LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CALIENT Technologies, Inc., the global leader for Optical Circuit Switching technology and Sales Force Europe, a provider of on-demand sales professionals who work in 27 countries and 14 languages, today announced a partnership to expand international sales of CALIENT’s S-Series optical switching solutions into Europe.
The partnership will leverage Sales Force Europe’s established relationships with European telco operators, datacenter vendors, and large enterprises to introduce CALIENT’s optical circuit switching technology to European networks. CALIENT’s light-speed switches are used by many of North America’s top ISPs and Internet infrastructure vendors to improve network throughput and lower latency.
“Through our sales partnership with Sales Force Europe, CALIENT is able to immediately address the demand we have from customers in Europe and simultaneously manage our aggressive goals to expand across the region,” said Erik Leonard, CALIENT’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development. “We wanted an experienced team to help drive our sales efforts with service providers, datacenters and partners.”
Sales Force Europe (SFE) helps high-tech companies to launch, develop and expand their sales internationally. With a team of 65+ sales experts, SFE has successfully introduced more than 100 technology companies into the EMEA and Latin American markets. SFE specializes in Telecom, Enterprise/Cloud, Consumer Electronics and Channel Distribution.
“SFE is committed to providing our best-in-class sales expertise to expand adoption of CALIENT’s Optical Circuit Switching technology throughout Europe,” said Rick Pizzoli, CEO of Sales Force Europe. “With our elite group of sales professionals, SFE’s mission is to optimize CALIENT’s revenue and streamline their sales operations across European markets. We are thrilled to partner with CALIENT as they are the leader in their space.”
Data centers and Internet service providers use optical circuit switches in their networks to provide very low latency, high-speed transport networks for persistent traffic flows. CALIENT switches are popular among cloud datacenters and service provider networks where their small size, ultra-low power consumption, and unlimited scalability are enabling new breakthroughs in reducing network costs and improving efficiency.
About Sales Force Europe
Sales Force Europe provides contract sales teams that accelerate time-to-market and minimize risk for companies seeking to expand sales in Europe and other international markets. Successful companies including Livefyre, Streetline, and RingCentral have tapped Sales Force Europe to quickly and profitably expand their businesses abroad. SFE’s on-demand sales professionals efficiently and effectively represent companies abroad and use local market knowledge and sales contacts to manifest revenues quickly. SFE works in 27 countries and 14 languages throughout Europe and can be contracted on a part-time or full-time basis. For more information on SFE services, visit us at: http://www.salesforceeurope.com.
About CALIENT Technologies
CALIENT Technologies is the global leader in pure photonic Optical Circuit Switching with systems that enable dynamic optical layer optimization in next generation datacenters, software defined networks, and media production facilities worldwide. CALIENT’s 3D MEMS switches provide optical path switching at up to seven-times lower cost than conventional packet-based solutions. The company designs and builds its systems using its own state-of-the-art MEMS Fab facility located at its corporate headquarters in Santa Barbara, California. For more information, visit CALIENT at http://www.calient.net, on Twitter and LinkedIn, or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.