Komprise Reports Record Worldwide Customer Momentum; Appoints Tony Craythorne to Manage Massive Sales Growth

Komprise’s game-changing intelligent data management technology affirms its leadership in cutting the costs and the effort of managing data across NAS and cloud storage

CAMPBELL, CA – January 9, 2018 – Komprise, the industry leader in intelligent data management across clouds, today announced global record customer adoptions and sales growth, with a year-to-year 500% increase in the number of enterprise customers across all industries and regions, including dozens of Fortune 500 organizations. Komprise also announced today the appointment of Tony Craythorne as Senior VP of Worldwide Sales, bringing decades of deep sales and channel expertise to further accelerate Komprise’s global expansion.

Tony brings over 25 years of sales experience, leading sales teams in the USA, Europe and Asia. Most recently he was Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales at NexSan Storage where he re-architected their go-to-market and channel strategy leading to successful consecutive quarters of growth for the company. Prior to NexSan, he held senior management positions at a number of storage companies including Brocade, Hitachi Data Systems, Nexgen (acquired by Pivot 3), Bell Micro and Connected Data.

“In less than 3 years since inception, Komprise has raised the bar in data management by simplifying with analytics across storage the use cases of active archival, disaster recovery, and data migrations, and by empowering enterprises to manage their data in the cloud or on-premises at a lower cost,” said Tony Craythorne, Senior VP of WW Sales, Komprise. “Forging ahead in 2018, we are highly confident on our ability to quickly win new enterprise customers, while growing our repeat customer business — all of which will point to our next stage of growth and leadership.”

Expanding Market Leadership
Founded in 2015, Komprise has set new records for growth with its Komprise Intelligent Data Management solution. In less than three years, Komprise has accomplished the following:

  • Grew employee base worldwide with new field offices across the globe.
  • Hit 500% annual customer growth across segments – Financial Services, Engineering/Manufacturing, Genomics, Education, Public Sector. [Watch a customer video, and a case study]
  • Partnerships with major storage and cloud industry players, and channel relationships
  • 3 new key product releases, supporting different NFS, SMB/CIFS, Object and cloud platforms;
  • Received 8 industry awards including: CRN Tech Innovator, Gartner Cool Vendor, CRN Emerging Vendors, CRN Women of the Channel, among others.

Komprise Intelligent Data Management enables customers to streamline NAS storage costs and ongoing cloud operations by using analytics to intelligently automate archiving and replication/disaster recovery, as well as to provide transparent access of data across on-premises NAS storage and the cloud. By using analytics, Komprise’s solution identifies the data best suited for the cloud, then transparently archives and replicates the data. Customer-defined policies are automated by Komprise to move and manage data across on-premises NAS storage and the appropriate storage tiers, in such a way that users and applications continue to see the data as files on their NAS storage.

About 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 been named to Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies 2017. For more information, visit Komprise.

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