

Over the past couple of years podcasts have come and gone though there are a few that have, and continue to, endure the test of time.

If there are any podcasts that I have missed that you think worthy of inclusion then please let me know in the comments section below and I’ll get them added. Happy Listening!

Virtualization Podcasts

AdaptingIT PodcastAdaptingITAdaptingIT brings you some great information on all subjects surrounding IT from some of the best women in the business. Some of the episodes are technical while others focus on some of the careers surrounding the technology.
APAC-Virtualization-Roundtable-PodcaAPAC Virtualization RoundtableSimilar to the VMware Communities Roundtable, but with a “down-under” twist, hosted by Craig Waters.
Chinwag-Podcast_thumb1Chinwag (MP3)
Chinwag (Video)
Interviews with various people and vendors in virtualization industry from VMware Cloud evangelist, Mike Laverick.
Microsoft Virtualization Podcast[5]Microsoft Virtualization PodcastMicrosoft virtualization focused podcast, hosted by Carsten RachFahl. *Note: this podcast is in German.
vBrownbag PodcastvBrownBagI highly recommend you check this podcast series if you are studying for a VMware certification. vBrownBags are a series of online webinars held using GotoMeeting and covering various VMware & VMware Certification topics.
vCatchup PodcastvCatchupvCatchups are a series of video/audio interviews with well known and less well known people who make up the virtualisation and VMware community. Hosted by Craig Waters.
vChat-podcast_thumb3vChat (MP3)
vChat (Video)
General VMware & Tech related chat, with David Davis, Eric Siebert and Simon Seagrave.
Veeam-Community-Podcast_thumb1Veeam Community PodcastFrom blogging veteran Rick Vanover. Although a vendor podcast it offers decent vendor agnostic content and discussion.
Virtualization-Security-Roundtable-PVirtualization Security RoundtableThings virtualization security related, hosted by Edward Haletky.
VMware-Communities-Roundtable-PodcasVMware Communities RoundtableThis is a regular VMware centric podcast hosted by John Troyer and has regular VMware guests from the various product and solutions divisions.
VMware-Product-Podcasts_thumb1VMware Product PodcastsVarious VMware product podcasts, created by VMware Corporate.
vNews-Podcast_thumb1vNewsCovers a monthly wrap-up of virtualization related news, hosted by Stu McHugh.
vSoup-Podcast6_thumb1vSoupA from the trenches style podcast. A laid-back and fun format, hosted by Christian Mohn, Ed Czerwin and Chris Dearden.

Cloud Centric Podcasts

The Cloudcast PodcastThe CloudcastA must-listen podcast for anything Cloud related, hosted by Brian Gracely and Aaron Delp.

General Tech Podcasts

Data Center Insiders PodcastData Center InsidersCovers the topic of Enterprise IT with a particular angle on things relating to EMC and its partners. Hosted by Simon Seagrave.
Geek Whisperers PodccastGeek WhisperersA podcast dedicated to social media and community. Covers topics including engaging with influencers, fostering community, and helping spread the word about cutting edge technologies and how to succeed with them. Hosted by John Troyer, Amy Lewis, and Matthew Brender.
Speaking in Tech PodcastSpeaking in TechHighly entertaining and informative podcast from Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela, covering a range of Tech Industry related products.  This is one to add to your list.

Networking Podcasts

Packet Pushers PodcastPacket PushersPacket Pushers is about Data Networking – routing, switching, firewalls, security and much more. Hosted by Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks.

Mobile Podcasts

The Mobile Cast Podcast[4]The Mobile Cast

The Mobile Cast podcast covers the area of mobile technology, and explores and discusses the ways in which it is changing all of our lives (both personally and at work).  Hosted by Brian Katz.

Security Podcasts

Healthy Paranoia PodcastHealthy Paranoia 

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