VMware’s former CTO Scott Davis joins Infinio

VMware’s former CTO of Storage and end user computing divisions, Scott Davis, just joined Infinio, a start-up company based in Cambridge, Mass., the company announced that Scott Davis joined them with the same role as Chief Technology Officer.

Founded 2011 and backed up by top-tier investors such as Bessemer Venture Partners, Highland Capital Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Osage University Partners, Infinio is focused on storage acceleration and offers downloadable storage performance for virtualized environments.

Scott Davis, who worked for seven years at VMware, is not new to the start-up companies world, having been involved during his career in the foundation of Virtual Iron Software that was later on acquired by Oracle. Together with the announcement of the new CTO, Infinio also declared that company founder Vishal Misra, who is a professor in the Computer Science department at Columbia University, moves to the role of Chief Scientist.

Scott Davis declared:

I am pleased to be joining such an innovative team and company. Infinio’s distributed, content-based architecture is a real game-changer, this unique approach enables a transparent, non-disruptive platform to solve many problems for the IT administrator. Today, Infinio is focused on a radically efficient server-side storage cache that is optimized for RAM, but there are many other potential applications. I’m excited to be part of defining the vision and moving it forward.