BTI's Doherty sees data center growth, metro 100G opportunities

Colin DohertyNewly named BTI Systems CEO Colin Doherty sat down with FierceTelecom's Sean Buckley to discuss what's in store for the company, which has more than doubled its cloud services revenues. BTI's real opportunity, Doherty told Buckley, is providing more visibility into the traffic between data centers and certainty in the cloud. Traffic growth in the cloud is enormous and is projected to grow at a 35 percent CAGR between 2012 and 2017. Doherty said cloud operators are critical. "A lot of our banking transactions today ride over cloud operators and get stored in clouds so there's a huge security, visibility, speed, content awareness and higher up to the stack services that these cloud operators are going to demand rather than fast-paced optical services," Doherty told FierceTelecom. Read more