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CliQr Appoints Hitendra Sonny Soni as Vice President of Business Development

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/14 -- CliQr Technologies, the leader in cloud migration and full application lifecycle management, today announced the appointment of Hitendra Sonny Soni as vice president of business development. Soni brings more than 25 years of experience helping companies develop sales strategies and partnerships to promote business growth. He has extensive background in cloud management, converged infrastructure and virtualized data center solutions, along with building and executing significant relationships to drive company success.

"Soni's cloud background, broad knowledge of high tech sales and the global marketplace, in addition to his successful track record of fueling company growth and partnerships at a variety of companies, will be a critical asset to the leadership team at CliQr," said David Cope, executive vice president of corporate development for CliQr. "His technical expertise and passion for fostering talent and relationships make him a very unique fit for this role."

"I am thrilled to be joining CliQr and supporting its mission to deliver innovative technology solutions to accelerate the adoption of private, public and hybrid cloud computing. Its recognition as one of Gartner's 'Cool Vendors in Cloud Management, 2014' for its CloudCenter™ platform is evidence of the company's innovation and leadership," said Soni. "I look forward to working with the executive leadership, staff and partners to exceed our customers' expectations and expand our business."

Soni's previous roles include director of strategic alliances at ServiceMesh (now CSC), where under his leadership the company established strategic OEM and channel partnerships worldwide and secured multiple crucial enterprise accounts. Prior to this, Soni served as global director of partner services at VCE, where he helped expand the company into the Asia Pacific market and established a successful program to extend services sales and delivery worldwide. Additionally, he also spent three years working closely with various technology companies to establish their presence and go to market strategies.

About CliQr Technologies
CliQr Technologies is a leading provider of hybrid cloud-application migration and management solutions. CliQr enables businesses to quickly and efficiently move, manage, and secure applications from any on-premise or cloud environment to any private, public, or hybrid cloud. Unlike other approaches to cloud migration and runtime management, CliQr's innovative CloudCenter™ delivers "application-aware" cloud computing that takes advantage of each cloud's unique best-practices capabilities. CloudCenter allows applications to decouple from their need to understand the diversity in each cloud's infrastructure and services, ensuring complete application portability and manageability across one or many private or public clouds. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., with locations in Canada, India, and Czech Republic, CliQr Technologies is backed by Foundation Capital, Google Ventures, and TransLink Capital. For additional information, please visit www.cliqr.com.

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