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Top Performer in Data Technology Sales Joins Open Source Storage
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Source Storage (OSS), the visionaries and creators of enterprise data storage solutions, announced today that Greg Mayhew has been named VP of Business Development. With over 20 years of sales and management experience in the data storage vertical, Mayhew brings a track record of high achievement within startup organizations. Mayhew's extensive experience and deep network in the western region will allows OSS to introduce its product line to many new customers.
"Greg Mayhew brings the experience, skills and proven track record we needed in a sales executive," said Eren Niazi, CEO of Open Source Storage. "He understands the enterprise data market, and he's demonstrated just how capable he is of both winning clients and leading his team members to accomplish the same. Mayhew will be instrumental in guiding OSS through a major growth spurt."
Before joining OSS, Mayhew was Director of Sales Execution, Cloud Content and Media at MS Sales and Service Group, a private consulting firm for sales organizations. There he secured and developed accounts such as Yahoo!, Netflix, Pandora, Facebook, MSN and others. Prior to leading sales at MS, Mayhew was Regional Vice President of Sales – West Coast at Dell Force 10. His team accounted for over 50% of Force 10 revenue and was the top performing region throughout his five year tenure. Mayhew also built Force 10's web services vertical from zero to $40 million in revenue within two years.
Over the last 22 years, Mayhew has also held senior sales positions at Pannaway Technologies, Loudloud, EMC Corporation and Cabletron Systems. He has won over 10 prestigious sales honors and awards from the companies he has served.
"OSS has the technology and leadership to take the data storage market by storm," said Mayhew. "Niazi and his team have developed data storage solutions that can perform under the most demanding conditions at a cost 30 to 40 percent lower than anything else on the market. There has never been a more promising time to bring this type of technology into the enterprise world."
Mayhew brings technical proficiency in web and IT operations with expertise specific to data and storage networks. He began his career in sales after graduating from San Jose State University with a B.S. in Business, Marketing.
To learn more about Open Source Storage, visit www.opensourcestorage.com
About Open Source Storage
Open Source Storage is a pioneer in open source datacenter solutions. The company designs, installs and maintains enterprise datacenters built on open source software and components to reduce the total costs of data ownership. The company is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding service and cutting edge storage products that offer the highest performance, scalability and reliability. Founded in 2001 by Eren Niazi, a leader in the Open Source movement, Open Source Storage has served organizations ranging from dynamic startups to Fortune 500 companies and national government agencies.
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