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Quantum's Craig Tamlin Appointed to SNIA Board of Directors

  • 21 June, 2007 11:09

<p>SYDNEY, Aust., 21 June, 2007 – Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced the appointment of Craig Tamlin, country manager, Australia &amp; New Zealand, to the Board of Directors of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) for Australia and New Zealand. The Board will assume immediate responsibility for the delivery of SNIA ANZ’s strategic objectives over the next twelve months.</p>
<p>Tamlin will work closely with Board members to address the requirements of the major vendors, the needs of the broader market, and the interests of storage customers. This is an initial step to extend SNIA’s outreach into the storage community so that the views of all stakeholders are taken into account when planning educational and marketing activities on behalf of the industry.</p>
<p>Craig Tamlin said, “I am honoured to be selected to the SNIA Board of Directors where I can help shape the state of health of the local storage industry by making recommendations on the right programs to be run. Our goal is to make SNIA more relevant to end users as well as storage industry professionals, to increase membership and give unbiased information to the market.”</p>
<p>The newly appointed Board of Directors for 2007/2008 comprises eleven senior executives from leading systems integrators, storage vendors and industry advisors. It will shortly be announcing its strategic objectives for the next three years and how it will deliver a comprehensive program of activities in Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>About Quantum</p>
<p>Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM) is the leading global storage company specializing in backup, recovery and archive. Combining focused expertise, customer-driven innovation, and platform independence, Quantum provides a comprehensive, integrated range of disk, tape, and software solutions supported by a world-class sales and service organization. As a long-standing and trusted partner, the company works closely with a broad network of resellers, OEMs and other suppliers to meet customers’ evolving data protection needs. Quantum Corp., 1650 Technology Drive, Suite 700, San Jose, CA 95110, (408) 944-4000, www.quantum.com</p>
<p>About the SNIA</p>
<p>The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is a not-for-profit global organisation made up of more than 420 active member companies plus their worldwide affiliates and close to 7,100 active individuals spanning virtually the entire storage industry. SNIA members share the common goal of advancing the adoption of storage networks as complete and trusted solutions. To this end, the SNIA is uniquely committed to delivering standards, education and services that will propel open storage networking solutions into the broader market.</p>
<p>SNIA ANZ is the regional affiliate responsible for the regional activities. SNIA ANZ is also a not-for-profit organisation registered in Australia and is governed by a Board of Directors elected each year to represent the Association. For additional information, visit the SNIA web site at www.snia.org.au</p>
<p>Press Contact:</p>
<p>Rebecca Blasina
Max Australia
(+ 612) 9954 3492
Rebecca.blasina@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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