Columbia, SC (PRWEB) January 21, 2010
Unitrends (http://www.unitrends.com) the leader in affordable, heterogeneous disk-based data protection appliances, today announced that Dr. Mark Campbell has been promoted to chief operating officer of the company and has been appointed to its board of directors. Campbell is a technology industry veteran with many years of management successes at both venture-based and global 1,000 companies.
As chief technology officer, Campbell worked with a team of people to significantly improve the capabilities of our product, said Sameer Kamat, director of engineering, Unitrends.
Maria Ellison, senior vice president of support, added His work in the operational aspects of the company began long before this appointment. Im pleased he has been assigned this role.
Prior to being promoted at Unitrends as chief operating officer, Campbell served as the chief technology officer of the company. Before his time with Unitrends, Campbell led the startup consulting firm mindAmp and has held executive positions at Legent, AT&T, and NCR. He is a graduate of International Business Program at INSEAD (France) and earned his Ph.D., Masters, and Bachelors degrees from the University of South Carolina.
Im pleased with the acceleration Unitrends has been making within the data protection and backup industry, said Campbell. Adding industry veterans such as Mike Coney (CEO), Russ Holt (senior vice president, business development), and George Eisenhower (director, manufacturing and realization) in the last few months to the impressive staff of leaders at the company such as Ellison, Kamat, Tim Wallick (chief administrative officer), and others at the company has created what can be a world-class leadership team. Im excited to be a part of this team going forward.
Small and medium businesses have the same critical reliance on the integrity of their data as enterprises, but often cant afford the operational expenditure of a dedicated staff or the capital expenditure of replacing their IT infrastructure. Unitrends provides enterprise-level data protection, at the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry, through a family of scalable disk-based data protection appliances that integrate and protect existing heterogeneous computer and storage systems through a single, intuitive, graphical user interface.
Unitrends uses a common backup and recovery engine for providing protection for over 100 different versions of operating systems and applications. This means you can support various versions of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware, Sun Solaris, Novell OES, Novell Netware, Novell GroupWise, Novell eDirectory, Linux, FreeBSD, Apple MacOS X, IBM pSeries/AIX, HP HP-UX, SCO UnixWare, SCO OpenServer, IBM iSeries/OS400, and SGI IRIX on notebooks, PCs, workstations, and servers and on DAS, NAS, or SAN storage all using a single backup appliance.
Information about Unitrends can be found at http://www.unitrends.com.