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Plexxi Appoints Denis Vilfort to Vice President of Marketing

NASHUA, N.H., Nov. 16, 2017 Plexxi, the leader in Hyperconverged Networking, today announced the appointment of Denis Vilfort as Vice President of Marketing. Alongside senior vice president of enterprise sales, Mitch Breen, Vilfort will drive the amplification of the Plexxi HCN solution and support the company as it continues its move to the forefront of networking for next the generation of cloud computing.

With more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, Vilfort brings with him a rich background in IoT, servers, networks, storage and system architectures. Vilfort has held leadership roles at OptumSoft, as well as Dell EMC, and Sun Microsystems, which was acquired by Oracle.

“Over the past year, our Plexxi HCN solution has gained significant traction with enterprise, government, and service provider customers. We have reached an important turning point that is requiring us to double-down on our messaging,” said Rich Napolitano, CEO of Plexxi. “With the addition of Denis, we will be able to enhance our go-to-market strategy for large- and small-scale customers, as well as the heart of the global 2000 marketplace. We are thrilled to have Denis join our team.”

As the adoption of the private cloud continues to skyrocket, new cloud infrastructures are adopting hyperconverged paradigms. Enterprises that want to leverage the latest innovations in cloud infrastructures to build resilient, reliable, programmable, and maintainable network infrastructures are increasingly turning to the Plexxi HCN solution.

“Plexxi not only defined the category of Hyperconverged Networking, but continues to be its clear leader,” Vilfort stated. “Plexxi’s innovative HCN strategy empowers customers to gain a true public cloud experience in their private data center cloud while increasing agility , automation and efficiency. While servers and storage have seen massive innovation during the last decade, network innovation from traditional vendors has fallen behind. I see game-changing value in Plexxi’s vision for the modern data center network in combination with their seasoned and highly regarded management team’s ability to execute.”

For more information about Plexxi HCN, go to http://www.plexxi.com/plexxi-hcn/

About Plexxi Inc.
Plexxi is the leader in next generation converged and hyperconverged network infrastructure for public and private cloud deployments.  Plexxi HCNdelivers an intelligent, automated and cost-effective network enabling Cloud Builders to harness the power of a single, powerful platform to create private/public/hybrid cloud and data center networks. Headquartered in Nashua, N.H., Plexxi investors include GV (formerly Google Ventures), Lightspeed Venture Partners, Matrix Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners. For more information, visit www.plexxi.com and follow us on Twitter @PlexxiInc

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Visionary solutions are built by visionary leaders. Plexxi co-founder and Vice President of Product Management Mat Mathews has spent 20 years in the networking industry observing, experimenting and ultimately honing his technology vision. The resulting product — a combination of traditional networking, software-defined networking and photonic switching — represents the best of Mat's career experiences. Prior to Plexxi, Mat held VP of Product Management roles at Arbor Networks and Crossbeam Systems. Mat began his career as a software engineer for Wellfleet Communications, building high speed Frame Relay Switches for the carrier market. Mat holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.