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28 January 2015
Q&A with Mike Jonas, president marketing & sales at California-based LightRiver Technologies.
What do you hope to achieve from
attending this year’s Metro
To remain closely connected
with the business realities and opportunities in our market by
collaborating closely with the industry’s movers
and shakers. In this way, we can continuously update our
product and services mix to insure our network solutions are
tuned to meet the need.
What are your major priorities in the metro market
Our number one priority for
2015 is to again increase the speed of network deployment
– bringing design, engineering, procurement, test and
turn up closer to cash for our clients. Secondly, we believe we
can further lower the operational complexity of metro networks,
thereby improving network support and reducing overall
What trends do you
expect to see in the metro market in 2015?
2015 promises to bring
increased penetration of 100G coherent solutions into the
metro, while network simplification – namely devolving
from routed to switched packet-based network solutions
– will empower many more participants to deliver
carrier-grade packet services at better cost.