Brocade adds SDN expert as engineer

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Brocade adds SDN expert as engineer
Colin Dixon, Brocade

Brocade has appointed Colin Dixon as its principal engineer.

He will oversee the software networking engineering team, managing and playing an important hand in Brocade's open-source initiatives including OpenDaylight.

Dixon was singled out for his sustained contributions to Linux-based project, OpenDaylight, and his experience with software-defined networking.

Brocade's ANZ country manager, Greig Guy, said: "Colin has spent his career focused on where the network is headed, not where it is today, and this will serve as a big benefit to Brocade as we continue to refine our strategy.

"Colin brings a deep and technical background that spans both the hardware and software spectrums that will define next-generation mobile and cloud networks."

Dixon was previously a researcher at IBM's Austin research lab.

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