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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 14A

(Rule 14a-101)

SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION

Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Filed by the Registrant x Filed by a Party other than the Registrant ¨

Check the appropriate box:

INFOBLOX INC.

(Name of Registrant as Specified In Its Charter)

(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if other than the Registrant)

Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box):

November 4, 2015

To Our Stockholders,

You are cordially invited to attend the 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Infoblox Inc. The meeting will be held at the at the offices of Fenwick & West LLP located at 801 California Street, Mountain View, California 94041 on Friday, December 18, 2015.

Under the Securities and Exchange Commission rules, we have elected to deliver our proxy materials to our stockholders primarily over the Internet. We believe that this delivery process reduces our environmental impact and lowers the costs of printing and distributing our proxy materials without impacting our stockholders timely access to this important information. On or about November 6, 2015 we expect to mail to our stockholders a Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials (the Notice of Internet Availability) containing instructions on how to access our proxy statement for our 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and 2015 annual report to stockholders. The Notice of Internet Availability also provides instructions on how to vote by telephone or through the Internet and includes instructions on how to receive a paper copy of the proxy materials by mail.

The matters to be acted upon are described in the accompanying notice of annual meeting and proxy statement.

Please use this opportunity to take part in our companys affairs by voting on the business to come before the meeting. Whether or not you plan to attend the meeting, please vote on the Internet or by telephone or request, sign and return a proxy card to ensure your representation at the meeting. Your vote is important.

INFOBLOX INC.

3111 Coronado Drive

Santa Clara, CA 95054

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS

To Our Stockholders:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Infoblox Inc. will be held on Friday, December 18, 2015, at 9 a.m. (Pacific Time) at the offices of Fenwick & West LLP located at 801 California Street, Mountain View, California 94041.

We are holding the meeting for the following purposes, which are more fully described in the accompanying proxy statement:

1. To elect three Class I directors of Infoblox Inc. each to serve until the third annual meeting of stockholders following this meeting and until his or her successor has been elected and qualified or until his or her earlier resignation or removal.

2. To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2016.

3. To hold an advisory vote to approve executive compensation.

In addition, stockholders may be asked to consider and vote upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.

Only stockholders of record at the close of business on October 27, 2015 are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the meeting and any adjournments thereof. For ten days prior to the meeting, a complete list of the stockholders entitled to vote at the meeting will be available during ordinary business hours at our headquarters for examination by any stockholder for any purpose relating to the meeting.

Your vote as a Infoblox Inc. stockholder is very important. Each share of stock that you own represents one vote. For questions regarding your stock ownership, if you are a registered holder, you can contact our transfer agent, Computershare, through their website at www.computershare.com or by phone at (877) 373-6374.

Santa Clara, California

November 4, 2015

Whether or not you expect to attend the meeting, we encourage you to read the proxy statement and vote by telephone or through the Internet or request and submit your proxy card as soon as possible, so that your shares may be represented at the meeting. For specific instructions on how to vote your shares, please refer to the section entitled General Information About the Meeting beginning on page 1 of the proxy statement and the instructions on the enclosed Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials.

INFOBLOX INC.

PROXY STATEMENT FOR 2015 ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INFOBLOX INC.

3111 Coronado Drive

Santa Clara, CA 95054

PROXY STATEMENT FOR THE 2015 ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS

November 4, 2015

Information About Solicitation and Voting

The accompanying proxy is solicited on behalf of the board of directors of Infoblox Inc. for use at Infobloxs 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the meeting) to be held at the offices of Fenwick & West LLP located at 801 California Street, Mountain View, California 94041 on Friday, December 18, 2015, at 9 a.m. (Pacific Time), and any adjournment or postponement thereof.

Internet Availability of Proxy Materials

Under rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), we are furnishing proxy materials to our stockholders primarily via the Internet, instead of mailing printed copies of those materials to each stockholder. On or about November 6, 2015, we expect to send to our stockholders a Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials (Notice of Internet Availability) containing instructions on how to access our proxy materials, including our proxy statement and our annual report. The Notice of Internet Availability also provides instructions on how to vote by telephone or through the Internet and includes instructions on how to receive a paper copy of the proxy materials by mail. This makes the proxy distribution process more efficient and less costly, and helps conserve natural resources. If you previously elected to receive our proxy materials electronically, these materials will continue to be sent via email unless you change your election.

General Information About the Meeting

Purpose of the Meeting

At the meeting, stockholders will act upon the proposals described in this proxy statement. In addition, following the meeting, management will respond to questions from stockholders.

Record Date; Quorum

Only holders of record of common stock at the close of business on October 27, 2015, the record date, will be entitled to vote at the meeting. At the close of business on October 27, 2015, we had 59,761,966 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote.

The holders of a majority of the voting power of the shares of stock entitled to vote at the meeting as of the record date must be present at the meeting in order to hold the meeting and conduct business. This presence is called a quorum. Your shares are counted as present at the meeting if you are present and vote in person at the meeting or if you have properly submitted a proxy.

Voting Rights; Required Vote

Each holder of shares of common stock is entitled to one vote for each share of common stock held as of the close of business on October 27, 2015, the record date. You may vote all shares owned by you as of October 27, 2015, including (1) shares held directly in your name as the stockholder of record, and (2) shares held for you as the beneficial owner in street name through a broker, bank, trustee, or other nominee. On October 27, 2015 we had 59,761,966 shares of common stock issued and outstanding.

Stockholder of Record: Shares Registered in Your Name. If on October 27, 2015 your shares were registered directly in your name with our transfer agent, Computershare, then you are considered the stockholder of record with respect to those shares. As a stockholder of record, you may vote at the meeting or vote by telephone, through the Internet, or if you request or receive paper proxy materials by mail, by filling out and returning the proxy card.

Beneficial Owner: Shares Registered in the Name of a Broker or Nominee. If on October 27, 2015 your shares were held in an account with a brokerage firm, bank or other nominee, then you are the beneficial owner of the shares held in street name. As a beneficial owner, you have the right to direct your nominee on how to vote the shares held in your account. However, the organization that holds your shares is considered the stockholder of record for purposes of voting at the meeting. Because you are not the stockholder of record, you may not vote your shares at the meeting unless you request and obtain a valid proxy from the organization that holds your shares giving you the right to vote the shares at the meeting.

Each director will be elected by a plurality of the votes cast, which means that the three individuals nominated for election to the board of directors at the meeting receiving the highest number of FOR votes will be elected. You may either vote FOR one or all of the nominees or WITHHOLD your vote with respect to one or all of the nominees. Approval of Proposal Nos. 2 and 3 will be obtained if the number of votes cast FOR the proposal at the meeting exceeds the number of votes AGAINST the proposal. Abstentions (shares present at the meeting and voted abstain) are counted for purposes of determining whether a quorum is present, and have no effect on the outcome of the matters voted upon. Broker non-votes occur when shares held by a broker for a beneficial owner are not voted either because (i) the broker did not receive voting instructions from the beneficial owner, or (ii) the broker lacked discretionary authority to vote the shares. Broker non-votes are counted for purposes of determining whether a quorum is present, and have no effect on the outcome of the matters voted upon. Note that if you are a beneficial holder and do not provide specific voting instructions to your broker, the broker that holds your shares will not be authorized to vote on Proposal Nos. 1 and 3. Accordingly, we encourage you to provide voting instructions to your broker, whether or not you plan to attend the meeting.

Recommendations of the Board of Directors on Each of the Proposals Scheduled to be Voted on at the Meeting

The board of directors recommends that you vote FOR each of the Class I directors named in this proxy statement (Proposal No. 1); FOR the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2016 (Proposal No. 2); and FOR the approval of the advisory vote on executive compensation (Proposal No. 3).

Voting Instructions; Voting of Proxies

If you are a stockholder of record, you may:

Votes submitted by telephone or through the Internet must be received by 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time, on December 17, 2015. Submitting your proxy (whether by telephone, through the Internet or by mail if you request or received a paper proxy card) will not affect your right to vote in person should you decide to attend the meeting. If you are not the stockholder of record, please refer to the voting instructions provided by your nominee to direct it how to vote your shares. You may either vote FOR all of the nominees to the board of directors, or you may withhold your vote from any nominee you specify. For Proposal Nos. 2 and 3, you may vote FOR, AGAINST or ABSTAIN from voting. Your vote is important. Whether or not you plan to attend the meeting, we urge you to vote by proxy to ensure that your vote is counted.

All proxies will be voted in accordance with the instructions specified on the proxy card. If you sign a physical proxy card and return it without instructions as to how your shares should be voted on a particular proposal at the meeting, your shares will be voted in accordance with the recommendations of our board or directors stated above.

If you received a Notice of Internet Availability, please follow the instructions included on the notice on how to access your proxy card and vote by telephone or through the Internet. If you do not vote and you hold your shares in street name, and your broker does not have discretionary power to vote your shares, your shares may constitute broker non-votes (as described above) and will not be counted in determining the number of shares necessary for approval of the proposals. However, shares that constitute broker non-votes will be counted for the purpose of establishing a quorum for the meeting.

If you receive more than one proxy card or Notice of Internet Availability, your shares are registered in more than one name or are registered in different accounts. To make certain all of your shares are voted, please follow the instructions included on the Notice of Internet Availability on how to access each proxy card and vote each proxy card by telephone or through the Internet. If you requested or received paper proxy materials by mail, please complete, sign and return each proxy card to ensure that all of your shares are voted.

Expenses of Soliciting Proxies

The expenses of soliciting proxies will be paid by Infoblox. Following the original mailing of the soliciting materials, Infoblox and its agents may solicit proxies by mail, electronic mail, telephone, facsimile, by other similar means, or in person. Our directors, officers, and other employees, without additional compensation, may solicit proxies personally or in writing, by telephone, e-mail, or otherwise. Following the original mailing of the soliciting materials, Infoblox will request brokers, custodians, nominees and other record holders to forward copies of the soliciting materials to persons for whom they hold shares and to request authority for the exercise of proxies. In such cases, Infoblox, upon the request of the record holders, will reimburse such holders for their reasonable expenses. If you choose to access the proxy materials and/or vote through the Internet, you are responsible for any Internet access charges you may incur.

Revocability of Proxies

A stockholder of record who has given a proxy may revoke it at any time before it is exercised at the meeting by:

Please note, however, that if your shares are held of record by a broker, bank or other nominee and you wish to revoke a proxy, you must contact that firm to revoke any prior voting instructions.

Electronic Access to the Proxy Materials

The Notice of Internet Availability will provide you with instructions regarding how to:

Choosing to receive your future proxy materials by email will make the proxy distribution process more efficient and less costly, and helps conserve natural resources. If you choose to receive future proxy materials by email, you will receive an email next year with instructions containing a link to those materials and a link to the proxy voting site. Your election to receive proxy materials by email will remain in effect until you terminate it.

Voting Results

Voting results will be tabulated and certified by the inspector of elections appointed for the meeting. The preliminary voting results will be announced at the meeting and posted on our website at http://ir.infoblox.com. The final results will be tallied by the inspector of elections and filed with the SEC in a current report on Form 8-K within four business days of the meeting.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STANDARDS AND DIRECTOR INDEPENDENCE

Infoblox is strongly committed to good corporate governance practices. These practices provide an important framework within which our board of directors and management can pursue our strategic objectives for the benefit of our stockholders.

Corporate Governance Guidelines

Our board of directors has adopted Corporate Governance Guidelines that set forth expectations for directors, director independence standards, board committee structure and functions, and other policies for the governance of the company. Our Corporate Governance Guidelines are available on the Investor Relations section of our website, which is located at http://ir.infoblox.com, by clicking on Corporate Governance Guidelines, under Corporate Governance. The Corporate Governance Guidelines are reviewed at least annually by our nominating and corporate governance committee, and changes are recommended to our board of directors with respect to changes as warranted.

Board Leadership Structure

Our Corporate Governance Guidelines provide that our board of directors shall be free to choose its chairman in any way that it considers in the best interests of our company, and that the nominating and corporate governance committee shall periodically consider the leadership structure of our board of directors and make such recommendations related thereto to the board of directors with respect thereto as the nominating and corporate governance committee deems appropriate. Our Corporate Governance Guidelines also provide that, when the positions of chairman and chief executive officer are held by the same person, the independent directors shall designate a lead independent director. The responsibilities of the chairman or the lead independent director include: scheduling and setting the agenda for each meeting of our board directors; presiding at executive sessions; being available, under appropriate circumstances, for consultation and direct communication with stockholders; and facilitating communication between the independent directors and management.

Our current chairman is Michael L. Goguen, an independent director. On November 2, 2015, Mr. Goguen notified our board of directors of his intention to resign from the board of directors effective immediately following the meeting. We expect to name a new chairman from among our independent directors in connection with Mr. Goguens departure. Our board of directors believes that we and our stockholders currently are best served by having an independent director serve as chairman. Separating the positions of chief executive officer and chairman allows our president and chief executive officer to focus on our day-to-day business, while allowing the chairman to lead our board of directors in its fundamental role of providing independent advice to and oversight of management. Our board of directors believes that its independence and oversight of management is maintained effectively through this leadership structure, the composition of the board of directors and sound corporate governance policies and practices.

Our Board of Directors Role in Risk Oversight

Our board of directors, as a whole, has responsibility for risk oversight, although the committees of our board of directors oversee and review risk areas which are particularly relevant to them. The risk oversight responsibility of our board of directors and its committees is supported by our management reporting processes, which are designed to provide visibility to the board of directors and to our personnel that are responsible for risk assessment and information about the identification, assessment and management of critical risks and managements risk mitigation strategies. These areas of focus include, but are not limited to, competitive, economic, operational, financial (accounting, credit, liquidity and tax), legal, regulatory, compliance and reputational risks.

Each committee of the board of directors meets in executive session with key management personnel and representatives of outside advisors to oversee risks associated with their respective principal areas of focus. The audit committee reviews our major financial risk exposures and the steps management has taken to monitor and control such exposures, including our risk assessment and risk management policies and guidelines. The nominating and corporate governance committee reviews our major legal compliance risk exposures and monitors the steps management has taken to mitigate these exposures, including our legal risk assessment and legal risk management policies and guidelines.

Independence of Directors

Our board of directors determines the independence of our directors by applying the independence principles and standards established by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). These provide that a director is independent only if the board affirmatively determines that the director has no direct or indirect material relationship with our company. They also specify various relationships that preclude a determination of director independence. Material relationships may include commercial, industrial, consulting, legal, accounting, charitable, family and other business, professional and personal relationships.

Applying these standards, the board of directors annually reviews the independence of the companys directors, taking into account all relevant facts and circumstances. In its most recent review, the board of directors considered, among other things, the relationships that each non-employee director has with our company and all other facts and circumstances our board of directors deemed relevant in determining their independence, including the beneficial ownership of our capital stock by each non-employee director.

Based upon this review, our board of directors has determined that the following director nominee and members of our board of directors are currently independent as determined under the rules of the NYSE:

All members of our audit committee, compensation committee, and nominating and corporate governance committee must be independent directors as defined by our Corporate Governance Guidelines. Members of the audit committee must also satisfy a separate SEC independence requirement, which provides that they may not accept directly or indirectly any consulting, advisory or other compensatory fee from Infoblox or any of its subsidiaries other than their directors compensation. Our board of directors has determined that all members of our audit committee, compensation committee and nominating and corporate governance committee are independent and all members of our audit committee satisfy the relevant additional SEC independence requirements for the members of such committee.

Committees of Our Board of Directors

Our board of directors has established an audit committee, a compensation committee and a nominating and corporate governance committee. The composition and responsibilities of each committee are described below. Copies of the charters for each committee are available, without charge, upon request in writing to Infoblox Inc., 3111 Coronado Drive, Santa Clara, California 95054, Attn: General Counsel or by clicking on Corporate Governance in the investor relations section of our website, http://ir.infoblox.com. Members serve on these committees until their resignations or until otherwise determined by our board of directors.

Audit Committee

Our audit committee is comprised of Mr. Gerson, who is the chair of the audit committee, Ms. Conigliaro and Mr. Phelps. The composition of our audit committee meets the requirements for independence under current NYSE and SEC rules and regulations. Each member of our audit committee is financially literate as required by current NYSE listing standards. In addition, our board of directors has determined that each of Messrs. Gerson

and Phelps is an audit committee financial expert within the meaning of Item 407(d) of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act. Our audit committee, among other things:

Compensation Committee

Our compensation committee is comprised of Mr. Belluzzo, who is the chair of the compensation committee, and Messrs. Fasano and Gerson. The composition of our compensation committee meets the requirements for independence under current NYSE and SEC rules and regulations. Each member of this committee is also a non-employee director, as defined pursuant to Rule 16b-3 promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), and an outside director, as defined pursuant to Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code). The purpose of our compensation committee is to discharge the responsibilities of our board of directors relating to compensation of our executive officers. Our compensation committee, among other things:

From time to time, in accordance with the provisions of its charter, our compensation committee reviews and makes recommendations to the board of directors regarding compensation for non-employee directors using a process similar to the one used for determining compensation for our executive officers, which is discussed in detail in the Executive Compensation-Compensation Discussion and Analysis below. Our compensation committee periodically reviews the market practice for non-employee directors for companies in our peer group in consultation with its independent compensation consultant.

Under its charter, our compensation committee has the authority to retain outside counsel or other advisors. Pursuant to that authority, our compensation committee retained an independent compensation consultant, Compensia, Inc. (Compensia), to evaluate our executive compensation levels and practices and to provide advice and ongoing recommendations on executive compensation matters for fiscal 2015. The compensation committee retains and does not delegate any of its exclusive power to determine all matters of executive compensation and benefits, although the chief executive officer and the Human Resources Department present compensation and benefits proposals to the compensation committee. Compensia representatives meet informally with the chair of our compensation committee and regularly with our compensation committee during its regular meetings, including in executive sessions from time to time without any members of management present. Compensia works directly with our compensation committee (and not on behalf of management) to assist our compensation committee in satisfying its responsibilities and will undertake no projects for management without our compensation committees approval. For additional description of our compensation committees processes and procedures for consideration and determination of executive officer compensation, see Executive CompensationCompensation Discussion and Analysis.

Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Our nominating and corporate governance committee is comprised of Ms. Conigliaro, who is the chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee, and Mr. Belluzzo. The composition of our nominating and corporate governance committee meets the requirements for independence under current NYSE and SEC rules and regulations. Our nominating and corporate governance committee, among other things:

Compensation Committee Interlocks and Insider Participation

The members of our compensation committee during fiscal 2015 were Messrs. Belluzzo, Fasano, Gerson for the entire year and Goguen through February 2015. Mr. Goguen resigned from the compensation committee in February 2015. None of the members of our compensation committee in fiscal 2015 were at any time during fiscal 2015 or at any other time an officer or employee of Infoblox or any of its subsidiaries, and none had or have any relationships with Infoblox that are required to be disclosed under Item 404 of Regulation S-K. None of our executive officers has served as a member of the board of directors, or as a member of the compensation or similar committee, of any entity that has one or more executive officers who served on our board of directors or compensation committee during fiscal 2015.

Board and Committee Meetings and Attendance

The board of directors is responsible for the management and direction of the Company and for establishing broad corporate policies. The board of directors meets periodically during the Companys fiscal year to review significant developments affecting the Company and to act on matters requiring board of directors approval. The board of directors held 5 meetings during fiscal 2015, the audit committee held 9 meetings, the compensation committee held 9 meetings and the nominating and corporate governance committee held 8 meetings. During

fiscal 2015, each member of the board of directors participated in at least 75% of the aggregate of all meetings of the board of directors and the aggregate of all meetings of committees on which such member served, that were held during the period in which such director served during fiscal 2015.

Board Attendance at Annual Stockholders Meeting

Our policy is to invite and encourage each member of our board of directors to be present at our annual meetings of stockholders. Four of our directors attended our 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Presiding Director of Non-Employee Director Meetings

The non-employee directors meet in regularly scheduled executive sessions without management to promote open and honest discussion. Our chairman, currently Mr. Goguen, is the presiding director at these meetings.

Communication with Directors

Stockholders and interested parties who wish to communicate with our board of directors, non-employee members of our board of directors as a group, a committee of the board of directors or a specific member of our board of directors (including our chairman or lead independent director, if any) may do so by letters addressed to the attention of our Corporate Secretary.

All communications are reviewed by the Corporate Secretary and provided to the members of the board of directors consistent with a screening policy providing that unsolicited items, sales materials, and other routine items and items unrelated to the duties and responsibilities of the board of directors not be relayed on to directors. Any communication that is not relayed is recorded in a log and made available to our board of directors.

The address for these communications is:

Corporate Secretary

Infoblox Inc.

3111 Coronado Drive

Santa Clara, California 95054

Code of Business Conduct and Ethics

We have adopted codes of business conduct and ethics that apply to all of our board members, officers and employees. Our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics is posted on the investor relations section of our website located at http://ir.infoblox.com, by clicking on Corporate Governance. Any amendments or waivers of our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics pertaining to a member of our Board or one of our executive officers will be disclosed on our website at the above-referenced address.

NOMINATIONS PROCESS AND DIRECTOR QUALIFICATIONS

Nomination to the Board of Directors

Candidates for nomination to our board of directors are selected by our board of directors based on the recommendation of the nominating and corporate governance committee in accordance with the committees charter, our certificate of incorporation and bylaws, our Corporate Governance Guidelines, and the criteria adopted by the board of directors regarding director candidate qualifications. In recommending candidates for nomination, the nominating and corporate governance committee considers candidates recommended by directors, officers, employees, stockholders and others, using the same criteria to evaluate all candidates. Evaluations of candidates generally involve a review of background materials, internal discussions and interviews with selected candidates as appropriate and, in addition, the committee may engage consultants or third-party search firms to assist in identifying and evaluating potential nominees.

Additional information regarding the process for properly submitting stockholder nominations for candidates for membership on our board of directors is set forth below under Stockholder Proposals to Be Presented at Next Annual Meeting.

Director Qualifications

With the goal of developing a diverse, experienced and highly-qualified board of directors, the nominating and corporate governance committee is responsible for developing and recommending to the board of directors the desired qualifications, expertise and characteristics of members of our board of directors, including the specific minimum qualifications that the committee believes must be met by a committee-recommended nominee for membership on the board of directors and any specific qualities or skills that the committee believes are necessary for one or more of the members of the board of directors to possess.

Since the identification, evaluation and selection of qualified directors is a complex and subjective process that requires consideration of many intangible factors, and will be significantly influenced by the particular needs of the board of directors from time to time, our board of directors has not adopted a specific set of minimum qualifications, qualities or skills that are necessary for a nominee to possess, other than those that are necessary to meet U.S. legal, regulatory and NYSE listing requirements and the provisions of our certificate of incorporation, bylaws, Corporate Governance Guidelines, and charters of the board committees. In addition, neither the board of directors nor the nominating and corporate governance committee has a formal policy with regard to the consideration of diversity in identifying nominees. When considering nominees, the nominating and corporate governance committee may take into consideration many factors including, among other things, a candidates independence, integrity, skills, financial and other expertise, breadth of experience, and knowledge about our business or industry and ability to devote adequate time and effort to responsibilities of the board of directors in the context of its existing composition. Through the nomination process, the nominating and corporate governance committee seeks to promote board membership that reflects a diversity of business experience, expertise, viewpoints, personal backgrounds and other characteristics that are expected to contribute to the board of directors overall effectiveness. The brief biographical description of each director set forth in Proposal No. 1 below includes the primary individual experience, qualifications, attributes and skills of each of our directors that led to the conclusion that each director should serve as a member of our board of directors at this time.

PROPOSAL NO. 1

ELECTION OF DIRECTORS

Our board of directors currently consists of seven directors and is divided into three classes with each class serving for three years, and with the terms of office of the respective classes expiring in successive years. Directors in Class I will stand for election at this meeting. The terms of office of directors in Class II and Class III do not expire until the annual meetings of stockholders held in 2016 and 2017, respectively. At the recommendation of our nominating and corporate governance committee, our board of directors has nominated each of the current Class I directors for election as a Class I director for a three-year term expiring at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until such directors successor is duly elected and qualified or until such directors earlier resignation or removal. Mr. Andersen, who was appointed to the board of directors in connection with his appointment as our new chief executive officer, came to the attention of the nominating and governance committee as a candidate for the board of directors after a third-party search firm recommended him for the board of directors consideration as a potential chief executive officer candidate.

Shares represented by proxies will be voted FOR the election of each of the three nominees named below, unless the proxy is marked to withhold authority so to vote. If any nominee for any reason is unable to serve or for good cause will not serve, the proxies may be voted for such substitute nominee as the proxy holder might determine. Each nominee has consented to being named in this proxy statement and, subject to the potential arrangement described in the first paragraph under Continuing Directors, to serve if elected.

Information Regarding Nominees and Continuing Directors

Nominees to the Board of Directors

The nominees, and their ages, occupations and length of board service as of October 31, 2015, are provided in the table below. Additional biographical descriptions of each nominee are set forth in the text below the table. These descriptions include the primary individual experience, qualifications, qualities and skills of each of our nominees that led to the conclusion that each director should serve as a member of our board of directors at this time.

Jesper Andersen has served as our president and chief executive officer and as a member of our board of directors since December 2014. Prior to joining our company, he served in a number of roles at Cisco Systems, Inc., a provider of networking products, from September 2008 to November 2013, including as senior vice president for network management during his first three years at the company and most recently as senior vice president and general manager of Ciscos service provider video business unit from October 2011 to November 2013. From February 2005 to August 2008, Mr. Andersen served as senior vice president of application strategy at Oracle Corporation, an enterprise products and services company. Previously, he served as general manager and group vice president for tools and technology at PeopleSoft Inc. from 2003 until it was acquired by Oracle in February 2005. Mr. Andersen holds a masters degree in computer science from Aalborg University. We believe Mr. Andersen is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because of the perspective and experience he brings as our chief executive officer and his extensive management and leadership experience.

Laura C. Conigliaro has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2012. Ms. Conigliaro has also served on the board of directors of Genpact Limited since May 2013 and is a member of its audit committee. In July 2011, Ms. Conigliaro retired from her position at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., which she joined in 1996, where she was a partner from 2000 to July 2011, and a managing director from 1997 until 2000. At Goldman Sachs, Ms. Conigliaro served as the co-director of the firms Americas Equity Research unit from 2007 to 2011 and as the Technology Equity Research business unit leader from 2002 to 2007. From 1979 to 1996, Ms. Conigliaro was an analyst at Prudential Securities, where she specialized in enterprise computing, servers, workstations, PCs and design automation. Prior to Prudential, Ms. Conigliaro worked as an intelligence analyst at the National Security Agency. Ms. Conigliaro also serves on the boards of two non-profit organizations, and previously served as a member of the board of directors and finance committee of Dell Inc. She holds a B.A. degree in romance languages from Boston University and an M.B.A. in finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University. We believe Ms. Conigliaro is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors because of her financial expertise, knowledge of the enterprise server and storage industry and service on the boards of directors of other technology companies.

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