The Edge Podcast

The Edge Podcast brings together some of the leading thinkers and doers in the edge computing space to unpack market trends, discuss recent developments, learn about new use cases and much more.

If you want to keep up with what’s new in the edge computing world – you’re among friends! In each episode, your hosts will invite some of the leading thinkers and doers in the edge computing space to unpack market trends, discuss recent developments, learn about new use cases and much more.

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The Edge Podcast episodes

1. Meet your hosts

Edge Podcast episode 1

In this episode, we introduce the hosts: Tilly, Dalia, Matt and Ani. We talk about our edgeperiences and our favourite edge projects to date

2. The hybrid Private 5G and edge opportunity

Edge Podcast episode 2

In this episode, we sat down with Nitin Bhasin to discuss Microsoft’s activities in public and private MEC, as well as talk about some of the trends he is seeing in the industry.

3. Edge as an enabler of smart operations in manufacturing

Edge Podcast episode 3

In this episode, we invited Marko Yli-Pietilä from Stora Enso, a leading renewable materials manufacturer, to talk to us about their journey with edge computing. We discussed the company’s ambitions to achieve Smart Operations and the role of edge in enabling it.

4. What is edge orchestration and why is it needed?

Edge Podcast episode 4

For this episode, we sat down with Pep Martí who is the Co-founder and CEO of Nearby Computing, a Barcelona-based start-up working on edge orchestration. We discussed the orchestration requirements at the edge and the need to have a dedicated edge orchestrator.

5. Telcos and hyperscalers: what’s the partnership opportunity?

Edge Podcast episode 5

Today, we talk to Claude Arpin, 5G Innovation Lead at Bell Canada. Bell and AWS announced in April the general availability of the first AWS Wavelength Zone in Canada and in this episode we learn more about their experience working with AWS and working with the application developers who are the first to leverage the new edge infrastructure.

6. What’s the future of telco edge federation?

Edge Podcast episode 6

In this episode, we talked to Pai and Ken from Bridge Alliance on the topic of telco edge federation and what it can enable. We talked about timelines, challenges, success factors and who the Bridge Alliance is working with to make this happen.

7. The future of content delivery and video streaming

Edge Podcast episode 7

In this epsiode we speak to Bill, Product Officer at PhenixRTS. Phenix are a solution provider focused on the delivery of live sports programming. They’ve worked with extensively with Verizon in the US and we discuss the implications of edge computing on the future of their solution.

8. Building an edge computing platform – from scratch

We talk to Naren Muthiah from Cox Edge, a Cox Communications company about the edge computing platform that they have been building, what they have learnt from doing with this with a range of partnerships that does not include hyperscale cloud provider and how building a platform is as much about getting the commercial proposotion as well as the technical proposition right.

9. How edge is helping telcos become techcos

In this episode, we speak to Rahul Atri, who played a key role in building Rakuten’s network platform, having headed up its Automation Centre of Excellence. Now working on new problems to solve in the telecoms industry, he and Dalia discuss how telcos need to transform and why edge computing is a catalyst for telcos to succeed in digital transformation.

10. Early learnings from Verizon’s telco edge strategy

This episode focuses on Verizon Business, a global network and technology solutions provider under the Verizon Group. Dalia sits down with Debika Bhattacharya, Chief Product Officer, to discuss Verizon’s approach to monetising 5G and edge and the key learnings to date, from business models to use cases to new ways of engaging enterprise customers across network and on-prem edge.

11. Scaling edge computing: how to make it a reality?

Edge podcast episode 11

We talk to Mili Iyengar about her experience leading Accenture’s edge computing strategy. We discuss the role of SIs in accelerating the edge market and what needs to be prioritised in order to ensure that edge deployments are able to be easily scaled after successful pilots are completed.

12. Emerging models for edge computing: near-prem edge

Edge podcast episode 12

In this episode, we invited Matt Trifiro who is the chief marketing officer of Vapor IO, where he leads the company’s worldwide marketing activities. He is an expert in edge computing, is the host of the Over the Edge podcast and was the founding co-chair of The Linux Foundation’s State of the Edge project. We had a conversation about the emerging trends in the edge space and Matt shared his perspective on the promise of near-prem edge.

13. AtlasEdge: A new model for edge data centre deployments

In this episode we talk with Mark Cooper, VP of Edge Strategy at AtlasEdge. We look back on AtlasEdge’s journey one year on from when the joint venture was conceived and reflect on the challenges and opportunities they are seeing for edge computing in EMEA.

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