Kaminario Appoints Itay Shoshani as Vice President of New Customer Delivery and Operations Unit

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Kaminario, a leading provider of high-performance all solid-state (SSD) SAN storage solutions, today announced that the company has appointed Itay Shoshani as vice president of its new Customer Delivery and Operations Unit. The new unit will combine all the company’s customer-related support functions, such as professional services, performance consulting and support, into one group. Charged with ensuring every customer interaction is optimized for customer success, the new unit will focus on delivering highly efficient support to customers of the Kaminario K2 all solid-state SAN storage solution.
Prior to Shoshani’s appointment as vice president of the Customer Delivery and Operations Unit, he served two years as director of Kaminario’s EMEA sales and operations. Previously, Shoshani was CTO at Bustin Computers and served 10 years with Unisys EMEA in a variety of positions, such as enterprise infrastructure architect, enterprise consolidation manager and professional services manager for high-end performance servers.
“In our continuing effort to build a premier customer-focused organization, we are assembling our expertise in pre-sales, professional services, field performance analysis, system installation, post-sales support and IT into a dynamic cross-functional team,” said Dani Golan, CEO of Kaminario. “The Customer Delivery and Operations Unit will unite our extensive knowledge base to drive more efficient support to our sales force, improving resource utilization and increasing value to customers. With Itay at the helm, the new group will be led by a seasoned technology sales and customer operations executive with experience in pre- and post-sales, professional services and technology implementation.”
The Kaminario Customer Delivery and Operations Unit will include global services, including professional services and support, Kaminario K2 performance, information technology, and operations, which will coordinate the unit’s cross-functional capabilities. The Customer Delivery and Operations Unit will also provide a professional knowledge base and expertise center for the company’s database administrators and sales engineers.
“As we promote the advantages of the Kaminario K2 all solid-state SAN storage solution, we must consistently focus on helping customers use our technology to achieve optimum business results,” said Shoshani. “I look forward to applying my diverse technology and customer experience, as well as my extensive knowledge of the Kaminario K2, as we launch the Customer Delivery and Operations Unit and leverage our collective talents to achieve our goals for customer success.”
About Kaminario
Founded by storage experts from EMC, NetApp and IBM, Kaminario is leading the SSD revolution in high-performance SAN storage. The Kaminario K2 family of all solid-state SAN storage eliminates I/O bottlenecks and dramatically reduces latency to accelerate critical business applications at a significantly lower cost and smaller footprint than legacy SAN storage. The Kaminario K2 is the first enterprise-grade SAN storage built from the ground up to take full advantage of modern Flash and DRAM SSD performance. With built-in self-healing high availability, a modular scale-out architecture, open X86 components and media freedom of choice, the K2 consistently delivers ultralow latency, tens of GB/s of throughput and millions of IOPS. Kaminario is a fundamentally new and better way to store and retrieve performance-sensitive data. Kaminario is simply faster.
Located in Newton, Mass., Kaminario has built a global network of business partners, including Dell Inc., which resells the K2 all solid-state SAN storage. For more information, visit