Reading, UK, Monday 26 April, 2010 - Veeam Software, award-winning provider of systems management tools for VMware virtual datacenter environments, today announced the appointment of Ian Wells as director for Northern Europe. Wells joins Veeam from EMC where he held the role of regional sales director for UK and Ireland. In his previous role Wells was responsible for a specialist sales team offering data protection and unified storage solutions. Prior to this he held senior sales positions at companies including Attachmate, Mediapps, Lizardtech and Neon Systems. “Ian’s extensive experience in the area of backup, recovery and archive solutions will be a huge asset to our expanding presence across Europe,” said Daniel Fried, managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). “We are extremely excited to have him on board as we embark on the next phase of growth in the region, with innovative technologies like SureBackup as well as new market segments such as managed service and cloud providers.” As director for Northern Europe, Wells will be responsible for all aspects of Veeam’s business across the UK, Eire, Nordics, Benelux & Southern Africa. “As European markets emerge from the recession, previously stalled projects around virtualisation will be injected with new life and this has massive potential for both Veeam and our network of partners in this region,” said Wells. "What impressed me most about Veeam is both the completeness of its vision around virtualisation management and exceptional execution with a portfolio of market leading products. Moreover, Veeam really understands the world of virtualisation and I’m relishing the opportunity to contribute to our continued success in this market.” About Veeam Software Veeam Software, a premier-level VMware Technology Alliance Partner and member of the VMware Ready Management program, provides innovative software for managing VMware vSphere 4 and VMware Infrastructure 3. Veeam offers an award-winning suite of tools to assist the VMware administrator, including #1 for VMware vSphere backup: Veeam Backup & Replication; Veeam Reporter Enterprise, for VMware performance, storage, capacity reporting and chargeback; Veeam Monitor, for VMware vSphere performance monitoring and alertingacross multiple vCenter Servers; and Veeam Business View, a free add-on that works with other Veeam products to provide business categorisation for the VMware vSphere environment. With its acquisition of nworks, Veeam\'s products include the nworks Smart Plug-in and the nworks Management Pack that incorporate VMware data into enterprise management consoles from HP and Microsoft. Learn more about Veeam Software by visiting www.veeam.com.
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