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Skyera Promotes 30-Year Industry Veteran to Vice President of Business Development

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the solid-state, storage and networking arenas, today named Farshid Tabrizi as Vice President of Business Development.  He is responsible for creating, implementing, and managing the company's strategic relationships and partnerships including OEM accounts and flash suppliers.

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Tabrizi joined Skyera in 2012 as Senior Director of Business development, bringing more than 30 years of experience in the high-tech industry building and leading successful business development, marketing and engineering organizations.  Prior to joining Skyera, Tabrizi was Director of Strategic Business Development for the NAND OEM division of Micron Technology, responsible for the diversification of customers by identifying, engaging and managing high-volume, high-margin opportunities such as Sony, Panasonic, Hitachi, WD, IBM, Facebook and more.  Previous executive positions included Group Director of Engineering & GM USB Products at Lexar Media Inc.;

"Farshid's extensive experience in product management and business development make him a valuable asset as we look to extend the penetration of our mainstream enterprise solid-state storage systems," said Radoslav Danilak, CEO of Skyera. "With organizations in the analytics, Big Data, Cloud and virtualization arenas looking to boost their applications' performance with solid-state storage, we need somebody with the ability to deliver successful business strategies to the marketplace.  Farshid's proven track record in establishing a market presence and driving that presence to profitability is a key attribute in helping our efforts in introducing a new era of storage to enterprises throughout the world."

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About Skyera
Skyera Inc. is a disruptive provider of enterprise solid-state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications with extraordinarily high performance, exceptionally lower power consumption and cost effectiveness relative to existing enterprise storage systems. Founded by the executives who previously developed the world's most-advanced flash memory controller, Skyera is backed by key technology and financial partnerships designed to position it at the forefront of the hyper growth in the solid-state storage sector. The company was chosen by Flash Memory Summit as a Best of Show award winner for 2012 in the category of Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application. For more information about the company, visit skyera.com.

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