RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtium, a leading provider of storage and memory solutions for embedded systems, today announced the company's CEO, Phu Hoang, was selected as a winner of the Orange County Business Journal's Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards. The awards honor Orange County's top business leaders for their entrepreneurial spirit and success, and were started 12 years ago to celebrate individuals who, by their creativity and determination, have established and nurtured successful business ventures. At the program held on March 20, six entrepreneurs were singled out of 128 nominees to receive awards for exceptional business accomplishments and community contributions.
The Orange County Business Journal selected Hoang as one of the award winners because, "Phu Hoang has overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges to build a strong business and life in Orange County. Phu is a leader that has demonstrated laser focus and vision to develop and grow a company that filled a void in a then emerging technology market. He has grown Virtium from virtually nothing - a card table in the living room. Today, the company he has guided is a recognized leader in the solid state storage and memory technology space, serving some of the world's largest companies such as GE, IBM, Intel and Motorola."
Hoang believes in instilling a strong and nurturing business philosophy at Virtium. "We operate with a clearly defined a set of key principles and values. It starts with the utmost respect for our customers, suppliers and employees, and we uphold these essential ethics in every relationship and in every business transaction."
Virtium is a solutions-driven provider of storage and memory products for OEMs in the networking, industrial, medical and military markets. Virtium combines first-to-market solutions with continuity of support for legacy products that meet the performance, workload and product deployment requirements of its customers.
Virtium is known as a storage and memory innovator. The company is a driving force in the continuous development of SSD and memory module advancements that deliver density, form factor, extended temperature, ruggedization and configuration improvements.
For more information on Virtium and its broad line of advanced storage and memory products, please visit www.virtium.com.