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Patton Appoints Di Pietro to Lead in Italy

Gilberto Di Pietro will drive continued revenue growth by expanding business operations in the region.

Gilberto Di Pietro, Regional Sales Director for Italy, Patton-Inalp Networks

“Patton is well-positioned to bridge the gap between traditional telecom technologies and the burgeoning ALL-IP communications solutions. It will be an honor to serve carriers, ISP’s and system integrators with new-generation SIP-based systems.”

Gilberto Di Pietro
Regional Sales Director
Patton-Inalp Networks.
NIEDERWANGEN: Patton Electronics—US manufacturer of UC, cloud, and IoT enabling solutions for carrier, enterprise and industrial networks—has appointed the former Vuetel Italia executive, Gilberto Di Pietro, to lead business development in Italy.

In his role as Regional Sales Director for Italy Mr. Di Pietro will apply his 30 years of Telecom market experience in business development and sales management to drive continued revenue growth by expanding Patton’s business operations in the region.

“Patton is well-positioned to bridge the gap between traditional telecom technologies and the burgeoning ALL-IP communications solutions,” said Mr. Di Pietro. “It will be an honor to serve Patton while providing state-of-the-art enterprise solutions that help carriers, ISP’s and system integrators move forward with new-generation unified communications, cloud-hosted and on-premise SIP-based systems.”

In addition to several management and business-development roles, Di Pietro served until 2012 as CEO and General Manager for Retelit, which is listed in the Milan Stock Exchange.

Through the course of his career he has served such major telecommunications carriers as France Telecom, Global One, Teleglobe and Olivetti’s group companies.

Prior to joining Patton-Inalp, Gilberto was a board member of OpenHubMed, an open and neutral data center based in Sicily. He also worked for Vuetel Italia as business unit director.

Gilberto holds an education in technical and engineering disciplines. He has two children and lives in Milan.

Conducting business operations from Patton-Inalp offices in Switzerland, Mr. Di Pietro can be reached by email, phone (+41 31 985 2563) and LinkedIn

Recently Patton announced a new weatherproof power-over-ethernet extender that Reaches 915 meters (3,300 feet) while delivering up to 15 Watts of 802.3af (or legacy) PoE power.

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Patton is all about connections. It is our joy and mission to connect real-world customer challenges with high-quality, right-priced solutions—complemented by unrivaled customer service and technical support. Incorporated 1984, Patton has built everything from micro-sized widgets that connect "this-with-that," to carrier-grade Telecom gear that connects subscribers to service-providers. Patton's specialty is interconnecting legacy TDM and serial systems with new-generation IP-based voice, data, and multi-media technologies.

Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, Patton equipment—including VoIP, Ethernet extension, and wireless router technologies—is up-and-running in carrier, enterprise and industrial networks worldwide. Patton works in connection with a growing network of technology, business, and sales-channel partners. To connect with local-market requirements, Patton operates training and support centers in Switzerland, Hungary, Lebanon, Australia and the USA.

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