Optanix Welcomes New Senior Vice President of Engineering and Development

NEW YORK, NY.  March 28, 2017 Optanix, the leader in ensuring predictable IT for the world’s most technology-driven companies, is pleased to announce and welcome Wasif Awan as its new Senior Vice President of Engineering and Development. In this role, Awan is responsible for guiding and driving software engineering and development strategies, initiatives, projects and resources surrounding the Optanix Platform, which maximizes business service availability and performance through a proactive approach to identifying and resolving critical root cause incidents in a network.

“We’re extremely excited to have someone like Wasif, with a proven track record of success in the tech industry, joining the team at Optanix,” said Mike Barry, CEO of Optanix. “Working closely with our product management, marketing, sales and engineering leaders, Wasif will serve as an invaluable resource in helping us define, develop, communicate and deliver new and evolving solutions to the market.”

Awan comes to Optanix with more than 20 years of experience delivering software and related services in high-tech industries. Previously with Intralinks, he served as the global head of engineering, where he led the design and delivery of the company’s SaaS platform. While at Intralinks, Awan migrated a global engineering organization of over 250 engineers to an Agile based development process with integrated global teams, resulting in a 25% productivity increase and cycle times twice as fast as the industry average. Prior to Intralinks, Awan served as Vice President of Engineering at Sereniti and Managing Partner of K2 Software Group.

“What initially attracted me to Optanix was the strong leadership team and their vision for the Optanix Platform,” said Awan. “Now that I’ve joined the company, I am looking forward to enriching the strong culture of innovation and collaboration that’s already engrained in our software engineering and development teams. I’m also excited for the opportunity to work closely with teams throughout the organization as we execute on the vision for the Optanix Platform.”

About Optanix
Optanix is leading the advancement of predictable IT in today’s hyper-competitive digital economy – where predictable service delivery has never been more vital.  Optanix offers a patented approach to proactively optimizing the service delivery infrastructure behind critical business services so IT organizations can filter out the noise, focus on what matters, and drive operational success – ensuring the highest levels of reliability, security, and availability.  The Optanix Platform accelerates root cause through an average 100,000:1 reduction in events, generates a 50% reduction in remediation times, and enables first-time fix rates of over 90%.

Hundreds of customers, including the world’s top financial institutions, media and technology companies, and agencies of the federal government, rely on Optanix’s proven platform and IT Management-as-a-Service (ITMaaS). The battle-tested Optanix Platform – powered by Advanced Logic Automation – and suite of accompanying SaaS and ITMaaS services are delivered through industry-leading channel partners, who benefit from our turnkey solutions and extensive IT automation experience.

Additional information about Optanix’s products and services can be found at www.optanix.com.

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