New Division Setup to Meet the Growing Enterprise and Carrier Demand for Optical Network Design, Build and Maintenance Solutions
NORTHBROOK, IL, January 19, 2015 – INOC, a 24x7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of outsourced optical and other infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, today announces the strategic addition of industry veteran Brian Parker to its executive team as Director of Optical Network Services. Brian is spearheading the Company’s new Optical Network Services (ONS) Division, set up to support the design, build and maintenance needs of enterprise and carrier optical networking customers.
Brian returns to INOC with more than 20 years of experience in the optical networking industry. As Director of Optical Network Services at INOC, he will leverage his extensive experience in data and voice communications technologies to design customized network solutions for INOC's enterprise and carrier customers. Throughout his career, Brian has designed, installed and managed long-haul and metro area fiber systems, municipal networks, cable operator and Competitive Local Exchange Carrier / Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC / ILEC) telecom network solutions. He also has experience managing fiber-based service delivery for cable and telecom systems, overseeing all aspects of design, technology support and operations.
“I am happy to return and work with a talented team who shares a collective enthusiasm for optical networking technologies,” remarks Brian Parker. “The launch of INOC’s Optical Network Services Division broadens the opportunity to support customers in any and every optical networking need and decision. I look forward to maximizing my team’s efficiencies with INOC’s vast array of proven tools, processes and procedures to envision, design, build and support resilient and customized optical network solutions for customers.”
INOC has expertise in the design, build and provisioning of optical networks and optical networking services for more than 15 years. The Company’s Optical Network Services Division is focused on supporting enterprise and carrier customers in all aspects of optical network deployment, from simple modernization of existing networks to complex new builds in both metropolitan and rural, underserved areas. The new division offers end-to-end optical networking services, from needs analysis, strategic planning and design, to vendor selection and equipment specification, to building, provisioning, and ongoing 24x7 network monitoring and support.
“The global optical networking market is growing at a rapid pace, largely driven by data center deployments and the need for 100G solutions. We are pleased to have Brian join our organization once again as INOC expands its optical network services portfolio to meet these mounting industry needs,” says Prasad Ravi, CEO of INOC. “Brian’s extensive expertise and tenure within the industry, coupled with INOC’s proven optical networking solutions, will ensure that customers receive the high-quality, cost-effective network services they require to keep up with market demand and achieve business success.”