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Dr. Irene C. Peden Joins XIOSS as a Board Advisor

July 8, 2016 - Atlanta GA.

XIOSS, a leading global data storage provider has announced the appointment of Iren C. Peden to the position of Board Advisor. Irene is Professor Emerita of Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle, where she has also served as Associate Dean of the College of Engineering and as Associate Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, and of Stanford University where she received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering. Dr. Peden is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and has held a number of positions in that organization including Vice President for Educational Activities.

In 1970, she was the first woman engineer/scientist to conduct field work in the interior of the Antarctic continent as a Principal Investigator. As a result, she and her students provided significant information about radio propagation and the polar ionosphere, buried antennas, electromagnetic properties of the ice sheet, and radio propagation over long paths in the Polar Regions. Later research activity concerned location and identification of deeply buried tunnels and other subsurface targets.

Dr. Peden is a member of the Electromagnetics Academy, Tau Beta Pi, Mortar Board, and Sigma Xi. She is listed in Who's Who in Engineering, Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in America, Who's Who of American Women, American Men and Women of Science and Geographical Names of the Antarctic. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a past recipient of the National Science Foundation's Engineer of the Year and an inductee into the ASEE Engineering Educators Hall of Fame.

Susie Galyardt, CEO of XIOSS says, “We are extremely proud and fortunate to have Dr. Peden as a Board Advisor. Her impressive career and substantial experience will greatly enhance XIOSS’s efforts to bring new innovative opportunities to the technical industry and to expand our global reach.”


XIOSS is a leading-edge Data Solutions Provider, providing data protection, management and storage of clients exponential data growth. XIOSS consults, architects vendor neutral solutions, resells hardware and software, provides professional services and integration work, and offers a suite of XIOSS software, developed to solve unique challenges Fortune 500 organizations face. XIOSS’s partner portfolio includes manufacturers such as Hitachi Data Systems, EMC/Dell, IBM, NetApp, Oracle, Symantec, Commvault, Actifio, SolidFire, Nasuni, Tintri, Zerto, Tegile, Dropbox, Nimble Storage, SwiftStack and Quantum etc. to provide tailored solutions to meet customers' unique and ever changing needs. XIOSS has built a team of talented engineers with wide breadth knowledge, industry certifications and hands on data storage architecture experience in large enterprise and industry sector accounts meeting client’s technical challenges while exceeding expectations with high-quality support and service. Core areas of expertise include: Storage Virtualization, Backup and Recovery, Replication and Disaster Recovery, Storage Tuning and Management, Data Migration, Data Consolidation, Archive, Cloud Strategy, Cloud Storage Integration, Database Virtualization, Mainframe Storage Integration and more.

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