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Nimble Storage

July 18, 2012 09:00 ET

Frank Calderoni Joins Nimble Storage Board of Directors

Cisco Veteran Brings Extensive Insight Into Financial Strategy and Operations for Rapidly Expanding Storage Company

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2012) - Nimble Storage, the provider of flash-enabled, no-compromise storage solutions, today announced that Frank Calderoni, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Cisco, has joined the company's board of directors. Calderoni brings more than 30 years of strategic management and technology experience to Nimble Storage's board. He has taken on the roles of lead independent director and chair of the audit committee.

"Our top priorities are to continue to grow our company rapidly, and to scale our operations and processes to capitalize on our tremendous market opportunity," said Suresh Vasudevan, CEO of Nimble Storage. "Frank has an impressive track record of operational excellence and thought leadership that will help us to build the foundation for scaling the company now and in the future."

At Cisco, Calderoni is committed to maximizing long-term shareholder value, ensuring a balanced portfolio of growth initiatives, and maintaining the high level of integrity and transparency for which Cisco is known. Earlier, he was Cisco's senior vice president, customer solutions finance, where he brought about profitable growth, disciplined decision making and transparency in the company's reporting. Calderoni joined Cisco from storage networking company QLogic Corp., where he was senior vice president and CFO. Prior to that, he held the same positions at SanDisk corporation. Calderoni also spent 21 years at IBM Corp. and was promoted to vice president prior to taking on two CFO roles. He holds a BA in accounting and finance from Fordham University and an MBA from Pace University.

About Nimble Storage

Founded and led by storage industry veterans, Nimble Storage is the fastest growing storage vendor in history. Nimble Storage solutions are built on the idea that enterprises should not have to compromise between performance, capacity, ease of management, and price. Nimble's patented Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout architecture, designed from the ground up to effectively combine flash with high capacity drives, makes high performance affordable, simplifies and enhances disaster recovery and backup, and delivers pain-free operations. Nimble Storage solutions are available through a global network of world class channel partners. For more information, visit

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