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SoftAware Networks

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Marshall Rockwell founded Softaware Networks and served as CEO & Chairman. Digital Island acquired the company for a deal valued at $450 million when announced . Softaware is a pioneering Internet service provider, founded in Dec. 1993. Softaware was a reseller of Cyberspace Development's TIA product in 1994. It now provides a Quick-Response Global Server Network distributing content around the net for applications requiring low-latency. As Digital Island's CEO noted " SoftAware is a pioneer in quick-response hosting that we believe has amassed a tremendous roster of customers, people and capabilities". SoftAware was selected to help build Sega's online gaming network, and currently serves more than 550 customers including Sega.com, Paramount Pictures, USA Today, Universal Pictures,Mattel, Global Crossing, Nestle, ValueClick, FoxKids.com, Nissan, Suzuki, Hyundai, Bugle Boy, Razor Fish, Grammy Awards, and the Hollywood Stock Exchange. A graduate of UC Berkeley, Mr. Rockwell was selected by Time Magazine as one of its Twenty Outstanding College Graduates of 1987. Prior to founding SoftAware Networks, he worked at Radius and Alpha Media where he was VP of Technology. Mr. Rockwell has patented several technological innovations including the hand-held optical scanner and flat-panel large-screen video display, and mouse related technology.


Exodus, a Cable & Wireless Service - Press Room - DIGITAL ISLAND ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE SOFTAWARE NETWORKS, A PIONEER IN DISTRIBUTED HOSTING SERVICES

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"We view this acquisition as an extremely positive step for our customers, employees and business partners, who will all benefit from the additional breadth of services and global reach offered by Digital Island," said Marshall Rockwell, chairman and CEO of SoftAware Networks."We share a vision of providing the best possible end-user experience as a strategic advantage in the Internet economy."

The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory review, is expected to be finalized in Digital Island's current quarter, which ends September 30.Lehman Brothers acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Digital Island in this transaction.
Founded in 1994, SoftAware Networks is building an ultra-low latency content distribution network delivering quick response times for highly interactive applications.


Exodus, a Cable & Wireless Service - Press Room - DIGITAL ISLAND ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE SOFTAWARE NETWORKS, A PIONEER IN DISTRIBUTED HOSTING SERVICES

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"We view this acquisition as an extremely positive step for our customers, employees and business partners, who will all benefit from the additional breadth of services and global reach offered by Digital Island," said Marshall Rockwell, chairman and CEO of SoftAware Networks."We share a vision of providing the best possible end-user experience as a strategic advantage in the Internet economy."

The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory review, is expected to be finalized in Digital Island's current quarter, which ends September 30.Lehman Brothers acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Digital Island in this transaction.
Founded in 1994, SoftAware Networks is building an ultra-low latency content distribution network delivering quick response times for highly interactive applications.


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Marshall Rockwell ,Chairman & CEO , Co-FounderSoftAware Networks , Inc.

SoftAware Networks provides Global Servcer Networks for transmission of latency-critical Internet content such as game networks , voice over IP , ASPs and streaming content.In August of 2000 , SoftAware Networks was acquired for $450 million by Digital Island , headquartered in San Francisco , California.
A graduate of UC Berkeley , Marshall was selected by Time Magazine as one of its twenty Outstanding College Graduates of 1987.Prior to founding SoftAware Networks , he served as VP of Technology at Alpha Media.He has patented several technological innovations including the hand-held optical scanner and flat-pannel large-screen video display.


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Marshall Rockwell ,Chairman & CEO , Co-FounderSoftAware Networks , Inc

SoftAware Networks provides Global Servcer Networks for transmission of latency-critical Internet content such_as game networks , voice over IP , ASPs and streaming content.In August of 2000 , SoftAware Networks was acquired for $ 450 million by Digital Island , headquartered in San_Francisco , California.
A graduate of UC Berkeley , Marshall was selected by Time Magazine as one of its twenty Outstanding College Graduates of 1987.Prior_to founding SoftAware Networks , he served as VP of Technology at Alpha Media.He has patented several technological innovations including the hand-held optical scanner and flat-pannel large-screen video display.

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