SUWANEE, Ga.--()--Dasan Networks, Inc., a global leader in fiber to the premises (FTTP) solutions with more than 6 million PON ONTs installed worldwide, announces a major expansion of its U.S. business operations. Dasan Networks USA, a California corporation, recently opened a new office in Santa Clara, California, and has signed a lease for a larger headquarters location in Suwanee, GA.
“Dasan has outstanding technology with proven reliability and value, while our channel partners bring strong relationships and market presence.”
Dasan Networks USA opened its headquarters in Suwanee, GA in 2010 to focus on FTTP and mobile backhaul solutions for service providers. To date, it has twenty customers in the U.S., with a number of additional trials and evaluations under way. Dasan’s market-leading FTTP technology has made it the primary supplier in Korea, a country with over 100% broadband penetration over fiber, as well as major deployments in Japan, India, and elsewhere around the world.
“Bringing our proven layer 3 IP fiber OLTs and advanced ONTs to the U.S. market represents a step beyond other FTTP solutions available in the U.S. today,” notes Thomas Kim, President of Dasan Networks USA. “Our technology has been implemented in the most technologically advanced broadband markets in the world in North Asia. Our goal is to deliver greater value and higher performance with field-proven technology in the U.S.”
In a recent move to expand into enterprise and government markets, as well as launch a channel partner business program, Dasan Networks USA formed a new Enterprise and Channel organization located in Santa Clara, CA. The new organization focuses on Layer 2 and 3 switches along with FTTP and mobile backhaul solutions targeting government, utility, municipal and education applications. In addition, it is developing several strategic distributor/VAR channel partners to expand markets and customers. It has recently signed agreements with two key VARs, and more are in process.
“We see tremendous value in the capabilities strategic channel partners can provide to Dasan,” comments Eric Floyd, VP of the Enterprise and Channel team. “Dasan has outstanding technology with proven reliability and value, while our channel partners bring strong relationships and market presence.”
Dasan Networks USA headquarters in Suwanee is in the process of moving to a new facility with more than double the square footage in order to accommodate the growth in its U.S. operation. “Dasan demonstrates its commitment to the U.S. market and is backing it up with on-going investments,” Comments Thomas Kim.
About DASAN Networks USA
DASAN Networks USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of DASAN Networks International, a South Korean company publically traded on the KOSDAQ stock exchange (039560). Established in 1993, with a strong financial history, DASAN Networks develops market-leading fiber solutions for the carrier and enterprise market, including PON, Ethernet switching, Mobile Backhaul and advanced routing solutions along with a range of terminal devices.