BAAR, Switzerland, February 12, 2014
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Veeam® Software, innovative provider of Protection for the Modern Data Center™, today announces that Chris Moore has been appointed as the company’s Channel Chief of North America.
“As enterprises deepen and expand their use of virtualization, they’re finding they need more powerful data protection for their modern data centers,” said Ratmir Timashev, CEO of Veeam Software. “To keep up with the growing demand for Veeam (especially Veeam Backup & Replication v7), we rely solely on our ProPartners – our success depends on their success. Chris has demonstrated he has the skills and leadership abilities required to further enable and empower our channel partners. He and his team will play a key role in our effort to provide powerful and affordable data protection solutions to SMBs and expand our presence in the enterprise as we continue our mission to achieve $1 billion in revenue within the next five years.”
Moore joined Veeam over two years ago from HP, where he managed the partner channel for StorageWorks, a division of HP. He was also responsible for channel metrics, operations and channel sales working closely with partners on go-to-market strategies to drive HP storage. Prior to HP, Chris spent seven years at a local VAR, where he was responsible for driving datacenter sales to mid-Atlantic vertical accounts.
“We attribute a large portion of our success selling the Veeam brand to not only the high-performance and reliability of the product, but to Chris as well,” said Charles Bass, VP Alliances and Strategic Accounts at Promark Technology, a Veeam distributor. “Candidly, we find that many data protection companies don’t adequately align the sales motion of their product offerings with their channel strategy. At Veeam, that is exactly what Chris has achieved.”
Veeam’s ProPartner Program is designed to create new opportunities for partners that accelerate growth and profitability by providing tools, support, training and VMCE certification programs. Veeam’s aim is to empower Veeam’s partners to become trusted advisors to customers and gain a long-term advantage in the modern data center market.
About Veeam Software
Veeam® is Protection for the Modern Data Center™ - providing powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions that are Built for Virtualization™ and the Cloud. Veeam Backup & Replication™ delivers VMware backup, Hyper-V backup, recovery and replication. This #1 VM Backup™ solution helps organizations meet RPOs and RTOs, save time, eliminate risks and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs. Veeam Backup Management Suite™ provides all the benefits and features of Veeam Backup & Replication along with advanced monitoring, reporting and capacity planning for the backup infrastructure. Veeam Management Pack™ (MP) extends enterprise monitoring to VMware through Microsoft System Center and also offers monitoring and reporting for the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure. The Veeam Cloud Provider Program (VCP) offers flexible monthly and perpetual licensing to meet the needs of hosting, managed service and cloud service providers. VCP currently has over 4,000 service provider participants worldwide. Monthly rental is available in more than 70 countries from more than 50 Veeam aggregators.
Founded in 2006, Veeam currently has 23,000 ProPartners and more than 91,500 customers worldwide. Veeam’s global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland and the company has offices throughout the world.