London, United Kingdom, March 15, 2012 --(PR.com
, the leading supplier of Hybrid-Cloud File Servers
, providing federation, security, governance for over 35 “Clouds,” announced today that Adrian Wise has joined its board of directors as a non-executive Investor Director.
Adrian has over 30 years of sales, marketing, and operational management experience worldwide in the IT industry. Adrian was the VP of Sales, Marketing and Service at Convex Computer, a high-performance computing company that was a successful IPO of the 1980’s; later acquired by HP. Adrian later built-up and sold his own 150 person Software business and now advises multiple start-up and overseas IT businesses.
Adrian will use his wealth of experience to advise and guide Vehera as it accelerates into hybrid on-premise cloud solutions and virtualised appliances for small business and corporate entities, and into white-label software solutions for service providers.
SMEStorage CEO Ian Osborne stated, "We are excited about having Adrian on board. He has a great pedigree particularly around helping to build channels and increase company value. We feel privileged to have him join us."
"Vehera have an interesting proposition in a space that is white hot," said Adrian. "SMEStorage is focused on aggregating multiple different public Cloud information services with private ones, providing one coalesced view of them all that is easily managed and governed from an e-compliance viewpoint and on providing accessibility from any computer or mobile device, not on storage itself, which is now mostly commoditised."
"I am looking forward to adding value where I can to help Vehera take advantage of a market that is growing daily."
SMEStorage provide a hybrid cloud file server
that can be used on Cloud or on premise and that features sophisticated desktop and mobile clients, and Cloud Governance and data federation features.