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Arkologic Corp. Appoints Technology Luminaries to Its Advisory Board

Arkologic Corporation today announced that it has appointed three accomplished industry luminaries to its technology advisory board. Arkologic’s technology advisory board assists the company in defining product direction and technology strategy in order to better address both new and existing markets. The new board members are:

Mohan Srinivasan, a Member of Technical Staff at Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), led Facebook's early adoption of Flash as a storage tier, and was also responsible for developing the caching software and other components that help Facebook scale to meet its ever growing user base. Prior to joining Facebook, Mohan was a kernel engineer at Yahoo where he worked on both Networking and Storage, making significant contributions to the FreeBSD operating system. Before Yahoo, held engineering positions at NetApp where he worked on NFS, TCP/IP, RAID and NetApp's legendary WAFL file system, in addition to delivering the first block-based product. Mohan started his career as a kernel engineer at Sun Microsystems and holds several patents in storage.

Peter Danzig is an investor, technologist, academic and coach. Most recently Peter was co-founder and CSO of Virtuata, a security startup that was acquired by Cisco. His career includes being the VP of Technology at Akamai, and the CTO & Chief Architect of the NetCache division of NetApp. As a mentor Peter has advised a number of startups, most notably IronPort and Peribit, that were acquired by Cisco and Juniper respectively. Peter's career extends into academia including his appointment in 1990 as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern California. Peter received his B.S. in Applied Physics in 1982 from the University of California Davis, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California Berkeley.

Giri Iyer is a customer support guru. With over 20 years experience in customer support for a wide range of technology companies, Giri has built numerous high performance support organizations around the world. Prior to his current role as VP of Customer Support at Ruckus Wireless (NYSE:RKUS), Giri was VP of Global Customer Advocacy at Infoblox, where he spearheaded the Technical Support and Training Operations team. He has held senior management positions at fast growing companies including Alteon WebSystems and Auspex. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from Columbia University and a Masters in Computer Science from Cal State Chico.

About Arkologic

Arkologic was founded in 2010 to provide innovative solid-state storage solutions that enable customers to dramatically reduce product development cycles, increase productivity, and lower costs. Arkologic’s new, second generation Silicon Memory Array product, the SMA 8100, is an all solid-state NAS storage appliance that is specifically tuned and optimized to deliver all of the benefits of flash memory technology to a diverse range of application environments. The company's products provide high throughput and low latency access to data for the most demanding application workloads, such as those found in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) infrastructures, Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) render farms, and web scale application deliver infrastructures.

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