St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) October 28, 2009
Appistry, a pioneer in private cloud computing for the enterprise, today named Bob Flores, former CTO of the Central Intelligence Agency, to its board of directors.
Mr. Flores is the Founder, President, and CEO of Applicology Incorporated, an independent consulting firm specializing in information technology and cyber security issues. Prior to starting Applicology, Mr. Flores spent 31 years at the CIA and held various positions in the Directorate of Intelligence, Directorate of Support, and the National Clandestine Service. Toward the end of his career at the CIA, he spent three years as the CIO's Chief Technology Officer where he was responsible for ensuring that the Agency's technology investments matched the needs of its mission. During this time Mr. Flores was also the Agency's representative on several government-wide information sharing committees and councils.
"We're excited to add someone of Bob's caliber to the Appistry board," said Kevin Haar, CEO, Appistry. "The public sector continues to have a strong appetite for cloud computing and Bob's extensive background and expertise will help us penetrate even deeper into this market with our CloudIQ platform."
The appointment adds to Appistry's existing strength in the government sector. Appistry CloudIQ Platform helps organizations such as GeoEye, Northrop Grumman, the Center for Geospatial Intelligence, and the U.S. Intelligence Community, deploy and manage applications in private cloud environments. The company recently announced a joint cloud computing solution with NJVC, one of the largest technology solutions providers supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, to address the unique security requirements of the intelligence and defense communities.
Appistry simplifies cloud computing for the enterprise, opening the door to a more agile and scalable IT environment. Appistry's CloudIQ application platform addresses the complex challenges of delivering and managing a wide variety of applications and services for both public and private clouds. The company's platform is designed specifically for cloud environments, delivering transparent scalability, application portability, and automated management to new and existing applications. Appistry customers include FedEx, GeoEye, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. For more information about Appistry, please visit http://www.appistry.com.
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