Netuitive Selects Jean-François Huard as Vice President of Research and Development
Reston, VA -February 5, 2002 - Netuitive®, Inc., a service management software company that offers the industry's most accurate and reliable indicator of impending performance failures - Trusted Alarms™, announced today the appointment of Jean-Francois Huard as Vice President of Research and Development. Huard has responsibility for the company's research, development and engineering organizations.
"I was attracted to Netuitive because of its highly differentiated intellectual property that perfectly aligned with my academic and professional experience, as well as the caliber and commitment of its investors," said Huard. "The technological breakthrough of adaptive correlation algorithms for monitoring, forecasting and control on any platform promises to transform performance management."
Prior to joining Netuitive, Huard was Chief Network Architect and Vice President of Network Engineering at InvisibleHand Networks, a start-up company that provides software enabling IP network service providers to dynamically manage, sell, and allocate IP bandwidth. Earlier, he led the technology team at Xbind, Inc., which developed a programmable middleware to enable service creation, deployment, and management of real-time services on multimedia networks.
Huard began his career at AT&T Bell Labs, focusing on decision-theoretic approaches for troubleshooting performance degradation due to software, hardware, and configuration problems. While at AT&T, Huard received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University. Huard has contributed to the definition of the international MPEG-4 standard, and was chair and technical editor of the IEEE P1520.2 working group.
Huard's team has obtained patents for key technologies, including: Concurrent Learning and Information Processing System; and Multi-Kernel Neural Network Concurrent Learning, Monitoring & Forecasting System. These systems comprise the core self-learning intelligence feature of Netuitive's network performance software. Additional patents are pending.
"We're in business to help enterprises maximize the operational and financial performance of the substantial infrastructure deployed over the last few years," said Nicola Sanna, President and CEO of Netuitive. "The addition of a talent like Jean-Francois Huard, along with our patents, demonstrates our continued commitment to delivering solutions that represent a qualitative improvement in service management."
About Netuitive, Inc.
Netuitive provides predictive analytics software for IT. Netuitive replaces human guesswork with automated mathematics and analysis to forecast, identify and resolve IT performance issues before they impact quality of service. Hundreds of customers, including seven of the 10 largest banks, rely on Netuitive to proactively manage the performance and capacity of their their IT infrastructures — physical, virtual and cloud. Industry recognition includes the 2010 CODiE Award for "Best Systems Management Solution," the 2010 EMA Award for “Best Analytics,” and the 2009 "Best of VMworld" Award for Virtualization Management. For more information, visit www.netuitive.com.