Paris, France, 09 September 2013 – Qosmos® today announced the appointment of Imran Yusuf as Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Alliances. In his new role, Imran will be responsible for global business development and building key partnerships that will continue to help Qosmos grow. Imran will be based out of Qosmos’ Silicon Valley office in Sunnyvale, California in the USA.
Previously, Imran served as Director of Alliances and Business Development at Wind River, where he managed corporate strategy for semiconductor partnerships and developed strategic alliances with channel partners. Prior to that, he worked at Intel, where his latest position included driving business development with software vendors.
“I am delighted to join Qosmos at a crucial time when market adoption for embedded DPI is accelerating,” said Imran Yusuf. “Qosmos created this market and remains at the forefront of network intelligence technology, as demonstrated by the recent work in embedded DPI for SDN and NFV. Qosmos continues to generate excitement in the networking industry.”
Qosmos’ flagship product ixEngine® is the de facto industry-standard DPI and metadata engine in telecoms, cloud and SDN architectures. The latest version includes substantial enhancements in the areas of processing speed, application intelligence and software defined networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). ixEngine identifies and extracts information traveling over networks in real time, providing a true picture of the traffic by identifying protocols, types of application, and extracting additional information in the form of metadata. Equipment makers, telco and enterprise software vendors and cloud service providers use Qosmos to gain application visibility, accelerate time to market and benefit from continuous signature updates.
Qosmos turns networks into information sources, making them application- and service-aware. The company’s award-winning Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and Layer 7 Network Intelligence (NI) technologies recognize thousands of communication protocols and metadata attributes, creating an essential information layer that gives the most accurate picture of real-time data activity on networks.
Market-leading equipment makers, specialized software vendors and cloud service providers embed Qosmos in telco and enterprise solutions where real-time Layer 7 intelligence is critical, such as traffic optimization, policy management, quality of experience, analytics, firewalls, cyber defense and more. Qosmos software development kit and probes can be used in all environments – physical, virtualized and in SDN architectures – to accelerate time to market and ensure continuous signature updates.
A pioneer in Network Intelligence based on DPI, Qosmos is the leading independent OEM provider on the market today, serving more than 50 companies worldwide. Based in Paris, Qosmos has offices in Silicon Valley, Singapore and London. For more information, please visit www.qosmos.com.
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