Qosmos Appoints New CTO to Strengthen Leadership and Innovation in Network Intelligence Technologies

Nicolas Bouthors to lead technology strategy and drive new initiatives for next generation open and virtualized environments


Paris, France – 10 March 2016 – Qosmos®, the market leader in IP traffic classification and network intelligence technology used in physical and virtualized architectures, today announced the appointment of Nicolas Bouthors as Chief Technology Officer. In his role, Nicolas will lead Qosmos’ technology strategy and vision, driving the company’s initiatives for next generation open and virtualized networks. He will also be responsible for Qosmos’ contributions to standards and open source projects such as ONF, OpenStack, OpenDaylight, ETSI and IETF.

With over 20 years of experience in telecommunications and networking, Nicolas brings a wealth of engineering and innovation expertise. Before joining Qosmos, he was CTO and founder of Volubill, specializing in Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF) for mobile networks. Early in his career, he was instrumental in creating HP’s OpenCall business. Then as the R&D manager of Innovatel, the advanced research organization of SFR, Nicolas led several innovation projects on the mobile Internet. Nicolas has degrees from the French engineering schools Ecole Polytechnique and Mines ParisTech.

Thibaut Bechetoille, CEO at Qosmos, said: “Qosmos expertise has made the company market leader in network intelligence, with technology that goes beyond traditional classification techniques to provide customers’ with application level visibility of network traffic. Nicolas will play an important role in continuing Qosmos’ momentum, driving further innovation, leveraging the potential of virtual network technologies and consolidating our position as a market visionary.”


About Qosmos
Qosmos leads the market for IP traffic classification and network intelligence technology used in physical, SDN and NFV architectures. The company supplies software to vendors who embed real-time application visibility in their products for traffic optimization, service chaining, quality of service, analytics, cyber security and more. Qosmos customers benefit from fast time to market and continuous signature updates for their products. As the leading supplier of IP traffic classification and network intelligence software, Qosmos contributes actively to open source projects and international standards, and serves 75% of the market.