FastSoft Names New Marketing VP

Pasadena-based FastSoft, the developer of content acceleration software and appliances, said today that it has named Jerry Hall as Vice President of Marketing at the firm. Hall was most recently a consultant at Forge Strategic Marketing, and also has served at AirHop Communications, ProxiNet, NetBoost, and LanTronix. FastSoft is based on technology originally developed for the Internet2 at Caltech. The firm's products use an optimized TCP/IP algorithm to accelerate software downloads and access to web sites.