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Industry Veteran Ali Zadeh Joins Scalent Systems as President
Scalent Systems, Inc., the leading provider of server infrastructure repurposing software enabling real-time infrastructure for large enterprise data centers, today announced the appointment of Ali Zadeh to the role of president. Zadeh brings expertise in managing global sales organizations and in executing OEM relationships with key technology partners. As president of Scalent, Zadeh will be responsible for customer-facing activities.

Zadeh's distinguished career in the information technology industry spans more than 25 years, including COO of NeoPath Networks, recently acquired by Cisco. Previously, Zadeh was vice president of international sales at Network Appliance, where he was responsible for 40 percent of the company's revenue, and managed a global team of 500 employees and 200 resellers in 50 countries. Prior to NetApp, Zadeh was vice president of sales and marketing at Initio Corporation. Zadeh also served at Adaptec where he managed OEMs, distributors and representatives for strategic accounts.

"We are extremely pleased to have Ali join our executive team," said Ben Linder, CEO of Scalent. "Ali has a stellar reputation in managing high performance organizations, and his deep knowledge and experience will help lead Scalent's continued success with customers and partners alike."

"Joining the Scalent executive team is a real honor," said Zadeh. "I'm excited to be a part of a company so focused on creating customer solutions that make a real impact in solving data center challenges. I'm looking forward to working with a talented group of colleagues to drive Scalent toward its next level of achievement."

Published Tuesday, October 30, 2007 6:53 PM by David Marshall
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