SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the solid-state, storage and networking arenas, today announced that it has hired Timm Hoyt as its Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales.
Hoyt is responsible for the creation and strategic execution of a value-centric channel for the worldwide distribution of the company's all-flash storage arrays. He comes to Skyera from Brocade, where he held various senior executive positions. Most recently as Head of Strategic Alliances, Hoyt led a team dedicated to joint technology initiatives with leading vendors such as VMware, Microsoft, SAP, Palo Alto Networks, OpenStack and Fusion IO. He has also served in a variety of sales leadership roles at the global and local level including EMEA, APAC, and the US markets.
"Timm brings to Skyera a background in successfully developing channel sales around the world and we are eager to leverage that experience as we ready to meet the global demand for our groundbreaking storage platform," said Radoslav Danilak, CEO of Skyera. "The Skyera skyHawk is the only viable all-Flash array to break the price barrier for mainstream storage, and as such, we anticipate rapid adoption by enterprises looking to bring unparalleled performance, speed and capacity to all of their applications while reducing costs for power consumption and floor space. With Timm's help, we will be well positioned to ensure customers can utilize our arrays as a direct replacement for traditional hard disk drives."
Skyera Inc. is a disruptive provider of enterprise solid-state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications with extraordinarily high performance, exceptionally lower power consumption and cost effectiveness relative to existing enterprise storage systems. Founded by the executives who previously developed the world's most-advanced flash memory controller, Skyera is backed by key technology and financial partnerships designed to position it at the forefront of the hyper growth in the solid-state storage sector. The company was chosen by Flash Memory Summit as a Best of Show award winner for 2012 in the category of Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application. For more information about the company, visit skyera.com.
SOURCE Skyera Inc.