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Scale Computing Boosts Executive Team with Promotion of Scott Loughmiller to Chief Product Officer

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 24Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing, virtualization and hyperconverged solutions, today announced an update to its senior executive team with the promotion of Scott Loughmiller to the role of Chief Product Officer (CPO). Fueled by the growth of both the edge computing market and the desire to bring automation to IT systems, Scale Computing’s appointment of Loughmiller as CPO is part of the company’s plans to drive substantial growth heading into 2020 and beyond.

As a co-founder of Scale Computing, Loughmiller has served as the company’s vice president of engineering since 2007. The promotion to CPO enables Scale Computing to further benefit from Loughmiller’s considerable industry-defining experience, as he leads the product team during a time of high-growth and strong business momentum.

A serial entrepreneur, with a distinguished 20-year track record in the technology industry, Loughmiller previously served as partner with Volt Capital, Director of Product Management at Tumbleweed Communications, and CTO and co-founder at Corvigo Inc. (acquired by Tumbleweed in 2004).

“Scott has been a key leader at Scale and an integral part of our technology development, from earliest inception to today's edge computing offerings,” explained Jeff Ready, CEO and co-founder, Scale Computing. “As a fellow co-founder, I am delighted to welcome Scott to my senior staff and continue driving Scale to new heights.”

"Being part of building Scale Computing as a co-founder and VP of Engineering has been a deeply rewarding experience. Our product team is one of the best in the industry, and I'm excited to lead it to the next phase of growth and success," commented Scott Loughmiller, CPO, Scale Computing. “Scale Computing continues delivering the market-leading technology that led CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, to recognize Scale as a winner in the Converged/Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Desktop/Server Virtualization categories and all subcategories of the CRN® 2019 Annual Report Card (ARC) awards program. I am passionate about building market-changing products and collaborating with the teams that make those products a reality. In the new role of CPO, I look forward to delivering Scale Computing’s next technology breakthroughs to our valued customers and partners."

This is the third appointment to Scale Computing’s leadership team, following the appointment of Dan Pierce and Marlena Fernandez to its executive team earlier this year, advancing the company’s mission to lead the way as the top edge and HCI solution for global organizations. As further validation of the company’s momentum in 2019, Scale Computing was recently recognized by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, as a winner in the Converged/Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Desktop/Server Virtualization categories and all subcategories of the CRN® 2019 Annual Report Card (ARC) awards program. 

About Scale Computing

Scale Computing is a leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions. Scale Computing HC3 software eliminates the need for traditional virtualization software, disaster recovery software, servers, and shared storage, replacing these with a fully integrated, highly available system for running applications. Using patented HyperCore™ technology, the HC3 self-healing platform automatically identifies, mitigates, and corrects infrastructure problems in real-time, enabling applications to achieve maximum uptime. When ease-of-use, high availability, and TCO matter, Scale Computing HC3 is the ideal infrastructure platform. Read what our customers have to say on Gartner Peer Insights, Spiceworks, TechValidate and TrustRadius.