As Demand for Hybrid Cloud Storage Surges across EMEA, Cloudian adds Storage Industry Veterans Jacco van Achterberg and Neil Stobart to Build Sales Presence

FOSTER CITY, CA and LONDON, UK – June 3rd, 2015 — / — Cloudian, Inc., the leading provider of hybrid cloud smart data storage solutions, today announced expansion of its sales team and channels for the European market. Cloudian has appointed Jacco van Achterberg as Sales Director and Neil Stobart as Technical Director.

Jacco van Achterberg will lead Cloudian’s sales effort for HyperStore® hybrid cloud storage software and appliance in EMEA and will be based in Amsterdam. Before joining Cloudian, van Achterberg served as EMEA Sales Director at Nexenta, where he built and managed the company’s European sales organization. Prior to that he held sales and operations management positions building successful multi-national go-to-market channels for technology companies, including Tiscali and Brain Force.

Neil Stobart will align business and technology requirements across Cloudian’s European customer and channel base. Stobart, who is based in the U.K., has 20 years of experience in developing enterprise storage solutions. Before joining Cloudian, Stobart was EMEA Sales Engineering Director at Nexenta where he was responsible for managing a team of storage technologists across the region. Stobart also served as Sales Engineering Director at both Dell and Compellent.

“With Cloudian business scaling in EMEA at a phenomenal pace, Jacco and Neil have joined Cloudian at a very exciting time,” said Jon Ash, Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Cloudian. “They both bring extensive expertise in bringing innovative storage solutions to market. The team’s deep experience in developing both the reseller channel and enterprise customers will be fundamental to our growth across Europe.”

About Cloudian, Inc.
Cloudian is a Silicon Valley-based software company specializing in enterprise-grade storage. Our flagship product, Cloudian HyperStore®, is an S3-compatible storage platform that enables service providers and enterprises to build reliable, affordable and scalable hybrid cloud storage solutions. For more information, or to try Cloudian HyperStore today, visit

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Cloudian Global Media Contacts:
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T: +44 (0)1252 717040

James McIntyre
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(503) 546-1000

Source: Cloudian, Inc.


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