SAN JOSE, Calif., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Infineta Systems, the first and only provider of WAN optimization solutions for Big Traffic workflows, announced today that it has named Larry Lang to the company's Board of Directors. Lang joins a stellar team of board members with deep IT infrastructure, software and communications experience along with strong investment and entrepreneurial success.
"With the levels of data growth being witnessed by enterprises, high-speed WAN optimization solutions designed for replication and backup workflows are emerging as a critical infrastructure component for all large enterprises," said Lang. "I look forward to working with Raj Kanaya and his team in helping Infineta achieve its growth potential, and to helping the executive team build a scalable company with global presence."
Lang presently serves as CEO of Quorum Labs and brings more than twenty years of global business-building experience to Infineta's Board. Lang also serves on the board of Violin Memory, a market leader in the high-performance enterprise storage space delivering scalable flash memory arrays. As General Manager (GM) of the Mobility Business Unit at Cisco Systems, he grew Cisco's mobile Internet business from near-zero to several hundred million dollars. Previously, Lang drove product strategy at Ipsilon Networks and was instrumental in leading the company through its acquisition by Nokia. Lang received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Duke and an MS in Operations Research from Stanford.
"Larry couples deep technology expertise with one of the sharpest marketing minds in the networking business," said Raj Kanaya, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer for Infineta Systems. "He's going to be a great resource to us as we continue to grow and innovate with our breakthrough WAN Optimization solution."
Infineta Systems is the first networking company to develop and market WAN optimization solutions that accelerate inter-data center WANs running at up to 10 Gbps wire speeds. Infineta's Data Mobility Switch (DMS) is the only WAN optimization solution that leverages merchant-silicon to deliver a distributed, high-performance platform with port-to-port latencies in the microseconds. An innovative leader in WAN optimization, Infineta understands the complexity of today's applications and the performance required to manage application traffic across the enterprise.
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About Infineta Systems
Based in San Jose, California, Infineta Systems is a privately held, leading provider of WAN optimization systems for Big Traffic. The company's patent-pending Velocity Dedupe Engine delivers unprecedented levels of throughput, scalability and bandwidth capacity to support critical machine-scale workflows across the data center interconnect. Its flagship product, the Infineta Data Mobility Switch, accelerates multi-gigabit BCDR (Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery), cross-site virtualization, and Big Data traffic. The company is backed by Rembrandt Venture Partners, Alloy Ventures and North Bridge Venture Partners. For more information visit www.infineta.com.
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