Data Dynamics, Inc. has announced the expansion of its board of directors with the addition of former SVP and general manager for HP’s U.S. Enterprise Group, Randy Seidl and former IBM general manager for storage, Andy Monshaw. The addition of these senior executives provides Data Dynamics with strategic guidance, influential relationships and insight from two respected storage industry veterans.
“Both Seidl and Monshaw bring proven experience in building and scaling enterprise technology businesses, as well as a tremendous network of contacts within the industry,” said Piyush Mehta, CEO, Data Dynamics, Inc. “Randy is widely known in the industry as a mentor, coach and dealmaker, bringing people together to better solve complex business and technology problems through mutual cooperation and collaboration. He was among the first 50 employees at EMC and knows the enterprise storage market intimately. Andy’s deep experience in finance, operations and technology management will help us tailor our offerings to best meet customer needs and expand into new avenues. With their addition to our board, Data Dynamics is poised to provide enterprises globally with an automated platform to address their storage management challenges.
Seidl and Monshaw join Data Dynamics at a time of exponential growth. The company’s flagship StorageX™ platform today powers migrations for many petabytes of data, across hundreds of millions of files, for enterprise customers that are moving to next-generation infrastructure. StorageX uniquely enables the intelligent management of storage across heterogeneous technologies and platforms through a single management interface. It adds additional functionality to Microsoft DFS and centralizes the management of unstructured data across the enterprise. Its latest version also enables Windows-based management for multiple heterogeneous file servers, allowing seamless data migration and consolidation.