SOURCE: APTARE

October 08, 2007 08:00 ET

APTARE Appoints New Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Nick Blozan to Lead Worldwide Sales for Web-Based Backup Reporting and Management Leader

CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - October 8, 2007) - APTARE®, Inc., a leading provider of Web 2.0-based enterprise storage reporting and management software, today announced the appointment of Nick Blozan as vice president of worldwide sales, reporting directly to President and CEO Rick Clark. With over 20 years in the high-tech industry and six years in the storage arena, Blozan will direct the global sales strategy, including channel and VAR partnerships, and will lead the sales teams for APTARE.

"As APTARE continues to expand its product line beyond backup recovery and capacity management, Nick's wealth of expertise will help us gain traction into new storage application areas and high-growth markets," said Clark. "Nick's proven ability to increase sales revenue coupled with his passion for Web-based technologies make him an ideal choice for APTARE's executive management team."

Prior to joining APTARE, Blozan served as the senior vice president at 3Tera, Inc., a company specializing in grid and utility computing and the deployment and scaling of Web applications. At 3Tera, Blozan was responsible for all operational and strategic worldwide sales and relationship management of channel partners and target customers. Previously, he held senior positions at leading companies such as OpSource, Inc. and EMC, leading the product management, sales and marketing teams.

"APTARE has continued to make a name for itself in the storage space with its Web 2.0 capabilities and innovations in its reporting solutions," said Blozan. "I'm excited to be joining a company truly focused on its customers' pain points and one that has such a solid reputation in the industry."

Earlier in his career, Blozan held positions at VERITAS Software, Seagate Software and Mountain Network Solutions. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration with a minor in computer science from San Diego State, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

About APTARE

Headquartered in Campbell, California, APTARE is a provider of Web 2.0-based reporting and management applications that simplify the management of enterprise storage environments. APTARE StorageConsole®, the company's storage management and reporting platform, is a Web-based portal that gives IT administrators and executives a centralized, real-time view of their storage environment through interactive dashboards. Using APTARE StorageConsole applications, companies like Novell increase management effectiveness, maximize storage utilization, and reduce costs. The software is sold direct and through a large base of resellers and managed services organizations. For more information, please visit www.aptare.com.

APTARE and APTARE StorageConsole are registered trademarks of APTARE, Inc. All other trade names, trademarks, and service marks are the rightful property of their respective owners.

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