Rex Porter Joins OpenVault to Support Company’s Growth Strategy
Broadband Optimization Solution Provider Adds Cable Industry Pioneer to Strategic Team
Wayne, New Jersey; July 25, 2011: OpenVault LLC, a provider of solutions which help broadband providers to manage bandwidth utilization on their networks and maximize the network’s revenue potential, is pleased to announced that it has appointed acclaimed cable pioneer, Rex Porter, to its strategic team. Mr. Porter joins OpenVault to assist in the implementation of the company’s aggressive growth strategy across the United States.
A 40 year veteran of the cable industry, Rex Porter ‘s contribution to the advancement of the industry includes being involved in the construction of more than 25 cable TV systems in the United States. His expertise and ongoing commitment to the industry includes Porter being an Emeritus/Senior/Founding member of the SCTE, past partner in the ownership of Times Fiber Communications, Charter Member of the Pathfinders, past President of the Southern Cable Association’s Tower Club, and member of the Arizona Cable Hall of Fame. Today he manages the SCTE’s Loyal Order of the 704, the cable engineers’ Pioneer Club. Porter was inducted into the 1977 class of NCTA Cable Pioneers.
Mark Trudeau, CEO of OpenVault, commented: “Rex Porter is one of the true pioneers of the cable industry. We are extremely pleased to welcome Rex to the OpenVault team. As cable broadband operators seek to further drive profitability in today’s increasingly competitive environment, the need for intelligent solutions that enable service providers to further monetize their investment in the network becomes apparent. The addition of Rex to our team will accelerate our company’s objective to meet this demand.”
Rex Porter, commented: “The position that the cable industry is in today is by far the most exciting. I truly believe that the key challenge for the MSO going forward is remaining profitable in an increasingly competitive environment while delivering unparalleled service and greater transparency for subscribers. These are common objectives that OpenVault sets out to achieve and I am pleased that to be part of the team.”