SOURCE: SAND Technology

September 06, 2005 08:00 ET

SAND Adds Additional North American Sales Strength

Sharon Lyons Joins as Vice President, Eastern Region Sales

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 6, 2005 -- SAND Technology, Inc. (OTC BB: SNDTF), an innovator in data provisioning products for analytic applications, today announced a further strengthening of its North American sales team with the appointment of Sharon Lyons as Vice President, Eastern Sales Operations. Following the recent appointment of Stan Scardino as Vice President, North American Sales Operations, this addition will further help SAND cover a broad spectrum of opportunities in the market.

Ms. Lyons most recently served as Vice President, Sales for INEA Corporation, and brings to SAND over 18 years of experience in enterprise sales. Prior to INEA, she worked with a number of early-stage software firms, helping them pursue new markets, key business partners and other strategic initiatives. Earlier in her career, she helped build and maintain a customer base for companies such as Stratus, Sybase and Intersolv. She is based in Toronto, and can be reached at

"We are excited to have Sharon join us as we build our leadership in this important market for SAND products," said SAND CEO Arthur Ritchie. "Sharon complements Stan Scardino's team perfectly with her extensive industry knowledge and contacts in the Eastern region."

"As we gear up to deliver important new capabilities for SAND products in conjunction with partners such as SAP, it is important for us to further increase our visibility in the market," added Stan Scardino. "Sharon brings a consistent track record of tremendous sales success and strong leadership to the SAND team."

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SAND's advanced analytic data management products empower users with a better understanding of their business environment through better access to their business data. SAND Searchable Archive™ allows organizations to cost-effectively retain data for extended periods of time, while SAND Analytic Server™ facilitates better business insight.

SAND Technology-based solutions include CRM analytics, financial analysis, regulatory compliance and specialized Business Intelligence applications for government and security, healthcare, telecommunications, financial services, retail and other business sectors.

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