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Guavus Welcomes Data Science Experts to its Technology Advisory Board

Guavus Inc., a leading provider of big data analytics solutions that enable service providers and enterprises to make intelligent and timely business decisions, today announced that Professor Magda Balazinska of the University of Washington and Professor S. “Muthu” Muthukrishnan of Rutgers University have joined Guavus’s Technology Advisory Board. Muthukrishnan and Balazinska’s expertise will be a valuable resource as Guavus continues to evolve its Reflex platform and applications to support a rapidly growing and complex enterprise data landscape.

“Guavus is incredibly excited to see commitment to our technology roadmap from these two pioneering figures in data science,” said Anukool Lakhina, founder and CEO of Guavus. “Having Magda and Muthu as advisors is testament to our talented engineers and will give them the resources and guidance they need to continue building the industry’s strongest and most incisive tools for big data business intelligence.”

Balazinska is an associate professor in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. She received her PhD from MIT, where her research focused on the distributed stream-processing engine Borealis. Along with its predecessor Aurora, Borealis brought to light many concepts relevant to Guavus, including how to apply traditional database operators like Aggregate and Join to data streams. Balazinska has also worked on a variety of problems related to cluster-based (Hadoop) systems, including how to improve the performance of skewed workloads and ways to optimize iterative data processing.

Muthukrishnan is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Rutgers University. Among other disciplines, he is an expert in stream algorithms, including strategies for summarizing data streams using small amounts of memory. Over the course of his engagement in the commercial side of big data analytics, Muthukrishnan has contributed to the design of AT&T’s Gigascope and Daytona systems as well as the design of Google’s advertising systems.

“One of the things that makes Guavus such an outstanding player is its single-platform, multiple-apps approach to solving business problems,” said Balazinska. “This at once facilitates ease of deployment, future scalability and time to valuable insights across multiple business processes – all key to efficiently transforming a data-rich environment into a data-driven environment. I am honored to be part of such an exceptional and innovative team.”

“Another key differentiator for Guavus and one of the reasons I stand by its technology is the drastic reduction of IT risk it offers customers via proof-of-value prototyping,” said Muthukrishnan. “This effectively offers customers the shortest distance between deployment and insight. It’s exactly this kind of edge the Guavus Technology Advisory Board will seek to create and sustain as the company continues to grow and prosper.”

About Guavus

Founded in February 2006, Guavus has been built from the ground up to unlock the value of operational, sensor and network-generated Big Data to 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 and is funded by Intel Capital, Artiman Ventures, Sofinnova Ventures and private strategic investors. For more information please visit us on FacebookLinkedIn or Twitter.

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