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Barry Rudolph Board’s Director, FalconStor

He is CEO of VelociData
This is a Press Release edited by on 2016.12.07

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FALCONSTOR,RUDOLPHFalconStor Software Inc. announced that Barry Rudolph has joined the company's board of directors, effective December 1, 2016.


He brings extensive technology industry experience, having previously served as VP of a number of key business units at IBM, including networking and storage, during a 32-year career within the business. He is currently CEO and director of VelociData, and an independent director of Spectra Logic. He previously served as an independent director for Dot Hill Systems until its sale to Seagate Technology.  
"I am delighted that Barry has agreed to join our board," explained Gary Quinn, CEO, FalconStor. "His tremendous knowledge and experience within our market will help to deliver further shareholder value, as well as build on the expanding market opportunity for FreeStor, the industry's first truly horizontal converged data services platform."
"The opportunity to join Gary and the FalconStor team is very exciting and I am looking forward to working with them," said Rudolph. "Companies globally are looking to evolve their IT infrastructure to make storage far more efficient. FreeStor offers an innovative approach that combines emerging technologies like hybrid cloud and software-defined storage whilst still preserving existing storage investments. FalconStor is at an important time in its development, and the recognition which FreeStor is generating gives me great confidence for the future."
In addition, the following directors of FalconStor have tendered their resignations from the FalconStor board effective December 1, 2016: Eli Oxenhorn, Barry Rubenstein, Irwin Lieber, Steve Fischer.

The company is still searching for additional industry expertise to join the board of directors to guide the company, increase shareholder value and deliver upon the promise of FreeStor into the future.

Additional announcements will be made as those directors are nominated and approved.