Originally posted to Data Center POST

Data Center POST interview with Fady Masoud, Principal, Cloud Solutions Marketing Infinera

By Contributing Editor Anthony Hidalgo

Fady Masoud is a Principal in the Cloud Solutions Marketing team at Infinera and Prime for the Compact Modular as well as Metro Core/Long Haul solutions.

Fady’s area of expertise focuses on the architecture and requirements of next-generation optical networking infrastructure. During his more than 23 years in the telecommunications industry, Fady has held various positions in the optical networking domain at Nortel, Ciena and now Infinera. He started as a hardware test engineer on the first OC-192 (10 Gbps) systems and then as a Systems engineer on optical metropolitan products, all combined with hands-on field experience. Fady holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Laval University (Quebec City, Canada) and a master’s degree in systems technology (simulation of optical networks) from the Superior School of Technology (Montreal, Canada). He has written numerous publications, including books on next-generation optical networking including OTN, Data Center Interconnect (DCI), Coherent Optical Networking, evolution strategies to cognitive networking and many other key topics.

With ITW 2019 approaching rapidly, we sat down to chat with Fady about how Infinera solves its clients’ problems clients problems and what’s on the horizon for the company.

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