Sunnyvale, California – July 7, 2015 – Panasas®, the leader in high performance hybrid scale-out NAS for industry and research, today announced the appointment of Martin Eves as vice president of sales for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Eves will be responsible for managing regional expansion, leading sales initiatives and engaging partners to address the growing demand for Panasas storage solutions in the region.
“Martin will play a key role in growing Panasas’ global leadership in the high performance hybrid scale-out NAS market,” said Bill Ribera, vice president of worldwide sales at Panasas. “We’re known for delivering high performance storage solutions that give our customers a competitive edge and Martin’s track record of building customer-centric sales teams supports this approach.”
Eves has more than 20 years of EMEA sales experience in the IT solutions and storage marketplace. Prior to joining Panasas, Eves held senior leadership positions for the communications and cloud service industries at Oracle, where he was responsible for driving the telecommunications, cloud service provider and independent software vendor (ISV) businesses. During the course of his career, Eves also managed the teams responsible for the storage requirements of the United Kingdom’s government and defense business, served as global account director at NetApp and held senior sales positions at HP and Dell.
“I’m looking forward to driving market penetration of Panasas storage solutions in EMEA and addressing a broad cross-section of the hybrid scale-out NAS customer base,” said Eves. “As high performance storage becomes increasingly important in driving business innovation, our partners and customers are looking to support their business growth strategies with a storage solution that offers high performance with exceptional reliability and ease of management and Panasas fits that bill.”
Panasas storage solutions offer performance that improves with scale, data protection that increases with scale, and scalable storage that is easy to access, deploy and manage. For more information on how Panasas storage solutions drive business innovation, visit www.panasas.com/why-panasas.
Panasas is the performance leader in hybrid scale-out NAS for unstructured data, driving industry and research innovation by accelerating workflows and simplifying data management. Panasas ActiveStor® appliances leverage the patented PanFS® storage operating system and DirectFlow® protocol to deliver high performance and reliability at scale from an appliance that is as easy to manage as it is fast to deploy. Panasas storage is optimized for the most demanding high performance workloads in energy, government, life sciences, manufacturing, media & entertainment as well as university environments, and has been deployed in more than fifty countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.panasas.com.
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