Gary Lyng

Gary Lyng
Gary Lyng is a senior executive with extensive experience and success in trailblazing business growth and leadership in enterprise storage and software markets. He joins Violin as Vice President at a pivotal time, with the company beginning to implement its most aggressive and innovative product roadmap ever. He leads all marketing functions including product management, product marketing and corporate marketing teams, while ensuring that the customer-voice and net-impact is central in the cycle from first concepts to solution delivery. Lyng has spent more than 20 years driving innovative, award-winning products, teams and programs. He is known in the industry as a veteran of flash memory pioneer SanDisk (acquired by Western Digital), EMC, NetApp, Hewlett Packard, and Veritas Software. His extensive impactful experience includes enterprise software and systems, enterprise applications, and close collaboration with enterprise customers, OEM partners, and major cloud hyper-scale players. Lyng has worked with both large and early stage organizations developing business strategy, product directions and executing go-to-market strategies, he is also well known for his speaking, and motivation as a Visioneer. He is a computer science graduate from Milton Keynes College, United Kingdom next door to Bletchley Park, known to many as the birth place of modern computing.
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Affordable Data Storage: Cost-Saving Through Extreme Performance

Posted by Gary Lyng on Dec 14, 2018 1:00:00 PM

At a young age, we are pre-programmed to believe that high performance is expensive.  As kids, we played with toy cars of Ferrari and Porsche that are known for performance but associated with high cost and only the rich typically own.  Additionally, such cars are not known for efficiency or for that matter reliability until the dawn of Tesla electric cars.  Tesla offers high-performance acceleration, zero gas costs, low cost of operation and it truly transforms the pre-programmed thinking. Unfortunately, the acquisition cost of a Tesla is not that affordable for everyone, yet.

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Topics: OLTP, flash storage, latency, Customer Experience, Extreme Performance, Reliability, Transformation, cost savings, efficiency