Coraid Appoints Dave Kresse as CEO

Coraid has appointed Dave Kresse as Chief Executive Officer. Kresse will lead the company’s continued expansion into the enterprise and cloud markets, building on the company’s growth and award-winning EtherDrive® and EtherCloud™ platforms.
“Enterprise and cloud datacenters are undergoing a massive shift towards commodity scale-out designs and software-driven automation. Coraid is ideally positioned with top-tier customers and a proven storage platform to help customers deliver enterprise-class storage within an elastic, programmable cloud architecture,” said Kresse. “Coraid has the team and is delivering the right solutions to become the storage platform of choice for the world’s largest private and public cloud infrastructure buildouts.”
Kevin Brown, who has served as the company’s CEO since 2009, has moved to the Coraid board of directors as an independent director, where he will contribute to company strategy and key industry initiatives, including participation in the OpenStack community.

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