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Structured Appoints New VP of Sales & Marketing

Chris Tenes joins team of IT industry veterans to serve customers and partners PORTLAND, OR – Dec. 6, 2010 – Structured, a leading information technology and systems integrator of secure and scalable IT solutions and services, today announced that industry veteran Chris Tenes has joined the Structured team as vice president of sales and marketing to manage the expansion of the company’s sales and customer relationships. Tenes comes to Structured with more than 26 years of experience in the networking industry, most recently as vice president of sales and marketing for MRV Communications, a position he had held since 2002. Prior to that, he held sales management roles at Nokia, Arrow Point, Nortel and Xyplex.  Based in Silicon Valley, Tenes will be working out of both the Structured corporate office and the California office.   “I have personally known Chris for over 20 years and am very excited about the future of our company with him as a part of our team,” said Ron Fowler, Structured president and CEO. “Chris’ track record speaks for itself and I am confident that his sales and marketing experience and leadership will help improve our overall capabilities, particularly the service we provide our customers. Chris’ appointment is a win for our customers, our partners and for Structured.” “I am excited about joining Structured and working with a company that has accumulated such outstanding and talented individuals through its history,” said Tenes. “I also look forward to working with some of our strategic partners like Juniper, Checkpoint, Citrix, NetApp, Riverbed, Hitachi Data Systems and Symantec.” About Structured Structured is one the largest information technology and systems integrators in the Northwest and a leading provider of collaboration, business continuity, networking, security, governance, storage, systems, virtualization and cloud solutions. Founded in 1992, Structured architects, delivers and maintains solutions for delivering and optimizing virtualized applications, ensuring business continuity, optimizing the data center, connecting mobile workers, providing information security and governance, collaboration and managed services. Headquartered in Clackamas, OR, Structured has offices in Oregon, Alaska, California, Idaho, Illinois, Nevada and Washington.  The company has tripled in size over the last six years, and now employs 80 sales and support team members, over half of whom are technical engineers. For more information, visit or call (800) 881-0962. Press Contact Elisabeth Glover The David James Agency LLC +1 805 494-9508