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February 11, 2016 2:53 PM ET

Communications Equipment

Company Overview of Compass Networks

Company Overview

Compass Networks enables the new wave of electro-optical systems. The company operates as a stealth chip developer for electro-optical telecommunication systems such as optical router. Compass Networks was formerly known as Compass Electro-Optical Systems Ltd. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Netanya, Israel.

698 Tasman Drive

Milpitas, CA 95035

United States

Founded in 2005



Key Executives for Compass Networks

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 54
Co-Founder, President and Director
Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 51
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Compass Networks Key Developments

Compass-EOS Opens Sales and Research and Development and Commercial Sales Center in Russia

Compass-EOS announced that it is opening a new Research and Development and Commercial Sales center in Russia. This comes at a time when Internet traffic in Russia is expected to continue to dramatically grow and Russian network operators are facing the challenge of efficiently scaling their network capacity to meet demand. The Russian market holds tremendous potential, with large scale operators bringing in next generation technologies to support its immense communications and Internet traffic growth, resulting from large social networking and cloud computing players increasing their network capacity requirements.

Compass-EOS Joins OpenDaylight Project

Compass-EOS announced it has joined the OpenDaylight Project, a community-led and industry-supported open-source platform to advance Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). The Compass-EOS routers and SDN Forwarding Plane, a new breed of scale-out networking devices based on icPhotonics, enable SDN/NFV-based architectures in service provider networks. As part of the OpenDaylight project, Compass-EOS will collaborate with OpenDaylight member companies on the development of a common platform for network programmability, contributing code and lending expertise for WAN-centric SDN applications. Compass-EOS' photonic backplane technology, icPhotonics, powers ultra-bandwidth dense networking devices that bring networking into the age of modularity and virtualization. Announced this past October, the Compass-EOS SDN Forwarding Plane is a new, more powerful (yet less complex and power-hungry) networking element that takes its instructions from processes in the cloud.

NTT Communications Installs Compass-EOS Router Equipment in Japan

Compass-EOS announced, together with Net One Systems that Compass-EOS' r10004 equipment is installed at NTT Communications in Japan. This comes at a time when Internet traffic in Japan is expected to continue to dramatically grow, requiring telecommunication service providers to scale the capacity of their network infrastructure. NTT Group, is interested in the photonics-interconnect powered routers since they result in a radically smaller router footprint, a result of the innovation inherent in photonics interconnect and the resulting radical change of router architecture. NTT Communications recognizes that high router power consumption and the resulting cooling requirements, along with the large physical equipment footprint, are turning into serious problems as data requirements grow due to the popularity of smart devices and the use of video applications. The innovation brought by Compass-EOS' icPhotonics(TM) disrupts the routing industry and frees it from the power-hungry and large footprint routers that have dominated it. NTT Communications will start a practical test of the innovative technology with the help of Net One Systems and tackle the increase of network capacity while reducing power consumption and equipment footprint.

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