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Former Citrix CTO Joins Virtual-Q
Virtual-Q, the leader in enterprise cloudtop computing, announced today that Rick Braddy has been appointed Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Braddy brings more than 31 years of unparalleled technology and business experience to his new responsibilities for advancing Virtual-Q's cutting-edge technology.

Mr. Braddy is a former Chief Technology Officer of CITRIX Systems, Inc., a leading provider of application and desktop virtualization solutions. As CTO, Mr. Braddy was responsible for the virtualization group's business and technology strategy, as well as the architecture and intellectual property of the company's flagship products, XenApp and XenDesktop. Prior to serving as CITRIX's CTO, Mr. Braddy served as Vice President of Product Management and Architecture, with responsibility for the company's CITRIX Presentation Server product line. During Mr. Braddy's six-year tenure with CITRIX, the company grew from a $450 million, single product company to a diversified, "Top 10" software company, with annual revenues in excess of $1.2 billion.

"Virtual-Q is well positioned technologically to become the market leader in cloud-based Virtual Desktop solutions," said Braddy. "I am excited about the opportunity to help develop and extend the innovative Q platform, which promises to make VDI and IT-as-a-service a cost-saving reality for organizations around the globe."

"Rick Braddy is a brilliant technologist and a proven leader," said Victor Quinones, Chief Executive Officer of Virtual-Q. "He provides a strong voice for the business value of cloud-based computing solutions." Quinones added, "The addition of Rick's intellect and business savvy to our management team will strengthen our ability to bring cost-effective cloud computing to desktops and laptops across the world. I am thrilled to welcome him to Virtual-Q."

Published Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:54 AM by David Marshall
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