Relay2, a leading provider of cloud-controlled Wi-Fi solutions, today announced the appointment of Dr. Niel Ransom to its advisory board.
With more than 35 years experience in the telecommunications industry, Dr. Ransom is the President and CEO of Ransomshire Associates, Inc., a consultancy providing corporate strategy development and private equity investments. He currently serves as chairman of the board of directors at Saguna Networks, serves on the advisory board of Riverwood Capital, and serves on the boards of directors of Radisys, MultiPhy, and Polatis. Dr. Ransom previously held the position of Worldwide CTO of Alcatel and was a member of its Executive Committee.
“The extensive experience and expertise that Dr. Ransom brings to our advisory board is critical to helping us develop and execute our aggressive growth strategy,” stated Greg Daily, CEO of Relay2. “Our unique service delivery platform provides system integrators with the ability to create and deliver new service offerings and generate new revenue streams. Dr. Ransom will bring valuable strategic insight as we focus on growing the adoption of our platform in this crucial market segment.”
Dr. Ransom joins the company’s existing board advisor, Dr. Arthur Lin, a recognized visionary in the IP networking industry who brings over 30 years of experience in developing breakthrough products for the networking industry.
Relay2, a leader in cloud-managed wireless networks, helps service providers transform legacy managed services into complete ROI-generating business solutions tailored for SMB. Relay2’s pioneering Service-Ready Access Point enables cloud-managed applications and content to be hosted at the network edge, as close as possible to mobile customers, guests, and employees. The open Relay2 platform makes it both simple and low cost to leverage a foundation of high performance WiFi to build, deploy, and manage innovative edge applications that provide rich connected experiences.
Headquartered in Milpitas, California, Relay2 was founded in 2011 and is a privately funded company led by an experienced team of wireless and networking veterans. For more information, visit www.relay2.com and follow @relay2wireless on Twitter.
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