17 September 2012

DASAN Networks moving USA HQ to new facility in Suwanee; New office in Santa Clara, California

Suwanee, GA – 17 September 2012 - DASAN Networks, Inc., a global leader in delivering carrier-grade network and customer access solutions that enable high-speed data, voice, video, and wireless services over FTTP (Fiber-to-the-Premise) networks announces a major expansion of its U.S. based operations. With more than 6 million PON ONTs installed worldwide, DASAN opened its USA corporate offices in 2010. DASAN Networks USA, headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia opened a new office in Santa Clara, California, and is in the process of relocating US headquarters to a larger facility in Suwanee. 

DASAN Networks USA is currently focused on FTTP and Mobile Backhaul (MBH) 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 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. 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 Channel sales, DASAN Networks USA launched a dedicated Enterprise and Channel sales organization located in Santa Clara, CA. The new branch focuses on Layer 2 and 3 switch offerings, along with FTTP and Mobile Backhaul solutions targeting government, utility, and municipal and education applications. Additionally, has already succeeded in securing several strategic distributor/VAR channel partner relationships. 

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.” 

Demonstrating growth and establishment, 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” says Thomas Kim. 

DASAN Networks USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of DASAN Networks International, a South Korean company 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. 

Source: DASAN Networks