Penguin Computing Names Sidney Mair as Senior Vice President of Federal Systems

Fremont, California (EastBayDaily) — Penguin Computing, provider of high performance computing, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, today announced Sidney Mair to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Federal Systems.

“Sid’s proven experience in the federal government market will serve our company well as we move aggressively to generate more business in the sector,” said Tom Coull, CEO, Penguin Computing. “Our technology is well-suited for the demands of a wide range of government requirements across multiple agencies, and we look forward to expanding our existing business in the government sector under Sid’s leadership.”

Mair has more than 30 years of business experience, including a significant record of increasing government market revenues for private sector companies. He’s served in leadership positions as CEO, President, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Director of Business Development, Regional/District Sales Manager and in direct selling roles with several companies. His background involves leading across all aspects of the federal market, including the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, and civilian agencies in both classified and unclassified areas, as well the Executive and Congressional branches of government.

“It’s an honor to introduce Penguin Computing’s exceptional solutions to the federal market,” said Sid Mair, Senior Vice President of Federal Systems, Penguin Computing. “The company will support and help Intelligence, DoD, and civilian agencies solve their toughest compute, data center, network and cloud challenges through the use of open architected environments.”

Mair has a Master’s Degree in Leadership and a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Math and Computer Systems. He began his career at NASA and has led organizations in the computing industry across a wide range of hardware and software technologies, primarily in the High Performance Computing markets.

About Penguin Computing Penguin Computing is one of the largest private suppliers of enterprise and high performance computing solutions in North America and has built and operates the leading specialized public HPC cloud service Penguin Computing on Demand (POD). Penguin Computing pioneers the design, engineering, integration and delivering of solutions that are based on open architectures and comprise non-proprietary components from a variety of vendors. Penguin Computing is also one of only five authorized Open Compute Project (OCP) solution providers leveraging this Facebook-led initiative to bring the most efficient open data center solutions to a broader market, and has announced the Tundra product line which applies the benefits of OCP to high performance computing. Penguin Computing has systems installed with over 2,500 customers in 40 countries across eight major vertical markets. Visit to learn more about the company, and follow @PenguinHPC on Twitter.

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