DDN to hire 100 people for the new division

DDN Storage at a trade event
DataDirect Networks (DDN) announced that it is hiring 100 people for its development and delivery of flash-based enterprise virtualization, analytics, and containerized storage solutions.

Recent senior hires
Jagan Raghu, former Tintri VP engineering
Sven Oehme, former IBM elastic storage chief research strategist
Phil Trickovic, former Tintri VP sales for Americas East Coast, Latin America and Federal Peter Jones, former Intel director of engineering
Mark Walsh, former Tintri European operations leader
Andreas Dilger, former Intel principal engineer
Graham Breeze, one of Tintri’s first employees and field CTO
Marty Murphy, former Tintri channels leader for the Americas East Coast

The new Server Virtualization, Analytics, VDI, Container and DevOps division will focus on helping enterprises get the most value out of their flash, virtualized and containerized hybrid cloud environments. The company is targeting to complete this round of hiring by the end of September.

“We are well on our way to achieving a critical team size of 100 people,” said Alex Bouzari, DDN CEO and co-founder.