Adaptive Computing Strengthens its Management Team with New Chief Financial Officer

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Alan Taylor joins adaptive computing as new CFO.

Adaptive Computing, managers of the world’s largest supercomputing systems and experts in cloud management and HPC workload management solutions, today announced the addition of Alan Taylor to its management team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Adaptive hired Mr. Taylor to ensure that the company has a solid, forward-thinking, financial plan as it continues its rapid growth. Mr. Taylor will manage all financial operations for the company while ensuring all applicable accounting practices and procedures are followed.

Mr. Taylor brings more than twenty years of management and operating experience to his role as CFO. Before joining Adaptive Computing, Alan served as the CFO and then CEO of DirectPointe, a managed IT services provider. Prior to that he was the CFO of Helius, Inc. where Taylor was instrumental in getting Helius acquired by Hughes Network Systems. Mr. Taylor also served as the Director of Finance and Group Controller for the Product Development Organization at Novell, where he worked extensively in the product planning process. Prior to Novell, he held analyst and senior level positions in finance and international business development with Boeing, Ford Motor Company, and Honeywell. Mr. Taylor received his Bachelor of Science in finance and an MBA from Brigham Young University.

“Alan has in-depth merger and acquisition experience combined with significant operational experience in international finance and business development,” comments Rob Clyde, CEO of Adaptive Computing. “With Alan on board, Adaptive has a solid footing for the bright financial future that will support the company’s continued rapid growth. I am very impressed with Alan’s ability to quickly grasp the financial needs of our company and make an immediate positive impact. Adaptive is honored to have such talent and we look forward to a successful future.”

About Adaptive Computing
Adaptive Computing, manages the world’s largest supercomputing environments with its self-optimizing dynamic cloud management solutions and HPC workload management systems driven by Moab®, a patented multi-dimensional intelligence engine. Moab® delivers policy-based governance, allowing customers to consolidate and virtualize resources, allocate and manage applications, optimize service levels and reduce operational costs. Adaptive Computing offers a portfolio of Moab cloud management and Moab HPC workload management products and services that accelerate, automate, and self-optimize IT workloads, resources, and services in large, complex heterogeneous computing environments such as HPC, data centers and cloud. Our products act as a brain on top of existing and future diverse infrastructure and middleware to enable it to self-optimize and deliver higher ROI to the business with its:

  •     Moab Cloud Suite for self-optimizing cloud management
  •     Moab HPC Suite for self-optimizing HPC workload management

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