Seattle, WA, August 23rd 2011 –/– Datacastle, a market leader for business resiliency solutions for the mobile workforce, has named Craig Blessing vice president of sales and business development with responsibility for driving expansion of Datacastle RED sales and partnerships in North America.

“Customers and partners are looking for the best way to protect their data and reputations while making their employees more productive with the explosive adoption of cloud services and mobile devices.” said Ron Faith, CEO of Datacastle. “Craig’s proven track record in building meaningful channel partner relationships in the SaaS software and business continuity markets will be instrumental to our continued rapid growth.”

Mr. Blessing comes to Datacastle with over 20 years of technology sales experience and has worked with channel partners worldwide. He has been a vice president of sales for both public and private companies including two of Computer Reseller News Top 100 Cloud Computing Vendors. Mr. Blessing has enabled channel partners to grow revenues throughout his career at Apple Computer, N2H2, Opsware, and most recently Doyenz.

“The dramatic growth of laptops and edge devices for enterprise clients has created a gap in the business continuity plan for most companies and places their reputations at risk,” said Mr. Blessing. “Datacastle RED was specifically designed to handle the unique needs of a mobile workforce including continuous data backup, remote data deletion, at rest encryption, with low administrative overhead and global data deduplication. The flexibility for organizations to easily deploy a single agent, policy-driven product in their private cloud or the public cloud enables organizations to deliver the right service for their users.”

About Datacastle
Datacastle empowers IT to enforce endpoint backup and data protection while exceeding compliance requirements. Profiled in Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2011, Datacastle RED is the only solution to integrate multiple endpoint data protection technologies into one silent agent for laptops, tablets, and desktops. Datacastle RED is available through a global network of partners.

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