RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtium, a leading provider of storage and memory solutions for industrial embedded systems, today announced that industry veteran Michael Nilsson has joined the company as senior vice president of sales. He is responsible for all sales and business development functions at Virtium. Nilsson has more than 20 years of successful technology industry management experience, and most recently led the sales team at sTec through a period of sustained growth. Before his tenure at sTec, Nilsson held senior sales management positions at NxtWave Communications and Fujitsu.
"I am honored to join Virtium and add value to its proven track record of product quality and customer service," said Nilsson. "The embedded SSD market is growing rapidly, and with that growth is an increasing demand for reliability, flexibility, responsiveness and longer term support. In this time of ongoing corporate consolidations, Virtium is uniquely positioned to provide exactly the type of extended support and innovative products our customers demand."
"Virtium's industry-leading product portfolio, Fortune 500 customer base and U.S.-based, in-house manufacturing infrastructure have positioned us to become the optimum storage and memory solutions provider in the embedded systems market," said Phu Hoang, Virtium CEO. "Michael's global market knowledge and strategic account development expertise make him a valued addition to our management team. Michael's leadership will enable Virtium to build even stronger customer relationships on top of our 17-year trusted supplier status."
Virtium is a solutions-driven provider of embedded solid state storage and industrial memory products OEMs trust for their networking, industrial, in-flight entertainment, transportation, gaming and mobile monitoring system applications. Virtium excels at both first-to-market solutions and unsurpassed 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 technology innovator. The company is a driving force in the continuous advancement of embedded SSDs and memory modules that deliver the capacity, form factor, extended temperature, ruggedization and configuration improvements that help OEMs compete successfully.
For more information on Virtium and its other memory and storage products, please visit www.virtium.com.