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Renowned Computer Science Professor Mark Crovella Joins Guavus Executive Team as Chief Scientist

Jun 19, 2012

San Mateo, Calif. – June 19, 2012 – Guavus Inc., a leading provider of big data analytics solutions that enable service providers and enterprises to make intelligent and timely decisions, today announced that Mark Crovella has joined the company as chief scientist. A global authority on data analytics, Crovella is also a professor of computer science at Boston University.

"Guavus is incredibly honored by Mark's commitment to helping us continue our tradition of leadership and innovation in big data analytics," said Anukool Lakhina, founder and CEO of Guavus. "Mark is a true visionary whose guidance will be invaluable as we scale and enrich our architecture to accommodate the exponentially rising demand for timely and continuous analytics systems."

Crovella has been a Professor of Computer Science at Boston University since 1994. From 2003-2004 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris VI (LIP6). He received a BS from Cornell University in 1982; he also earned an MS from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Rochester. The owner of five patents, Crovella co-authored Internet Measurement: Infrastructure, Traffic, and Applications (Wiley Press, 2006) and authored more than one hundred papers on networking and computer systems.

As Chief Scientist, Crovella is also an integral part of Guavus's Technology Advisory Board, whose anchor members include Technicolor Chief Scientist Christophe Diot and University of Maryland Darnell-Kanal Associate Professor of Computer Science, Nick Feamster. The board's primary responsibility is to keep Guavus at the forefront of a rapidly evolving data science landscape.

"While some companies only offer pieces of analytics technology for niche deployments, Guavus has a truly horizontal and comprehensive approach to mastering the global big data opportunity across markets," said Crovella. "With a stable of tier-one clients and several more on deck, Guavus has steadily risen to the challenge of creating proven solutions for tackling the challenges associated with analyzing data so businesses can make smarter, timely decisions to gain a competitive edge. As chief scientist, my aim is to help Guavus bring to market even more innovative solutions as additional industries look to take advantage of big data to transform their business."

About Guavus

Founded in June 2006, Guavus has been built from the ground up to unlock the value of operational, sensor and network generated big data and reduce the economic and technology risk associated with deploying a traditional business intelligence solution. Guavus big data analytics solutions, which are based on pioneering patent-pending technology, include the Guavus Reflex ™ platform integrated with a suite of analytics applications that enable intelligent and timely decision-making. Two of the top three mobile operators and backbone carriers in the United States utilize Guavus big data analytics solutions to control costs, maximize profits and deliver an enhanced end-to-end customer experience. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, CA with research and development offices in Gurgaon and Ahmedabad, India. For more information please visit us on Facebook,LinkedIn or Twitter.

Ty Sheppard
Finn Partners for Guavus
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