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The Expansion Drive at Coriant under New CEO, Shaygan Kheradpir

Coriant is a technology company and a proven supplier of innovative and quality networking solutions to leading networking firms in more than 100 countries. Its customer base consists of government agencies, enterprises, and cloud providers. Out of the top 10 Tier I communication service providers in the globe, nine subscribe to Coriant’s services. The solutions that Coriant provides serve as a strong foundation for end user revenues that run into billions of dollars. This success has been achieved courtesy of hundreds of thousands of deployed networking systems.

Coriant was established in 2013 as an independent company. Its technology initiative is derived from Siemens Optical Networks, Sycamore Networks, and Tell abs. The company was created by Marlin Equity Partners. Through the combination of the three networks, Coriant delivers top-notch packet optical transport and mobile back haul solutions. The solutions rely upon a renowned heritage of technology innovation of more than 35 years.

Presently, Coriant holds more than 1,800 patents. Among its initial achievement is the world record transmission capacity, which was at 57.6 Tbps on hollow core fiber. Coriant also scored highly with ROADM-on-a-blade and optical layers SDN solutions that were the first in the industry. Coriant caters for over 500 clients in 6 continents and in over 100 countries. It provides its excellent services with local expertise and global reach.

Recently, Coriant appointed Shaygan Kheradpir as the chief executive officer and the chairman of the board. Shaygan Kheradpir is a renowned leader in the fields of technology and business. He joins Coriant after working earlier this year with the leading management team at Marlin Equity Partners in the capacity of an operating partner. Capitalizing on his active engagement in the firm’s strategic planning in addition to operations, Shaygan Kheradpir takes up the new responsibility to strengthen and drive Coriant’s growth strategy. His focus will be on providing valuable solutions to Coriant’s clients in today’s competitive and highly dynamic end user market.

In his new role, Shaygan Kheradpir replaced Pat DiPietro, the president and CEO. DiPietro took up the role of vice chairman for Coriant and returned to his former position of operating partner at Marlin Equity Partners. He is credited with successfully introducing new products and ensuring the growth of the company. Shaygan Kheradpir points out that Coriant’s comprehensive portfolio of data and packet optical networking solutions, global outreach; excellent technology innovation and a larger consumer base were among the factors that attracted him to the company.