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ACG FireSide Chat with Turnium Technology Group Inc. Episode 42

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 19:00:00 -0700
Ray has a detailed discussion with SD-WAN Experts- Logan Campbell, VP Sales- Geoff Hultin, Chief Revenue Officer...
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Experience-First Networking with Rami Rahim - CEO Juniper Networks - Episode 41

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 16:00:00 -0700
In this podcast, Ray interviews Rami Rahim, CEO Juniper Networks. They discuss strategy, experience-first networking, security, AI, automation & 2021....
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Optimizing the cloud for digital transformation with Mike O’Malley, SVP, SenecaGlobal - Episode 40

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 10:00:00 -0700
In this podcast, Ray interviews  Mike O’Malley, SVP,  SenecaGlobal. They discuss 5 key initiative needed for digital transformationExploit the benefits of cloud-native applicationsLeverage the power of microservicesDon’t compromise software qualityCreate a Cloud Scalability Plan Leverage the power of analytics...
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It’s never been a better time for BNG to move to the cloud - Episode 39

Tue, 25 May 2021 14:00:00 -0700
In this podcast Ray interviews Andy Schutz, Senior Director, Routing & Automation, Mass Scale Infrastructure Group.In this podcast today, we’re going to deep dive into the Cisco Cloud Native BNG solution and discover how it can be a game-changer for communication service providers to deliver new services, to greatly simplify network architectures, and march towards operational efficiency and e...
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Comprehensive Cybersecurity for Digital-Era with Chandra Pandey from Seceon - Episode 38

Fri, 07 May 2021 11:00:00 -0700
In this podcast, Ray interviews Chandra Pandey, CEO Seceon. They discuss security requirements for 2021 and beyond....
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Automating 5G Access Deployments - Episode 37

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 15:00:00 -0700
Three forces - densification, disaggregation, and virtualization - are at work that will greatly increase the operational complexity of the 5G access network, requiring that operations be automated to an unprecedented degree. Today I am discussing the issue with two of my associates at ACG Research, Liliane Offredo-Zreik, who is our cable technology expert, and Mark Mortensen, our software guy who...
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Monetizing the telecommunications network edge with Ian Hood from Red Hat - Episode 36

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:00:00 -0700
Monetizing the telecommunications network edge: Exploring industry use casesEdge applications create new value by delivering services in locations near the end-users and intelligent endpoint devices. Specifically, they:Run with lower latency than applications tied to more central locations, making them essential in fast response servicesUse location awareness to adapt how they perform and trigger ...
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Intelligent Ingresses to the Multi-cloud with Adam Dunstan from acnodal.io - Episode 35

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0700
In this podcast, Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, will be interviewing  Adam Dunstan Co-Founder of  acnodal.ioTopicsWhat are Ingresses & why are they important?  Do public cloud providers have ingresses?What is Envoy?Use cases...
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Changing the economics of IP and Optical networks with a special guest Bill Gartner from Cisco Systems - Episode 34

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 11:00:00 -0700
In this podcast, Ray interviews Bill Gartner, SVP/GM, Optics & Optical Systems, Mass Scale Infrastructure Group.They discuss silicon, optics, systems, and modern software stack...
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Market dynamic for wholesale xHaul with a special guess Mattias Fridström from Telia Carrier - Episode 33

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0700
Market dynamic for wholesale xHaul       (Fronthaul, Midhaul Backhaul) ACG Research analysts Peter Fetterolf, CTO, Rick Talbot, principal analyst, and Mattias Fridström, Telia Carrier, talk about the Market dynamic for wholesale xHaul:·         Mattias Fridström discusses the wholesale market and key trends driving the market.·         Peter Fetterolf talks about the network operator wholesale fro...
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Head of Business Development, Cisco Managed Services Software Ivan Melia - Episode 32

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 19:00:00 -0700
In this podcast, Ray Mota, CEO, will be interviewing  Ivan Melia Head of Business Development, Cisco Managed Services SoftwareThey will discuss the next wave of managed service requirements MSX Intro and Value propWhat is the fundamental problem that MSX addresses?How MSX solves it?What are the benefits (segue into next podcast)...
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Arrcus Founder and CTO Keyur Patel and Thoughtspot CDO Sumeet Arora - Episode 31

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 18:00:00 -0700
In this podcast, Ray Mota, CEO, will be interviewing  Sumeet Arora, Chief Development Officer at ThoughtSpo. Joining them will be Keyur Patel, Founder & CTO at Arrcus.They will discuss the modern software powered networking:Why is it needed?What does it mean?How do we build it?...
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ACG's Rick Talbot Talks about xHaul - Episode 30

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 20:00:00 -0700
Ray interviews ACG Research Principal Analyst Rick Talbot. They discuss xHaulWhat is xHaul?Why is it important and what value does it bring?xHaul requirements for 5G and future networks? What are the use cases for xHaul?Research ACG is doing in this space....
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Cloud Economics Assessment Model Juniper Networks Sr Director Ben Baker Episode 29

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 11:00:00 -0700
Ray Mota interviews Ben Baker who is Senior Director of Solutions Marketing. Ben discusses the motivations of the Cloud Economics Assessment Model.Link to the white paper below:https://www.juniper.net/assets/uk/en/local/pdf/whitepapers/3200089-en.pdf...
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Autonomous Networks – Why and Why Now? - Episode 28

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 22:00:00 -0700
Ray interviews two of ACG's top analysts Dr. Mark Mortensen & Liliane Offredo on the new research work they are doing related to Autonomous Networks and how they will underpin Industry4.0 transformations, along with web-scale compute & storage and ICF generic applications....
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Telia Carrier's CEO Staffan Göjeryd - Episode 27

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 22:00:00 -0700
Exclusive podcast interview with Telia Carrier’s CEO Staffan Göjeryd, joined and interviewed by Dr. Ray Mota from ACG Research, as they discuss the main learnings from 2020, the most important network innovations, and what’s next for the industry....
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ACG DCO Research Introduction with Dr. Mark Mortensen & Paul Parker-Johnson (PJ) - Episode 26

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 14:00:00 -0700
Ray interviews two of ACG's top analysts Dr. Mark Mortensen & Paul Parker-Johnson (PJ)  on the new research work they are doing related to DCO - Domain Control Orchestration....
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Arrcus Founder and CTO Keyur Patel and Dave Ward CEO of Packet Fabric - Episode 25

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 14:00:00 -0700
Ray interviews Dave Ward, CEO of Packet Fabric, and Keyur Patel who is Founder and CTO of Arrcus.Topics Discussed:What are the big market trends driving a change in networks/network infrastructure? The fundamental shift in how networking solutions are built and deployed? What are the fundamental architectural tenets that underpin these trends? Arrcus solutions/offerings and use cases....
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Infoblox CEO and President Jesper Andersen - Episode 24

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 17:00:00 -0700
In this podcast, Ray interviews  Jesper Andersen, CEO, and PresidentTopics discussed:Investments, strategy, and visionThe channel and the opportunity Infoblox's products present for mutual customersCompetitive differentiationOverview of Infoblox strong channel incentives and enablement program...
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DriveNets Amir Krayden talks about Disaggregation - Episode 23

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 12:00:00 -0700
In this episode, Ray interviews Amir Krayden VP R&D Customers for DriveNets.They discuss the following:What is DriveNets approach to this type of architecture? For SPs that select DriveNets - how disruptive is the transition to your architecture?What are the main buying criteria that they use to make a decision?PMO of AT&T and where and how does DriveNetsl fit in the FMO and what are the p...
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LATAM Telco trends with Juan Carlos Zerón from Red Hat - Episode 22

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 21:00:00 -0700
Juan Carlos Zerón, Sales Director, Telco Vertical Latin America at Red HatIn this episode, Johan talks about Telco LATAM trends, technology, and future outlook....
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Telia Carrier - 'Future proof your SD-WAN' - Episode 21

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 10:00:00 -0700
Ray and Bernd will discuss the following:Key enablers to SD-WAN adoption•Current state of SD-WAN•Sources of friction and key enablersCustomer Example – Top 100 brand•Challenges and benefits sought•Sourcing strategyA future proof approach •Redesigning the underlay•Securing a smooth transition•Staying ahead...
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EMEA Telco trends with Johan Fredriksson from Red Hat - Episode 20

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 19:00:00 -0700
Johan Fredriksson - Head of Telecom Vertical, EMEA Sr. Director - Red HatIn this episode, Johan talks about Telco EMEA trends, technology, and future outlook....
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Seceon Chandra Pandey talks about Cyber Security - Episode 19

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 03:00:00 -0700
Seceon Chandra Pandey, Founder, and CEO of Seceon talks about Cyber Security Topics: Hot issues in the security sector.Covid-19 challenges and cybersecurity points of view.introduction to aiXDR.aiXDR differentiations compare to what others.aiMSSP or aiXDR solution for partners and customers.Seceon customers...
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Alibaba Dennis Cai talks about Segment Routing - Episode 18

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 20:00:00 -0700
Dennis Cai, Chief Architect of Network Infrastructure from Alibaba talks about Segment Routing. Topics: Alibaba's key factors driving SRv6 adoption.The use cases Alibaba plans to address with SRv6.SRv6 micro-instructions.Alibaba recommends particulars to ensure successful SRv6 implementation....
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Managed Services with JL Valente from Cisco - Episode 17

Sun, 26 Jul 2020 19:00:00 -0700
Ray interviews JL Valente, VP Product Management, Managed Services, Intent-Based Networking Group, CiscoTopics:State of the managed services market today and future outlook.What is driving demand for managed services?Cisco solutions offering to MSPs.Customer traction ...
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Segment Routing Deep Dive with Bertrand Duvivier, Principal Engineer from Cisco - Episode 16

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 06:00:00 -0700
Segment Routing is the term widely used in the industry to refer to Source Packet Routing In Networking (SPRING), as defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Cisco has pioneered Segment Routing since 2012 and has led the standardization efforts with the support of a group of lead operators, resulting in few RFCs and over 50 active internet-drafts.In this podcast today, we’re going to...
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Colt talks about Segment Routing - Episode 15

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:00:00 -0700
COLT has been an early adopter of Segment Routing MPLS. Joining us for this podcast are Aaron Partouche, 5G & Edge – New Business Development Director & Bart Janssens – Senior Specialist Packet Network Engineering  Topics:Insights into the network infrastructure that supports COLT’s business.Key factors driving SR MPLS adoption New transport connectivity options to Mobile Operators deployi...
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North America Telco's trends with Gino Grano from Red Hat - Episode 14

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 12:00:00 -0700
Gino Grano  Managing Director, North America Service Providers - Red HatIn this episode, Gino talks about Telco North America trends, technology, and future outlook....
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APAC Telco's trends with Ben Panic from Red Hat - Episode 13

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 19:00:00 -0700
Ben Panic is Senior Director, Telco Sales Vertical APAC at Red Hat. In this episode, Ben talks about Telco APAC trends, technology, and future outlook....
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Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) with Dr Peter Fetterolf - Episode 12

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 16:00:00 -0700
Dr. Peter Peter Fetterolf discusses To video the video - click here - https://youtu.be/awXyXq21sdQMEC: Multi-Access Edge ComputingWhy do we need applications at the edge of the network?Latency sensitive applications – reduce latency and jitterApplications with high bandwidth – reduce bandwidth in the networkIf applications do not have these requirements its usually more efficient to host them in r...
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Segment Routing and 5G with Simon Spraggs from Cisco - Episode 11

Thu, 28 May 2020 16:00:00 -0700
5G brings in significant changes to the mobile architecture. It relies heavily on virtualization and containerization, splits the mobile control and user plane and introduces network slicing. In the radio space new spectrum is available and the Radio Access Network infrastructure has been de-aggregated into three discrete components that can be integrated into a single unit or split across differe...
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The Future of Network Automation with Dr. Mark Mortensen from ACG Research - Episode 10

Wed, 27 May 2020 11:00:00 -0700
The Future of Network Automation with Dr. Mark Mortensen from ACG ResearchWhere are we in automating network operations? Nowhere near where we thought we would be by now, nor where Network Operators believe they need to be to survive. But four key software breakthroughs have led us to the edge of the next generation of autonomous networking, with implications more profound than previous revolution...
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Segment Routing consideration during the COVID-19 pandemic Episode 9

Fri, 15 May 2020 19:00:00 -0700
We discuss Segment Routing consideration during the COVID-19 pandemic and break it up to three priorities to consider.1) Make the network more robustthanks to TI-LFA, whenever and wherever a node or a link fails in the network, connectivity can be restored within 50ms. SR increases network resiliency2) Custom-fit the network to application needsSR is seminal to E2E network slicing implementationCu...
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Building Kubernetes Private Infrastructure - Webinar - Episode 8

Thu, 23 Apr 2020 14:00:00 -0700
The Public Cloud has forever changed enterprise architecture and the debate on public vs private cloud is unlikely to resolve to a single answer, resulting in enterprises building next-generation private infrastructure. Building a scalable kubernetes cluster on private infrastructure depends on developing an k8s integrated network infrastructure design.During this in Educational Video Briefing you...
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SD-WAN Opportunity is Now - Episode 7

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0700
When is the time for Service Provider SD-WAN?  NOW!Ask providers and vendors to name today’s “hot” technology and unanimously software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is the first that comes to mind. Although top of mind, the reality is that SD-WAN has only 2% penetration of the worldwide total addressable market for enterprises. That is now, but as more organizations look to reduce costs, i...
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COVID-19 Impact on Telecom and Routing Market - Episode 6

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 18:00:00 -0700
In this episode, Ray Mota discusses the macro drivers, traffic, and impact areas of opportunities for Telco and vendors in 2020....
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128 Technology: Simplifying Scale through Tunnel-Free Solutions - Episode 5

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 01:00:00 -0700
Ritesh Mukherjee, VP Product Management, 128 Technology, and Ray Mota, CEO, ACG Research, discuss how 128 Technology is differentiating itself in the SD-WAN and router spaces. Providers are facing multiple challenges with their infrastructure as they address the rapidly changing market demands. Decision-makers are looking for new solutions that efficiently confront their issues. 128 Technology mee...
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128 Technology: Meeting the Challenge of Network Transformation - Episode 4

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 01:00:00 -0700
Andy Ory, Co-Founder, CEO, 128 Technology, and Ray Mota, CEO, ACG Research, discuss network transformation and how 128 Technology is addressing this accelerating global evolution. Providers need architectures that meet these changes, and 128 Technology is meeting their requirements and providing solutions with its tunnel-free technology. To highlight their innovation, Andy and Ray discuss the Soft...
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Cisco 8000 Series powering the Internet for the Future - Episode 3

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 23:00:00 -0700
Kevin Wollenweber, Vice President of Product Management in the Service Provider Network Systems business at Cisco, and Ray Mota, CEO, ACG Research, discusses the company’s recent announcement of the Cisco 8000 Series and what that means for Cloud and Service Providers....
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Nuage Networks: Branching out with Freedom, Flexibility and Control - Episode 2

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 23:00:00 -0700
Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Nuage Networks, and Ray Mota, CEO, ACG Research, catch up for a third time for a discussion on what SDN can do for network automation, economic benefits of virtualization, and what carriers must do to reap those benefits.  This session focuses on sustainable business solutions for SD-WAN, and why a silo-ed automation layer is no longer viable. Sunil goes to the whiteboard a...
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Dr Peter Fetterolf discusses the Economics of Open RAN - Episode 1

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 22:00:00 -0700
Service providers worldwide are in a race to deploy 5G technology and services. To achieve the promise of greater speeds and capacity with 5G, operators will need to densify their networks, resulting in significant growth in the number of macro cells and small cells. To optimize the total cost of ownership (TCO) of the RAN, many service providers are planning to leverage Open-RAN architectures tha...