Founder & CEO of XIOSS, awarded Dorothy B. Brothers Executive Scholarship
September 10, 2015 – ATLANTA, GA: The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council announces Susie Galyardt, Founder and CEO of XIOSS Inc., a Data Storage firm servicing the Fortune 500 nationwide, has been awarded the coveted Dorothy B. Brothers Executive Scholarship. One of only 14 recipients nationwide, Galyardt was selected from a national pool of woman business owners to receive $11,000 in tuition to attend an executive leadership program at the Harvard School of Business.
The Dorothy B. Brothers Executive Scholarship Program was founded in 2002 by Bank of America in memory of Dorothy B. Brothers, Senior Vice President of Supplier Diversity and a WBENC board member. This program provides owners of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council-certified businesses access to executive management and leadership education through the country’s top business schools.
XIOSS, a data storage solutions provider specializing in data protection, management and storage architecture, is focused on delivering the best solutions for their growing nationwide clients. “XIOSS remains committed to being a leader in the industry known
for delivering the right solutions for our clients by forming key partners with industry leaders, whose technologies meet the needs our clients,” says Galyardt.
About WBENC and the Dorothy B. Brothers Executive Scholarship
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.
XIOSS is a leading-edge Data Storage Solutions Provider, providing data consulting, professional services, hardware and software, XIOSS is vendor neutral and committed to providing customers with the best solutions on the market, combined with the highest level of customer service and support. XIOSS’s partner portfolio includes manufacturers such as IBM, Hitachi Data Systems, EMC, NetApp, Silver Peak, Symantec, Commvault, Avere, Cleversafe, Actifio, SolidFire, Nasuni, Tintri, Zerto, Tegile, Dropbox, Nimble Storage, Code 42, SwiftStack and Quantum 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 Archive, Cloud Strategy, Cloud Storage Integration, Database Virtualization, Mainframe Storage Integration and more.