Marlin Equity Partners Expands Coriant Portfolio with
Sycamore's Optical Networking Solutions
LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2013 -- Marlin Equity Partners ("Marlin"), a global private investment firm, today announced that Sycamore Networks Solutions, Inc. ("Sycamore") will join forces with Coriant, a Marlin portfolio company and leading supplier of 100G+ optical transport, OTN switching, and software-defined service control and management solutions to Tier 1 service providers worldwide.
As a result, Sycamore, which was acquired by Marlin in January 2013, will become Coriant America Inc., and will remain headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Sycamore will also adopt the Coriant brand for all of its product and service offerings, significantly enhancing the customer value proposition of an expanded Coriant portfolio with industry-leading optical mesh technology, intelligent control plane software, and multiservice switching solutions.
"We are excited to harness a deeper pool of optical networking expertise as we leverage the combined strengths of these exceptional teams to advance Coriant's global market position," said Pat DiPietro, an operating partner at Marlin. "With an expanded solutions portfolio and greater operational scale, we will be well-positioned for continued growth and innovation."
The expanded Coriant portfolio offers unparalleled customer benefits, including: