Compass-EOS Wins Internet Telephony & SDN Zone Magazine's Excellence in SDN Award

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Disruptive router based on icPhotonics™ Technology leads the way for SDN innovation.

Compass-EOS, the icPhotonics routing pioneer, today announced its Compass-EOS’ r10004 core and edge router was named a recipient of the 2013 Excellence in SDN Award from TMC’s Internet Telephony Magazine and SDN Zone.

“Software defined networking (SDN) is the next frontier for carrier-grade networking and Compass-EOS is delighted to lead the way with its disruptive routers based on icPhotonics,” said Gadi Bahat, CEO of Compass-EOS. “SDN and NFV will simplify the deployment and operation of service providers ‘networks. We believe that the combination of our high capacity routers and SDN based services will be the most efficient way to scale the network and evolve its services.”

“Recognizing leaders advancing SDN technologies, TMC is proud to announce Compass-EOS as a recipient of the annual Excellence in SDN Award," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "The Compass-EOS r10004 router has demonstrated innovation both in its hardware and software and will help shape the face of the quickly evolving industry. It is our pleasure to honor Compass-EOS for their inspiring work.”

SDN architecture has already had a profound impact on the IT and Telecom industries and, as this technology continues to grow in popularity, the Excellence in SDN Awards recognizes the companies that are leading the way in SDN architecture and applications.

Winners of the Excellence in SDN Award are published in the October 2013 issue of Internet Telephony Magazine.

About Compass-EOS
Compass-EOS radically changes network routing by shifting it into the age of silicon to photonics. The Compass-EOS icPhotonics technology is the world’s first commercial silicon for inter-chip optical interconnect, unleashing the next revolution in routing architectures. Its family of carrier-grade routers is a new breed of scale-out routers, enabling SDN-based, simplified architectures in service provider networks. Since 2006 Compass has attracted top-tier investors ranging from leading venture capital funds to service providers and core routing suppliers. Contact us at: info(at)compass-eos(dot)com

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo III; and more. For more information about TMC, visit

Note: Compass-EOS, r10004 and icPhotonics are trademarks of Compass-EOS. All other trademarks or registered trademarks belong to their owners.

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