Compass-EOS Opens Sales and R&D Center in Moscow
Addressing the growing Russian market and leveraging its history of photonic innovation.
“The Russian market holds tremendous potential, with large scale operators bringing in next generation technologies to support its immense communications and Internet traffic growth, resulting from large social networking and cloud computing players increasing their network capacity requirements.” said Andrey Kushnarev, Managing Director, Venture Capital, RUSNANO. “Bringing in an innovator such as
“Russia is well known for its excellence and innovation in photonics, and we expect this new R&D center to further expand our icPhotonics innovation capabilities,” said Dr. Michael Mesh, Chief Scientist and
The Moscow office will be headed by Mr. Michael Galkin who will assume the role of
Compass-EOS is a next-generation routing company. Its photonic backplane technology, icPhotonics, powers ultra-bandwidth dense routers that bring networking into the age of modularity and virtualization. The Compass-EOS icPhotonics technology is the world’s first commercial silicon for inter-chip optical interconnect. Its family of carrier-grade routers is a new breed of scale-out routers, enabling SDN-based, simplified architectures in service provider networks. Since 2006 Compass has attracted top-tier investors ranging from leading venture capital funds to service providers and networking suppliers.