SAN JOSE, Calif., February 6, 2018 – Violin® Systems LLC, the enterprise storage industry leader for extreme performance with consistent low latency and data services, announced today it has appointed Gary Lyng vice president, product management, to oversee the company’s product strategy and execution. He joins Violin as the company begins to implement its most aggressive and innovative product roadmap ever, leading the product management teams and ensuring that the customer voice is represented in the cycle from first concepts. He reports directly to Violin CEO Ebrahim Abbasi.
Lyng has spent more than 15 years driving innovative, award-winning products, teams and programs. Lyng joins the company from AI-based analytics platform WiZR, but is better known in the industry as a veteran of flash memory pioneer SanDisk (acquired by Western Digital), EMC, NetApp, Hewlett Packard, and Veritas Software. His extensive storage experience includes enterprise software and systems, channel and OEM relationships, and satisfying hyper-scale accounts.
“Gary has helped bring some of our market’s most disruptive and most visionary new technologies to life – from big data to hybrid cloud to flash disk,” said Ebrahim Abbasi, Violin Systerms’ CEO and president. “His track record in successful product introductions and bringing new products to revenue is a perfect fit for the next phase of Violin’s Flash Storage Platform™.”
“I believe products as innovative as Violin’s all-flash arrays need to be supported by a credible strategy and competitive value, and so far the company is delivering on these goals,” said Lyng. “Enterprise customers in industries such as healthcare, insurance, retail, government and financial services can be assured that this generation of storage technology offers the high capacity, extreme performance and density for extremely demanding, mission critical and latency-sensitive applications.”
Violin, the disruptive innovator in All Flash Arrays, is revolutionizing how businesses operate by enabling storage technology to be Instrumental to their company by changing the SLAs and capabilities of private, hybrid and public cloud environments. The Flash Storage Platform™, powered by Concerto OS™, a fully integrated storage operating system, is the industry leader in the combination of every significant category measured in all flash arrays: low latency, affordability, density, scalability and performance. With tightly integrated data services, the Violin Flash Storage Platform provides a unique combination of data protection, business continuity, and data reduction services onto a flexible, uniquely scalable solution called Scale Smart™, delivering significant CAPEX and OPEX savings. Founded in 2005, Violin is headquartered in San Jose, California.