SOURCE: SAND Technology

August 31, 2005 07:30 ET

SAND Adds North American Sales Strength

Stan Scardino Appointed Vice President of Sales Operations

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 31, 2005 -- SAND Technology, Inc. (OTC BB: SNDTF), an innovator in data provisioning products for analytic applications, today announced the appointment of a seasoned sales professional to head up its North American team, as Stan Scardino joins the company in the role of Vice President, North American Sales Operations.

Mr. Scardino, most recently Vice President, Business Development, Enviance Inc., has served as Vice President, Worldwide Channels and Alliances for Vitria, and as Senior Vice President at Commerce One, and has also garnered an impressive list of sales achievements for Netscape/AOL, Reliant Data Systems, Oracle and Tandem Computer, amongst others. He is based in Los Altos, CA, and can be reached at

"It is gratifying to be able to bring such experienced senior sales talent on board at this time," said SAND CEO Arthur Ritchie. "Stan has demonstrated the ability to build sales from the ground up, and the SAND product portfolio has visible market appeal. The impending release of SAND Searchable Archive for SAP® BI means it is time for us to increase our market presence and our penetration efforts. We welcome Stan to the team and look forward to our mutual success."

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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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