Big Switch Appoints VP of Engineering
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Big Switch Networks, the Bare Metal SDN company, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Wang as Vice President of Engineering. Wang will lead engineering for the company's pipeline of SDN Fabric solutions, including its Unified Physical + Virtual (P+V) Cloud Switching Fabric currently in beta and its award-winning SDN Monitoring Fabric, both recently showcased at the Open Networking Users Group (ONUG) conference: http://news.bigswitch.com/press-releases/big-switch-networks-previews-application-aware-sdn-1063604.
This follows the recent announcement of former Juniper exec Douglas Murray joining Big Switch Networks as CEO: http://news.bigswitch.com/press-releases/big-switch-networks-names-douglas-murray-as-new-ce-1065100.
Wang held a variety of engineering leadership positions in data center compute infrastructure, switch software, physical switching fabrics and hypervisor virtual switching. With a 15-year career at Cisco, he was most recently Vice President of Engineering in the Data Center Group with responsibilities ranging from Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) software to hypervisor switching and I/O technologies such as the Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX) and the Nexus 1000v vSwitch. Earlier in his career, he managed the software development team of the Cisco Catalyst 6500, the most widely used data center switch in the industry, and drove the popular Virtual Switching System (VSS). He was an engineering leader at Nuova Systems, the Cisco-funded startup that became the centerpiece of Cisco's data center portfolio, and most recently, he was Vice President at Brocade responsible for software development of Data Center IP Fabric solutions (VCS/VDX), helping grow their switching fabric footprint to more than a thousand customers during his tenure.