Aethera Networks Appoints Sami Yazdi as New President & CEO.Former Avantas Networks' Founder & CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. to Drive Aethera Networks Global Expansion
MONTREAL Montreal (mŏn'trēôl`), Fr. Montréal (môNrāäl`), city (1991 pop. 1,017,666), S Que., Canada, on Montreal island, surrounded by St. Lawrence River and Rivière des Prairies. -- Aethera Networks(TM), a globally focused company delivering 4th Generation (4G) solutions in the multi-service access and metro networking markets, announced today that Mr. Sami Yazdi has been appointed President and CEO of Aethera Networks.
Mr. Yazdi brings more than 25 years of industry experience including roles as the co-founder and CEO of Avantas Networks (sold to EXFO in 2001), and co-founder of Positron positron: see antiparticle.
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"We are very pleased to have Sami lead Aethera Networks in its current phase of global expansion," said Brian McFadden, chairman of the board of Aethera Networks. "His past experiences leading telecom commercialization successes coupled with a wealth of industry knowledge will significantly contribute towards solidifying so·lid·i·fy
v. so·lid·i·fied, so·lid·i·fy·ing, so·lid·i·fies
1. To make solid, compact, or hard.
2. To make strong or united.
v.intr. Aethera's position as a leading player in the global multi-service access and metro networking space."
"With a sound business strategy, seasoned leadership team focused on execution, and an innovative customer solution portfolio based on the AEGIS-V(TM) 4th generation (4G) multi-service delivery platform, Aethera Networks is favourably positioned to achieve sustainable success in a dynamic market segment offering a spectrum of compelling opportunities," said Sami Yazdi. "With solutions designed to address high performance wireless backhaul, converged multi-service access, and flexible carrier-grade business access, Aethera is enabling its customers to rapidly address new revenue streams through highly differentiated solutions with unsurpassed cost-efficiency, reliability, and scalability."
About Aethera Networks Inc.
Aethera Networks is focused on delivering multi-service access and metro networking solutions to the global market. Aethera's innovative AEGIS-V 4th generation (4G) platform enables service providers to transition from legacy to converged network The integration of the telephone system with IP-based data networks. See softswitch.
(networking) converged network - A single network that can carry voice, video and data. architectures that seamlessly deliver TDM (Time Division Multiplexing) A technology that transmits multiple signals simultaneously over a single transmission path. Each lower-speed signal is time sliced into one high-speed transmission. and packet-based services to their customers. Featuring a comprehensive MEF-certified Carrier Ethernet Ethernet
Telecommunications networking protocol introduced by Xerox Corp. in 1979. It was developed as an inexpensive way of sending information quickly between office machines connected together in a single room or building, but it rapidly became a standard computer optimized & next generation SONET/SDH networking portfolio built on the mFlex(TM) multi-service architecture, Aethera Networks' solutions deliver industry leading performance, scalability, resilience resilience (r·zilˑ·yens),
n , and compelling economics in converged traffic access and aggregation applications including high performance metro networking, 2G/3G/4G wireless and FTTx/DSL/HFC backhaul.
Aethera Networks is a privately owned company headquartered in Montreal, Canada with an installed base of tens of thousands of carrier-class nodes delivering large-scale triple-play, wireless and data networking services. By providing customer-driven, carrier-class solutions, and quality support for over 12 years, Aethera has established a global spectrum of clients including premier telecom service providers, cable MSOs, and mobile operators. For more information about Aethera Networks and its customer solutions, please visit: www.aetheranetworks.com.
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