XIOSS CEO Susie Galyardt Elected To Greater Women’s Business Council Board
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 – ATLANTA, GA: XIOSS Chief Executive Officer and Founder Susie Galyardt has been elected to serve on the Board of the Greater Women’s Business Council (GWBC®). The Council is at the forefront of redefining women business enterprises. It strives to enhance the competitive value of women business enterprises through certification, development and partnership opportunities.
XIOSS is a leader in enterprise data storage consulting and professional services, tailoring solutions that enable customers to meet their unique and ever-changing needs. XIOSS specializes in the Protection, Management and Storage of data, one of the most important key commodities of any business.
“I believe wholeheartedly in what the GWBC® and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) stand for and look forward to the opportunity to be a strong advocate for women-owned businesses,” Ms. Galyardt says.
WBENC, a non-profit organization, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States and the leading advocate for women-owned businesses as suppliers to America’s top corporations. GWBC® is one of 14 Regional Partner Organizations, providing the national certification for this region, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, to women business enterprises.
GWBC® notes on its website that, “An increasing focus on supplier diversity means major corporations are viewing our women business enterprises as innovative, flexible and competitive solutions. The number of women-owned businesses is rising to reflect an increasingly diverse consumer base of women making a majority of buying decision for herself, her family and her business.”
Ms. Galyardt says she and GWBC® stand together on the Council’s guiding principles. “Delivering financial value, continuing the momentum from good to great, collaborating with partner organizations, and investing in people and community,” are what XIOSS and women-owned businesses are all about,” Ms. Galyardt adds.
XIOSS is a leading-edge Data Storage Solutions Provider, providing hardware, software, professional services and consulting. 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 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 Storage Integration, Database Virtualization, Mainframe Storage Integration and more.