Tuxera selects Tuukka Ahoniemi as new CEO

Leadership change marks new chapter for global embedded and enterprise storage provider

ESPOO, Finland – August 21, 2019 – Tuxera, the world-leading embedded and enterprise storage software and networking technology company, today announced that Tuukka Ahoniemi has been appointed as the new CEO of the company, effective 1 September 2019. Previously the Senior Vice President of Strategy at The Qt Company, Ahoniemi comes with a wide background in managing international embedded software business, and holds a doctorate degree in Computer Science. The former CEO, Mikko Välimäki, has decided to pursue new ventures outside of Tuxera.

“After a comprehensive search, we are very excited to welcome Tuukka as the new CEO of Tuxera. Tuukka brings us the extensive hands-on experience and strategic vision to take Tuxera forward,” says Szabolcs Szakacsits, President and CTO of Tuxera. “We are constantly pushing the boundaries of storage and networking software. With Tuukka’s leadership, we will ensure smooth growth, and continue to provide the secure, high performance storage management solutions Tuxera is known for.”

Tuxera has been developing fail-safe, premium quality implementations of both its own and industry-standard file systems such as FAT, exFAT, NTFS, APFS, HFS+ and SMB. The company’s state-of-the-art software has shipped in billions of consumer and mission critical devices, vehicles, aircraft and spacecraft to date. The appointment of Tuukka Ahoniemi as CEO reaffirms Tuxera’s commitment towards embracing and fostering new knowledge, possibilities, and leadership.

“I am delighted and proud to be joining Tuxera,” says Ahoniemi. “Tuxera’s combination of storage software expertise and people-centric culture make it a company unlike any other. With Tuxera’s leading innovations driving the future of embedded and enterprise storage, I see great opportunities ahead.”

For more information, please contact:

Tiffiny Rossi
Head of Marketing, Tuxera

About Tuxera

Tuxera is the leading provider of storage and networking technologies. From the latest flagship smartphones, to cars, cameras, routers, and drones – Tuxera’s software makes file transfers fast, and content easily accessible. The company is an active member of multiple standard organizations, including JEDEC, AGL, SD Association and many others. Founded in 2008, Tuxera’s headquarters are located in Finland, with regional offices in China, Germany, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the US.


Tuxera gives people the freedom of choice

What brings us together at Tuxera is a passion for improving lives through technology. We fuel that passion by developing storage and networking technologies that work across all devices and operating systems.

Software and hardware giants alike would love for you to buy as many devices inside their ecosystems as possible. But our software empowers you with more freedom to choose which devices you want to use – and we’re proud to make that happen.

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Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2015 Ships with a New App to Format, Check and Repair NTFS Drives on OS X El Capitan

Helsinki, Finland – November 9th 2015 – Tuxera Inc., market leader in file systems, network storage and streaming technologies, has released Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2015 software fully compatible with the latest OS X El Capitan. The new version ships now with Tuxera Disk Manager application for easy NTFS formatting and NTFS volume check and repair.

The new System Integrity Protection (SIP) feature in El Capitan prevents the use of third-party software inside Apple’s Disk Utility meaning that formatting, checking and repairing NTFS drives must be handled through a separate application. Tuxera Disk Manager ensures that these tools are easy to use and always a click away.

Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2015 allows you to access, edit, transfer, store and delete files from your NTFS drives on the latest Apple operating system. It is backward compatible and runs on all OS X versions starting from Leopard. Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2015 delivers the fastest NTFS file transfer speeds while protecting your data with a smart caching layer.

Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2015 offers automatic updates simplifying the process to download the latest software. It is enough to click on the "Updates" tab in Tuxera preference pane in System Preferences to see the status of the program and install its most recent version.

Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2015 including Tuxera Disk Manager is available for immediate download on Tuxera website. New users can try the software for free for 15 days. For questions and comments please contact Tuxera support team.

For more information please contact:

Karolina Mosiadz, Marketing and Communications Manager, press@tuxera.com

About Tuxera: Tuxera is the leading provider of digital storage, network technology and file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be accessed across mobiles, tablets, home entertainment, consumer, industrial or any other electronics. Tuxera’s industry-standard file system solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have hundreds of millions installations. Close collaboration with industry leaders ensures reliable compatibility and helps to set high standard in performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com.