Overland Names Gopal As Ops VP

San Diego-based Overland Storage reported earlier this week that it has hired on Christopher Gopal as the firm's Vice President of Worldwide Operations. Gopal was most recently COO for Applied Solar; he has also served as VP of Worldwide Operations at Dell, was a senior partner at Ernst & Young's Global Supply Chain & Operations Consulting Services, and has served at SAIC and Unisys. Overland Storage is a developer of tape libraries, disk backup and recovery appliances, and other storage products.