Sandvine Adds Telecommunications Industry Veteran To Board
(Canada Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
WATERLOO, ON, Jan. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC; AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband
network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that
Dermot O'Carroll has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. O'Carroll has
spent almost 40 years in the telecommunications industry, the last
twenty of which as a senior executive in various roles, including with
"Sandvine's customers are some of the most innovative communications
service providers in the world. Dermot's elite experience in the
industry will help ensure that the Company's strategy and focus are
guided by the 'voice of the customer'," said Roger Maggs, Chairman of
Sandvine's Board of Directors.
As Senior Vice President of Network Engineering and Operations at Rogers
Communications (initially Rogers Cable) until his retirement this past
year, Mr. O'Carroll built a world-class Network Organization, oversaw a
network re-build, the implementation of an industry-leading Network
Operations Centre, and the introduction of new technologies such as
Internet-over-cable, Digital TV, Video-on-Demand, Switched Digital
Video and phone service. With the integration of Rogers
Communications' Cable and Wireless companies, Mr. O'Carroll assumed
responsibility for Planning, Engineering and Operations for both
Wireless and Cable access networks, and IP and transport networks.
Prior to his 15 years at Rogers, Mr. O'Carroll was with Unitel
Communications Inc. as Vice President Network Services, where he was
responsible for the deployment of a national advanced voice and data
services network. Before that, he spent 15 years with Bell Canada. Mr.
O'Carroll was the Canadian representative on the board of the Society
of Cable Telecommunications Engineers from 2004 to 2010.
Sandvine's network policy control solutions add intelligence to fixed,
mobile and converged communications service provider networks to enable
services that can increase revenue and reduce network costs. Powered by
Sandvine's Policy Engine and SandScript policy language, Sandvine's
networking equipment performs end-to-end policy control functions
including traffic classification, and policy decision and enforcement
across the data, control and business planes. Sandvine's products
provide actionable business insight, the ability to deploy new
subscriber services and tools to optimize traffic while enhancing
subscriber Internet quality of experience.
Sandvine's network policy control solutions are deployed in more than
200 networks in over 85 countries, serving hundreds of millions of data
subscribers worldwide, www.sandvine.com.
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