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Pica8’s James Liao Speaks Out at OnDemand 2014 Conference

Pica8 Inc., the leader in open systems for software defined networking (SDN), today announced that Pica8 CEO James Liao participated in the SDN and Virtualization panel today at the OnDemand 2014 Conference. Joining James on the panel were Paul Weinstein, founding general partner, Azure Capital; Rajesh Ram, co-founder and VP of products, Egnyte; and Adam Johnson, general manager, Midokura.

As CEO of a leading SDN software and switch vendor, Liao shared his extensive market experience and predicted that 2014 would be the year that SDN moves from proof-of-concept stage to production deployment. “Our customers are well along the path to real-world deployment of SDN,” said Liao. “We think 2014 will surprise people in terms of SDN adoption.”

About Pica8, Inc.

Since 2009, Pica8 has been transforming the data center by providing the world’s first open switching system, which can be personalized to fit any application environment. A pioneer in the software-defined networking (SDN) revolution, Pica8’s PicOS™, its externally programmable switching operating system runs on commodity, bare-metal switches made by ODM partners to provide the ultimate in cost savings. In a single package, costs are slashed and customization for the data center becomes a promise fulfilled. Pica8 is a global company headquartered in Palo Alto, California. For more information, visit www.pica8.com.

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