Stephen Spector

Calsoft on the value of NFV for Telecom and Edge Computing

Joining us this week is Pavan Gupta, Software Architect andKiran Divekar, Software Architect from Calsoft.


  • NFV Overview and Importance in Telecom  
  • NFV Usage and Use Cases
  • Edge Service Delivery

Daniel Bartholomew on developer applications running at the edge today

Joining us this week is Daniel Bartholomew, CTO and Founder of Section.

About Section

Section offers a developer-centric, multi-purpose Edge PaaS solution that empowers web application engineers to run any workload, anywhere. Built to give developers the flexibility and control that they need, Section’s edge platform is infrastructure agnostic (cloud, on-premise, self-hosted), edge workload agnostic (caching, HTTP optimization, IoT, big data), and has changed the dynamics of traditional CDN and cloud.


  • Background of Section from CDN to Edge
  • How Section works
  • Developer Issues in Building for Edge Scale

Chris Steffen talks Cloud and Edge Security (and his beard)

Joining us this week is Chris Steffen, Cloud and Edge Security Guru. Follow him at @CloudSecChris and on his blog, The Security Beard.


  • Latest Update on Cloud Security
  • Core Challenges to Edge Security
  • Shared Data at the Edge Issues

Michael DeHaan on the new Vespene project and Open Source Licensing

Joining us this week is Michael DeHaan from, a modern, streamlined build and self-service automation platform.


  • Vespene Introduction ~ only 3 month old project
  • Open Source Licensing ~ is there a crisis?
  • How best to run an Open Source Project

Janakiram MSV on Device Edge and Management with Kubernetes

Joining us this week is Janakiram MSV, founder and principal analyst at Janakiram & Associates.

• Three Flavors of Edge with Focus on Device Edge
• Who Builds Edge? Cloud Providers, Telcos, …
• Is Kubernetes the Management Foundation for Edge

Dean Bubley on Power Consumption and Moose Detection Algorithms at the Edge

Joining us this week is Dean Bubley, founder and director at Disruptive Analysis, an independent technology industry analyst and consulting firm.

• Challenges of Power Requirements for Edge (Giga-Watts vs Milli-Watts)
• Single Vendor vs Shared Data at the Edge
• Shipping Container Takeover of All Things

This podcast is based on a recent article by Dean on NETMANIAS, Network-based Edge-Computing: Overhyped & Underpowered?

Edge Infrastructure Talk Not Given at OpenStack Summit Berlin

Rob Hirschfeld was not able to attend the OpenStack Summit Berlin this November and present his talk on Edge Infrastructure. Instead, Rob has recorded his key messages about Edge Infrastructure focused on automation, limited access, and unskilled physical management.


Sheng Liang of Rancher talks Kubernetes, Docker, and Edge

Sheng Liang, Founder and CEO of Rancher joins the podcast this week.

• Develop on Docker Deploy on Kubernetes
• Edge IT Infrastructure Use Cases and Kubernetes
• Kubernetes as a Platform and Future Enhancements
• Rancher OS Discussion

IBM Purchases Red Hat – Our Thoughts

Discussion on the recent announcement that IBM is planning to acquire Red Hat.


EdgeCongress 2018 Austin Recap

Review of the EdgeCongress event held October 24 – 25 in Austin, TX 2018.