The New Face Of Coriant

Coriant is supplier of Tier 1 networking solutions for over 35 years in more than 100 countries. The company works with 9of the 10 suppliers of service providers, enterprises, government agencies and cloud providers. Coriant traces its roots to the Marlin Equity Partners after they acquired Tellabs, Sycamore Networks Solutions, and Nokia Siemens. Since then, it has grown to establish R&D centers in different continents specifically the U.S, Asia and Europe serving more than 500 customers across six continents.


The success trend is set to continue because the growth and sustainability of the company is at all time high especially after the appointment of Shaygan Kheradpir to the position of CEO. He was also appointed to chair the Board of Directors to drive the growth of the company and strengthen Solution focus. The new CEO has extensive experience in management functions from some of the most successful companies such as Verizon and Barclays Bank. He is therefore a proven technology and business leader. In addition, he is well acquainted with operations and processes of the company since he has served with the senior management as the Operating Executive of Marlin Equity Partners.


During the tenure of Shaygan Kheradpir as the Operating executive and now as the CEO, Coriant has seen interesting and spectacular developments in its reach of customers globally, local expertise, and innovation of the top tier network solutions. For instance, the company has revolutionized Metro Optical Networks by presenting the first fully pluggable optical layer in the networking industry. In this innovation, the company has disaggregated optical layer functions and converted them into compact pluggable. The innovation will ensure increased flexibility and cost reductions by 30% at most. We are also the first company to attain 100G carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification. This certification will enable the company do more deliveries efficiently, with greater scalability and using more reliable channels.


The advances in technology have been reinforced by new leadership that has deeper experience and expertise in the industry to take advantage of opportunities for future growth that are available in the market. The focus of the company is now clear as it entails enriching the portfolio of the data networking solutions and packet optical, wider customer base of cloud providers, and innovation in architectures to enhance service agility, programmability and automation. Recently, the company has come up with SDN capabilities meant to simplify service creation and enhance efficiency in operation of multi-layer networks. In a bid to widen the customer base, Coriant has brought optical transport innovation to the kingdom of Bhutan, and the experiences are expected to get even better.