New Vice President of Engineering Shyam Desirazu Joins Panzura From Zynga, NetApp

Industry Veteran to Lead Development Team for Cloud Storage Solutions

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 11, 2012) -  Panzura, a leading provider of global cloud storage solutions, today announced the appointment of Shyam Desirazu to Vice President of Engineering. In this role, Desirazu will help shape the company's overall engineering vision and drive the development of Panzura cloud storage products and solutions for global enterprise companies, organizations and institutions.

Prior to Panzura, Shyam Desirazu served as Senior Director of Engineering at Zynga. With over 20 years of technical and management experience in networking and data management services and solutions, Desirazu has also led NetApp's WAFL file system group and held a senior engineering role at ByteMobile. He is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras with a bachelor's degree in engineering and holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from SUNY - Buffalo.

"Panzura is excited to have Shyam Desirazu at the helm of our exceptional development team as Vice President of Engineering," said Randy Chou, CEO of Panzura. "Desirazu's track record of success and leadership will be essential to spearheading Panzura's leading-edge engineering environment and supporting Panzura on its path of unprecedented growth and traction within Fortune Global 500 companies."

Integrated with all leading cloud storage providers, Panzura solutions offer a low-cost storage tier while simultaneously uniting multiple sites into a single secure, interlinked platform for scale-out NAS. The Panzura Global Cloud Storage System provides globally-distributed enterprises with cross-site access to all files, integrated file locking, deduplication, encryption, snapshots, access management and massive scalability in capacity.

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Panzura has appointed Zynga and NetApp veteran Shyam Desirazu to Vice President of Engineering.