CORRECTING and REPLACING Vello Systems Appoints Steve Leonard to Board of Directors CORRECTION…by Vello Systems Business Wire MENLO PARK, Calif. -- May 8, 2013 First graph, second sentence of release should read: Leonard is a well known business-building strategist... (sted Leonard is a well business-building strategist...) Steve Leonard (Photo: Business Wire) Steve Leonard (Photo: Business Wire) The corrected release reads: VELLO SYSTEMS APPOINTS STEVE LEONARD TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS VelloSystems, a leading provider of deployablesoftware-definedinfrastructure formatchingsystem resourcestoapplication requirementsin cloud, big data and other critical enterprise services, today announced that it has appointedSteve Leonardto the company’s board of directors. Leonard is a well known business-building strategist,and joins serial entrepreneur Cheng Wu as an outside director on the company’s Board. “We are excited to have Steve joinVello’sboard of directors.As a well-known industry veteran, hebringscriticalexperience andmarket understandingto the tablethat willhelp guideVello’snext level of growth and development,” said Karl May, chief executive officer,VelloSystems. “Steve’s track record of success in growing major technology companies and brands,hiswide network of industry relationships,and his proven ability to buildshareholder valuewill be of great impact inhelpingVellobecometheleadingcompany for innovation-drivenenterprise networkingsolutions, especially as we continue to expand our international presence.” “As compute, storage, and networking systems converge to support complex application requirements,Vellohas begun to establish itself as the leading provider of innovative infrastructuresoftware to accelerate the process,"said Steve Leonard.“Customers need toroll outnew applications quicklyacross a broad multivendor network and storage environment,but that can be complicated and costly. Vellodeliverssoftware-definedinfrastructure-management capabilities thatenablethesecomplex systems to work together as a single entity regardless of vendor. This represents an important leap forward in putting choice and control in the hands of the enterprise customers. I am excitedto supportVelloinhelpingits customers more-confidently confront their cloud- and big data-driven challenges moving forward.” Leonard is Deputy Chairman of theInfocommDevelopment Authority of Singapore, a role hebeganin May 2013. For more than 20 years,Leonard has been a senior executive at major technology companies including EMC, Symantec, and EDS. In each of those roles,hewas accountable for building and leading large go-to-market organizations, inaddition to other executive responsibilities. From 2006-2013,Leonardworked for EMC Corporation(EMC), first asPresident Asia Pacific/Japan, then as Corporate Senior Vice President GlobalEmerging Markets. Prior to EMC,Leonard was Senior Vice President Asia Pacific/Japan for SymantecCorporation, and held various senior positions at EDSCorporation includingPresident Solutions Consulting EMEA. About Vello Vello Systems’ software defined infrastructure allows the network to act as a dynamic pool of resources for ever changing application requirements to speed deployment and increase agility. Vello Systems eliminates the complexity of connecting storage and compute systems to improve overall IT performance, reliability, and cost effectiveness. Vello’s open networking solutions, with standard programmatic interfaces, integrate seamlessly into leading IT solutions. The Vello family of products is built around the VellOS operating environment and OpenFlow enabled hardware from an ecosystem of partners. Vello’s solutions have been deployed with blue chip Fortune 500 customers in mission-critical environments. For more information, contact www.vellosystems.com. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20130508006053/en/ Multimedia Available:http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50628207&lang=en Contact: Boston Communications Constantine Theodoropulos, 617-816-4637
CORRECTING and REPLACING Vello Systems Appoints Steve Leonard to Board of Directors
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