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Interview Podcasts

HIBERNIA NETWORKS CEO ON PROJECT EXPRESS

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Hibernia Networks’ CEO Bjarni Thorvardarson to talk about the ‘Project of the Year’ (as awarded by Capacity Magazine)- the laying of the fastest, newest fiber cable across the Atlantic: Hibernia Express. Mr. Thorvardarson talks about the historic feat, including the tremendous man-hours, the tenacity, the struggles, the pay-off, who needs it and why. Express is now up and running and available for service.

MICHAEL ELLING ON US BANDWIDTH DEFICIT

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Michael Elling, Principal of Information Velocity Partner, to discuss America’s bandwidth deficit. Mr. Elling describes the history and development of bandwidth consumption over the past 30 years, what consumers should be receiving in terms of coverage, speed and performance versus what they are actually getting. He sees fast free Internet as a way for America to be more competitive in a global economy.

165 Halsey Executives: Expansion Drivers

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with Joseph Simone, President of Tishman Real Estate for 165 Halsey Street and Joe Panella, Colocation Manager for 165 Halsey Street, to talk why 165 Halsey, a dedicated 1.2 million square foot data center/colocation/telecom carrier hotel, needed to recently expand with 27,000 additional square feet of Tier 3+ data center white space. Guests discuss expansion drivers, availability and trends.

FOUNDER OF COLO ATL ON COLOCATION GROWTH

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with the Owner & Founder of Colo Atl Tim Kiser Mr. Kiser shares the latest headlines from the neutral colocation facility in downtown Atlanta, located in the 55 Marietta carrier hotel, including the benefits and opportunities from his SSAE16 recertification, the new UPS systems and added redundancy in his expansion space, and the growth of the Carrier Hotel Alliance (CHA).

XKL’S DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING: NEW PROCESS

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with XKL’s Director of Engineering Chad Lamb to talk about the new design of the DarkStar product line. Unlike traditional technology, this product family was built with the customer in mind- cost effective but stands the test of time. Mr. Lamb also talks about the opportunities in deploying DWDM network systems with low power consumption and manageability, and how this type of product innovation helps to serve cloud and SDN developments.

SVP OF FLTG ON DATA CENTER PLAY

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Senior Vice President of Business Development Phil Yawman of Finger Lakes Technologies Group (FLTG). Mr Yawman shares the transformation of this 4-generation family business over the years, including its current innovation in providing ‘desktop to cloud’ services to end users and the enterprise. Mr. Yawman also shares his insight into the company’s data center play near NYC – with unique, old army bunkers.

PEG BANDWIDTH EXEC ON RURAL BROADBAND

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Rich Ruben, Vice Chairman of PEG Bandwidth, to talk about the company’s recent successes, including solving their customers’ rural broadband challenges and expanding PEG. PEG was recently named to the Inc Magazine’s Fastest Growing Private Companies list. Rich talks about the recognition and the company’s future plans.

CROSS RIVER FIBER CEO ON YEAR 4 OF GROWTH

JSA TV Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Vincenzo Clemente, President and CEO of Cross River Fiber, at Telecom Exchange in NYC. Vincenzo talks about celebrating the company’s fourth anniversary, its partnership with Ridgemont Equity Partners, its dark fiber network growth in the New Jersey area, and other new services to look out for in the next 12 years.

 

NORTH GEORGIA NETWORK CEO ON KEY GROWTH

JSA TV Host Dean Perrine sits down with North Georgia Network (NGN) President and CEO Paul Belk to talk all things NGN. Paul talks about NGN’s history, network coverage, key differentiating factors, and latest news, including its recent association with Fiber Network Owners Alliance (FNA).

 

MRV COMMUNICATIONS EXEC TALKS GROWTH

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with Scott. T. Wilkinson, PhD, the Senior Director of Technical Marketing for MRV Communications. Dr. Wilkinson talks about his company’s unique offerings in the marketplace, including how MRV is poised to capitalize on growth opportunities. Dr. Wilkinson discusses delivering differentiated technology including its Packet and Optical innovative metro solutions.

 

AVOTUS CEO TALKS IT ASSET MANAGEMENT

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with Avotus CEO James Martino to talk about the company’s launch of a first-of-a-kind platform unifying telecom and wireless expense management with cloud & IT asset management. IT Asset Management (ITAM) Robot provides CIOs with full network visibility tied to unique asset and expense management platform.

 

LIGHTRIVER EXEC PREDICTS 2016 TRENDS

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with Mike Jonas, President of Sales and Marketing for LightRiver Technologies. Mike talks 2015 highlights and future plans for LightRiver. Mike also predicts 2016 industry trends, including the move to 100G, the migration from TDM to packet and software automation.

 

CCS EXEC ON BUILDING INFO MODELING (BIM)

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with John Logan, the VP of Operations for Construction- CAD Solutions (CCS). CCS is a full-service provider of turnkey Network Design, Project Management, Site Survey and Structured Cabling Solutions to telecom, cable, utility and other related industries. John talks about the importance and usage of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in telecom.

AXIOM FIBER EXEC ON NEW CHANNEL PROGRAM

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with the VP of Sales John Trodden Jr. of Axiom Fiber Networks to talk about the launch of the company’s new channel partner program. John shares why this program now, the benefits and key differentiators. Axiom Fiber Networks provides telecom infrastructure services over its fiber network to carriers and enterprise customers in the greater NYC metropolitan region.

 

SCHOOL PRINCIPAL ON EDUCATION & FIBER

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with Hilliard A. Willbanks Middle School’s Principal Marybeth Thomas to talk about how her school uses technology for the next level of education. Her school leverages a polycom video conferencing unit (provided in part by NGN and the Education Exchange) and NGN’s fiber for new learning opportunities to enhance curriculum. These new educational initiatives include virtual field trips, dual enrollment programs and teacher training sessions.

 

Neutral Path Comms CEO on Recent Growth

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with Scott Bergs, the CEO of Neutral Path Communications, at ITW 2016. Neutral Path is a high-capacity transport provider that started in Minneapolis, MN, expanding into Nebraska, Iowa and Denver, Colorado. Scott talks about its unique differentiators, including flexibility of owning/managing the fiber.

Metro Optic CEO on Fiber & Connectivity

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with Michael Bucheit, CEO for Metro Optic. Metro Optic is a provider of strategic fiber solutions in Canada, operating two businesses in one: Metro Optic is its fiber business; and I.C.E. Data Centers is its colocation business. Bucheit gives JSA TV an overview of recent company wins, such as TeliaSonera.

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Colliers Director on Real Estate Trends

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Mona Weisberg, Director of Real Estate of Colliers International at ITW 2016. Mona talks about the trends and interconnected value between real estate and telecom networks, particularly in light of Hurricane Sandy and its impact on New York City market and Disaster Recovery best practices.

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Cinia's Route Between Finland & Germany

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with J-P Joensuu, Executive VP for the Cinia Group at ITW 2016. J-P shares the company’s latest news on its new digital highway connecting Finland and Germany. Known as the C-Lion1 project, Cinia Group is constructing a subsea cable between Finland and Western Europe, allowing for the massive transport.

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NetSapiens CEO Talks Game-Changers

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with NetSapiens CEO Anand Buch at ITW 2016. NetSapiens provides advanced VoIP and Unified Communications technology to the industry’s leading service providers. Mr. Buch talks about: the company’s continued growth; focus on unifying both the communications platform with the ideal experience.

 

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Host.Net Chief Evangelist on CLAdirect

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with the always-funny Lenny Chesal, Chief Evangelist of Host.Net at ITW 2016. Lenny discusses: the company’s 2.0 facelift (including new website re-design); the benefits of the CLAdirect partnership; Host.net’s cloud differentiators; and the company’s plans for the future.

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GlobeNet CEO Announces 100G Wavelengths

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Erick Contag, the CEO of GlobeNet, at ITW 2016. Erick discusses GlobeNet’s new service offering, 100Gbps Wavelengths between the US and Brazil. Erick also shares his view as the CEO of the subsea cable that connects North and South America on the overall current state of the subsea market.

 

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1st Point CEO Talks Text Service 4 GenY

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Erik Levitt at ITW 2016. Erik is the CEO of 1stPoint Communications, a full service, global telecom carrier specializing in voice, data and video technology, bringing together wireline, wireless and mobile solutions. Erik talks about the importance of his new text service.

 

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Aqua Comms COO Talks About New Route

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Greg Varisco, the Chief Operating Officer of Aqua Comms at ITW 2016. Greg talks about their new route, AEConnect, the latest transatlantic subsea fiber optic cable system connecting North America to Europe, with 130 wavelengths x 100 Gbps per fiber pair and spanning more than 5,400 km.

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BSO CEO on Company Rebrand & Partnership

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with BSO Chief Executive Officer Michael Ourabah at ITW 2016. BSO (bsonetwork.com) went under a complete rebrand as the Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider of choice for global businesses wanting superior technology infrastructure & connectivity to the world’s most dynamic marketplaces.

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BridgeVoice CEO Talks Carrier Solutions

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with Bankim Brahmbhatt, the CEO of BidgeVoice at ITW 2016 to talk about the Company’s Automated Carrier Platform for telecom operators, carriers and service providers. Mr. Brahmbhatt also discusses the challenges that come with streamlining IP services and BridgeVoice’s impressive results in managing these challenges.

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McAllen Data Centers CEO on Growth

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with McAllen Data Center CEO and CTO Juan Salazar at ITW 2016. Juan provides an overview on the company, as well as its latest updates on company’s expansion and its interconnection and colocation service offerings. Located in close proximity to the Mexican border.

 

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Hibernia's Protected Wavelength Service

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Al DiGabriele, Senior VP of Product Management & Marketing for Hibernia Networks, at ITW 2016. Al talks about the new, highly resilient Protected Wavelength Service now available on the company’s three transatlantic routes including its flagship system, Hibernia Express.

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McAllen Data Centers Key Colo Difference

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia sits down with Joel Pacheco, Marketing Director for McAllen Data Centers (MDC), at ITW 2016. Joel shares what makes MDC stand out in the industry. With a location 10 miles away from the Mexican border, the company has a competitive advantage for operating new markets in Mexico, and has more Mexican carriers.

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CEO Roundtable Podcasts

CEO ROUNDTABLE: TRENDS IN TRANSPORT

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with Charlie Reed, Partner of ATLANTIC-ACM, Dean Campbell, Chief Technology Officer of LightRiver Technologies, and Roy Hirst, Director of Marketing of XKL, to talk about the growing trends in optical transport. Industry leaders discuss the rapid pace of optical transport and where the market growth will be heading in the next 5 years. Discussion includes major geographies that show the most growth and the breakdown between supply and demand.

CEO ROUNDTABLE: HURRICANE SANDY LESSONS

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia moderates the IMN panel on “Hurricane Sandy: Lessons Learned” with an expert panel: Robert Bianco, VP and GM for tw telecom Manhattan; Mike Sevret, EVP & CSO of Cross River Fiber; Nathan Boylan, Head of IT Ops for Lord, Abbett & Co,; John Bonczek, VP for Telx; and Walter Greaney, Sr. Asset Management Mgr of Digital Realty. Discussion includes ‘real-life’ stories on coping with Superstorm Sandy & on network recovery & business continuity in NYC/NJ area.

CEO ROUNDTABLE: BIG GROWTH COMPANIES

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia and Guest Moderator Robert Powell, Founder & Chief Editor of Telecom Ramblings, sit down with top companies who had a stellar 2016 through business and network expansion. All-star panelists also provide executive insight into what’s in store for next year. Roundtable panelists include: Frank Rey, Dir. Global Network Acquisition of Microsoft; Rick Calder, President & CEO of GTT; and Bjarni Thorvardarson, CEO of Hibernia Networks.

CEO VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: NYC AS A DIGITAL CITY

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine sits down with Michael Levy, Manager of Global Colocation Product of CenturyLink, Phil Koblence, COO of New York Internet (NYI), and Jonathan Frye, COO of Axiom Fiber Networks to discuss key features of a ‘thriving digital city’, how New York City measures up, and what are the next steps to improve NYC in the next 2-3 years as it rightfully earns its place among the top progressive digital cities of the world.

CEO VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: BIG DATA & SDN

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine hosts a Roundtable on Big Data and SDN with industry experts Zeev Draer, VP of Strategic Marketing, MRV Communications, Felipe Alvarez, CEO, Axiom Fiber Networks, and Christian Koch, Director of Global Interconnection, Megaport. The panel discusses how SDN is changing the networking ecosystem by building the intelligent.

CEO VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: SMART DATA CENTERS

JSA Radio Host Dean Perrine moderates a roundtable with Tim Kiser, Owner & Founder of Colo Atl, Luke Norris, CEO & Founder of Faction and Todd Raymond, CEO & Managing Director of 1547 Critical Systems Realty. They discuss what has changed over the last 5-10 years for data center operators, including vital, strategic partnerships and the network technology evolution that has influenced the way they do business. The panel also discusses ways to stay competitive in the next few years ahead.

 

CEO VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: EDUCATION THROUGH BROADBAND

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia hosts a roundtable on ‘Empowering Education Through Broadband’ with education and telecom experts. Dr. Scott Wilkinson, guest lecturer at Georgia Tech and Sr. Portfolio Mktg Dir of ECI Telecom, moderates with panelists Marybeth Thomas, GA Principal of Hilliard A. Wilbanks Middle School, Paul Belk, President & CEO of NGN, and Marci Powell, Chair Emerita and Past Pres of US Distance Learning Association. The panel talks challenges, opportunities and next steps.

 

CEO Virtual Roundtable: The State of SubSea Cable

JSA Radio Host Jaymie Scotto Cutaia hosts a roundtable on “The State of Subsea Cable” with an all-star line-up of C-levels from the companies making waves in subsea builds today. Aqua Comms CTO Tom McMahon, Cinia Group’s EVP Jukka-Pekka Joensuu, The David Ross Group Inc. CEO David Ross and United Cable Company’s Founder Eric Gutshall provide expert.