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iStor Networks Appoints VP

IRVINE, Calif. -- iStor Networks, Inc. ,, a leading manufacturer of network storage solutions, today announced that Jim Wayda, longtime veteran in the data storage industry, has assumed the role of Vice President of Software Engineering.

Wayda has over 20 years experience in the design and delivery of high performance storage solutions. Prior to joining iStor Networks, Jim held positions as Chief Software Architect and Vice President of Software Engineering with Dot Hill Systems Corporation. There, he was responsible for the architecture of high performance Snapshot, Volume Copy, Data Replication and Disaster Recovery services. In this role, he managed the delivery of embedded and host-based storage subsystem software to OEM customers such as Sun Microsystems. Wayda was also responsible for the delivery of SVApath multi-path fail-over software to StorageTek.

“Jim’s proven leadership and depth of expertise in developing and delivering storage solutions make him a strong asset for our team,” said Kevin Daly, CEO, iStor. “Since its inception, iStor has focused on providing a solid foundation for storage solutions which provides our partners and end users a unique opportunity to take full advantage of the economic, performance and architectural advantages of iSCSI. Jim’s industry expertise and broad OEM experience will be extremely important to us as we strive to maintain a high level of innovation among our products and as we continue to adapt to fit most effectively within a complex, and evolving storage ecosystem.”

iStor Networks Inc.