Uplogix Appoints Ken Kieley as Chief Financial Officer
Seasoned financial executive brings insight and expertise to leader in secure remote management
Austin, Texas (January 21, 2009) – Uplogix, the leading provider of secure remote management (SRM) solutions, today announced the appointment of Ken Kieley as Chief Financial Officer. With more than 30 years of experience in finance, information systems and operations, Mr. Kieley will take the lead in long-range strategic financial operations and planning for the company. With the current economic conditions forcing enterprise IT organizations to examine budgets world-wide, Uplogix solutions are the first to deliver the ability and confidence to automate the management and recovery of remote sites.
“Uplogix is an exciting company to join at this point in its life cycle, and it’s a particularly interesting fit given my recent experiences. The combination of innovative technology answering the needs of an expanding market is a great opportunity,” said Mr. Kieley.
Mr. Kieley has had a broad range of experience at leading technology companies. Mr. Kieley comes to Uplogix following the acquisition of Wayport, Inc. where he served as Chief Financial Officer overseeing the finance department and implementing improved processes and systems to help the organization continue its growth. Wayport was acquired by AT&T (NYSE: T) in late 2008. Prior to his position at Wayport, Mr. Kieley served as VP of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Netsolve, Inc., which was acquired by Cisco (NASD: CSCO). He began his career at Ernst & Young in Dallas, working in accounting, financing, merger & acquisition and consulting engagements.
“We’re excited to bring Ken on board at Uplogix,” said Tom Goldman, CEO, Uplogix. “His decades of experience growing technology companies will be vital to our continued growth in a global economy looking to reduce complexity and operating costs and risks in order to become more efficient and productive.”
Uplogix provides the first fully integrated local management solution. Our co-located management appliances automate routine administration, maintenance and recovery taskssecurely and regardless of network availability. In comparison, traditional network and systems management depends on the network, uses multiple tools, and remains labor intensive. Uplogix puts the power of your most trusted IT administrator everywhere, all the time.Uplogix is privately held and headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information, please visit www.uplogix.com.
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