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Tintri Names Tom Ellery as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Industry Veteran Brings More Than Two Decades of Enterprise Sales Experience to Tintri

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – July 23, 2013 – Tintri, Inc., the leading producer of storage for virtualization and cloud environments today announced that Tom Ellery has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. The appointment comes on the heels of a record-breaking quarter during which Tintri significantly expanded its global customer base and closed the largest deal in company history. Ellery, who has more than 25 years of experience of building and managing highly effective sales organizations along with in-depth domain and channel expertise, will direct the worldwide sales teams to continue the company’s rapid growth.

“Tom has an extremely impressive track record as a sales executive at companies large and small,” said Kieran Harty, chief executive officer for Tintri. “As the adoption of VM-aware storage continues to accelerate, we are aggressively expanding our global presence to support the market demand. Tom is a powerful addition to the Tintri team that is shaking up the storage industry and generating exceptional results. We are thrilled to have Tom on board to help accelerate our growth and strengthen our go-to-market execution.”  

Prior to Tintri, Ellery held a series of leadership positions at Brocade, a leading networking company. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Americas, where he was responsible for more than $1 billion in annual revenue. Before that, he was Vice President of Global Field Operations, where his responsibilities included global field integration, sales enablement and managing the day-to-day sales cadence. Tom has also held sales roles at EMC, where he managed an enterprise sales organization, SensAble Technologies, where he served as executive vice president for a 3D modeling startup, and a senior leadership role at Silicon Graphics.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Tintri, which has quickly established itself as one of the most disruptive and fast-growing storage companies in the market,” said Tom Ellery, SVP of worldwide sales for Tintri. “Tintri offers a significant disruption to the status quo in managing storage for the virtual data center, and I look forward to building on the impressive foundation that its team has already laid.”

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About Tintri

The pioneer of VM-aware storage, Tintri develops storage solutions for the software-defined-data-center (SDDC). Co-founded by Dr. Kieran Harty, who led engineering at VMware for seven years, Tintri was designed from the ground up specifically to make storage for virtualization work better. Easy to run in any production environment, Tintri scales globally to meet the demands of virtualized applications with manageability and visibility at the VM level, flash performance at disk prices, and racked in systems that require a fraction of the typical data center footprint. For more information, visit www.tintri.com.

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