Quortus Appoints Steve Coppins to Lead Business Development
Guildford,UK – 13th January 2014 – Quortus, the company creating virtual mobile core solutions for small networks, today announced that Steve Coppins has joined the company as Business Development Manager. In this role, Steve will be responsible for the sales of Quortus’ portfolio of state of the art software applications that allows core network functionality to be installed on small cells, commodity hardware or in the cloud, reducing operation costs and enhancing user experience by placing 4G, 3G and GSM core functionality where it is needed.
Steve joins from Nokia Siemens Networks where he spent more than 15 years in a number of roles, most recently he was responsible for developing relationships, expanding sales and increasing profitability with major accounts. He also represented the company within the UK government ESMCP programme – relating to next generation LTE-based public safety developments – and was responsible for positioning new propositions including DVB-H and on-train communications. Previously Steve held a number of roles within Nortel and Siemens.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Steve to Quortus at a time when we are seeing significant growth across all of our key markets,” said Andy Odgers, CEO of Quortus. “His excellent sales and business development experience from across the telecoms ecosystem will help us accelerate momentum in small cell, enterprise and public safety segments.”
“The shift of intelligence from the silo of the traditional core out in to the network is having a profound effect on the mobile industry,” said Steve Coppins, Business Development Manager of Quortus. “I am delighted to be joining a company at the cutting edge of this movement, at such an exciting time in its development.”
Quortus controller software reduces network operating costs and enhances user experiences. Whether based on a server, in the cloud or on an embedded processor, its technology delivers standalone or fully integrated 4G, 3G and GSM mobile core network functionality where it is needed.
Quortus is changing the nature of mobile networks. Its award winning ECX virtual mobile core software reduces operating costs and improves the performance of 2G, 3G and 4G networks. The flexibility of the ECX makes it suitable for deployment in a range of scenarios. In the cloud, ECX delivers full mobile core functionality through network functions virtualisation (NFV). In the enterprise, ECX is ideally suited for deployment as an Enterprise Small Cell Concentrator. As an embedded application, ECX provides a complete mobile network for use in tactical, rural, industrial, managed access and public safety vehicular applications. Simple to deploy and easy to operate, ECX is the reason that Quortus is big in small networks. For more information, please visit: http://www.quortus.com