SoftNAS: Cloud & Virtualization Storage Podcast – Episode 209
In episode 209, Douglas Brown interviews Rick Braddy, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at SoftNAS. Rick and Douglas discuss the SoftNAS virtual storage solution, their #1 status on the Amazon Marketplace, what’s new, and much more.
SoftNAS™ LLC, the #1 NAS in the Cloud, is a privately held software company with headquarters in Houston, Texas. SoftNAS is the market leading NAS for private clouds, delivering enterprise-grade network-attached-storage that runs both in the cloud and on-premise, through popular cloud computing environments – Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESXi, and Amazon EC2 – as affordable software-as-a-service (SaaS).
To learn more, please visit: https://www.softnas.com
About Rick Braddy – Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Rick Braddy is an innovator, leader and visionary with more than 30 years of technology experience and a proven track record of taking on business and technology challenges and making high-stakes decisions.
Rick is responsible for SoftNAS business and technology strategy, product development and e-commerce infrastructure. Rick also oversees online marketing, lead-generation and product launch strategy for the company.
Rick is a serial entrepreneur and former CTO of Virtual-Q, a hosted virtual desktop company, former Chief Technology Officer of the CITRIX Systems XenApp and XenDesktop group, and former Group Architect with BMC Software.
During his 6 years with CITRIX, Rick led the product management, architecture, business and technology strategy teams that helped the company grow from a $425 million, single product company into a leading, diversified global enterprise software company with more than $1 billion in annual revenues.
Rick is a United States Air Force veteran, with military experience in top-secret, cryptographic voice and data systems at NORAD / Cheyenne Mountain Complex.
Today, Rick’s experience as a seasoned CTO, technology visionary, software and IT solutions architect guides the SoftNAS team to develop and deliver its high-performance, quality NAS software-as-a-service products and solutions.