SOURCE: Optelian


November 05, 2013 09:02 ET

Optelian Names Rupy Bhoi Director of Sales in Canada

MARIETTA, GA and OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - Nov 5, 2013) -  Intuitive Packet Optical Networking™ solution provider, Optelian, announces that Rupy Bhoi has been named Director of Sales in Canada. Mr. Bhoi is a senior sales executive with over 20 years of experience in next-generation products, applications and services in the North American telecommunications industry.

In his new role with Optelian, Mr. Bhoi will work closely with Optelian's existing Canadian customers to continue Optelian's growth in the Canadian market and further develop Optelian's Canadian sales team.

"We are very excited to have Rupy join our team," says Optelian President Mike Perry. "His background is a perfect fit with Optelian, and we are confident he is the right person to lead our sales force in Canada as we continue to enjoy unprecedented growth with our Intuitive Packet Optical Networking portfolio and services."

Prior to joining Optelian, Mr. Bhoi was the Director of Sales in Canada for Ekinops Corporation, where he was the advanced technology sales lead for Layer 1 opportunities in the carrier marketplace for 100G DWDM applications. He also established strategic benchmark tests with Canadian carriers for lab and field trials. 

During his career, Mr. Bhoi has managed and grown high-impact accounts, negotiated profitable agreements with top telecom companies and participated in a wide variety of activities to promote next-generation technology.

From access to core, passive to packet, and 100M to 100G, Mr. Bhoi will manage and grow the Canadian footprint of Optelian's Intuitive Packet Optical Networking and services portfolio, including the MPX-9110 Flexible 100G Platform, the PKX-1640 Packet Networking Card, the FLX-1610 Multi-protocol Networking Card and the platforms that support Optelian's LightFLEX™ family of ROADMs, amplifiers, balancing/conditioning for long-haul, passive elements and node intelligence.

"I am very excited about joining the Optelian team and the opportunities that Optelian has in the Canadian market," said Mr. Bhoi. "With Optelian's strong team and in-house manufacturing based in Ottawa, we are in a strong position to support Canadian customers for all of their packet optical transport needs."

"Rupy has made a positive impact for every company he has represented," Mr. Perry continues. "He stands out as someone who establishes win-win relationships with customers and who understands our industry inside and out."

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About Optelian
Optelian provides Intuitive Packet Optical Networking to deliver next-generation services. Our solutions are powered by our modular Optelian FLEX Architecture™, and deliver services from access to core, passive to packet, and 100M to 100G. Intuitive Packet Optical Networking enables Service Driven Networking, allowing you to rapidly deliver services while optimizing network capacity. We empower intuitive service management through a simplified infrastructure that virtualizes network and technology complexity.

With agile design capabilities and North American-based manufacturing, Optelian can meet custom requirements to suit any network. Combined with professional services to ensure your solution is optimally deployed, and world-class customer support, Optelian delivers the technology and services that enable intuitive next-generation networks. For more information, visit, and follow us on Twitter @Optelian.

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