BOSTON--()--Terascala, the Fast Data company, today announced that Dr. Jim Rothnie has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Dr. Rothnie retired from EMC in July 2002 as senior vice president and chief technology officer. He has continued to serve as an advisor to the industry on business strategies and innovation.
“Jim brings a wealth of experience in computing, and I’m pleased to welcome him as the newest member of the Terascala board of directors”
Terascala also announced today it has opened an office in Boston to support its strong growth and to attract key talent. The new office is located at 100 North Washington Street, Fifth Floor, Boston. The company continues to maintain its office in Avon, Massachusetts.
“Jim brings a wealth of experience in computing, and I’m pleased to welcome him as the newest member of the Terascala board of directors,” said Steve Butler, Terascala CEO. “He has an exceptional combination of business acumen, product development, and data storage experience. He knows our market well and is an excellent addition to our board.”
Dr. Rothnie has held other executive leadership positions, including vice president of software development at Data General Corporation; executive vice president of Kendall Square Research, where he led the development of large-scale parallel computers and related software; and president and COO of Computer Corporation of America. Dr. Rothnie holds a B.S. and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Terascala offers a simple storage appliance that is purpose-built to meet the demands of high performance enterprise computing. It overcomes the throughput bottleneck encountered by conventional NFS-based systems to deliver tens of gigabytes per second of aggregate read/write throughput. The Terascala appliance works alongside mainstream storage systems to provide interim relief for problematic Big Data/Fast Data applications, resulting in a 10x improvement in time to results. The Terascala appliance suite leverages the Lustre™ open source parallel file system and offers tools for system monitoring, health check and break/fix; event logging and alerts; application tuning; and workflow.
Terascala is the Fast Data Company. Terascala’s LustreStack software suite enables storage providers to offer Lustre-based storage appliances that are simple to deploy, easy to use, and optimally tune. With LustreStack-powered storage appliances, organizations can optimize the performance of HPC and Fast Data applications without requiring specialized expertise or compromising on system availability or performance. LustreStack appliances are available from several major suppliers. Founded in 2005, Terascala is based in Avon, Mass., and counts a number of industry leaders among its partners, including Dell and EMC. Learn more at http://www.terascala.com.
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