SANBlaze, a leading innovator in embedded computing and storage emulation, is proud to announce the promotion of Rick Walsh to Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Storage Emulation division. Rick started at SANBlaze in 2015 as the Western regional sales Director, running major accounts.
“We are happy that Rick has chosen to take a leadership role at SANBlaze. Rick’s promotion to Vice President of the Storage Emulation Division reflects our confidence that he will continue to excel in solidifying our leadership position in the Fibre Channel and storage emulation market while we expand our capabilities into FC-NVMe, RDMA and 25/50/100G network markets. Rick will continue to promote SANBlaze products in our traditional markets and ensure the company takes a leadership role as storage transitions to the network via NVMe over fabric, iSER and RoCE.” Stated Vince Asbridge, President of SANBlaze.
Rick joined SANBlaze after a successful 14-year career at Teledyne LeCroy, beginning as a regional sales manager. After multiple promotions, he was the Director of Business development for five years. During his tenure he consistently achieved the Presidents Circle award.
Rick has a B.S. in Business Administration from California State University of San Jose State.
SANBlaze Technology, Inc. is a pioneer in SAN Emulation technologies and a leading provider of storage solutions for embedded systems. SANBlaze emulation products provide storage engineers, test, QA and manufacturing teams with scalable, high performance and configurable emulated environments for FCoE, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, SAS and NVMe targets and initiators. SANBlaze emulation systems are installed at most major storage hardware and software vendors worldwide.