Coriant is an innovative company that offers global technological and telecommunication solutions to the market. It serves a market that is cloud enabled and fast-changing. The company’s portfolio boasts of SDN enabled technologies and transport solutions (edge to core). It enables market network operators to improve their utilization of incredible multi-layer networking resources as well as creating optimized revenue generating services ready to meet evolving market demands.
Coriant serves many leading network operators situated in about 100 countries. Its clients include content providers, fixed line and mobile service providers, cable MSOs, government agencies, utility companies, financial institutions, data center operators and large enterprises. This shows that Coriant serves a big range of clientele that demands top notch products.
Formation and History
Coriant was formed in the year 2013. The main technology of the company came from Siemens Optical Networks. Coriant’s parent company is Merlin Equity Partners. The investment group acquired the ownership of Nokia Siemens and established Coriant. Soon after, the company was merged with another Merlin Equity Partners’ acquisition (Sycamore) based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Sycamore formed the new face of Coriant in North America.
Later in December 2013, Marlin equity announced the merger of Coriant with yet another one of its acquisition – Tellabs. The new merger made Naperville, Illinois the North American headquarters for Coriant. However, the company still retains Munich, Germany as its European headquarters.
Products and Services
The company has teamed up with excellent sales partners to create an efficient and highly optimized networks for marketing its products and increasing sales.
Coriant sells hardware and software that offer optical transmission of data, voice and mobile networks. Its products offer intelligent network management, packet optical transport, fast Ethernet and cross-connectivity solutions as well as software defined networking.
About Shaygan Kheradpir
Shaygan Kheradpir was born in 1960 in London, United Kingdom. However, the 55 year old technology and business executive currently holds American citizenship. He is highly educated with a Ph.D. in the field of electrical engineering from Cornell University. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Coriant and serves as its Board Chairman.
Shaygan started his career at GTE Laboratories back in 1987. Since then, he has worked at other top companies in various executive and management positions. He worked for Verizon for over 10 years, Barclays, Juniper Networks and sat on the board of Marlin Equity Partners before Joining Coriant.
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