Storage industry leader positioned to accelerate company’s growth

San Mateo, Calif. – Sept 11, 2018 – Cloudian, the innovation leader in enterprise object storage systems, today announced the appointment of Dr. C.S. Park to its board of directors. A Cloudian investor and advisor since August 2016, Park brings strategic insight and global perspective as the company expands to meet demand for its hyperscale, cloud-connected storage solutions.

“We are delighted to have Dr. Park join Cloudian’s Board as our first independent director, bringing his deep industry expertise to help drive continued growth and success,” said Michael Tso, CEO and co-founder, Cloudian. “His addition to our board of directors marks Cloudian’s maturation as we adopt best practices in corporate governance.”

Park brings more than 25 years of board and management experience, including over 12 years at Seagate Technology, a global leader in data storage solutions, where he has served as Lead Independent Director, Audit Committee Chair, and Strategic Transaction Committee Chair. Currently a senior advisor to The Boston Consulting Group, Park has served on a number of public and private boards, including Computer Sciences Corporation (now DXC Technology), DLA Piper, Dot Hill Systems, and SandForce. Formerly, Park held leadership roles at Maxtor over a period of 13 years, including president, CEO, Chairman of the Board and a member of the board of directors. Park was also chairman and CEO of Hynix Semiconductor (now SK Hynix), a leading semiconductor memory manufacturer based in Korea, and managing director of H&Q Asia Pacific, a private equity firm.

“The enterprise storage landscape is evolving rapidly, and Cloudian is leading the way with data management innovations that were not even contemplated when today’s legacy storage architectures were invented,” said Park. “I’m thrilled to be joining Cloudian’s board of directors at this pivotal moment, as the firm’s core values of limitless scale and cloud integration take hold in the enterprise storage landscape.”

Cloudian redefines enterprise storage with an exabyte-scalable global data fabric that integrates on-prem and public cloud environments to let customers manage more data at less cost. Cloudian’s hyperscale architecture delivers the limitless scalability, simplicity and cloud integration needed to enable the next generation of computing driven by advances such as IoT and machine learning technologies. Cloudian recently announced a $94 million Series E funding round, the largest single round to date for a distributed file systems and object storage provider.

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