Fields of Fiber

    From Las Vegas to Miami

    Posted by M. H. Raza on Jan 15, 2015 9:23:26 AM

    Last August, a few members of the Fiber Mountain team, me included, flew to Las Vegas to take part in Technology Marketing Corporation’s ITEXPO conference at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas. I gave a brief talk at one of the conference’s collocated events, Software Telco Congress—the NFV and SDN event—introducing the tenets of Fiber Mountain’s message for the first time anywhere.  

    Even though we were still technically in stealth mode at the time, after nearly two years of planning, finally bringing our message to light was certainly a little nerve-wracking. In introducing the idea of Connectivity Virtualization—where intelligent fiber cables replace and improve the functionality of unwieldy and expensive core switches—we were putting forth a concept that we believe will transform network architecture and make the incumbent vendors’ fire-breathing hardware obsolete. 

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    Topics: Events, Glass Core, SDN

    Reflections From the Fiber Mountain™ Launch

    Posted by M. H. Raza on Oct 10, 2014 10:48:00 AM
    Over the past weeks and months, the Fiber Mountain team has worked hard to prepare for our company launch at this year’s Interop New York. In this post, I want to share our thoughts from the days leading up to the October 1st unveiling and about the event itself at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan.

    The night of September 29th was an anxious time at Fiber Mountain headquarters in Cheshire, Connecticut, as we anticipated the coming morning’s press release announcing Fiber Mountain’s launch. We had previously been in stealth mode and our little company was hardly known outside our office—now we were going to boldly announce our existence. Would anybody notice? Would ours be a quiet, uneventful launch? Would we sit down the weekend after the show and wonder what we could have done better?
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    Topics: Events