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Panasas Strengthens Management Team with Expanded Roles for Key Managers across the Organization

SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 5, 2014 Panasas, Inc., the leader in hybrid scale-out NAS for technical research and enterprise customers, today announced five vice president promotions across multiple functional areas. The five executives promoted include Al Biglan, vice president, software engineering; Ren Del Carlo, vice president, operations; Tim Mac, vice president, engineering services; Geoffrey Noer, vice president, product management; and Tim Vail, vice president, corporate controller.

“The executive staff and I are committed to strengthening our management team to keep pace with our innovation and expansion to new markets around the world,” said Faye Pairman, Panasas CEO. “We are fortunate to have such talented employees who think originally and are fully committed to satisfying our customers and to growing our business. The leadership skills they demonstrate are critical to creating the strategies, teams and culture that will deliver the win for Panasas in the marketplace.”

Together, Biglan, Del Carlo, Mac, Noer, and Vail assume expanded roles in business strategy, operations, engineering, and product development efforts for Panasas and its ActiveStor® series of hybrid scale-out NAS solutions and all future products.

About Panasas
Panasas ActiveStor® hybrid scale-out NAS appliances drive enterprise and research innovation by accelerating workflows and simplifying data management. ActiveStor solutions leverage the patented PanFS® storage operating system, delivering high performance and reliability at scale from an appliance that is as easy to manage as it is fast to deploy. Now in its fifth generation, ActiveStor is optimized for the most demanding big data workloads in energy, government, life sciences, manufacturing, media, and university environments and has been deployed in more than fifty countries worldwide. For more information, visit

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