March 15, 2023
Ben Bronson

Aviz Welcomes Parantap Lahiri To Its Technical Advisory Board

Aviz unlocks the power and potential of multi-vendor networks with ONES, the stack for SONiC (Software for Open Networking in the Cloud) helping enterprises globally to transition to the open-source NOS. Aviz Networks is proud to announce the appointment of Parantap Lahiri, VP, Network and Datacenter Engineering at eBay to its Technical Advisory Board. Lahiri is a renowned expert in networking and network technologies and has emerged as a thought leader in the future of cloud networks. With his extensive experience and knowledge in deploying SONiC at scale in a large enterprise environment, Lahiri’s appointment is a significant step forward in Aviz Networks’ commitment to innovation in the industry and excellence in customer success. Lahiri’s rare blend of technical expertise, strategic leadership, and people skills make him a valuable addition to the team, and his involvement will undoubtedly help Aviz Networks to continue providing cutting-edge solutions to its customers.

“It’s a pleasure to join the Aviz Technical Advisory Board to help steer development of solutions that immediately suit the needs of customers and ensure their success with SONiC and advancement in open source networking. Putting the needs and wants of the customer first is paramount – in innovation – but also in business models for procurement, pricing, and support. In advising Aviz, I will focus them on putting their customers first and guaranteeing the greatest results for their customer’s SONiC journeys.” – Parantap Lahiri, VP, Network and Datacenter Engineering at eBay

Aviz is the partner of choice for SONiC enablement for the enterprise, who is looking to replicate what hyper-scalers have done, and benefit from the open-source NOS in terms of hardware choices, cost savings, and control they can exert on their network when compared to proprietary stacks. Aviz ONES, a key pillar of our multi-vendor SONiC stack, brings new capabilities for enterprises on top of the NOS for orchestration and visibility to utilize information and automation across their entire fabric.

“Parantap’s experience with SONiC in the large scale enterprise environment will add to our team’s ever growing expertise in open source networking and focus our efforts on delivering high value solutions and support to our customers. We’re excited to have him on board and to have his guidance to better create enormous value and excellent experiences for our customers. Welcome, Parantap!” – Vishal Shukla, CEO, Aviz Networks