Former CEO of Wyse and VP/GM of Dell Wyse Cloud Client Computing Brings Rich Legacy of IT Industry Leadership and Business Success to Teradici
BURNABY, British Columbia, November 18, 2014 – Teradici®, the technology leader for creating virtual workspaces, today announced the appointment of Nexenta CEO and Chairman, Tarkan Maner, to its Board of Directors. Maner brings a rich legacy of IT industry leadership to Teradici, most recently during his tenure as CEO of Wyse Technology and vice president and general manager for Cloud Client Computing at Dell Wyse.
“It’s a privilege to welcome Tarkan to the Teradici Board at a pivotal time for Teradici and our industry,” said Dan Cordingley, president and CEO at Teradici. “We look forward to the vital role he will play in Teradici’s accelerated growth, given his keen understanding of our technology, products and business model as a strategic OEM partner while at Dell Wyse – and phenomenal track record of business success. Tarkan’s appointment is well timed with the expansion of our portfolio of virtual workspace products to meet growing demand for cloud computing solutions built with Teradici PCoIP® technology.”
As an influential advisor to companies bringing solutions to market that enhance security, manageability, availability, reliability and scalability, Maner’s operational and investment areas of focus include infrastructure software, social media, mobility, virtualization, converged infrastructures, contextual intelligence and cloud computing.
“I’m delighted to join the Teradici Board at an incredibly exciting time for the company,” said Maner. “Proven with millions of end users and embraced by the ‘who’s who’ in virtual computing, Teradici PCoIP technology is fast becoming the de facto industry standard for secure delivery of outstanding experiences in VDI and DaaS environments to any device, anywhere. Leveraging disruptive technology and a robust ecosystem, the company is well-positioned for rapid growth at a transformative time for enterprise computing.”
In addition to holding executive leadership positions with Dell Wyse, Wyse Technology, CA Technologies, IBM, Quest, Sterling Commerce and Sterling Software, Maner is founding chairman of TechAmerica’s cloud computing commission. He also serves/served on the boards of the Bay Area Council, World Economic Forum’s Cyber Security Alliance, Silicon Valley Education Foundation and Silicon Valley Leadership Group.
Maner graduated from Istanbul Technical University in Turkey with a B.S. degree in Engineering Management, received an MBA degree at Midwestern State University in Texas and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Teradici is the technology leader for creating virtual workspaces. The company’s PCoIP technology powers the spectrum of local, remote, mobile and collaborative work styles, fundamentally simplifying how computing is provisioned, managed, and used throughout virtual and cloud environments. The world’s largest cloud computing companies rely on PCoIP technology to fulfill the promise of the cloud – an outstanding user experience, securely delivered to any device, anywhere. Teradici customers include Fortune 500 enterprises and institutions around the world, local and federal government agencies, and cloud and service providers. Teradici was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in British Columbia. For more information, visit http://www.teradici.com.
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