Network integration specialist, Telindus, has announced the appointment of Simon Parry as Product Manager of the Service Provider division. He will head up Telindus’ Carrier Ethernet and the Broadband Framework Propositions, as well as the Optical Transport and network consultancy.
Parry is well placed to hit the ground running, having spent the last eleven years at Nortel UK. He will be responsible for extending the Carrier Ethernet proposition into new markets, to help Service Providers (SPs) and Operators take advantage of leading technology to provide their customers with carrier class Ethernet products and services. For the Telindus Broadband Framework, Parry will be identifying and augmenting the products, tools and skill sets to help SPs offer next-generation consumer personalised broadband products.
Parry brings extensive experience to the role. As Product Line Manager for Carrier Ethernet at Nortel UK, he was responsible for managing three Carrier Ethernet products in EMEA, planning the strategic portfolio and bringing new technologies to market. He was instrumental in developing the concepts and core technologies behind the Nortel Carrier Ethernet offering, including co-inventing Provider Backbone Transport (PBT, IEEE802.1Qay) Parry currently has sixteen patents pending in the US and Europe, and has nine US Patents and two European Patents granted.
“Simon Parry has an unparalleled ability to marry scientific and technological innovation with strategic development and management of core business propositions – making him a great fit with the Telindus team,” said Mark Hutchinson, UK Managing Director, Telindus. “Simon’s knowledge of the EMEA carrier ethernet market is impressive and we’re confident that he will help us to deliver high-level customer service, and reinforce our position at the forefront of the carrier ethernet landscape.”
Parry said, “What really attracts me to Telindus is its commitment to innovation and its focus on developing a challenger proposition to the market. It supports its leading edge solutions without compromising its consistent delivery of first class customer service and investment in R&D. I’m looking forward to driving the Carrier Ethernet proposition to commercial success.”