Uplogix Appoints New Board Member
Technology industry veteran Robert McFarland of Daylight Partners brings over 30 years of expertise to Board of Directors
Austin, Texas (August 4, 2008) – Uplogix, the leading provider of secure remote management (SRM) solutions, today announced the appointment of Robert McFarland, Daylight Partners, to its Board of Directors effective July 9, 2008. Mr. McFarland brings over 30 years of executive management and technology experience to the Board, which will help Uplogix further accelerate global expansion to meet customer demand.
“I am pleased to have been selected by Uplogix so I can share my expertise and contribute my insights as a former GM, CIO and government industry executive,” said Robert McFarland, partner, Daylight Partners. “Uplogix is poised for great momentum over the next 12 months, and I look forward to helping them continue to thrive.”
Most recently, Mr. McFarland served as CIO of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C., where he ran the largest IT budget outside of the Pentagon. He was responsible for overseeing operation of VA’s computer systems and telecommunication networks for medical information, veterans’ benefits payments, life insurance programs and financial management systems. Prior to his service in Washington, Mr. McFarland was vice president of government relations for Dell Computer Corporation after serving as vice president and general manager of Dell’s Government Business Segment. Mr. McFarland has held numerous executive positions throughout his career. He is an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War and has earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from LeTourneau University. To read more about Mr. McFarland and Daylight Partners, please visit www.daylightpartners.com.
“The addition of Bob to Uplogix’ Board of Directors brings management breadth and a diversity of experiences that will help ensure we maximize the potential of our technology platform,” said Tom Goldman, CEO, Uplogix. “Bob’s strong leadership skills, extensive management background, and proven track record bring great value to us, and we couldn’t be more pleased with his appointment.”
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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