Palo Alto, Calif., â May 17, 2005 â Enigmatec Corporation, a leader in policy-driven, data center automation solutions, today announced the appointment of Mark Tolliver as chairman of the Enigmatec board of directors. Tolliver is currently the chief executive officer of Palamida, a San Francisco-based Software Company focused on software intellectual property management and compliance.
Tolliver, 53, brings more than 30 years of experience in the high-tech industry to his role as chairman of Enigmatecâs board of directors. Before Palamida, he was executive vice president, marketing and strategy, and chief strategy officer for Sun Microsystems. Previously, Tolliver served as president and general manager of iPlanet. iPlanet was established in 1998 as a strategic alliance between Sun and Netscape focusing on Internet infrastructure software. Prior to iPlanet, Tolliver served as president of Sun's consumer and embedded division.
In addition to Sun and iPlanet, Tolliver was vice president of marketing at MasPar Computer Corp. and spent 16 years at Hewlett-Packard Company. He received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.S.E.E. from the University of Illinois.
"Markâs extensive background in the enterprise infrastructure sector providing senior-level strategic thinking and marketing expertise will be invaluable to Enigmatec as we extend our service and product offerings across industries," said Indra Mohan, chief executive officer of Enigmatec Corporation. "His enviable track record in his executive leadership roles further strengthens the Engimatec board."
"I am very excited to assume the reins as chairman of the board at a company with such a compelling value proposition," said Mark Tolliver. "Todayâs economic and regulatory climate requires large enterprises to employ many new technologies to save costs and improve efficiencies in the data center. I am confident in Enigmatecâs commitment to dramatically reduce IT operational cost and business downtime for the next generation data center."
Tolliver joins Enigmatec board members Derek Gray, Laurence John, Eddie Anderson, Indra Mohan, and Duncan Johnston-Watt.