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Zenoss Appoints Rama Vykunta as Chief Technology Officer

Artificial Intelligence Visionary to Lead Zenoss AIOps Platform Into the Future

AUSTIN, Texas - January 31, 2024 - Zenoss Inc., a leader in AI-driven full-stack monitoring, today announced Rama Vykunta as the company’s chief technology officer.

Vykunta is an artificial intelligence expert and a veteran technology professional with more than 25 years of experience leading the design, architecture, development and delivery of leading software solutions for IT operations professionals. In his role as CTO, he will be responsible for driving the Zenoss vision and innovation for the Zenoss AIOps platform.

Prior to joining Zenoss, Vykunta held leadership roles in product, architecture and engineering at companies like IBM, NetHeartBeat and Orillion. He was responsible for delivering IBM's PureApplication System, which is a workload-aware, flexible and tightly integrated enterprise cloud platform. Prior to that, he was responsible for the Tivoli Application Performance Management and Distributed Monitoring product line.

"Rama is a key piece of the puzzle for our ambitious goals in leveraging artificial intelligence to help tame modern IT environments," said Greg Stock, chairman and CEO of Zenoss. "He is truly a visionary in this field, and his track record for translating vision to real-world solutions is impeccable."

Vykunta holds both a master's and bachelor's in computer science from universities in the U.S. and India. He started his career as a software developer in the Telco OSS space building complex distributed systems and then transitioned into enterprise software that focused on delivering end-user value by solving complex problems with large-scale distributed systems, platforms and technologies.

"Zenoss has already established itself as the market leader in AI-driven full-stack IT monitoring," Vykunta said. "I'm truly excited about the endeavor for advancing the platform to do what I know is possible, and potentially to do things none of us know are possible."

Zenoss Cloud is the leading AI-driven full-stack monitoring platform that collects all machine data, uniquely enabling the emergence of context for preventing service disruptions in complex, modern IT environments. Zenoss Cloud leverages the most powerful machine learning and real-time analytics of streaming data to deliver AIOps, giving companies the ability to scale and adapt to the changing needs of their businesses.

About Zenoss
Zenoss works with the world's largest organizations to ensure their IT services and applications are always on. Delivering full-stack monitoring combined with AIOps, Zenoss uniquely collects all types of machine data, including metrics, dependency data, events, streaming data and logs, to build real-time IT service models that train machine learning algorithms to deliver robust AIOps analytics capabilities. This enables IT Ops and DevOps teams to optimize application performance, predict and eliminate outages, and reduce IT spend in modern hybrid IT environments. Zenoss is recognized in the 2022 Gartner Market Guide for AIOps Platforms and in the 2023 Gartner Market Guide for IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tools. For more information about Zenoss, please visit https://www.zenoss.com.

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