SAN FRANCISCO—April 23, 2014— Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the leader in application performance infrastructure, today announced that Art Harding, Riverbed's Vice President of Worldwide Professional Services, has been appointed as a member of the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) Professional Services Advisory Board, joining executives from other market technology companies including Cisco, Microsoft, EMC and SAP.
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TSIA Advisory Boards work to strengthen the disciplines within the technology services industry, improve the operating and financial results of TSIA member organizations, and enhance careers by defining important industry issues, trends and opportunities. Board members also advise TSIA executive management on how to best deliver solutions to TSIA members through programs, research, communities and events.
"Riverbed understands the importance of adoption and utilization of our platform and products as strategic drivers of customer success and satisfaction. My participation on the board underscores Riverbed's commitment to accelerate and maximize the value of the Riverbed Application Performance Platform with professional services," explains Harding. "This also represents an opportunity to collaborate with thought leaders from other top technology companies and TSIA executive management to continuously improve our business by focusing on industry trends and best practices."
With more than 18 years of professional services, field sales and business operations experience, Harding has led the development and growth of Riverbed's services business.
"We are honored to welcome Art to the Professional Services Advisory Board," said Bo Di Muccio, Ph.D., vice president of Professional Services for TSIA. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of building and sustaining profitable services organizations. His insights will be instrumental in strengthening TSIA's Professional Services discipline."
Riverbed Professional Services is a global advisor and provider of expert lifecycle consulting and technical education services that enable customers to move quickly and confidently from vision to results. Customers rely on Riverbed Professional Services to reduce risks, accelerate adoption, and improve business performance with the Riverbed Application Performance Platform, the most complete platform for location-independent computing. To learn more, please visit: http://rvbd.ly/1mB2u5b.
The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) is the world's leading organization dedicated to advancing the business of technology services. Technology services organizations large and small look to TSIA for world-class business frameworks, best practices based on real-world results, detailed performance benchmarking, exceptional peer networking opportunities, and high-profile certification and awards programs. TSIA corporate members represent the world's top technology companies as well as scores of innovative small and midsize businesses in four major markets: enterprise IT & telecom, consumer technology, healthcare & healthcare IT, and industrial equipment & technology. TSIA's editorial blog, Inside Technology Services, is widely recognized by technology service professionals for providing thought leadership and insights into industry trends and best practices. Visit us at www.tsia.com, follow us on Twitter @TSIACommunity, link to us on LinkedIn, Google us, or like us on Facebook and the TSIA Books Facebook page.
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