KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany, Sept. 3, 2020 – ThinkParQ, the company behind the parallel file system BeeGFS, announced the appointment of Frank Rauch as CFO.
As CFO, Rauch holds an influential role within the leadership team as the company prepares to strategically expand its footprint, enabling further growth, along with the enhancement of its product portfolio and global presence.
Rauch brings a tremendous amount of strategic consulting experience across a broad range of industry sectors including IT and Internet, Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, and Oil and Gas.
“Over the past few years, we have witnessed the remarkable growth of BeeGFS and ThinkParQ, including a larger and wider customer base and deployments of BeeGFS especially in APAC and North America,” said Frank Herold, CEO ThinkParQ. “Frank Rauch joining our team is valuable for us as we transition the company and prepare essential strategic moves that will further the expansion of ThinkParQ and continue to forefront ourselves to the wider community and enterprise markets.”
Since its establishment as a spinoff from Fraunhofer ITWM in 2014, ThinkParQ has led the development, research, and support of BeeGFS worldwide. With a global network of certified partners and resellers, and a trusted and proven product used by the community and enterprises around the globe, BeeGFS has grown to become a powerful parallel file system accelerating some of the world’s fastest supercomputers.
“It is exciting to see the ThinkParQ team and its customer base develop and grow this strongly even in the current environment,” said Frank Rauch, CFO ThinkParQ. “This is an amazing development, and I am very much looking forward to being part of this passionate team, contributing with my work to the acceleration of the development and the global penetration of BeeGFS.”
About ThinkParQ GmbH
ThinkParQ GmbH strives to create and develop the fastest, most flexible, and most stable solutions for every performance-oriented environment. Established in 2014 as a spinoff from the Fraunhofer Center for High-Performance Computing, ThinkParQ drives the research and development of BeeGFS, and works closely with system integrators to create turn-key solutions. Visit http://www.thinkparq.com for further information.
BeeGFS is one of the leading parallel cluster file systems, developed with a strong focus on performance and designed for very easy installation and management. If I/O-intensive workloads are your problem, BeeGFS is the solution. For more information, visit www.beegfs.io
Source: ThinkParQ GmbH