** Company Exceeds 330% Revenue Growth in 1H 2006 and Appoints Christo Conidaris to Drive EMEA Sales and Reseller Recruitment **
KINGSTON, UK – 7 September, 2006– SEPATON, Inc., the leader in high-performance data protection solutions, today announced that Christo Conidaris has been named to the newly created position of sales director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This appointment is part of the company’s plan to meet rising global demand for advanced data protection solutions and follows SEPATON’s record-setting revenue growth, which exceeded 330% over the last six months compared to the same time period last year.
Mr. Conidaris will drive EMEA sales and reseller recruitment. Conidaris joins SEPATON from ADIC where during the last six years he achieved record revenues as sales director across eleven countries.
“I’ve been in the storage market for more than 15 years and understand that storage systems are business-critical,” said Conidaris. “SEPATON has a unique place in the market as the leader in performance and scalability. The S2100-ES2 is two times faster and delivers twenty five times more capacity than any other VTL in the industry. SEPATON products are non-disruptive and compatible with all major backup infrastructure components.”
SEPATON is enjoying rapid growth within its installed base, with more than 75% of its customers adding capacity and performance through the straightforward upgrade capabilities of SEPATON’s S2100®-ES2 architecture. The average SEPATON installation now has a capacity of more than 30 terabytes, twice the average capacity a year ago. SEPATON’s technology protects critical data for over 300 customers worldwide with a collective data volume of 10 petabytes.
“The appointment of someone with Christo’s experience and drive will enable us to fully exploit the opportunities that are open to us across EMEA,” said Mike Worhach, president and CEO of SEPATON, Inc. “We’re seeing a rapid increase in the demand for virtual tape libraries around the globe and we are focused on expanding our channel so we can meet that demand.”
About SEPATON, Inc.
SEPATON is enabling companies of any size to comply with demanding data storage and retrieval requirements by changing the rules of data protection and leading the evolution to NO TAPES. We provide innovative, disk-based solutions that are intelligent, reliable and reduce storage, management and recovery costs. Because the proven SEPATON ContentAware™ architecture keeps track of all files and content, it enables faster and more efficient performance of a range of advanced data protection, data retention and data recovery functions. SEPATON’s virtual tape library systems dramatically out-perform tape and other disk-based solutions.
For additional information visit www.sepaton.com.
Sally Forge / Prompt Communications on behalf of SEPATON
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