Gnodal Adds Data Center Veteran Vic Mahadevan to Board of Directors
Vic Mahadevan appointed to Gnodal board, joins US and UK industry leaders
Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) June 27, 2012
Gnodal Limited – the high performance datacenter networking company – announced today that Vic Mahadevan has joined the Gnodal Board of Directors. The appointment adds a seat to the board, bringing the total number of directors to eight including industry veterans from enterprise IT companies such as Juniper, Alcatel, Sun, Pivot3, Quadrics and more.
Mahadevan, was most recently the Chief Strategy Officer at NetApp, where he was responsible for leading NetApp's business strategy and identifying additional market and product opportunities to fuel future growth. He led the company’s strategic planning and business development activities worldwide and reported to Tom Georgens, president and CEO of NetApp. Vic was also responsible for driving strategic planning processes, managing acquisitions, and supporting NetApp’s strategic alliances and partnership teams.
Vic, who also held executive management positions with BMC, Compaq and LSI, joins the Gnodal board as the company launches its GS-Series high density, low latency data center switches in the US and worldwide into financial, scientific and energy vertical markets. Vic holds an MBA in Marketing and MS in Engineering from the University of Iowa as well a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.
“Gnodal is uniquely positioned to respond to the ever-increasing demand for higher performance switching in today’s private-hybrid cloud and enterprise data centers,” said Mahadevan. “Gnodal switches, as the foundation of a new era in friction-free networking, will revolutionize the next wave of data center networking with an entirely unique 'preemptive' fabric that surpasses the expectations of the most demanding customers.”
Gnodal Limited is an enterprise networking company delivering industry-leading adaptive load-balancing performance, port density and low power consumption to the high performance data center with its GS-Series Ethernet switches. With an initial port-to-port latency as low as 282ns and additional hops at a mere 66ns, multistage networks containing thousands of ports can be assembled with an overall system latency as low as 414ns making the GS-Series ideal for latency sensitive applications. The GS-Series is built to scale from 72 ports to a massive network of up to 64,000 ports by combining other members of the family to create a cost-effective, ultra-low latency, highly utilized Ethernet Fabric with exclusive congestion avoidance functionality.
"We are very excited to welcome Vic to our Board of Directors; his many years of experience in technology and business development, combined with high-end enterprise storage and compute solutions, will prove invaluable as we accelerate market acceptance and sales activities," said Bob Fernander, CEO, Gnodal.
The technology that drives today’s world is moving forward at an ever-increasing pace. For switches, low latency has to go hand in hand with high bandwidth - scalability cannot compromise performance. The Gnodal GS-Series Switch Family provides the highest density, lowest latency Top-of-Rack 10 and 40-GbE solutions available on the market making it an ideal infrastructure for low latency applications, virtualization, high performance storage and server consolidation within the data center. Based in Bristol, UK, and Palo Alto, CA, Gnodal, is the winner of the 2012 Best of Interop Award in the networking category. For more information, visit http://www.Gnodal.com
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