August 03, 2011 09:01 ET

Exinda Announces Appointment of Robert H. Scott to Chairman of Its Board of Directors

ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS--(Marketwire - Aug. 3, 2011) - Exinda, a global provider of WAN optimization solutions featuring Unified Performance Management (UPM), today announced the appointment of Robert H. Scott to Chairman of Exinda's board of directors. Mr. Scott brings more than 30 years of executive experience in the technology industry.

Mr. Scott was invited to join Hewlett Packard in 2008 following its acquisition of Colubris Networks where he, as Colubris' Chief Executive Officer, had navigated the transaction. He led the resulting business unit's Worldwide Sales division to record numbers before taking over the incubation and growth of HP's visual collaboration venture. Prior to Colubris, Mr. Scott led a number of technology companies including Xelor, which was acquired by Avaya. Most recently, Mr. Scott he has led five startups, two restarts and one internally-incubated venture.

In 2002, he achieved Ernst and Young's Telecom Sector Entrepreneur of the Year and New Hampshire High Tech Council's Entrepreneur of the Year after raising three rounds of funding and increasing Octave Communications' revenues ten-fold.

"Exinda and our Board of Directors will benefit from Robert's extensive knowledge and experience gained through his years in senior executive roles for large companies and his role in helping small companies to achieve their objectives. I am pleased to have the opportunity to work with him," said Michael Sharma. Chief Executive Officer, Exinda.

Robert H. Scott is also currently serving as Board Director for Bradford Networks and Square 1 Bank, and sits on the Advisory Boards of Windspeed Ventures and White Glove Healthcare. He has supported the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Alumni Institute on the Advisory Council since 2002 and as National Judge since 2007.

About Exinda

Exinda is a proven global supplier of WAN Optimization and Application Acceleration products. The Exinda Unified Performance Management (UPM) solution encompasses application visibility, control, optimization and intelligent acceleration – all within a single network appliance that is affordable and easy to manage. Founded in 2002, Exinda is headquartered in Andover, MA and has established regional offices in Canada and the United Kingdom to support the growing global demand for its products and services. Exinda is a 100% channel business with products being distributed by a worldwide network of solution partners who offer local support and services. For more information, please visit http://www.exinda.com.

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