About the Author

Ashley Martin

As Technical Manager for CommScope, Ashley provides leadership to a broad skilled field applications engineering team. This team provides engineering design and support across Service Provider (Carrier) and Enterprise solutions involving fibre optic, copper and wireless technologies.

Ashley has been involved within the telecommunications industry for over 17 years, having started on site with telecommunications and electrical installation services. These installations covered various markets, from financial to government/ defence and hospitals. Data Centre design and construct led into Project Management across Australia. From here Ashley was involved in large scale power generation and control systems across Australia and New Zealand.

Having upskilled by studying various engineering and management courses, Ashley has been involved in fibre optic and copper infrastructure product and solutions development for over the last 8 years. His skills have led him to participating in Standards Australia committees such as CT-001 (mirroring the International Standards JTC1 SC25 work group), chairing the CT-001-2 fibre optic sub-committee, as well as providing representation for Australia as an IEC expert in SC86B.

Ashley has substantial experience with design and solutions provision across Data Centre, Structured Cabling Systems and Carrier networks.