SOURCE: Scalent Systems

October 30, 2007 08:00 ET

Industry Veteran Ali Zadeh Joins Scalent Systems as President

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - October 30, 2007) - Scalent Systems, Inc., the leading provider of server infrastructure repurposing software enabling real-time infrastructure for large enterprise data centers, today announced the appointment of Ali Zadeh to the role of president. Zadeh brings expertise in managing global sales organizations and in executing OEM relationships with key technology partners. As president of Scalent, Zadeh will be responsible for customer-facing activities.

Zadeh's distinguished career in the information technology industry spans more than 25 years, including COO of NeoPath Networks, recently acquired by Cisco. Previously, Zadeh was vice president of international sales at Network Appliance, where he was responsible for 40 percent of the company's revenue, and managed a global team of 500 employees and 200 resellers in 50 countries. Prior to NetApp, Zadeh was vice president of sales and marketing at Initio Corporation. Zadeh also served at Adaptec where he managed OEMs, distributors and representatives for strategic accounts.

"We are extremely pleased to have Ali join our executive team," said Ben Linder, CEO of Scalent. "Ali has a stellar reputation in managing high performance organizations, and his deep knowledge and experience will help lead Scalent's continued success with customers and partners alike."

"Joining the Scalent executive team is a real honor," said Zadeh. "I'm excited to be a part of a company so focused on creating customer solutions that make a real impact in solving data center challenges. I'm looking forward to working with a talented group of colleagues to drive Scalent toward its next level of achievement."

About Scalent Systems

Scalent Systems, Inc. is recognized in the industry as the leading provider of server repurposing software to large data centers worldwide. Scalent's V/OE software enables data centers to react in real-time to changing business needs by dynamically changing what servers are running, and how those servers are connected to network and storage. The result is a real-time infrastructure, where data centers can transition between different configurations -- or go from bare metal to live, connected servers -- in five minutes or less, without physical intervention. Using Scalent software, companies have been able to implement cost-effective solutions while reducing server counts, simplifying manageability, and increasing reliability. Many of the Fortune 1000 companies rely on Scalent to support their success, having adopted the software as an integral part of their IT operations. Scalent Systems is based in Palo Alto, with offices worldwide. Scalent's software is available globally both direct and through partners and resellers. For more details, please visit or call 1-866-4-Scalent.

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