EXTENUA ADDS CISCO VETERAN EDISON PERES TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Industry Veteran Brings Vision and Depth to Fast Growing Software Leader in Enterprise Security for Cloud and On-Premise Storage
SAN JOSE, CA — (PRNewire – October 2, 2015) – Extenua Inc., a pioneering developer of enterprise security software that simplifies the use and access of ubiquitous cloud storage, today announced Edison Peres has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Peres is a veteran technology leader and luminary including a 14 year tenure with Cisco, most recently as Senior Vice President, Cloud and Managed Services Partners.
“Edison brings extensive enterprise, cloud and channel expertise as well as relationships to Extenua. We are very fortunate and excited to have him join our board. He is an invaluable asset for us” said Steve Visconti, CEO of Extenua.
“Security for enterprise storage and secure cloud storage are amongst the most critical problems facing the CISO and CIO in today’s market,” said Edison Peres. “I look forward to working with Extenua as they are poised to transform how the enterprise secures its sensitive data assets while taking advantage of the economies that cloud storage offer. Cloud2Drive secures storage data with an unprecedented security schema that is easy to use and puts control in the hands of enterprise IT.”
“We are pleased that Edison joined us, he will add invaluable insight to Extenua as we develop routes to market for our new flagship product, Cloud2Drive,” said Federico Simonetti, CTO and founder.
Mr. Peres has spent nearly 14 years at Cisco in various leadership positions including Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channels and Senior Vice President of Advanced Technology. Peres has held senior executive positions at such companies as Avaya, AT&T/Lucent, Panasonic and Texas Instruments. Peres has been recognized for his leadership many times over the years, including being named as the #1 Channel Chief and one of the Top 25 Executives by CRN, and as a Top Channel Executive by VAR Business.
Extenua Inc. is an award-winning developer of enterprise security software that simplifies and secures cloud storage technologies in revolutionary ways. Extenua’s customers include Fortune 500 companies IBM, Fujitsu, Boeing, Nokia, Sony, Toyota, Kaiser Permanente, US Bank and Motorola as well as government institutions, security agencies, and thousands of small and mid-size businesses. Additional information about Extenua and Cloud2Drive is available at www.extenua.com. Extenua Inc. is a privately-held corporation based in San Jose, California.