SOURCE: greenBytes


June 24, 2013 09:11 ET

GreenBytes Names Mark Hardy as Vice President of Sales, EMEA

Virtualization and Storage Industry Veteran to Expand Company's Global Reach

PROVIDENCE, RI and LONDON--(Marketwired - Jun 24, 2013) - GreenBytes, Inc., a developer of full-featured virtual desktop optimization solutions that uniquely support existing infrastructure, today named Mark Hardy as Vice President of Sales, EMEA. Hardy joins GreenBytes from Xsigo Systems (acquired by Oracle in November 2012) where he served as EMEA Vice President of Sales. In his new position with GreenBytes, Hardy will be responsible for directing and accelerating sales and business development throughout EMEA for the company's award-winning storage optimization solutions for desktop virtualization.

As a successful and motivational business leader, Mark Hardy has over 25 years of leadership experience with a proven track record of establishing teams to win and develop global "Fortune 500" customers, systems integrators and alliance partners. Mark has held several leadership positions at both start-up and large corporate IT companies in the global marketplace including Oracle and Dell. Hardy spent seven successful years in the U.S working with financial services customers in New York City, and has built a solid reputation for developing and fostering customer and partner relationships whilst focusing on growth, profitability, customer satisfaction and employee retention.

Mark Hardy will be based out of London, United Kingdom, and assumes his position immediately.

Supporting Quotes:

Mark Hardy, Vice President of Sales, EMEA, GreenBytes
"With its game-changing, patented technology, GreenBytes is paving the way for global desktop virtualization adoption. I'm pleased to be joining the GreenBytes management team as we continue to enhance our commitment to our partners, customers and technical alliances throughout EMEA. This is a long-awaited, innovative technology that will enable customers to unlock the potential for deploying virtual desktops through the cloud or from within their own data center, allowing them to truly do more with less and make an immediate impact on ROI."

Brett Johnson, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, GreenBytes
"Mark Hardy is a tremendous addition to the GreenBytes management team. His extensive experience in the storage and virtualization markets is sure to make an immediate and significant impact on our business operations throughout EMEA. GreenBytes' ongoing ability to attract world-class employees is a testament to the company's game-changing technology, and I look forward to working closely with Mark as we continue to expand the business globally."

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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