I look forward to helping this team evolve to meet the challenges of continued, rapid growth and the transformation of the communications service providers’ market.
Richardson, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2015
iPhotonix, an industry innovation leader for the NFV and fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) technologies, is pleased to announce that Kim Perdikou, a veteran leader in networking software, has joined the company’s Board of Directors.
“I am excited to join the iPhotonix’ Board of Directors during this phase of tremendous growth and achievement,” said Ms. Perdikou. “I have been impressed with the technology, financial discipline and most importantly the strong professionalism, passion and commitment levels of the iPhotonix team, which is foundational to their success. As the company enters into this next phase of development, I look forward to helping this team evolve to meet the challenges of continued, rapid growth and the transformation of the communications service providers’ market.”
Ms. Perdikou has a distinguished 25-year record of leading and advising established and early-stage networking companies through all phases of development. For much of her career, she served in multiple leadership roles, including CIO, for Juniper Networks, which oversees a network of companies that power the world’s largest and most demanding networks. She also oversaw the company’s innovation agenda, developing the ecosystem and business model for Juniper’s Infrastructure Products Group. As EVP & GM of Infrastructure Products Group, Ms. Perdikou provided strategic guidance for business and product roadmaps that resulted in doubling revenue to $3.5 billion in a three-year span.
In addition to her board appointment at iPhotonix, Ms. Perdikou serves as a board member at cyber security developer CyberArk Software and as Chairman of REBBL, a privately held beverage company. Ms. Perdikou has been recognized as one of Computerworld Magazine’s Premier 100 IT Leaders. As an industry leader, she is also an advocate and advisor for several organizations that promote women in business, science and engineering.
“Kim Perdikou is an extraordinary professional and I welcome her to our Board of Directors,” said Amir Elbaz, CEO, iPhotonix. “Ms. Perdikou’s success leading high-growth technology and networking companies is a tremendous asset for us, and we are looking forward to drawing upon her strategic insight and deep management expertise at this critical point in our company’s continued growth and success.”
iPhotonix is driving the advancement of open and emerging IP technologies by integrating sophisticated NFV and FTTP solutions that help traditional communication service providers migrate to fiber optics networks and harness the power of virtualization.
The iPhotonix Virtual Network (iVN) NFV platform is providing scalable, secure and agile delivery of enterprise and cloud-based applications. Its tools not only enable communication service providers to more quickly create network services to expand their revenue streams, but also to reduce time and costs of developing and managing those services. The iVN platform offers functions such as performance monitoring, firewalls and end-device management that run on lower cost commodity hardware than the typical expensive and complex proprietary equipment. For communication service providers, managed services are crucial today when trends such as mobility, big data, social networks, and cloud computing are increasing demand from customers.
iPhotonix is a Richardson, Texas based company and is the leading emerging technology provider for the optical access transformation occurring throughout the globe in the residential, business, enterprise and mobile backhaul markets. iPhotonix develops and markets via its iVolve brand, the world’s first Multi-System Operable Optical Access Platform. This platform utilizes its own complete and comprehensive array of GPON and Active Ethernet access devices (ONTs, MDUs, RGs, etc.) and delivers the richest feature set of integrated voice, video, high-speed data and gateway solutions. iPhotonix augments its optical access offering with its powerful and agile iPhotonix Virtual Network (iVN)platform that enables communication service providers to create network managed services for a fraction of the cost and time it takes to deploy traditional managed services. iPhotonix has a rich history of innovation, R&D experience and delivering reliable solutions for communication services providers.
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