LOWELL, Mass., Jan. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CSP Inc. (NASDAQ:CSPI), a provider of IT solutions, systems integration services and dense cluster computing systems, today announced the appointment of Ismail “Izzy” Azeri as an independent director of the Company, effective immediately. With the addition of Mr. Azeri, the CSP Inc. board has expanded to five members, four of whom are independent.
Mr. Azeri is a technology and software industry leader with substantial strategic planning, corporate development, sales and operational experience. As Senior Product Manager – Cloud at Google, Mr. Azeri is responsible for the pricing, packaging and discounting strategy across Google’s Cloud Platform business. In addition, Mr. Azeri is responsible for structuring and negotiating custom deals for large enterprise clients.
“Izzy brings highly relevant software and cloud-based technology expertise, and more than 15 years of experience overseeing operations, strategic partnerships and investments at some of the most innovative technology organizations in the world,” said Victor Dellovo, CSP’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Izzy’s insight will be valuable as we execute on our managed services strategy, introduce new, cutting-edge products into the market and capitalize on our technology, services and strong customer relationships. We are pleased to welcome Izzy to the CSP Board.”
Mr. Azeri has served as Senior Product Manager – Cloud at Google since May 2014. Prior to joining Google, Mr. Azeri was the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Stackdriver, a cloud computing systems management firm launched with Bain Capital Ventures, where he served as Executive in Residence. He previously served in positions of increasing responsibility at Acronis, VMware and EMC Corp.
Mr. Azeri is currently a Board Advisor to Threatstack and VMTurbo. He also served as Chairman of the Board at Stackdriver from 2012 to 2014 and was a board member at VMware International from 2006 to 2009. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Bentley University.
About CSP Inc.
CSPi (NASDAQ:CSPI) maintains two distinct and dynamic divisions – High Performance Products and Technology Solutions – with a shared vision for technology excellence. CSPi’s High Performance Products division offers extreme-performance Ethernet products for diverse applications, including cybersecurity, financial trading, content creation/distribution, storage networking applications, as well computer signal processing systems. CSPi’s Technology Solutions division provides innovative technology solutions for network solutions, wireless & mobility, unified communications & collaboration, data center solutions, advanced security, along with professional and managed services across those technology focus areas. CSPi Technology Solutions works with the world’s leading IT software and infrastructure companies to create solutions for the unique IT requirements of its customers. For more information, please visit cspiweb.staging.wpengine.com.
Contact: Gary Levine Chief Financial Officer CSP Inc. Tel: 978.663.7598 ext. 1200 Fax: 978.663.0150