SOURCE: Coraid


March 07, 2012 08:00 ET

Coraid Names Anil Virmani Senior Vice President of Engineering

Silicon Valley Veteran Joins the Coraid Team to Drive Storage Innovation Into Enterprise and Cloud

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 7, 2012) - Coraid® Inc., a leading developer of Ethernet SAN solutions with more than 1,500 customers worldwide, recently named Anil Virmani senior vice president of engineering. Anil will lead the development and quality assurance of Coraid's scale-out storage system. He will report to Kevin Brown, CEO of Coraid.

"Coraid is dedicated to bringing scale-out cloud architectures to enterprise customers as well as the next generation of service providers," said Brown. "Anil has deep knowledge about delivering innovation and performance in mission-critical environments, and he's already had a profound effect on Coraid's development process."

Anil joins Coraid with over 20 years of enterprise hardware and software development expertise. Prior to Coraid, Anil was vice president of engineering at Juniper Systems, responsible for edge routing platforms (M/MX series) and Junos Software, growing the business to over $1 billion. Prior to that, Anil led engineering teams at Stratus Computers building hardware fault-tolerant servers and high availability features. Anil has a history of success in building innovative products and leading highly effective engineering teams.

"It's clear that the storage industry needs to change," said Virmani. "Coraid has a unique technology and the perfect architecture for the next wave of cloud computing and big data, and I look forward to helping redefine the data center for this change."

About Coraid
Coraid redefines storage economics with its breakthrough line of EtherDrive storage solutions. EtherDrive storage provides enterprises of all sizes with flexible, high-performance storage while eliminating the complexity of traditional SAN solutions. Using an innovative scale-out SAN architecture and standard Ethernet, Coraid EtherDrive storage arrays provide lower OPEX and a 5-8x price-performance advantage over legacy storage.

Designed from the ground up for virtualization and cloud architectures, Coraid solutions have been deployed by more than 1,500 customers worldwide. For more information, visit or follow Coraid on Twitter at or LinkedIn at

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