St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) December 06, 2012
VelociData, Inc., the accelerated data integration appliance company, announced today the addition of Barry Rudolph to the VelociData Board of Directors.
Mr. Rudolph brings 35 years of senior leadership, most recently in IBM, to the VelociData board. As VP System Networking at IBM, he was responsible for all aspects of the system networking business including strategy, investments decisions, product portfolio, industry partnerships, routes to market and acquisitions. Barry developed a comprehensive strategy and executed tactical investments and the acquisition of Blade Network Technologies in October of 2010. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Rudolph was VP, Strategy and Stack Integration for IBM Storage, responsible for overall strategy, driving all decisions on portfolio investments for the storage business, and integrating with other areas including IBM's Global Services and Software organizations. As VP System Storage for IBM, he spent the last decade responsible for every part of the storage business including the disk, NAS and elements of the software businesses, and the tape business. This included all of the product and market investments, routes to market definition, partnership development, and execution of all aspects of the P&L. He also serves on the board of Dot Hill Systems, a public storage company.
Jim O’Donnell, Chairman and CEO of VelociData said, “We are pleased and fortunate to have Barry join our board. His world-class capability will be a great help as we grow our business to reach its full potential.” Rudolph states, “Truly significant information and business insight is locked in the massive amount of both data quantity and sources that confront both large and small businesses today. The challenge of enabling this data to gain business advantage requires new approaches and innovation. Velocidata is at the forefront of unlocking significant business insight, not only by making prior analysis dramatically faster but enabling whole new approaches that will yield significant business advantage. I am thrilled to be part of this game changing capability and team.”
About VelociData, Inc.:
VelociData provides ultra-high performance appliances that enable real-time operational decisions by taming unmanageable enterprise data for Fortune 1000 organizations. VelociData’s unique products respond to global organizations’ growing demands while reducing total cost of ownership. These products are compatible with leading data integration tools. For more information, please visit http://www.velocidata.com.