Overland Storage(R) Appoints Nilesh Patel as Vice President of Product
Management and Product Marketing
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/24/14 -- Overland Storage, Inc.
(NASDAQ: OVRL), a trusted global provider of unified data management
and protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced
that Nilesh Patel has joined the company as Vice President of Product
Management and Product Marketing. Reporting to CEO Eric Kelly, Patel
is responsible for providing strategic and tactical direction for
Overland Storage's rich portfolio of storage products and new cloud
and virtualization strategies, product definition, planning and
roadmap development, and product marketing functions.
Patel joins Overland Storage with more than 20 years of technology,
product and strategy leadership with domain experience in storage and
system appliances, data management, enterprise software, and cloud
and virtual data center infrastructure solutions. Previously, he was
Vice President of Global Product Strategy for Asurion where he drove
the product and technology strategy to transform the company to an
end-user and thought leadership-oriented organization. During his
nine years at NetApp, Patel directed product management for a
portfolio of cloud-centric enterprise storage products and data
protection software, and earlier led product management and planning
for business units including NAS, object storage, enterprise storage
systems, and flash products.
"Nilesh is a respected technology executive with a solid track record
of translating technology innovations into customer-relevant and
differentiated value propositions," said Eric Kelly, president and
CEO of Overland Storage. "With his extensive product management and
marketing leadership experience, Nilesh will be instrumental as we
evolve into an industry leader that delivers breakthrough data
protection, virtualization and cloud offerings."
Patel holds a M.S. in electrical and computer engineering from
Louisiana State University and a B.S. in electronics engineering from
Shivaji University in India.
About Overland Storage
Overland Storage is a trusted global provider
of unified data management and data protection solutions across the
data lifecycle. The Company delivers one of the most extensive and
complementary product portfolios and service offerings in the
industry. By providing an integrated range of technologies and
services for primary, nearline, offline, and archival data storage,
Overland Storage and Tandberg Data, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Overland, make it easy and cost-effective to manage different tiers
of information over the data lifecycle, whether distributed data is
across the hall or across the globe. Overland Storage recently
announced its proposed merger with Sphere 3D Corporation (NASDAQ:
ANY). This alliance is intended to bring together next generation
technologies for virtualization and cloud coupled with end-to-end
scalable storage offerings allowing them to address the larger and
growing virtualization and cloud markets. Overland Storage and
Tandberg Data solutions are available through a select network of
value-added resellers and system integrators. For more information,
visit www.overlandstorage.com or www.tandbergdata.com.
Overland Storage, the Overland logo and Tandberg Data are trademarks
or registered trademarks of Overland Storage, Inc. that may be
registered in some jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the
property of their respective owners.
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