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Exablox Appoints New Vice President of Marketing to Support Company Growth

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – June 26, 2013 – Exablox®, the company reimagining storage, announces the appointment of industry veteran Shridar Subramanian as vice president of marketing. Subramanian is a 20-year veteran in senior level marketing and engineering positions at high-growth storage companies. His appointment strengthens the Exablox executive leadership as the company scales to support new growth with its recent OneBlox product release.

Subramanian joins a veteran storage team that includes Ramesh Balan, who serves as vice president of engineering, joining Exablox from EMC via the Data Domain acquisition. Prior, Balan served as senior director of the Veritas storage team through to its acquisition by Symantec. The Exablox team has a successful track record of building innovative storage solutions from companies such as Data Domain, Veritas, NetApp, Omneon, GreenPlum, and Ocarina.

Subramanian most recently served as vice president of product marketing and management at Virident Systems. Prior, Subramanian was co-founder and CEO of Info-insight, a developer of auto-tiering software for the enterprise storage market. He has also held senior positions at Monosphere, Inc. and NetApp, and additional experience at Intergraph Corporate and Booz Allen & Hamilton. Subramanian holds a master’s in Computer Science from Penn State University and a master’s in Business Administration from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

Subramanian’s appointment occurred inline with Exablox’s April 2013 launch of OneBlox, a cloud managed, scale-out, object-based storage appliance solution designed to solve businesses’ most common storage pain points. OneBlox features patent-pending technology to provide a cloud-managed solution featuring leading edge enterprise features, such as inline deduplication, continuous data protection and zero-configuration storage expansion.

Supporting Quotes

“Today’s storage needs have created an explosive demand for innovative solutions that are powerful, scalable and easy to use, all while remaining cost-accessible. Exablox is poised to meet that need for organizations of all sizes. I am thrilled to be joining the company’s all-star team, which includes fellow executives who hold decades of storage industry experience.”

- Shridar Subramanian, VP of Marketing, Exablox

“At Exablox we pride ourselves on hiring the very best in the industry. Shridar Subramanian brings invaluable insight and experience that will no doubt aid in taking Exablox to the next level. We continue to be on the lookout for new talent and his appointment clearly demonstrates our commitment to excellence within our team and our products.”

- Douglas Brockett, CEO, Exablox

About Exablox

Exablox is the company reimagining storage. Exablox solves businesses’ runaway storage costs and information management nightmares by providing a cloud-managed scale-out object-based solution that is affordable and easy to use. OneBlox is an inclusive storage offering that combines an elegant hardware architecture and integrated, enterprise-grade software, including inline deduplication, continuous data protection, and disaster recovery. Founded in 2010, Exablox is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. and backed by leading Silicon Valley venture firms. Visit Exablox online at www.exablox.com and join the conversation at www.twitter.com/exablox.

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