49 episodes

Welcome to NEDAS Live! Where Wireline and Wireless Meet, the podcast where we address the communications infrastructure ecosystem, brought to you by NEDAS.

Since 2010, NEDAS programs bring together industry thought leaders, cutting-edge technologies and end-user solutions shaping a new communications infrastructure landscape and enabling a more connected world. Your host is Ilissa Miller, President of NEDAS.

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Welcome to NEDAS Live! Where Wireline and Wireless Meet, the podcast where we address the communications infrastructure ecosystem, brought to you by NEDAS.

Since 2010, NEDAS programs bring together industry thought leaders, cutting-edge technologies and end-user solutions shaping a new communications infrastructure landscape and enabling a more connected world. Your host is Ilissa Miller, President of NEDAS.

    E50: Understanding the Shifts in Digital Infrastructure: Insights from DC BLOX

    E50: Understanding the Shifts in Digital Infrastructure: Insights from DC BLOX

    Tune in for a conversation with Bill Thompson, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at DC BLOX, a vertically integrated digital infrastructure provider specializing in the Southeast U.S. Bill shares his fascinating career journey, from his early days at AT&T commercializing the internet to his current role at DC BLOX. The conversation delves into DC BLOX's evolution from a traditional data center operator to a company offering a wide range of services, including cable landing stations, dark fiber networks, and high-capacity compute infrastructure. Bill also discusses the importance of relationships in the industry, the company's ability to innovate and adapt to rapidly changing technologies, and how DC BLOX is positioned to support the growing demand for AI, machine learning, and other high-density applications in the Southeast.

    • 32 min
    E49: "Navigating the Interconnected Future: Insights from 1547," featuring John Bonczek of fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547)

    E49: "Navigating the Interconnected Future: Insights from 1547," featuring John Bonczek of fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547)

    Tune in for a conversation with John Bonczek, Chief Revenue Officer of fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547), as he takes a deep dive into the world of interconnection and its pivotal role in shaping the digital infrastructure landscape. John shares his wealth of experience, tracing the evolution of interconnection from the early days of Telex to the current challenges and opportunities presented by the rise of AI and the surging demand for data center capacity. The discussion explores the necessity of retrofitting existing facilities, the complexities of building out for scalability, and the vital importance of interconnection in facilitating the seamless movement of content from gigawatt-scale facilities to the edge.

    • 45 min
    E48: Building the Backbone of Tomorrow: Inside 365 Data Centers

    E48: Building the Backbone of Tomorrow: Inside 365 Data Centers

    This episode features an interview with Bob DeSantis, CEO of 365 Data Centers. Bob shares his extensive background in the communications, technology and energy industries, and discusses how 365 Data Centers has evolved since he joined in 2017. The company has grown from 8 data centers to 20 fully interconnected facilities, and expanded its services to include a national fiber network, cloud regions, and managed services. Bob also shares his thoughts on the impact of AI on the data center industry, the importance of network connectivity, and 365's aggressive plans to gain market share in 2024. Tune in for an insightful discussion on the trends shaping the digital infrastructure landscape.

    • 31 min
    E47: Green Horizons- Quantum Loophole's Sustainable Data Center Revolution

    E47: Green Horizons- Quantum Loophole's Sustainable Data Center Revolution

    Justin Matney, Director of Resource Integration at Quantum Loophole, joins the program to discuss his role steering the company's decarbonization and sustainability initiatives. With degrees in physics and freshwater science research, Matney brings his lifelong passion for nature and the outdoors to develop the master-planned, 2,100 acre Quantum Frederick data center campus to be the world's first carbon-negative industrial site. Justin also discusses projects underway like the 600-acre nature reserve for new forests, stream restoration, trails, and more to buffer and improve the local environment.

    • 22 min
    E46: Navigating the Data Landscape with Aureon: A Comprehensive Overview

    E46: Navigating the Data Landscape with Aureon: A Comprehensive Overview

    This episode features a conversation with Brian Duffner, VP of Connectivity Solutions at fiber network provider Aureon, as he discusses his organization's connectivity and IT services offerings across Iowa. He also shares details about Aureon's 4,500 mile fiber network, differentiation selling to Iowa enterprises, and the importance of robust connectivity & security for businesses today. Discover how Aureon is assisting companies lacking IT resources, and preparing for future bandwidth demands.

    • 22 min
    E45: Crosstown Fiber Unveiled: Inside the Strategies Shaping Digital Connectivity

    E45: Crosstown Fiber Unveiled: Inside the Strategies Shaping Digital Connectivity

    Tune in for a conversation with Mike Underdown, President & CEO of Crosstown Fiber, a Chicago-based dark fiber network operator focused on providing state-of-the-art infrastructure to support the growing needs of hyperscale data centers, cloud, AI, and machine learning applications. Mike discusses the genesis of Crosstown Fiber, the challenges of building fiber infrastructure in a major city like Chicago, and the unprecedented demand for capacity driven by AI. He also shares his perspective on where communications technology may head next, with quantum computing as a potential disrupter on the horizon.

    • 35 min

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Great podcast

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