SDN's Biggest Myths
The Philter Podcast | 10/9/2012 | 6 comments
Several execs in Silicon Valley weigh in on the big myths confusing the issues around software defined networking
Aryaka: WAN Optimization as a Service?
The Philter Podcast | 5/21/2012 | 4 comments
Aryaka VP Sonal Puri explains how WAN optimization became a cloud-based service and how it fits in with service provider plans to offer higher-quality connections to the cloud
All Those Rotten Apple Rumors
The Philter Podcast | 2/9/2012 | 2 comments
Sarah Reedy discusses why Apple rumors are appealing, her favorite rumor, how looking at Apple's product teardowns hint at future plans
The CES Mess
The Philter Podcast | 1/19/2012 | Post a comment
There's nothing like covering a tech show without being able to make a call. Dan Jones comments on why cell networks tank when needed most
The Apple Recap
The Philter Podcast | 10/4/2011 | Post a comment
Sarah Reedy and Dan Jones weigh in on the most interesting themes to come from the mobile industry's biggest name
Mobile Device Mayhem
The Philter Podcast | 8/10/2011 | Post a comment
Apple, Samsung and RIM all come up for discussion as reporter Sarah Reedy helps break down the quarter's mobile device shipment numbers
Cloud Chronicles: AT&T
The Philter Podcast | 7/29/2011 | Post a comment
AT&T's John Potter says cloud computing is a natural extension of running a network and businesses should see cloud services as IT replacement
Cloud Chronicles: Layered Tech
The Philter Podcast | 7/27/2011 | 1 comment
Layered Tech's Brad Hokamp says private clouds and secure hosting give his company an advantage over traditional service providers
Cloud Chronicles: FireHost
The Philter Podcast | 7/25/2011 | Post a comment
FireHost's Chris Drake says his public cloud is as secure as any private cloud offering and that makes a difference with his customers that handle credit card and healthcare data
In Praise of Bridge Builders
The Philter Podcast | 6/17/2011 | Post a comment
Ray Le Maistre explains the rationale behind Light Reading's Bridging the Chasm editorial campaign and Ray's new 'Top 20 Bridge Builders' report
The Road to Gigabit DSL
The Philter Podcast | 6/16/2011 | 9 comments
ASSIA's John Cioffi discusses the physical limits of DSL, how telco DSL is improving and what's preventing us from getting more upstream bandwidth on our DSL connections
Learning From Illegal Networks
The Philter Podcast | 6/13/2011 | 2 comments
Pyramid's Hussam Barhoush discusses how service providers in Africa and the Middle East are handling the rise in popularity of neighborhood networks
Verizon's Cloud Strategy
The Philter Podcast | 6/12/2011 | Post a comment
During Interop I spoke with Verizon's Christopher Gesell about the carrier's approach to cloud computing and what enterprises want from a carrier-grade cloud
Apple's iCloud: Where Are the Telcos?
The Philter Podcast | 6/8/2011 | Post a comment
Light Reading Mobile's Dan Jones discusses the opportunity still left for broadband providers in consumer cloud services. Also, how might iCloud change mobile device design and usage?
BT's Scott Cain: Cloudy Verticals
The Philter Podcast | 6/4/2011 | Post a comment
BT's Scott Cain discusses how BT's approach to cloud computing led it to specialize in vertical markets. Also, will cloud services lead to more IT and telecom spending?
What BT Needs From Gear Makers
The Philter Podcast | 5/25/2011 | 2 comments
Andrew Dodsworth at BT's Global Telecom Markets says the suppliers of gear to build new networks should do more to demonstrate that they can work with one another
Scaling Clouds With Randy Bias
The Philter Podcast | 5/15/2011 | Post a comment
Cloudscaling CTO offers theories on what telcos need to do to take advantage of enterprise interest in the cloud and tips on competing with Amazon.com
Let's Split Up Cisco
The Philter Podcast | 5/6/2011 | 6 comments
Ehud Gelblum of Morgan Stanley makes the case that Cisco would be more valuable in pieces
Managing Mobile Data Caps
The Philter Podcast | 5/5/2011 | Post a comment
Sarah Reedy talks about how to manage mobile data caps and what marketing challenges lie ahead for Sprint if it doesn't stick to unlimited data plans
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