Turning network management on its head, one beautiful map at a time

About AuvikManaging an IT network is much harder than it needs to be. Today, network administrators still type code, line by line, into screens that most of us haven’t seen since DOS went extinct.

The consumerization of IT — putting a simple graphical interface on top of a complex piece of technology — has revolutionized our world. But consumerization has almost entirely bypassed the networking industry.

Until now.

At Auvik, we’re bringing the simplicity of software to the conventional practices of managing network hardware.

Our cloud-based network operations system converts dozens of normally complex and time-consuming tasks to simple, automated steps. And it’s all done through a beautiful and easy-to-use interface.

Auvik is turning network operations on its head.

Who’s behind all this?

Auvik has three seasoned founders with real-world experience in networks, programming, security, and business leadership.

Auvik Founder Marc Morin

Marc Morin

Auvik co-founder and chief executive officer

Past experience. Co-founded Sandvine (TSX:SVC) and served as chief technology officer, developing the company’s vision and technology strategy. Co-founded PixStream, acquired by Cisco Systems for $554 million. Multiple roles from software consultant to business planner at Hewlett-Packard. Education. Ba.Sc. Electrical Engineering, MBA


Auvik Founder David Yach

David Yach

Auvik co-founder and chief technology officer

Past experience. Chief technology officer of software at BlackBerry (Nasdaq:BBRY; TSX:BB) until March 2012. Chief architect at Sybase, later acquired by SAP. Education. B.Math. Computer Science, MBA.


Auvik Founder Alex Hoff

Alex Hoff

Auvik co-founder and VP, Sales & Product

Past experience. Senior product manager at Sandvine, where he built the company’s usage management product line. Education. B.Math. Computer Science, MBA.


Investors

Auvik Investor: Openview Auvik Investor: Celtic House Auvik Investor: RHO Canada


This project is funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario


What about that name?

Auviq (with a “q”) is an Inuit word for a block of snow used in building an igloo. In other words, it’s a foundational building block, much like a component in a network. Auvik is pronounced AWE-vick. Here’s a handy way to remember: AWE-vick makes network operations AWE-some.

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