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George Symons Joins Solix Technologies as Chief Strategy Officer
Nov 8, 2011 | Santa Clara, CA: Solix Technologies announces the addition of George Symons as Chief Strategy Officer. Symons will be responsible for short- and long-term planning as well as execution of strategic initiatives. He brings experience and leadership to this role with previous specialization in data storage and information lifecycle management.
"George brings a solid reputation for growth and innovation that gives our team, partners, and customers a dynamic and progressive outlook towards the future." Sai Gundavelli, Founder and CEO of Solix Technologies.
Symons joins Solix from Xiotech Corporation where as COO he helped elevate the business from a mid-tier storage supplier to a high-performing enterprise level storage company. Symons previous experience also includes executive level management at Yosemite Technologies, EvoStor, EMC Corporation and Legato Systems. At EMC, Symons was CTO for Information Management driving the growth of their product lines around Information Life Cycle Management.
"Solix is a leading provider of Data Governance Platform serving a wide array of respected customers," said George Symons. "I have been involved with Solix for the past 3 years as a board advisor and am excited to move into an active strategic role for a company with such great products which allows me the ability to further enhance an already enviable company."
Symons holds bachelor degrees from the University of California, San Diego and an MBA from UCLA.
About Solix Technologies
Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Data Management solutions, helps businesses to improve application performance, reduce storage costs, meet compliance and data privacy requirements by achieving Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) goals, Data Governance strategies, and efficiently transition to Cloud infrastructure. Solix Enterprise Data Management Suite (Solix EDMS) software enables organizations to implement Database Archiving, Test Data Management (Data Subsetting), Data Masking and Application Retirement across all enterprise data. Solix ExAPPS Appliance is an integrated set of Server, storage and software components for Application Retirement all bundled into a single device. In partnership with leading application and storage vendors, Solix provides integrated ILM, cloud enabling and Data Governance solutions for today's heterogeneous environments. Solix has an extensive global client base, including Fortune 500 companies, and is widely considered the standard for enterprise data management. Solix Technologies is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has an established worldwide channel program of value added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators.