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StorMagic Appoints John Glendenning as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

StorMagic, the software-defined storage company enabling hyper-converged infrastructure for organizations managing one to many lean IT environments, today announced that John Glendenning has been appointed as the company’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. With a brief to continue the company’s rapid corporate growth and deliver a clear message to the market about SvSAN’s scalability, ease of use and hyper-converged functionality, John will also be responsible for driving partnerships with key systems and server vendors including Cisco and Lenovo.

John brings over 20 years of experience in enterprise-level software and hardware field and marketing operations to the role, having held world-wide and European leadership positions in the UK and US. Prior to StorMagic, John led EMEA field operations for ‘Big Data’ database leader DataStax (Apache Cassandra) and worked in a senior capacity at companies including Virtual Computer, Citrix, XenSource and Platform Computing.

“John has a proven track record in developing, managing and maintaining sales and marketing operations that enable technology companies to compete effectively in the global marketplace,” said Hans O’Sullivan, CEO of StorMagic. “We’re delighted to have John on the team as his wealth of experience will be critical in continuing to educate potential customers about the ease with which StorMagic’s SvSAN can deliver an advanced hyper-converged infrastructure for lean, virtualized environments, while also ensuring business-critical application uptime.”

“The software defined storage and hyper-converged market is profoundly disrupting the way organizations deploy IT infrastructure” commented John Glendenning. “StorMagic saw this change very early and has a growing base of customers deployed from one to many thousands of sites around the globe. I am excited to be on the team with one of my main tasks being to cut through the jargon to help the market understand how StorMagic’s product, SvSAN simply provides all the proven benefits of virtualization without the need for costly and expensive physical storage arrays thereby cutting costs by as much as 40 percent.”

Published Tuesday, March 01, 2016 9:27 AM by David Marshall
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