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A Look at WIT Press

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The Wessex Institute of Technology is a facility in the United Kingdom that provides an education, research, and publications. The institute’s mission is to facilitate the exchange of information, or what it calls, “a series of knowledge transfer mechanisms”. The Wessex Institute also holds conferences around Europe where different subjects are discussed and lectures are held.

The publishing arm of the Wessex Institute is WIT Press. WIT Press published the proceedings of their conferences. They also publish research journals and edited works. Currently, they have seven international journals that they are printing. Two of these are being released in 2017; “The International Journal of Heritage Architecture” and the “International Journal of Transport Development and Integration“. WIT Press also has two international journals slated for release in 2018. WIT Press has a call for papers for all four of these journals where they are asking researchers to submit their papers on the subjects of each journal.

Coriant appoints Shaygan Kheradpir to lead operations in the company

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Coriant Company that was formed by the Merlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, is a great supplier of innovative networking solutions. Recently the company has extended its services to leading network operators in over a 100 countries.

Coriant was formed by the strong merge between Nokia Siemens optical networks, Tellabs and Sycamore Networks businesses. Based on an over 35 years of technology innovations it has been renown for offering the best packet optical transport.

The company has so far attracted a vast line of customers. These include; cloud providers, large enterprises, government agencies and the nine top 10 global Tier 1 communications Service Providers.

In a recent press release, link:, Shaygan Kheradpir was appointed the new Coriant CEO. Shaygan came in to succeed the former president Mr. DiPietro. Mr. DiPietro later on became the vice chairman at Coriant and transitioned back to his position as an operating partner at Merlin Equity Partners.

Shaygan Kheradpir who has gained much of executive industry, business and operational experience, is expected to lead Coriant to the next level of growth. His skills will be vital in intensifying data application in the growing market. These include long haul transport deployments, mobile back-haul upgrades centered on the evolution of 4G and 5G and big scale data-center and cloud infrastructure build outs.

Shaygan has been in the business and technology service field for 28 years. He then has gained much experience working with telecom, technology and financial service industries. Shaygan acquired his bachelors, masters and PhD from Cornell University where he was also in the Cornell University Engineering Council.

He began his career at GTE Corporation. Later on Shaygan, as a chief operations and technology officer joined Barclays Bank. At one time, he also served as a CEO at Juniper Networks where he worked for the development of operating plan for the company. Prior to his new position as Coriant CEO, he worked with the senior management team at Coriant where he got to familiarize himself with the ongoing processes at Coriant. With his guidance and insights, Shaygan is expected to lead operational execution at Coriant and lead the company to the next level.