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November 14, 2011 08:20 ET

GreenBytes Names John Poduska as Vice President of Software Engineering

Accomplished Engineer Joins Innovative Leader in Data Storage Solutions

ASHAWAY, RI--(Marketwire - Nov 14, 2011) - GreenBytes® Inc., a developer of high-performance, energy-efficient inline data deduplication storage solutions, today announced that John Poduska has joined the company as vice president of software engineering. Poduska joins GreenBytes from Mindstorm Technologies, a software consulting company, where he served as partner and CTO. In his new role with GreenBytes, Poduska will be responsible for managing the software engineering teams for the company's recently announced HA-3000 product family of high availability (HA) inline deduplicating iSCSI SANs for VDI, as well as the GB-X Series of high-performance SSD accelerated inline deduplicating SAN and NAS utility storage appliances.

At Mindstorm Technologies, Poduska worked on projects including storage management software, medical visualization, smartphone applications, drug ingredient tracking, and credit card processing. Prior to Mindstorm, Poduska served as director of development at SwiftTouch, manager/architect of AVS OpenViz Software, and founder of Matador Software and Jaguar Software, both sold to AVS (Advanced Visual Systems, Inc.). As a graphics hardware developer at Stellar/Stardent, Poduska was awarded patents for graphics architecture for 3D rendering and a dithering algorithm.

"John Poduska brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to GreenBytes, and we are pleased to welcome him to our engineering team," said Bob Petrocelli, CEO and CTO of GreenBytes. "I know John will have an immediate impact on our outstanding group of engineers, and we look forward to working together as we continue to bring innovative, next generation data storage solutions to the market."

"GreenBytes' groundbreaking HA-3000 is now setting the standard for the performance and features of VDI storage, and I am thrilled to be joining the GreenBytes engineering team at such an exciting time in the company's evolution," said John Poduska. "I look forward to working with Bob and the entire team on the current product families, as well as ongoing research and development efforts for future technology."

John Poduska holds a BSEE from Rice University. Poduska will be based at GreenBytes corporate headquarters in Ashaway, R.I. and will assume his position immediately.

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GreenBytes, Inc. is a provider of high-performance, energy-efficient inline data deduplication storage solutions. Designed for high availability primary storage and utility storage missions, GreenBytes technology features a next-generation Hybrid Storage Architecture (HSA) that combines SSD performance with magnetic density for the industry's highest levels of performance, scalability and reliability in an easy-to-use, cost-effective package purpose-built to bring the efficiencies of data deduplication beyond data protection and into the primary storage market. GreenBytes was founded in 2007 and is based in Ashaway, Rhode Island, USA. For more information, visit:

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