SAN JOSE, CA – May 5, 2015 – / — Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL), the flash storage solutions company, today announced that Denis Murphy has joined the company’s executive leadership team as vice president of worldwide sales. Murphy brings 25 years of hands-on sales experience and a track record of success in high growth environments, including EMC and Riverbed Technology. Murphy will lead an established team of global sales leaders as the company doubles down on sales and channel routes-to-market to accelerate customer acquisition across the enterprise and cloud service provider segments of the market.

“Denis brings deep expertise on scaling world-class sales organizations in hyper-growth companies, a track record of driving growth through rapid customer acquisition, and strong channel relationships. His experience is ideally suited to lead our continuing push into the enterprise and cloud service provider segments of the market,” said Suresh Vasudevan, CEO, Nimble Storage. “By adding Denis to our already seasoned sales leadership team, we are assured that we have the right team in place as we execute on our vision to emerge as the industry leader in flash storage solutions.”

Prior to joining Nimble, Murphy, 50, served in executive sales leadership roles at Nicira, Inc. and Riverbed Technology. While at Riverbed, Murphy served as senior vice president of sales for the Americas region, where he designed, developed and executed Riverbed’s sales model and built a high-performance sales leadership team focused on execution and customer satisfaction. Over his eight year tenure he played a pivotal role in growing Riverbed’s revenue base from $0 to $800 million. Prior to Riverbed, Murphy served in sales and channel management roles at BlueArc Corporation, EMC and Mercury Interactive.

“I’ve always been attracted to high growth companies that bring disruptive innovation to bear in addressing customer’s most challenging IT problems. By acquiring and supporting over 5,000 customers in less than five years, Nimble has demonstrated it has the chops to become a market leader in flash storage solutions,” said Murphy. “I can’t wait to roll up my sleeves and leverage my past experience to drive global sales engagement and accelerate growth.”

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About Nimble Storage
Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL) is redefining the storage market with its Adaptive Flash platform. Nimble’s flash storage solutions enable the consolidation of all workloads and eliminate storage silos by providing enterprises with significant improvements in application performance and storage capacity. At the same time, Nimble delivers superior data protection, while simplifying business operations and lowering costs. At the core of the Adaptive Flash platform is the patented Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL) architecture and InfoSight, an automated cloud-based management and support system that maintains storage system peak health. More than 5,000 enterprises, governments, and service providers have deployed Nimble’s flash storage solutions across 38 countries. For more information about Nimble Storage, visit and follow us on Twitter: @nimblestorage.

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