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Top Podcasts for IT Professionals

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Top Podcasts for IT Professionals


 

Busy commute. Long flights. Podcasts can be a lifesaver, giving you on-demand, interesting content to listen to, like Ted Talks and Serial. However, podcasts can also be vital tools for IT operations professionals. Yet, with so many podcasts available (over 250,000 on iTunes alone), how do you find those that will be the most useful for IT pros? Don't worry! We've compiled below a handpicked list of podcasts that can provide insightful information and useful updates to IT Operations professionals, listed alphabetically.

We appreciate the contributions from our friends in LinkedIn and Quora, that shared their podcast suggestions with us:

As well as the following articles that we consolidated their research from:

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Cloud Computing Weekly Podcast

The Cloud Computing Weekly Podcast covers all things cloud while focusing on how to prepare the traditional enterprise to look beyond conventional computing. 

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Cloud of Data Podcast

The Cloud of Data Podcast goes into Cloud Computing, Big Data, Linked Data, Open Data, and more. 

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Crypto-Gram Security Podcast

Crypto-Gram is a free monthly e-mail newsletter from security expert Bruce Schneier. Each issue is filled with interesting commentary, pointed critique, and serious debate about security. This is the audio version of the Crypto-Gram Newsletter, and is read by Dan Henage. 

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DABBC Radio Podcast

Crypto-Gram is a free monthly e-mail newsletter from security expert Bruce Schneier. Each issue is filled with interesting commentary, pointed critique, and serious debate about security. This is the audio version of the Crypto-Gram Newsletter, and is read by Dan Henage. 

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EuroTrash Security Podcast

EuroTrash Secuity Podcast features (European) guests from the Infosec community, aiming to provide a technically inclined podcast with both offensive and defensive topics on a plethora of subjects. Previous Guests. 

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Gigaom Structure Podcast

The Gigaom Structure Show delivers lively analysis of all the news in the cloud computing and big data spaces. 

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Hacker Public Radio Podcast

The Hacker Public Radio Podcast is produced by listeners and can be on any topic that "are of interest to hackers". 

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Hanselminutes Podcast

Hanselminutes Podcast is "Fresh Air" for developers, interviewing movers and shakers in technology in this commute-time show. From Michio Kaku to Paul Lutus, Ward Cunningham to Kimberly Bryant, Hanselminutes is talk radio guaranteed not to waste your time. 

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Home Server Show Podcast

Home Server Show Podcast is aiming for the Home Server enthusiast market whether that is Windows Home Server, Media Vaults, NAS, and home storage in general. 

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Inside Central Podcast

Inside Central Podcast is a weekly developed podcast designed specifically for the enterprise IT professional. 

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Inside IT Intel Podcast

Inside IT Intel Podcast features Intel IT subject matter experts, as well as other invited IT experts, discussing a variety of topics – ranging from cloud computing and security to social media and the compute continuum. 

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IT Pro Show Podcast

IT Pro Show Podcast is an Enterprise Technology podcast covering news, architecture, strategies and commentary. 

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Leo Laporte's Tech Guy Podcast

Leo Laporte's Tech Guy Podcast provides entertaining tech talk that appeals to the inner geek in us all. 

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Linux Voice Podcast

Linux Voice Podcast is is an independent GNU/Linux and Free Software magazine from the most experienced journalists in the business. 

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MacBreak Weekly Podcast

MacBreak Weekly Podcast has the latest Mac news and views from the top journalists covering Apple today. Another great show from the TWiT Netcast Network. 

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Manager Tools Podcast

Manager Tools Podcast gives you the practical, actionable information you need to successfully manage your team. 

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Microsoft TechNet Radio Podcast

Microsoft TechNet Radio Podcast is the podcast for anyone who is passionate about IT. Each week the podcast offers a critical voice, guests ranging from IT peers, technical roles inside Microsoft and to industry experts. 

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.NET Rocks! Podcast

.NET Rocks! is a weekly talk show for anyone interested in programming on the Microsoft .NET platform. The shows range from introductory information to hardcore geekiness. 

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PowerScripting Podcast

PowerScripting Podcast is a weekly show featuring expert guest speakers, fantastic behind-the-scenes information, members of the PowerShell community, and more. 

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Risky Business Podcast

Risky Business Podcast takes a lighthearted look at information security news and features. 

 

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RunAs Radio Podcast

RunAs Radio Podcast is a weekly Internet Audio Talk Show for IT Professionals working with Microsoft products. The full range of IT topics is covered from a Microsoft-centric viewpoint. 

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SecuraBit Podcast

SecuraBit Podcast is an information security podcast that features some of the biggest names in the industry who come on to talk about what they're up to. 

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Security Now Podcast

Security Now Podcast is a discussion of important issues for personal computer security. 

 

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Social Engineer Podcast

Security Through Education Podcast Social Engineering (SE) is is a monthly podcast about news and hot topics in the world of social media security. 

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Tech Snap Podcast

Tech Snap Podcast is an in-depth analysis of tech issues and topics, hosted by Chris Fisher and Allan Jude, with over 20+ years in the technology industry. 

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The Command Line Podcast

The Command LinePodcast is an award winning podcast hosted by Thomas Gideon. He says that someone once called him a hacker philosopher, while others have criticized his discussions of programming as being too abstract or not practical enough. 

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The Social Media Security Podcast

The Social Media Security Podcast is a weekly developed podcast designed specifically for the enterprise IT professional. 

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The Southern Fried Security Podcast

The Southern Fried Security Podcast is designed to be an information security podcast that fills the gap between technical security podcasts and Security Now. 

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This Week in Enterprise Tech Podcast

This Week in Enterprise Tech Podcast explores the complex, cutting edge world of enterprise technology. Hosted by Father Robert Ballecer, aka Friar Tech, TWiET features IT professionals explaining the ins and outs of enterprise solutions. 

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This Week in Google Podcast

This Week in Google Podcast is hosted by Leo Laporte, Gina Trapani, Jeff Jarvis, who talk with their guests about the latest Google and cloud computing news. 

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This Week in Tech (TwiT) Podcast

This Week in Tech (TwiT) Podcast is considered by many to be the last word in tech, where you join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech. 

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Triangulation Podcast

Triangulation Podcast is hosted by Leo LaPorte and every week Leo talks to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology. 

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Windows Weekly Podcast

Windows Weekly Podcast is a weekly look at all things Microsoft, including Windows, Windows Phone, Office, Xbox, and more, from two of the foremost Windows watchers in the world, Paul Thurrott of the Super Site for Windows and Mary Jo Foley of All About Microsoft. 

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