With this solution, FORE Systems
is responding to the needs of enterprise customers who want to deploy converged network solutions over ATM- or Ethernet-based virtual private networks.
Under the agreement, networking company Fore Systems
will market and resell ACT's NetPerformer line of multiservice access products.
Several other former FORE Systems
executives have also joined CipherOptics including Gary Brunner as Chief Financial Officer, Kevin Nigh as Senior Vice President of Engineering, and Kirk Wrigley as Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development.
Prior to joining FreeMarkets, she served as director of corporate marketing for FORE Systems
, where she led the corporate communications, market intelligence and advertising programs.
Prior to joining Chantry, Colantropo supported business development activities at Marconi Communications, formerly FORE Systems
The Company is a reseller for Cisco Systems (CSCO), Lucent Technologies (LU), Nortel Networks (NT), Sun Microsystems (SUNW), Fore Systems
and others in the Network Integration business.
Gill is a principal of G4 Partners, a Pittsburgh-based investment firm, and the former President and CEO of FORE Systems
Nigh was formerly chief information officer at Marconi PLC, formerly FORE Systems
Gill, who helped guide FORE Systems
from startup mode to a highly successful public company with revenues approaching $1 billion annually and more than 2000 employees doing business in 75 countries, and finally to a $4.
Previously, he has held executive sales positions at Alcatel, Assured Access Technologies (sold to Alcatel USA), FORE Systems
, Alantec (sold to FORE Systems
), Network Systems Corporation and Vitalink (sold to Network Systems Corporation).
Prior to Content Technologies, Boos held sales executive positions at FORE Systems
, a $600 million computer-networking manufacturer, and Bay Networks (now part of Nortel Networks), a developer of intelligent hubs, routers, and network management software.
I look forward to applying my operations, manufacturing, and quality metrics expertise from both Marconi and FORE Systems
to continue WaveSmith's path to success.