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Facts About Shaygan Kheradpir You Should Know

Shaygan Kheradpir is not a strange name in the optical transport vendor business. He is the current CEO and Board Chairman of Coriant Holdings. Coriant is a respected global supplier of innovative networking solutions to different leading network operators in different countries.

In his career, Shaygan has managed to get a name for himself as a recognized technology and business leader with not less than 28 years experience in the technology, telecom, and financial services industry. He started his career at GTE Corporation and after a short while got appointed as Verizon’s Chief Information Officer. During that time, he also used to be a member of the Executive Leadership team that was responsible for modernizing, innovating and creating better efficiency in the company.

According to¬†, he would later join Barclay’s as Chief Operations and Technology Officer and also made history by being the first technology officer in the bank to serve on the bank’s Executive Committee. At Barclay’s, he was very instrumental in creating the company’s TRANSFORM program that was historical in the sense that it transformed the bank to become modernized technologically. At the time, the bank was operating across 50 countries with more than 150 thousand employees.

After a successful stint at Barclay’s, he later became the Chief Executive Officer at Juniper Networks where he was also very instrumental in developing the Integrated Operating Plan for the company. He also focused a lot on the strategic growth markets of High IQ Networking and Cloud Builder.

Before getting appointed to his current role, Shaygan was the Operating Manager at Marlin Equity Partners which had the main focus on technology investments and telecom. Shaygan has a wide knowledge in matters related to telecommunications and engineering. He is a Cornell University Ph.D., Master’s and Bachelor’s holder in electrical engineering.

He has also managed to register patents in electrical payments, telecom, and media. In the past, he has made appearances on the board of the U.S National Institute of Standards and Technology. He has also been a member of the Cornell University Engineering Council. Shaygan is a perfect example of an individual who has worked to get where he is and still works hard to improve the society through his work.

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FreedomPop Opens The World Of Data For Travellers

After offering mobile users free data and phone calls most people figured FreedomPop was not going to be able to top themselves, however, the company is now utilizing another $50 million in fundraising to just that. FreedomPop has their eye on creating a global hotspot that will actually make mobile use while traveling affordable.

Almost everyone knows that roaming fees are sky high, and for this reason most people turn their mobiles off while they travel. AT&T and Verizon are known for outrageous high roaming rates. T-Mobile is the only major carrier that offers free roaming, but they slow down the speeds so that email is about all it is useful for.

However, according to Re/Code, CEO Stephen Stokols aims to change the roaming environment. In order to offer discount roaming the company has made local deals that will allow its global hotspot to be used in all 25 countries that FreedomPop currently operates within.

In order to jump in and use the service customers must buy a hotspot for $49 that can be used continually after the one time purchase in all regions that FreedomPop serves. They also will need a SIM card to insert into unlocked phones which can be purchased for another $10. Once this is out of the way they receive 200mb of data for free every month with the option for purchasing another 500bm for $10.

By doing this they can continue to expand into markets and make their products even more useful. In the meantime, the international service will be the cheapest way for any traveler to see the world and still stay connected.

Securus Technologies Calls Upon An Independent Judge To Compare Its Services And Products To That Of GTL

Securus Technologies is one of the biggest inmate communication and security service provider for correctional facilities. It offers a variety of products that facilitate inmate communication and security monitoring for prison facilities. It also has products that help in criminal investigations and promotion of public safety. Their products incorporate evidence analytical tools that allow security personnel to tap into and listen to live phone calls and watch live video call. These analytical tools allow the user to assess critically evidence and come out with a possible criminal motive. Such products include the Thread 3.1.

Recently Global Tec-Link, Securus Technologies main competitor, resorted to offer litigation claiming that their products and customers services were at the same level with that of Securus Technologies. Securus Technologies had little to say on this and called for an independent judge, to analyze the two companies’ products and customer services and offer a verdict which was the best in the correctional security solutions industry and to begin with, if they were even at the same level.

Securus Technologies has state of the art innovations in the inmate communication sector such as Voice Over Internet Phones and video visitation platforms that make them be at the top of the industry. Recently Securus Technologies laughed the video visitation mobile application to the market. This application is supported by phones that have either the Android or Apple operating systems. The new video visitation mobile application is expected to increase Securus Technologies customer service and market penetration.

Securus Technologies also has the world’s largest Voice Over Internet Phones platform in the correctional facility industry, making them the leader in inmate phone calls. On the other hand, Global Tec-Link has a small connection to this platform, thus, more customers prefer Securus Technologies. Securus recently invested over $670 million to fund its development and innovative projects in the United States while Global Tec-Link only invested less than 10% of the same course. The expected outcome is that Securus Technologies will have a wide variety of products on the market in the near future brought about by this investment. Global Tec-Link which invested less in their innovate sector will have nothing or little to offer the market in terms of innovative products. From this, you can easily conclude that Securus Technologies are far ahead of Global Tec-Link in all aspects of the correctional security solutions industry.