New executive to help drive global market expansion strategy for infrastructure performance analytics leader
San Jose, Calif. – August 23, 2016 – Virtual Instruments, the leader in infrastructure performance analytics, today announced that industry veteran Ray Villeneuve has joined the company as president. Villeneuve is a seasoned enterprise IT executive and is charged with driving corporate strategy and expanding the company’s market opportunity worldwide.
With more than 30 years of experience, Villeneuve has a strong track record of turning IT infrastructure companies into market leaders. He is well respected for his global expansion success, and his ability to raise venture capital and drive shareholder value. He was previously the CEO of Skytree, an enterprise-class machine learning company. Prior to that, Villeneuve was vice president of corporate development and general manager of the cloud storage acceleration business for Riverbed Technology, which was acquired by NetApp. Previously he was CEO of MonoSphere, a predictive analytics software company focused on IT infrastructure, which was acquired by Dell (Quest). He has also held senior executive positions at storage industry innovators NetApp and Auspex Systems.
“Ray’s tremendous IT industry experience and open, transparent nature make him a perfect fit for our leadership team,” said Philippe Vincent, CEO of Virtual Instruments. “Bringing in an executive as respected as Ray underscores our commitment to create unparalleled value for our customers, partners and shareholders.”
“It’s an exciting time to be at Virtual Instruments as the company’s recent momentum, strong track record of growth, and industry-leading technology are compelling,” said Ray Villeneuve, president of Virtual Instruments. “The incredible portfolio of global customers and the critical role of the VirtualWisdom and Load DynamiX Enterprise products within those organizations is a tremendous foundation for growth. The team has a customer-first culture that resonates in everything we do.”
About Virtual Instruments
Virtual Instruments is the leader in infrastructure performance analytics and provides comprehensive infrastructure instrumentation and workload analytics for enterprise data centers. The company’s solutions give IT teams deep workload visibility and actionable insights into their end-to-end systems across cloud, virtual and physical environments. Virtual Instruments empowers companies to more easily evaluate and transition to new storage architectures and maximize the performance, availability and utilization of their production IT infrastructure. Recently merged with Load DynamiX, Virtual Instruments has nearly 500 customers, including enterprise IT, cloud service providers and storage vendors. The privately held company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. For more information, visit http://www.virtualinstruments.com.