Veteran Executive Mike Murphy Joins StackIQ Board of Directors

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Seasoned Executive Brings Extensive Track Record of Business Results to Leading Cluster Management Software Company.

StackIQ is quickly reaching a critical stage as enterprises have started embracing Big Data

StackIQ, the Big Infrastructure Company, today announced that Michael Murphy has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Murphy has three decades of technology management and sales experience. He will help guide StackIQ’s growth with a focus on customer acquisition and sales development.

“The expansion of StackIQ’s Board of Directors ensures the company will take full advantage of the opportunities presented by the rapid expansion of Big Data market,” Said Joe Markee, CEO StackIQ. “Mike stood out as an exceptional candidate to help us through this dynamic period in the company’s expansion, and we’re thrilled to have him on board.”

Murphy served as Chief Executive Office of InQuira, Inc. from 2001 to 2011, when the company was acquired by Oracle. Mike led the company in delivering a comprehensive knowledge management solution that delivered a multi-cannel customer support solution across industries. Customers included such industry leaders as Apple, Intuit, Hartford, eBay, and Bank of America.

Prior to InQuira, Murphy served as a Sr. VP at Cambridge Technology Partners where he ran the Western Region and oversaw its sales, marketing, alliances and partner programs. Prior to his tenure at Cambridge Technology Partners, he spent 13 years with Hewlett Packard.

“StackIQ is quickly reaching a critical stage as enterprises have started embracing Big Data,” said Murphy. “I look forward to helping StackIQ make the most of the opportunities on their doorstep.”

About StackIQ

StackIQ (formerly “Clustercorp”) is a leading provider of software that automates the deployment and management of Big Infrastructure. Based on open-source Rocks cluster management software, StackIQ’s Rocks+ product simplifies the installation and management of the hardware and software that provides the infrastructure for large scale environments having hundreds or thousands of servers supporting Big Data, Analytics, or High Performance Computing.

StackIQ is located in La Jolla, California, adjacent to the University of California, San Diego, where the open-source Rocks Group was founded. To learn more visit

Rocks+ includes software developed by the Rocks Cluster Group at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego and its contributors. Rocks® is a registered trademark of the Regents of the University of California.


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