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Unitrends Appoints Mike Dalton as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channels and International Field Operations

Mike Dalton, Unitrends

Dalton is tasked with the strategic direction and growth of the company’s channel programme

Seasoned executive tasked with driving channel relationships and accelerating worldwide growth

BURLINGTON, Mass. – 4 March 2015 – Unitrends, a leader in enterprise-level cloud recovery, today announced the appointment of Mike Dalton to the position of senior vice president, worldwide channels and international field operations. In this role, Dalton is tasked with the strategic direction and growth of the company’s channel programme, fuelling its drive toward leadership of the data protection and cloud recovery market.

This executive appointment will align with and support the company’s global strategy for growth, built upon Unitrends’ hybrid cloud data protection offerings which provide IT professionals managing virtual infrastructure, physical infrastructure and the cloud with uncompromising confidence in their IT environments.

“Mike comes to us with unparalleled technology industry and international business success that will be paramount in helping us achieve our channel and overall corporate growth objectives,” said Kevin Weiss, CEO at Unitrends. “Mike is a skilled leader with a proven track record of delivering and implementing successful channel programmes and recruiting channel partners to drive revenue growth. I’m confident that he’ll make an immediate impact on our 2015 mission to rapidly expand worldwide channel and international operations.”

Dalton is well acquainted with developing and implementing best practices that drive customer satisfaction, partner revenue and channel success. Prior to joining Unitrends, Dalton was the managing director of consultancy Topline Business Development, where he helped organisations including Rackspace, Symantec and AuthenWare recruit channel partners, train channel specialists and build country-specific channel programmes. Prior to this, Dalton spent more than 10 years with McAfee in various sales, channel and business development roles, including five years as president of the company’s EMEA business.

“Unitrends is widely recognised as the market leader in data protection and cloud recovery offerings,” said Dalton. “With the challenges posed by the explosion in data retention and access, and the opportunities offered by cloud technologies, there is a tremendous opportunity for the channel community to develop and grow their business by offering best-of-breed data protection solutions. I look forward to building out Unitrends’ international footprint with our channel partners, as well as supporting our customers and channel partners in their business activities.”

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About Unitrends

Unitrends delivers award-winning business recovery solutions for any IT environment. The company’s portfolio of virtual, physical and cloud solutions provides adaptive protection for organisations globally. To address the complexities facing today’s modern data centre, Unitrends delivers end-to-end protection and instant recovery of all virtual and physical assets as well as automated disaster recovery testing built for virtualisation. With the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership, Unitrends’ offerings are backed by a customer support team that consistently achieves a 98 per cent satisfaction rating. Unitrends’ solutions are also sold through a community of thousands of leading technology partners, service providers and resellers worldwide. Visit

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