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Xceedium Advisory Board Welcomes Seasoned Global Technology Sales and Alliance Expert Mark Vayda
Jun 10, 2008 (08:06 AM EDT)


JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Xceedium, a high growth company providing security and compliance solutions for privileged and external users, today announced that Mark Vayda, executive vice president of global sales at BearingPoint, has joined the Xceedium Advisory Board.

Mr. Vayda has over 25 years of management and executive experience in sales, marketing, consulting and partner program management. He currently oversees over $3 billion in revenue, serving the financial, government and commercial markets. His experience at BearingPoint, as well as his leadership roles at Oracle, Digital Equipment and Informix Software, bring a wealth of experience to support the global expansion and strategic development of Xceedium. The Xceedium Advisory Board will include a variety of leading enterprise, system integrator, security and compliance solutions executives from the government and commercial industries that provide specific expertise to help Xceedium build on its early successes and continue its growth paths.

"We are excited to welcome Mark to the Advisory Board, as he has many years of solid background and expertise in the delivery of compliance and security solutions to major enterprise and government customers," said Cheryl Traverse, CEO at Xceedium. "His expertise will be invaluable as we continue to build our global partner and channel strategy."

As executive vice president of global sales, Mr. Vayda leads BearingPoint's worldwide professional sales force and the development of global sales strategies. Mr. Vayda is also responsible for the company's Alliance Partner Program. Before being named to his current position in 2004, Mr. Vayda served as sales leader for BearingPoint's general business practice and previously as the company's global Oracle solution leader and segment leader for BearingPoint's utilities practice. Before joining BearingPoint in 2002, Mr. Vayda spent six years at Oracle Corporation, where he held various leadership roles, including group vice president of Oracle's communication and utility sales organization. Mr. Vayda has also held sales roles at several large hardware and software companies, including Digital Equipment and Informix Software.

"The Xceedium technology is highly sophisticated and addresses very critical security issues that businesses face today to protect their data from potential threat and ensure regulatory compliance," said Mark Vayda. "The energy and enthusiasm of Xceedium's CEO, Cheryl Traverse is immediately apparent, and I look forward to working with such a passionate team to provide additional direction and insight for its strategic growth."

IT organizations and governmental agencies are looking for market leading solutions that solve compliance and security challenges demanded by audit and regulatory requirements to protect critical infrastructure and the privacy of customer information. For more information, visit http://www.xceedium.com .

About Xceedium, Inc.

The Xceedium GateKeeper(TM) is a hardened appliance that enforces security policy and validates compliance for technical users working within critical infrastructure at Fortune 200 and large US government agencies. Technical innovations include: compartmentalization, containment through patent-pending LeapFrog Prevention(TM), comprehensive tracking and easy-to-produce reporting for C-level executives, infrastructure managers and auditors. Target markets cover government, financial services, retail and managed service industries. The product integrates with existing enterprise systems such as Citrix, Active Directory, PKI/CAC etc. and supports PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA and is Citrix Ready Certified. Xceedium GateKeeper has achieved Common Criteria EAL3, FIPS 140-2, Level 2 and JITC PKI/CAC certifications. Xceedium is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J. For more information, visit http://www.xceedium.com .

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Web site: http://www.xceedium.com/