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Virtual Instruments Appoints Peter Dayton as Chief Financial Officer

New CFO Offers Broad Industry Expertise and Established Track Record of Growing Innovative Companies

San Jose, Calif., February 6, 2018 – Virtual Instruments, the leader in application-centric infrastructure performance management (IPM), today announced the appointment of Peter Dayton as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Dayton joins Virtual Instruments with more than two decades of experience in prominent finance, business development and marketing roles with several high-profile technology companies across multiple market segments. As CFO, Dayton will lead Virtual Instruments’ finance, accounting, legal, IT and manufacturing departments, and will report directly to Virtual Instruments’ CEO, Philippe Vincent.

“Peter is a highly experienced CFO with a proven ability to grow companies, and his extensive experience in financial management, business development and operations roles at Fortune 500 companies makes him the perfect fit for our company,” said Vincent. “We’re excited to welcome Peter to our team, and look forward to our continued growth through his financial acumen and strategic leadership.”

Dayton has an established track record of significantly growing both public and privately-held enterprises. Before joining Virtual Instruments, Dayton was CFO at Vasona Networks, a mobile-edge computing platform provider for global mobile network operators. Dayton also held positions as a consulting CFO for several venture-funded startups through the Silicon Valley Finance Group and held senior business operations and development roles at Yahoo! and IBM.

“Virtual Instruments’ industry-leading solutions are integral in helping enterprises manage the increasingly complex hybrid data centers of today,” said Dayton. “I’m thrilled to be a part of an executive team that is not only fully committed to offering the best infrastructure performance monitoring and analytics solutions on the market, but also prioritizes customer and partner satisfaction above all else.”

About Virtual Instruments
Virtual Instruments is the leader in application-centric infrastructure performance management. It provides comprehensive infrastructure instrumentation and performance analytics for enterprise data centers. The company’s solutions give IT teams deep workload visibility and actionable insights into their end-to-end systems across the hybrid data center. Virtual Instruments empowers companies to maximize the performance, availability and utilization of their production IT infrastructure. Virtual Instruments has over 500 customers, including enterprise IT, cloud service providers and storage vendors. The privately held company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. For more information, visit

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