|[March 24, 2014]
Nebula Names Former GridIron and Extreme Networks Co-Founder, Herb Schneider, as VP of Engineering
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Nebula, the enterprise private cloud company, today announced the
appointment of Herb Schneider to the role of Senior Vice President of
Engineering. Schneider brings more than 25 years of experience in
systems hardware and software engineering with leadership in enterprise
flash storage and enterprise networking. Schneider will drive research
and development for the company and will report to Gordon Stitt, Nebula
Chief Executive Officer.
"I am thrilled to be joining Nebula's executive team and look forward to
building an exciting product portfolio that drives adoption of private
clouds by delivering a turnkey, high performance solution based on
OpenStack," said Schneider.
Schneider has a successful track record of engineering products that
generated over $2 billion in revenue and was responsible for the
shipment of 20 million Ethernet ports. He engineeed the development of
next-generation technology including five generations of custom
networking ASICs, two generations of network operating systems, and
three generations of fixed and modular hardware platforms. Schneider
also holds several patents in data networking and security.
"Herb brings his extensive experience in developing enterprise systems
that included both optimized hardware and software - a key criteria for
delivering a packaged, turnkey enterprise private cloud solution for
compute, storage and networking, such as Nebula One," said Gordon Stitt,
CEO of Nebula. "I am pleased and excited to have Herb serve as Nebula's
VP of Engineering where he will lead innovative product development and
programs and provide leadership across our R&D efforts."
Nebula is dedicated to enabling all enterprises to easily, securely and
inexpensively, deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures.
Nebula makes the Nebula One, the world's first cloud computer, enabling
any business to easily build a scale-out private computing cloud from
racks of industry-standard servers. Nebula is privately held and
venture-funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Comcast (News - Alert) Ventures and
Highland Capital Partners. Other investors include Innovation Endeavors,
and Google's first investors, Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Ram
Shriram. For more information, visit Nebula at www.nebula.com.
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