SOURCE: greenBytes


May 01, 2013 09:16 ET

GreenBytes Announces Formation of Industry Advisory Board

Desktop Virtualization Leader to Receive Strategic Counsel From Noted Storage and Virtualization Industry Experts

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - May 1, 2013) - GreenBytes, Inc., a developer of full-featured virtual desktop optimization solutions that uniquely support existing infrastructure, today announced the establishment of an industry advisory board featuring highly accomplished information technology industry veterans who will be responsible for providing guidance and recommendations for the company as it continues to innovate and develop industry-leading solutions for desktop virtualization. Inaugural members of GreenBytes' Industry Advisory Board include:

  • Randall Chalfant, Advisor, IABPro; former CTO, Sun Microsystems
  • Edward L. Haletky, President, CEO and Principal Consultant, AstroArch Consulting; Founder and Managing Director, The Virtualization Practice, LLC
  • Bruce Kornfeld, Advisor, IABPro; former Dell and Compellent Executive
  • Mike Miracle, SVP Marketing and Strategy, BlackRidge Technology; former CMO and SVP, SevOne
  • Ben Woo, Founder and Managing Director, Neuralytix; former Program Vice President of IDC's Worldwide Storage Systems Research

GreenBytes' IO-Offload desktop virtualization solutions are the simplest and most cost-effective way for IT, service providers and OEMs to deliver ecosystem-agnostic, full-featured virtual desktops, from departmental to cloud-scale, in minutes. With GreenBytes' patented zero latency inline deduplication technology, IT is able to deliver the superior virtual desktop experience that users demand, all with 98% less storage space required, and with the manageability, scalability and affordability required for cloud-scale VDI deployments. GreenBytes' IO-Offload desktop virtualization solutions include the IO Offload Engine, a hardware appliance, and the vIO, a virtual storage appliance.

"I am excited to chair this world-class industry advisory board as we provide strategic guidance to GreenBytes on current and new market opportunities," said Mike Miracle, Chairman, GreenBytes Industry Advisory Board. "The advisory board has validated that GreenBytes' patented deduplication technology is a true breakthrough in its ability to easily remove the storage performance, cost, and scalability limits to the widespread adoption of desktop virtualization and desktop as a service (DaaS) solutions, and we are excited to play an important advisory role in the company's ongoing development."

"We are extremely fortunate to have such an accomplished and highly-experienced group of industry veterans available for ongoing counsel and inspiration as GreenBytes moves forward with our global sales, marketing and business development efforts," said Steve O'Donnell, Chairman and CEO, GreenBytes. "Greg Duplessie from IABPro has done a tremendous job of identifying and assembling this dynamic group of industry experts, and we look forward to their guidance and support as the company continues to solidify its place as the market leader in the desktop virtualization arena."

About GreenBytes, Inc.
GreenBytes delivers patented IO-Offload desktop virtualization optimization solutions that maximize the effective performance and capacity of existing infrastructure to provide persistent, full-featured virtual desktops with the manageability, scalability and affordability required for cloud-scale VDI deployments. GreenBytes was founded in 2007 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. For more information, please visit

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