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Primeur weekly 2019-01-07

Focus

What has EuroHPC in store for 2019? ...

Crowd computing

Nerdalize to announce bankruptcy ...

Quantum computing

Fujitsu launches next generation Quantum-Inspired Digital Annealer Service ...

Accenture awarded US patent for combining classical and quantum computing with potential to address previously unsolvable business problems ...

Quantum chemistry on quantum computers ...

Hybrid qubits solve key hurdle to quantum computing ...

Quantum Maxwell's demon 'teleports' entropy out of a qubit ...

Focus on Europe

Atos unveils modern and energy-efficient data centre with Yvelines departmental Council, positioning region as global technical hub ...

Forschungszentrum Jülich gets 36 million euro from German federal and state governments for computers of the future ...

Hardware

Mellanox Technologies names Doug Ahrens as Chief Financial Officer ...

SDSC's Trestles supercomputer still going strong more than three years later ...

Solarflare leads the way in making flash drive networking simple and scalable ...

Applications

Engine of cosmic evolution: Eve Ostriker looks under the hood ...

Atos reveals the 15 shortlisted teams of the 2019 Atos IT Challenge dedicated to Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability ...

Physicists record 'lifetime' of graphene qubits ...

Researchers monitor electron behaviour during chemical reactions for the first time ...

UK aid will be even quicker and smarter in 2019 ...

Four new eScience collaborations to start in 2019 ...

Research Data Netherlands to announce winners Dutch Data Prize 2018 ...

ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge provides a platform for international youth science and technology exchange ...

The Cloud

WekaIO achieves Amazon Web Services Storage Competency status for Primary Storage ...

Supermicro establishes new facility to optimize Cloud solutions with Intel in Europe ...

Supermicro report highlights environmental impact of today's Cloud-scale data centres ...

Mellanox Technologies names Doug Ahrens as Chief Financial Officer

3 Jan 2019 Sunnyvale, Yokneam - Mellanox Technologies Ltd., a supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, has appointed Doug Ahrens as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective January 2, 2019. Mr. Ahrens will have overall responsibility for worldwide financial operations and strategy including planning and analysis, accounting, compliance, financial reporting and investor relations.

Mr. Ahrens has extensive financial and operational experience in the technology industry, and joins Mellanox from GlobalLogic, where he served as chief financial officer. Prior to that Mr. Ahrens served as chief financial officer of Applied Micro Circuits. His career demonstrates a strong track record of increasing financial managerial responsibilities at semiconductor companies including Maxim and Intel. He started his career as an environmental engineer at Chevron Corporation. Mr. Ahrens holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from UC San Diego, an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and an active CPA license.

"I am pleased to have Doug join Mellanox as our CFO to further strengthen our leadership team", stated Eyal Waldman, Mellanox Technologies president and CEO. "Doug brings more than 20 years of semiconductor and technology industry experience, which along with his extensive financial leadership in both publicly and privately held companies make him ideally suited to lead our continued financial growth and profitability."

"I am excited to join Mellanox and look forward to partnering with the leadership team to advance our growth strategy and further enhance our profitability", stated Doug Ahrens. "The insatiable appetite for data is creating significant opportunities for Mellanox's leading portfolio of interconnect solutions, which makes this an exciting time to join the company", Doug Ahrens further stated.

Mellanox will host its fourth quarter 2018 financial results conference call on January 30, 2019, starting at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time). Both Eyal Waldman and Doug Ahrens will participate on this call to discuss the company's financial results.

Eric Johnson, who acted as Mellanox's interim principal financial and accounting officer, remains an integral part of the finance team and will continue in his role as vice president and corporate controller.

"I would like to thank Eric, the entire financial team, and other members of my staff who, together with me, have filled the CFO role over the past months, and I'm confident that they will provide continuity and serve the finance organisation moving forward", stated Eyal Waldman.

Source: Mellanox

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2019-01-07

Focus

What has EuroHPC in store for 2019? ...

Crowd computing

Nerdalize to announce bankruptcy ...

Quantum computing

Fujitsu launches next generation Quantum-Inspired Digital Annealer Service ...

Accenture awarded US patent for combining classical and quantum computing with potential to address previously unsolvable business problems ...

Quantum chemistry on quantum computers ...

Hybrid qubits solve key hurdle to quantum computing ...

Quantum Maxwell's demon 'teleports' entropy out of a qubit ...

Focus on Europe

Atos unveils modern and energy-efficient data centre with Yvelines departmental Council, positioning region as global technical hub ...

Forschungszentrum Jülich gets 36 million euro from German federal and state governments for computers of the future ...

Hardware

Mellanox Technologies names Doug Ahrens as Chief Financial Officer ...

SDSC's Trestles supercomputer still going strong more than three years later ...

Solarflare leads the way in making flash drive networking simple and scalable ...

Applications

Engine of cosmic evolution: Eve Ostriker looks under the hood ...

Atos reveals the 15 shortlisted teams of the 2019 Atos IT Challenge dedicated to Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability ...

Physicists record 'lifetime' of graphene qubits ...

Researchers monitor electron behaviour during chemical reactions for the first time ...

UK aid will be even quicker and smarter in 2019 ...

Four new eScience collaborations to start in 2019 ...

Research Data Netherlands to announce winners Dutch Data Prize 2018 ...

ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge provides a platform for international youth science and technology exchange ...

The Cloud

WekaIO achieves Amazon Web Services Storage Competency status for Primary Storage ...

Supermicro establishes new facility to optimize Cloud solutions with Intel in Europe ...

Supermicro report highlights environmental impact of today's Cloud-scale data centres ...