Maxeler Technologies Appoints Two New Board Members Company Names Andy Bach, Juniper Networks’ Chief Architect in Financial Services, as Board of Directors Observer and Jerry Marcus, Former Director at Metromedia Fiber Networks (Now Zayo Group) as member of Maxeler Technologies’ Board of Directors
March 21, 2016, London, England (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Maxeler Technologies, a leading provider of Dataflow computing platforms, solutions, and appliances, today announced that Andy Bach, Vice President and Chief Architect of Financial Services for Juniper Networks joins as a board of directors observer and Jerry Marcus, Former Director of Metromedia Fiber Networks have been appointed to Maxeler’s board of directors.
“The opportunity we have at Maxeler to lead the next wave of Dataflow innovation across a diverse range of industries is incredible. That is why we are so honored to welcome tech industry veterans Andy Bach and Jerry Marcus to our leadership team,” said Oskar Mencer, CEO and Founder of Maxeler Technologies.
Mr. Bach was formerly the Global Head of Network Services at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Euronext) and brings a wealth of experience in innovative technologies for the financial industry. Mr. Marcus brings to Maxeler invaluable experience acquired over 35 years in a noteworthy career that has included roles as a Director at Metromedia Fiber Networks, Director at Sun Microsystems, Board Member and Advisor to numerous technology companies as well as Advisor for over a decade to The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Program at Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
These appointments further strengthen Maxeler’s previously announced partnership to run Maxeler data flow applications on Juniper’s QFX5100-AA switch and QFX-PFA application acceleration switch, which significantly improves the performance of business-critical applications in latency-sensitive computing environments. Ideal for financial services institutions, the switch, acceleration module, and Maxeler’s programmable Dataflow machine abstraction vastly improves the performance of applications that handle market data and social media feeds, order execution routing and big data analytics. These capabilities allow financial firms to make decisions faster and take advantage of real-time market opportunities.
“The need for hardware-accelerated computation continues to grow within the financial services industry. The use of data flow technology to provide a network embedded hardware based solution is key. It is my pleasure to join the board of Maxeler to help guide the development of this company and the technology for the benefit of Juniper and the overall industry.” - Andy Bach, Chief Architect for Financial Services Team, Juniper Networks
"Maxeler technology opens new frontiers that enable expedient insights into information that would not otherwise be possible. I am pleased to join the Board and assist in the evolution of the company and the application of its technology." - Jerry Marcus, Board Member, Maxeler Technologies
About Maxeler Technologies Headquartered in London, England, Maxeler Technologies is a leading provider of Dataflow computing platforms, solutions, and appliances. The company offers a range of data-centric products and services that have been deployed by financial exchanges, banks, enterprise networks, and high-performance computing applications in defense, government, and media. Maxeler’s technology addresses latency and capacity challenges caused by the ever-increasing amount of traffic on networks due to accelerated adoption of computer automation across industries. For more information, visit https://www.maxeler.com.
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