February 15, 2017

Industry veteran brings over 25 years of experience in automation and OSS to the Netrounds team

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Luleå, Sweden – 15 February 2017

Netrounds, a leading provider of active network analytics and programmable test and service assurance solutions for communications service providers (CSPs), today announced that Stefan Vallin, a network orchestration and automation expert, has joined Netrounds as Director of Product Strategy.

Prior to joining Netrounds, Stefan was the Director of Product Strategy at Tail-f Systems, followed by the Principal Engineer working on NSO Strategy at Cisco after Cisco’s acquisition of Tail-f in 2014. Before Tail-f, Stefan worked as an OSS Specialist at Data Ductus, a Swedish IT consulting firm, where he still assists today as an advisor. In addition, Stefan has also spent time as a Network Management Specialist at Ericsson.

“We are extremely pleased to have Stefan join Netrounds. The experience and knowledge he brings to the team will be a huge asset to our customers as we assist them in their transitions to more agile and dynamic networks that are both highly orchestrated and assured in an automated manner,” said Mats Nordlund, CEO and co-founder of Netrounds. “Dubbed ‘the original Cisco NSO architect,’ Stefan’s expertise is the areas of management systems automation and OSS are truly unparalleled in the industry.”

“Before Tail-f, I worked mostly with service assurance systems and saw how little value classical assurance systems gave to Service Providers. I am happy to work with Netrounds and a solution that provides Service Providers with deep insights into their service quality in a clean and intelligent way. Sometimes you find an intuitive and elegant solution way ahead of the competition – proud to be a part of the Netrounds innovation,” said Stefan Vallin.

Stefan holds a Ph.D. in Network Management from Luleå University of Technology in Sweden, in addition to a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Linköping University.

About Netrounds

Netrounds is an active network analytics solution provider for physical, hybrid and virtual networks. Netrounds’ programmable, software-based test and service assurance capabilities enable telecom operators and service providers to enhance the end user experience of IP-based services such as Internet, TV, voice and other quality-demanding business services. Netrounds solutions are used by more than 270 network operators, service providers and enterprises worldwide and its headquarters in Luleå, Sweden, with offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Stockholm, Sweden. For further information, please visit https://www.netrounds.com/