Chris Purdy

Chris Purdy

Chief Technology Officer, CENX
Chris leads the development of CENX’s technology vision, as well as professional services, and product management at CENX. A leading technical contributor to the development of Carrier Ethernet, Chris is specification editor of Carrier Ethernet Service Constructs in the MEF’s technical committee.

Before CENX, Chris was CTO at Nakina Systems, a telecom operations software vendor, and helped take the company from early stage to one deployed in multiple Tier 1 providers managing thousands of network elements. Prior to Nakina, Chris spent 19 years with Nortel in numerous roles including Professional Services, Senior Network Operations and IT consultant, and Director of Optical Ethernet Management. Chris holds a BASc. in Electrical engineering from the University of Toronto.

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Recent Articles

Mitigating risk: Basic measures to prevent DDoS attacks in 2021

Posted on: April 9, 2021

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are getting more and more vicious each day, hurting business targets both financially and reputationally. These attacks work by overloading a web server with requests and causing hours, even days, of downtime and inevitable frustration.

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Buildings can be key to a sustainable future – but first, business models need to change

Posted on: April 8, 2021

The World Economic Forum was right to say in a post this month that buildings could be the key to building a sustainable society post-pandemic.

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