Skyera, a start-up specializing in enterprise solid state storage systems, announced that Michael Klayko, former CEO of Brocade Communications, has joined its Board of Directors. Klayko had previously served the company as a member of its Advisory Board. Klayko has more than 35 years of experience in the storage, computer and telecommunications industry and is currently CEO of MKA Capital LLC. In addition to his heading up Brocade, Klayko's previous experience includes executive positions at Rhapsody Networks (CEO), McData (Executive Vice President), EMC (Senior Vice President of Sales), HP and IBM.
- The Skyera team brings together previous members of Sandforce, the developer of SSD controllers acquired by LSI, including Skyera co-founders Radoslav Danilak and Rod Mullendore.