Friday, July 21, 2023

Lightwave Logic appoints director

Lightwave Logic has appointed Laila Partridge to Lightwave Logic's Board of Directors.

Ms. Partridge currently serves as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The HardTech Project, a new venture with a novel approach to early-stage hardware investing. Previously, she was Managing Director of the STANLEY + Techstars Accelerator where she directed a global effort for Stanley Black & Decker's Chief Technology Officer to identify and invest in innovative technologies for industrial applications with an emphasis on electrification, sustainability and advanced manufacturing. Prior to that, she began her technology career at Intel Capital, serving as a Director of Strategic Investments. Ms. Partridge began her career at Wells Fargo, where ultimately achieved the role of VP of Corporate Banking.

Australia’s Powerlink deploys Ribbon

Powerlink, the electrical transmission grid operator in the Australian state of Queensland, has selected Ribbon to help modernize its statewide operational network. Part of Australia's National Electricity Market (NEM), Powerlink's network extends 1,700 km (1,055 miles), with 15,000 km (9,300 miles) of transmission lines.

Powerlink is utilizing Ribbon's NPT family of routers to build a robust and protected internal communications network, as well as Ribbon's  LightSoft. Network Management System (NMS), which provides multi-layer, end-to-end network management.