SOURCE: Virident Systems

Virident Systems

July 02, 2013 07:00 ET

Virident Hires Enterprise Software Industry Veteran as Vice President of Software Product Management

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 2, 2013) - Virident Systems Inc., the performance leader in flash-based storage-class memory (SCM) solutions, today announced the appointment of former Xyratex senior vice president of development, network storage systems, Paul Zuhorski, as the company's new vice president of software product management. Zuhorski brings more than 15 years of product management experience to Virident, where he will be responsible for product management and marketing for the FlashMAX Connect™ suite of products.

"We believe flash is a platform for the future of the data center and differentiation will be evident through innovative software capabilities," said Mike Gustafson, CEO at Virident. "Flash storage, and particularly PCIe, is at the forefront of this evolution. Paul's experience will ensure that Virident will continue to lead the market in shared server-side flash."

Zuhorski joins Virident from Xyratex, where he was senior vice president of development for network storage systems providing solutions to customers such as NetApp, EqualLogic/Dell, IBM and Data Domain/EMCPreviously, Zuhorski served as executive director of the advanced solutions group at ADIC managing their StorNext and VTL solutions. Paul has also founded an enterprise storage software company, Invio, which was sold to Veritas/Symantec in 2004 and held senior product management roles at Legato before that.

About Virident Systems

Virident Systems is a leading provider of enterprise-class Storage Class Memory (SCM) solutions that deliver unconditional, consistent performance to data-intensive applications. The inherent advantage associated with this disruptive technology revolutionizes computing by speeding application response time and optimizing datacenter efficiency for new levels of ROI. Virident Systems is backed by strategic investors Intel®, Cisco® Systems, Seagate and a storage solutions provider, as well as Hercules Technology Growth Capital and venture investors Artiman Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Globespan Capital Partners, and Mitsui Global Investments. For more information, visit

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