OTTAWA, Canada, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diablo Technologies is pleased to announce the addition of Alex Yost as the company's new President, reporting directly to CEO and Co-founder Riccardo Badalone. Yost brings over 18 years of experience as a business line executive for servers and integrated systems. As President of Diablo, Yost will be responsible for managing the company's product portfolio and marketing. The appointment of Yost further strengthens the Diablo management team as the company enters its next phase of growth.
"Earlier this year, I saw the value of Diablo's products when I had the chance to announce a system that delivers 99x faster analytics using Memory Channel Storage technology. I am thrilled to be joining a company that provides such compelling value to the customer," said Yost. "I look forward to broadening the leadership skillset and delivering Diablo-based products to a wider market."
"During his years in the IT industry, Alex has been at the epicenter of the tectonic changes impacting traditional data centers and IT infrastructures," said Charles King, Principal Analyst at Pund-IT. "Alex's leadership abilities and deep understanding of businesses' critical computing needs will be invaluable to Diablo and its customers and partners."
"Memory Channel Storage is gaining wide adoption in the enterprise," said Badalone. "Adding a prominent industry veteran such as Alex, will expand the organizational capabilities of the leadership team and better position us for future growth."
Yost has an extensive background in executive management and product development that will keep Diablo's Memory Channel Storage™ (MCS™) platform on the path towards global adoption. At IBM, Yost led the high-end x86 server business, building the product line to number one market share. In addition, Yost has been responsible for developing both foreign and domestic partnerships, having served as Vice President of Strategy and Alliances. Prior to IBM, Yost worked for Xerox Corporation where he held roles in sales and channel management. Yost has an undergraduate degree in economics from Duke University and an MBA from the Duke Fuqua School of Business.
About Diablo Technologies
Founded in 2003, Diablo is at the forefront of developing breakthrough technologies to set the standard for next-generation enterprise computing. Diablo's Memory Channel Storage platform combines innovative software and hardware architectures with Non-Volatile Memory to introduce a new and disruptive generation of Solid State Storage for data-intensive applications.
The Diablo executive leadership team has decades of experience in system architecture, chip-set design and software development at companies including Nortel Networks, Intel, Cisco, AMD, SEGA, ATI, Cadence Design Systems, Matrox Graphics, BroadTel Communications and ENQ Semiconductor.
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