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StorageCraft Announces Significant Growth in ANZ, Appoints Sales Manager for APAC

  • 30 August, 2006 13:05

<p>Well Known Storage Executive Richard Giddey Joins Leading Real-Time Recovery Company</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia, 30th August 2006 - StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a provider of innovative security, disaster recovery and data protection solutions for servers and PCs, today announced the expansion of their business in ANZ and the appointment of Richard Giddey to the position of sales manager, APAC.</p>
<p>Making the announcement, StorageCraft APAC regional manager Greg Wyman said, “Since our local launch in May this year we have seen unprecedented interest from our channel partners and their customers in our powerful yet affordable Real-Time Recovery solution, ShadowProtect.”</p>
<p>“Both New Zealand and Australian users are impressed with the next generation technology that provides easy and fast protection of data and applications every 15 minutes, 96 times per day for under $A795 per server,” he added. “To rebuild a typical Windows server in less than 15 minutes is what Real-Time Recovery is all about and the business community is certainly voting with their order book.”</p>
<p>“To better service our channel partners like T Data in Australia and Soft Solutions in New Zealand and to appoint new partners and to grow sales in SE Asia, I have appointed well known storage executive Richard Giddey to the position of sales manager for APAC. Richard brings a wealth of experience in managing the storage channel to StorageCraft which will be of great value as we continue to build the business,” said Wyman.</p>
<p>Prior to his work with StorageCraft, Giddey was director of APAC sales for Exabyte, the leading tape backup company in the SMB segment. He joined Exabyte in 1999 as country manager. Giddey previously worked for a number of specialist IT and communication channel organisations in Australia.</p>
<p>“StorageCraft offers an exciting opportunity for me to join a company that is leading the field in Real-Time Recovery, providing the latest in backup, restore, disaster recovery, and disk-based technology. Disk-to-Disk backup and recovery is where the market is heading and with over one million installations worldwide, StorageCraft is now the leader in bringing this technology to small and medium business. We are dedicated to the channel and I am sure my past experience will assist them in growing the APAC territory,” he said.</p>
<p>About Real-Time Recovery and ShadowProtect</p>
<p>StorageCraft leads the Real-Time Recovery market with millions of installations worldwide of its Volume Snapshot Manager technology. ShadowProtect from StorageCraft reduces the cost and complexity of traditional backup and recovery by delivering next generation complete system, data and database protection and recovery in a single intuitive and affordable solution.</p>
<p>About StorageCraft Technology Corporation</p>
<p>StorageCraft Technology Corporation provides innovative security, disaster recovery and data protection solutions for servers and PCs. StorageCraft delivers software products that reduce downtime, improve security and stability for systems and data and lower the total cost of ownership for servers, PCs and laptops.</p>
<p>Media Contact:</p>
<p>Rob Stirling
Markom Marketing
+61 2 9977 8922</p>
<p>Greg Wyman
StorageCraft Asia Pacific
APAC Regional Manager
0402 259 359</p>

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