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Mr. Marshall Rockwell

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Background

Employment History

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    SoftAware Networks
  • Vice President of Technology
    Radius and Alpha Media

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    SoftAware Networks

Education

  • UC Berkeley
13 Total References
Web References
Marshall Rockwell founded ...
www.bwg.com, 4 Oct 2010 [cached]
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.
E3 From the Floor
e3.sega.com, 11 May 2000 [cached]
SoftAware Networks is excited to be working with Sega , said Marshall Rockwell , CEO , SoftAware Networks.Building this gaming network is a perfect application for our QuickResponse Global Server Network and clearly demonstrates the fact that we can improve response times in a way that none of our competitors can match..
Launching on September 7 , 2000 , SegaNet will be the only high-speed online console gaming network to offer gamers 3D multi-player games , chat , community , cheat codes , tournaments and content.SegaNet is also an ISP service for Sega Dreamcast and PC users , offering Dreamcast gamers the best in speed , consistent low latency , customer_service and access to all other areas of the web including personal e-mail ( name@sega.net ) .
Additionally , SegaNet will provide gamers content on complementary areas of interest including music , TV , movies , sports and e-commerce.
Exodus, a Cable & Wireless Service - Press Room - DIGITAL ISLAND ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE SOFTAWARE NETWORKS, A PIONEER IN DISTRIBUTED HOSTING SERVICES
www.exodus.com, 12 Aug 2001 [cached]
"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
www.exodus.net, 4 Aug 2001 [cached]
"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.
ReadySetNet!
www.readysetnet.com, 8 Aug 2001 [cached]
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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