CORRECTING and REPLACING Vello Systems Appoints Steve Leonard to Board of Directors

  CORRECTING and REPLACING Vello Systems Appoints Steve Leonard to Board of

CORRECTION…by Vello Systems

Business Wire

MENLO PARK, Calif. -- May 8, 2013

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Steve Leonard (Photo: Business Wire)

Steve Leonard (Photo: Business Wire)

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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

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