Data-Deposit-Box-DataDepositBox-Online-Backup-Cloud-Data-Remote-Backup

Enterprise business executive brings over 20 years’ experience driving growth at enterprise organizations in Europe to Acronis

Woburn, WA, May 24, 2012 — /BackupReview.info/ — Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, has appointed Alan Laing as Vice President Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Mr. Laing brings over twenty years’ experience of building teams and driving growth within European business units of enterprise focused global organizations including Avaya and Oracle.

Mr. Laing will be responsible for developing the Company’s European sales and channel strategy, leading the EMEA management team and driving overall growth in the region. Based out of the Company’s UK office in London, Mr. Laing will be responsible for driving business across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia.

Mr. Laing joins Acronis from Avaya, a global leader in business collaboration systems, software and services, where he served as Area Vice President of Western Europe.

Prior to Avaya, Mr. Laing was Vice President and General Manager EMEA at Portal Software, a supplier of billing and customer management solutions for the telecommunications industry. Before Portal Software, Laing was CEO at Mediasurface plc. From 1994 to 2000 Laing assumed several senior management roles at Oracle, most recently as Vice President of Operations EMEA.

Laurent Dedenis, President and General Manager, Sales & Marketing at Acronis, said: “Acronis has great opportunities ahead. The current traction we have gained with our optimized next generation backup and recovery solutions in the virtualization market is just the beginning. Alan brings a depth of experience to the established team in EMEA that will take Acronis to the next phase of growth. As Acronis matures, Alan’s enterprise leadership experience will provide focus and emphasis to Acronis operations in EMEA.”

“Acronis is a company with a great opportunity matched only by its huge ambition for success. I’m looking forward to taking the EMEA business forward, to supporting more than 12,000 Acronis channel partners across the region, and meeting the needs of our customers across Europe and beyond with innovative market leading solutions,” said Mr. Laing.

Mr. Laing graduated from Edinburgh University, and before beginning his business leadership career in enterprise software, Mr. Laing practiced as a lawyer in Europe and Asia.

About Acronis
Acronis (acronis.com) is a leading provider of easy-to-use disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. Its patented disk imaging technology enables corporations, SMBs and consumers to protect their digital assets. With Acronis’ disaster recovery, deployment and migration software, users protect their digital information, maintain business continuity and reduce downtime. Acronis software is sold in more than 90 countries and available in up to 14 languages. Follow Acronis on Twitter: twitter.com/acronis.

Acronis® and the Acronis logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Acronis Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

Contact:
Lucy Millington
Acronis.com
+1 781-782-9181
LucyM[@]acronis.com
http://www.acronis.com

General Tags: online backup providers directory, data security, online backup reviews, online backup services, online backup news, data storage, online backup companies, SaaS, compare online backups, online backup, backing up online, CEO interviews, top rated online backups, software as a service, online file storage, online data backup, cloud computing, online file backup

Like us on Facebook




===========================
Do you like this post? Subscribe to our RSS feed ===========================

Sponsored Links:

Data Deposit Box

Asigra

Bacula Systems


Cloud-based-Online-Backup-Disaster-Recovery-Data-Storage-by-Bacula-Systems-in-Switzerland

Share/Save/Bookmark

Related posts:

  1. Acronis Appoints Dvir Ben-Aroya as New Vice President of Global Business Development
  2. Acronis Promotes Mo Vafadar to Vice President of Global Operations
  3. Nimble Storage Names Mark Stevens Vice President of EMEA
  4. Altaro Appoints Colin Wright as Vice President of EMEA Sales
  5. Acronis Names John Zanni Senior Vice President of Cloud and Hosting Sales
  6. Egnyte Appoints Ian McEwan as Vice President and General Manager, EMEA
  7. Acronis Appoints Neil Warner as Vice President of Cloud Operations
  8. David Griffiths Appointed EMEA Vice President at Tintri
  9. Metalogix Appoints Michael Lees as Chief Marketing Officer and Nathan Trenzinger as Vice President EMEA Sales to Fuel Next Stage of Growth
  10. Jill Cooper Joins Zetta.net as Vice President of Sales

Tags: