Frisco, TX and San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013
Calpont Corporation, a leading provider of high-performance analytic data platforms, announced the appointment of Jack McDonnell as chief executive officer. McDonnell is an original investor in the company and also currently serves as chairman.
“We are excited about the new technology and licensing developments at Calpont and the market opportunities in the Big Data analytics’ space. Today’s announcements of InfiniDB 4, InfiniDB for the Cloud, and our new licensing are a few in a series of products that are positioned to make a big impact,” said Jack McDonnell, chairman and CEO of Calpont. “The Calpont team is committed, has delivered a series of revolutionary technology platforms, and is working closely with our valued customers and partners to deliver new innovations that will continue to define Big Data analytics.”
McDonnell is a technology industry veteran who has led several start-up and innovative technology ventures. McDonnell is most widely associated with more than 20 years as a founder and CEO of McDATA, a communications equipment manufacturer that was a cluster controller, data switch and Storage Area Networking (SAN) pioneer. Other positions include serving as CEO at Crosswalk, a storage networking software company, and his executive roles prior to McDATA at Storage Technology Corporation (STC) and Computer Communications Inc.
For more information about Calpont and the InfiniDB platform, visit http://www.calpont.com
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Calpont empowers data superstars to solve problems and create new solutions with powerful Big Data analytics. The company’s platform, InfiniDB, is a fourth-generation massive parallel processing (MPP) column-oriented data technology that is known for its rapid implementation, simplicity and extraordinary value. InfiniDB is built for today’s growing enterprises that demand speed, scale and efficiency in their analytics platforms where leveraging traditional and emerging data technologies, structures and architectures are required. InfiniDB products are licensed as GPL-2.0 with complementary consulting services, maintenance and support agreements available from Calpont.