Hi-Tech Executive Mike Wall Joins RackTop Systems Advisory Board
Monday, August 31 2016 (Fulton, MD) – RackTop today announced that Mike Wall, former Chairman and CEO of Amplidata, has joined the company’s executive advisory board. He will advise RackTop on product strategy, partner alliances, and strategic fundraising initiatives.
During his tenure at Amplidata, Wall transformed the company into the world’s leading object storage software company and led its eventual sale to Western Digital in March 2015. Prior to Amplidata, Wall was President and CEO of storage innovator Atempo (acquired by Allen Systems Group). As general manager of Intel’s Storage Group, Wall led the industry’s transition from special purpose hardware based storage to systems designed with commodity microprocessors and chipsets. Wall also served as General Manager of Intel’s Supercomputer Systems Division, where he led the introduction of Intel’s X86 architecture into the high performance computing market.
“I’m very excited to have Mike as part of the team,” said Eric Bednash, CEO, RackTop Systems. “He has deep roots in the data storage industry, and his leadership in business operations and prior investment experience are already making a big impact on the company.”
“The team and technology at RackTop are first rate,” said Wall. “I am impressed by how they’ve encapsulated data management, governance, and cloud storage into a unified Tier 1 storage solution. Most exciting are the game changing new technologies that they have in development.”
Wall earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed his Masters of Management Sciences, Averill Harriman College for Urban and Policy Sciences, at SUNY Stony Brook.
RackTop Systems develops a software defined data ecosystem with simplified management, extreme performance, and superior data protection. RackTop’s data storage and management software transforms the way businesses manage their data across multiple systems, both on-premises and in the cloud. RackTop’s innovative technology solutions offer organizations the best way to manage, protect, visualize, and leverage their data. RackTop products are used every day to service critical functions in both the public and private sector. For more information, visit www.racktopsystems.com.