FREMONT, CA (PRWEB) September 7, 2004 -
enKoo, simplifying secure remote access solutions for small to medium size businesses, announced today the appointment of industry veteran Surya Panditi to the board of directors. Panditi brings more than 20 years of experience leading networking and infrastructure companies from start-up to global success.
ÂenKoo has dramatically improved the performance to cost of delivering secure remote access solutions and optimized their design to meet the needs of the rapidly growing small Âto medium size business market,Â said Surya Panditi. ÂThe company has all the ingredients for successÂseasoned leadership team, innovative technology and growing portfolio of customers and partners.Â
Currently the president and CEO of Polaris, a leader in optical transport switching systems, and the chairman of Avici Systems (NASDAQ: AVCI) Panditi brings more than two decades of leadership experience working with companies from inception to Wall Street.
Previously Panditi served as president and CEO for Avici Systems, a leading provider of purpose built carrier class routing solutions for the Internet, from 1997-2001 successfully leading the company through its IPO. During his tenure, the company grew exponentially from start-up to global leader within the scalable router market. Prior to that, Panditi was vice president and general manager of the LAN business unit at US Robotics. Earlier in his career he worked for Intel Corporation, Ungermann-Bass and Telco Systems. Panditi also served as board member of Internet Photonics recently acquired by Ciena Corporation for $150 million.
According to Ajit Deora, CEO of enKoo, ÂWe are pleased to add Surya to our prestigious board. He brings a legacy of technology and business experience in identifying technologies that meet business IT needs and yield a high ROI. His proven track record in working with market innovators will be a tremendous asset to the company.Â
enKooÂs board of directors also includes Ajit J. Deora, founder and CEO, enKoo Inc; Sandip Chattopadhya, founder, president and CTO. Additionally, the company has several leading industry advisors including Dr. Taher Elgamal, founder and CTO of Securify; Rajeev Motwani, professor of computer science at Stanford University and technical advisor for Google; Patrick Conte, vice president of worldwide sales and field operations for Topspin Communications, Inc.; and Vance Nahman, vice president sales and marketing for Picosecond Pulse Labs.
The company is well-funded by a group of blue-chip of angel investors. enKoo has seen rapid customer adoption deploying more than 100 SMB customers since May 2004. Key to the companyÂs success has been the products easy-to-use and deploy solution that provides secure global access to email, applications and files from any PC or Laptop from anywhere in the world.
For more information on enKoo go to http://www.enkoo.com .
enKoo simplifies secure remote access solutions for todayÂs small to medium size businesses. Unlike traditional remote access products, enKoo was architected for the corporate environment to support both desktop and laptop users. enKooÂs solution eliminates the need for individual PC and network configuration, extensive training and costly deployment. Now, for the first time IT professionals have a centralized management tool to monitor remote activity and prevent network vulnerabilities.
Deploying enKooÂs clientless remote access appliance, IT professionals can quickly and securely provide employees and third parties global access from any web browser to email, applications and files located on their PC or corporate server. The productÂs easy-to-use web interface allows end-users to Beam to their office computer remotely, gain full access to their business-critical data and as a result increase productivity. enKoo is located in the Silicon Valley and offers its products through solutions providers. To become an enKoo partner go to http://enkoo.com/partners.htm . For more information on enKoo and its products go to http://www.enkoo.com .
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