Industry Veteran Recognized for Leadership in Driving Adoption of Cloud-Connected Backup and Recovery Services through Multiple Channels

EMERYVILLE, CA, Feb. 21, 2012 –/– EVault, Inc., a Seagate Company (NASDAQ:STX), announced today that Terry Cunningham, president and general manager, has been named one of CRN’s 2012 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organizations, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.

Terry Cunningham, a channel veteran with over 20 years of experience in indirect sales, was recognized as a Channel Chief for the second year in a row due to his exceptional leadership, innovative ideas, and commitment to partner success in the rapidly evolving data protection market. Under Cunningham’s leadership, EVault partnered with the channel on new cloud service delivery models, launched the attractive EVault Partner Program and the EVault Cloud-Connected Service Provider program, and broke new ground with strategic partnerships across the globe.

For the tenth consecutive year, Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales.

“I am sincerely honored to have been selected again as one of CRN’s 2012 Channel Chiefs,” said Cunningham. “This award is really a reflection of the great importance we place on having strong relationships with our channel and alliance partners, and the work they do around the world helping organizations manage and secure their data. Our partnerships are critical to our success, and we are committed to providing reliable Cloud-Connected backup and recovery services that partners are proud to recommend.”

“The 2012 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, UBM Channel. “Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year’s Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for their continued dedication to the partner community.”

Selected by CRN’s editorial staff, the 2012 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured online at

About UBM Channel: (
UBM Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. UBM Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM Channel, visit us at

About UBM plc (
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries is organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to

About EVault
More than 35,000 small to mid-size organizations rely on the dedicated experts at EVault to back up their business data—and recover it on time, every time. Industry-leading EVault cloud-connected backup and recovery services are delivered as a seamlessly integrated on-premise and cloud hybrid solution for fast data access and fail-proof disaster recovery. Optimized for distributed environments and backed by an ironclad cloud infrastructure, EVault technology also powers the data protection offerings of managed service providers, data centers, telcos, ISVs, and many others. EVault is a Seagate Company.

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