Pivot3 Names Sales VP

Austin-based Pivot3 announced this mornin that it has named Mike Dunbar as its new Vice President of Global Sales, for the company's virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) products. Dunbar was most recently at Allied Telesis, serving as President of North American Sales. Dunbar also has served at VMware, EMC, Configuresoft, and Securify. Pivot3 is a developer of a storage appliance specifically aimed at the virtual desktop market. The company is venture backed by InterWest Partners, Mesirow Financial Capital Partners, Focus Ventures, Lightspeed Partners, Silver Creek Ventures, Northleaf Ventures and Wilson Sonsini. Dunbar reports to CEO Ron Nash, who just took the CEO role at Pivot3 in November.