Cedexis Strengthens Executive Team

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Industry Veterans Rony Lerner and Eric Butler Join Cloud Optimization Firm Cedexis

Cedexis, the leading provider of cloud-based global load balancing solutions, announced today the appointment of Rony Lerner as Vice President of Engineering and Eric Butler as Senior Director of Product. The appointment of these Product and Engineering executives comes at a time of accelerating growth at Cedexis and expands the scope of the company’s new product development and delivery capabilities.

At Cedexis, Eric will lead the definition and delivery of new customer-focused, Web application optimization products. Most recently, Eric led the technology architecture and data science teams at Webtrends, Inc., where he focused on unlocking the value of Big Data using Web-performance technologies. “Eric is the ideal leader to expand the value of the Cedexis’ Radar (real-time end-user performance monitoring) and Openmix (real-time global load balancing) products. His customer-centric view of Web performance will help the hundreds of global enterprises that use Cedexis to accelerate their Web-based applications,” said Scott Grout, Cedexis CEO.

Seasoned engineering executive Rony Lerner joins Cedexis with a mandate to meaningfully scale up Cedexis’ global DevOps organization, scaling the Engineering and Operations teams to deliver the next generation of innovative Cedexis products. Rony comes from industry leader Tripwire where he served as VP of R & D, and managed the company’s global Engineering organization. He brings over 20 years of experience leading distributed software development teams. Scott Grout added, “I am so pleased to have Rony join our team. He is a proven leader in delivering large-scale software solutions for enterprises, and is a recognized expert in DevOps for software delivery and operations.”

The addition of both Rony and Eric to the Cedexis executive team brings additional leadership in product definition and development to help rapidly scale solutions for global clients. With over 500 current enterprises using Cedexis’ cloud monitoring and optimization technologies there is a large base, and a wide range of new enterprises, to reach with its expanding family of products.

Cedexis is backed by top tier venture capitalist firms Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) and Madrona Ventures.

About Cedexis
Founded in 2009, Cedexis monitors and optimizes the performance of cloud-based Web and mobile applications. This enables Cedexis’ customers to improve their users’ experiences, and achieve 100% availability, while extending their reach into new global markets. With Cedexis Radar, enterprises gain unprecedented, real-time visibility into how cloud performance is impacting the real-user experience for their Web and mobile applications, in order to make informed decisions about their infrastructure providers. Cedexis Openmix leverages Radar insight, as well as real-time data sets from 3rd party sources, to provide automated and optimized traffic load balancing across mixed clouds, data centers and CDN topologies. This allows customers to match the best-performing resources with real-time demand. Cedexis is headquartered in Portland, Oregon and Paris, France with offices in San Francisco, CA, Chicago, IL and London, UK.

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