Solid Selects Vice President of APAC Field Operations

7/28/2003 - Solid Information Technology Corp., the leading distributed data management provider, announced that it has appointed Nalin Advani as Vice President of Field Operations for the Asia Pacific region. Advani has responsibility for a focused sales effort that includes managing the sales, field engineering, and professional services personnel for the Asia Pacific region.

Solid is seeing an increasing interest in its products in the Asian/Pacific market, especially in the network infrastructure, and high-end consumer devices and the infrastructure needed to support them. Advani is expected to expand these market beachheads and carry Solid into major new opportunities. Advani will report to Solid Chief Executive Officer, Jussi Harvela, will participate on the Solid Executive Team and will become a Representative Director of Solid KK, the company’s Japanese subsidiary.

“I am happy to welcome Advani to the Solid team”, said Jussi Harvela, Chief Executive Officer, Solid. “He brings a deep experience of the Asian and Pacific markets, and he has broad experience in selling into strategic accounts and building strategic relationships in our target markets, as well as considerable experience in building and managing sales organizations. APAC is a critical region for us and we expect Advani will help us better penetrate the market.”

“I’m pleased to be offered this opportunity to spearhead Solid’s operations in the Asia/Pacific region,” said Nalin Advani, newly appointed VP of Field Operations for the Asia Pacific region. “Solid has achieved a significant foothold in the Asia/Pacific markets and I look forward to carrying this exciting technology into new opportunities.”

Nalin Advani, VP Operations, APAC Region; Representative Director, Solid KK
Advani has over ten years experience in selling technology into the Asia/Pacific markets. He was instrumental in introducing off-the-shelf real-time operating systems (RTOS) into the Japanese market. He comes to Solid from Integrated Systems, and prior to that, eSol, where as CMO, he brought open source software to the Japanese market, building relationships with key vendors in the industry. Prior to eSol, Advani held senior management roles at EnThink, Wipro and Wind River.

About Solid
Solid Information Technology Corp. delivers next-generation distributed data management software. Built on a sophisticated architectural foundation, Solid’s solutions power inherently distributed applications. A unique combination of relational data management and advanced synchronization, Solid technology can be used as a client/server data management system or be embedded into any network element — from today’s wireless terminals and optical routers to tomorrow’s smart devices. Leading companies including EMC, Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, and Nortel and innovative start-up companies such as Turin Networks and Lantern Communications use Solid technology in their solutions to build high-performance, fault-tolerant, and scalable smart networks. Solid is a privately held company with worldwide headquarters in Mountain View, California. The company also has regional offices in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. For more information, visit the Solid web site at

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