CAMPBELL, Calif., July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Komprise, the industry leader in intelligent data management across clouds, today announced that to address the rapidly growing global customer and partner momentum, Komprise is expanding regional presence and is appointing Andy Hill as VP EMEA Sales, who brings deep experience in scaling EMEA sales and channels.
Andy Hill brings over 20 years of experience in leading EMEA sales, channels and business development. Most recently Andy was VP Sales, EMEA for Nexsan where he was responsible for planning, strategy and execution of their EMEA sales, partner and channel strategies. Prior to Nexsan, Andy held senior management positions at a variety of storage and data management companies including Pivot3, Sungard and Veritas.
“I joined Komprise because its EMEA customers and partners rave about how Komprise has simplified the complex task of getting visibility and managing data across storage silos,” said Andy Hill, VP EMEA Sales at Komprise. “I am excited to be a part of the team and expand the EMEA business.”
“We are pleased to have a seasoned and accomplished veteran like Andy lead our EMEA expansion,” said Tony Craythorne, Senior VP of Worldwide Sales, Komprise. “We are looking forward to building on our initial success in EMEA and rapidly growing our leadership position in the market.”
Growing Customer and Market Momentum
Komprise continues to scale its momentum globally with both customers and partners. In the first few months of 2018, Komprise has:
- 700% Year-over-Year Growth in Q1. Komprise added customers in key verticals including Research, Universities, County and State Agencies, Genomics, Insurance, and Engineering, many of which were multi-petabyte environments.
“As a media business, our video content just keeps growing. Komprise enables us to stretch our budgets and leverage a mix of expensive and low-cost storage by transparently archiving inactive content. The best part is that our media artists continue to access the data as before, with no process change,” said Mr Dietmar Schuldt, IT Manager at Studio Hamburg GmbH, a leading media producer in Germany.
- Announced Strategic Reseller relationship with IBM. See video of Eric Herzog, CMO of IBM Storage and Krishna Subramanian, COO Komprise
- Announced Komprise is now also available in the AWS Marketplace, Google, and most recently the Azure Marketplace. See how Boone County Cuts 88% Backup costs with Komprise and Microsoft Azure
- Expanded Komprise Intelligent Data Management to include NAS migration across both NFS and SMB environments, and added Multi-currency support. Customers can now analyze NAS data, identify ROI of data management, transparently archive data across file and cloud/object, replicate data at lower cost, and migrate data across storage with Komprise.
Komprise, the industry-leader in intelligent data management across clouds, empowers businesses to efficiently manage today’s massive scale of data growth while unlocking its value. The Komprise mission is to radically simplify data management through intelligent automation. Komprise is used by enterprises to intelligently manage data at scale. Komprise has won numerous industry awards including Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies 2017. For more information, visit Komprise.
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