Talari Co-founder and CTO John Dickey Honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner in 2014 American Business Awards℠

SAN JOSE, Calif. — September 17, 2014 — Talari Co-founder and CTO John Dickey was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the “Information Technology Executive of the Year Up to 2,500 Employees” category in The 12th Annual American Business Awards℠.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned.” Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 240 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process.

More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.

“We are incredibly proud for John to win such a coveted award and be recognized for his technology achievements at Talari,” said Talari’s President and CEO Emerick Woods. “He was the chief architect for Talari’s patented adaptive private networking technology, a technology that puts intelligence into the wide area network (WAN) so businesses can maximize their network investments, up-level reliability and successfully deploy business-critical and real-time applications, such as cloud-based services, mobility, VDI and unified communications, VoIP, etc.”

“We’re delighted to recognize so many innovative companies, new products, technical achievements, and technology executives this year,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We congratulate all of the Stevie Award winners, and thank them for the inspiration their achievements have stimulated.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on September 12 are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

About Talari Networks, Inc.
Talari is improving WAN reliability, capacity and affordability to enable a network that supports the growing demands of mission-critical applications. By aggregating multiple diverse networks into a virtual WAN and continuously adapting traffic based on the availability and real-time quality of the network paths, Talari ensures applications that rely on a WAN are not affected by underlying network issues. Talari’s patented technology delivers significant cost savings over single-provider networks while also increasing reliability and quality. Talari has received numerous industry awards, including Best of Interop–Performance Optimization, Techworld Awards–Networking Application Product of the Year; and named Gartner Cool Vendor, CRN 2013 Emerging Vendors and CRN Data Center 100 List. For more information, visit www.talari.com.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

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