PALO ALTO, Calif.--(Nebula, developer of a unique hardware appliance that will enable enterprises to easily, securely and inexpensively deploy large scale private cloud computing infrastructures, today announced that former Dell executive Dave Withers has joined the company’s executive team as Senior Vice President of Global Field Operations.)--
“I’m looking forward to joining Nebula as some of the most innovative companies in the world are beginning to pilot our product”
A veteran of multiple successful start-ups and a recognized storage industry leader, Withers has a proven track record building sales and field operations teams from the ground up, establishing strategic partnerships, and driving market expansion for disruptive technologies.
“Nebula's mission is to ignite a new era of global innovation by making big data and large scale computing accessible to every business in the world,” said Chris C. Kemp, CEO of Nebula and co-founder of the OpenStack project. “Dave’s experience building multiple start-ups into successful enterprise companies brings us one giant leap closer to accomplishing that mission.”
Withers joined Nebula from Dell, where he led the storage business in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Withers joined Dell via the acquisition of Ocarina Networks, a leading storage technology vendor, where he was Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development. Prior to Ocarina Networks, he was the Senior Director of Business Development at Isilon Systems leading up to a successful IPO and acquisition by EMC for $2.2 billion in 2010.
“I’m looking forward to joining Nebula as some of the most innovative companies in the world are beginning to pilot our product,” said Withers. “Nebula will transform the enterprise computing landscape.”
Nebula is dedicated to enabling all businesses to easily, securely and inexpensively deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures. The company has developed a hardware appliance that allows any business to easily build a massive private computing cloud from hundreds or thousands of inexpensive servers. Nebula is privately held and venture-funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Highland Capital Partners. Other investors include Google's first investors, Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Ram Shriram. For more information, visit Nebula at www.nebula.com
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