SAN JOSE, Calif. –(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZEDEDA, a leader in edge orchestration, announced today the expansion of its executive team.
These executives will help lead ZEDEDA as the company continues to experience a period of exponential growth. Last month, ZEDEDA announced $26 million in Series B funding through a wide range of new and existing investors, bringing the total raised to more than $55 million since its inception. Over the past year, ZEDEDA has seen revenue increase by 7 times, while the number of nodes under management has increased by 4 times.
As part of its momentum, it’s time for the company to further build its executive team to prepare for even greater growth and continue to lead in customer satisfaction by making computing the easy, open advantage and fundamentally safe.
Erik Nordmark, a co-founder of the company, has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer. Nordmark is widely regarded as one of the technical visionaries in the edge computing industry. In his new role, he will oversee product architecture and vision, lead ZEDEDA’s partnership with the Linux Foundation, and evaluate new technologies and development partnerships while continuing to work directly with the company’s largest customers. ZEDEDA.
“For several years, we’ve seen the natural evolution of the data center, the cloud, and now the edge became the data center within organizations. With the creation and collection of data at the edge now exploding, organizations more than ever need to re-envision their traditional IT and OT operations to enable the new business cases and strategic value this will drive.” said Nordmark. “ZEDEDA’s customers and partners are at the forefront of these advantage-driven opportunities, and I am excited to step into this new role as we continue to improve and expand the flexible foundation that is critical to their continued success. ”
Paul Campaniello has been appointed vice president of marketing. In his new role, he will oversee all aspects of global marketing and communications, including go-to-market strategy, branding, sales enablement, product marketing, demand generation and analyst and public relations.
“ZEDEDA is at the intersection of several dynamic markets and technologies, such as the distributed edge, virtualization and open source mainframes,” said Campaniello. “I am excited to help ZEDEDA address the rapidly growing management and orchestration market. ZEDEDA is extending the cloud experience to the edge, and it is clear that the need for a secure and flexible edge solution will continue to grow.”
Michael Maxey has been appointed VP of Business Development. In this role, Maxey will help customers and partners accelerate and simplify the deployment of edge applications.
“At the distributed edge, customer value is distributed across a complete solution. Management and orchestration are extremely important. But it’s just as important that the entirety of the solution is easy to consume and implement,” said Maxey. “The options are endless with the number of advantage use cases increasing every day. And I look forward to building strategies for all these use cases, partnering with the best companies on the planet.”
Raghu Vatte moves into the role of VP of Product Management and Customer Success, where he will support ZEDEDA’s growing customer base from deployment to future needs.
“While some technology sectors are seeing slowdowns, investment in edge computing continues to grow because of the strategic value it brings to organizations across all verticals,” Vatte said. “We are seeing customers keen on these projects and ZEDEDA is critical to their success by providing the integrated management and orchestration required.”
“Edge computing is increasingly important within organizations and these new executive hires will position us strongly to meet the needs of larger customers, helping us build our internal teams and deliver even more value to customers and our partners,” Said Ouissal said. , founder and CEO of ZEDEDA. “Edge computing is accelerating, and our open approach and ecosystem framework is the ideal solution for businesses looking to take advantage of the benefits of edge computing.”
To learn more about ZEDEDA’s orchestration solution for the distributed edge, visit www.ZEDEDA.com.
ZEDEDA makes edge computing easy, open and inherently secure – extending the cloud experience to the edge. ZEDEDA reduces the cost of managing and orchestrating distributed infrastructure and applications, while increasing visibility, security and control. ZEDEDA provides a cloud-based, distributed, edge management and orchestration solution, simplifying the security and remote management of edge infrastructure and applications at scale.
ZEDEDA provides extensibility and flexibility by leveraging an open ecosystem of partners with a robust application marketplace and by using an open architecture built on EVE-OS, from the Linux Foundation. EVE-OS is a lightweight, open source, Linux-based edge operating system. ZEDEDA delivers instant time to value, has thousands of nodes under management and is backed by world-class investors with teams in the United States, Germany and India. For more information, visit www.zededa.com.