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Actian Corporation (formerly Ingres Corp.) is the first to deliver a cloud development platform for building Action Apps. Action Apps are lightweight consumer-style applications that automate business actions triggered by real-time changes in data. Actian products incite action at more than 10,000 customers worldwide by driving their mission critical workloads and providing rapid action insights to their data. Actian is headquartered in Redwood City, California with offices in New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, and Melbourne.

Rohit De Souza joined Actian as Chief Executive Officer in October 2016. Rohit brings nearly 25 years of blue chip, strategic technology and change management experience to the role, having driven results at both large enterprise technology companies and smaller, early stage ventures in a global context.

Please visit www.actian.com for more information about Actian Corporation.

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MTI Europe is a specialist cloud infrastructure consultancy and integrator. MTI Europe has a background of more than 20 years’ experience as a technology innovator and provides customers with strategic consultancy, technical expertise and a single point of contact that eliminates complexities while delivering operational efficiencies. MTI is also a qualified member of the Vblock partner ecosystem for VCE, the Virtual Computing Environment Company. Uniquely, MTI Europe utilizes its three inter-connected Solution Centres in France, Germany and the UK to demonstrate complete proof-of-concept for its Vblock customer cloud solutions.

Keith Clark is the President and CEO of MTI. Prior to this role, he ran MTI Europe for the last 11 years of his 21 years with MTI and was a prime force in delivering profitable growth across all the European entities. During his career, he also served as worldwide COO for MTI Corporation USA. Keith, working closely with Garnett & Helfrich Capital, played a key role in establishing MTI Europe as an independent company.

Please visit www.mti.com for more information about MTI.

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Wyse was sold to Dell and has become Dell Wyse. - more -

Wyse Technology is the global leader in Cloud Client Computing. The Wyse portfolio includes industry-leading thin, zero and cloud PC client solutions with advanced management, desktop virtualization and cloud software supporting desktops, laptops and next generation mobile devices. Cloud client computing replaces the outdated computing model of the unsecure, unreliable, energy-intensive and expensive PC, all while delivering lower TCO and a superior user experience.

Tarkan Maner serves as Wyse’s president and chief executive officer. Since he joined Wyse in 2005, in addition to his current role, he has also overseen global sales, marketing, channels, business development, and customer service organizations and programs. Previously, Mr. Maner has held management roles at Computer Associates and IBM.

Please visit www.wyse.com for more information about Wyse Technology.

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Blade was sold to IBM and has become IBM System Networking. - more -

BLADE Network Technologies is the leading provider of network infrastructure to the blade server market. BLADE’s products represent a strategic point in a blade server system as the gateway for all traffic directed to and from a blade server system. As the strategic control point, the switches have a direct influence on a blade server system’s performance, high availability, scalability, manageability, security, and total cost of ownership.

Jointly owned by Garnett & Helfrich Capital and Nortel, BLADE has shipped $200 million worth of product. The company has more than 53,000 switches and 1.2 million Gigabit Ethernet ports in production at approximately 50 percent of Fortune 500 enterprises. BLADE is a strategic partner with the world’s two leading blade server vendors — IBM and HP.

Vikram Mehta, co-founder of Nortel’s Blade Server Switch Business Unit (BSSBU), came over from Nortel to serve as BLADE’s President and CEO. At Nortel, he was responsible for product management, research and development, sales, marketing, business development, and OEM support. Under his leadership, BSSBU became one of Nortel’s fastest growing business units.

Please visit www.bladenetwork.net for more information about Blade Network Technologies.