July 23, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Jul 23, 2014 – Reduxio Systems, a next-generation super-efficient hybrid storage innovator, announced today that John Williams has joined Reduxio as President to lead its field strategy and operations, building Reduxio’s worldwide sales organization and channel business.
Mr. Williams joins Reduxio after a long career building businesses from scratch. As a 25 year veteran of the storage and application acceleration industry John has held technical, sales and executive roles in NetApp, F5 Networks, 3Com, Auspex and Swan Labs.
John was one of NetApp’s first 50 employees. As one of its very first employees overseas, he was key to NetApp’s early successes in Europe and promoted to VP EMEA. He led sales for the NetCache Business Unit driving revenue to over $100M and #1 market share. Under his leadership NetApp’s Content Delivery Business Unit was founded, growing to annual sales of over $1B.
John also served as VP EMEA for F5 Networks, doubling revenue to over $200M in just three years. Prior to F5 Networks, John served as VP Worldwide Sales at Swan Labs where he rebuilt the sales organization leading to a successful acquisition by F5.
“We’re excited to have John join our leadership team. This is a great validation of our team and mission”, said Mark Weiner, Chief Executive Officer, Reduxio Systems. “I’ve known John for more than 20 years. He has a track record building field organizations from scratch and leading them to exponential growth rates. John will be key to our success in the market.”
“Great companies are created in the confluence of an exceptional team, an innovative solution, and a large market opportunity.” Said John Williams, President, Reduxio Systems. “Reduxio has attracted the top minds in the storage industry, and developed a unique product that offers extraordinary value to the majority of storage buyers.”
About Reduxio Systems
Reduxio™ is building the next-generation enterprise hybrid storage arrays that will provide breakthrough cost and capacity savings for customers. Reduxio’s revolutionary new storage operating system implements active tiering across multiple tiers, NoDup™ in-line deduplication and compression, and BackDating™ for infinite data recovery.
Reduxio’s multi-tier infinite storage systems are specifically designed for the particular needs of today’s storage environments focusing on cloud, virtualization and structured data sets. Reduxio’s operating system and next generation smart placement algorithms will redefine price/performance and functionality for enterprise storage buyers.
Reduxio was founded by leaders from IBM, EMC, NetApp and Dell, and is backed by JVP, Carmel Ventures and Intel Capital.
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