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Stratus Technologies

December 01, 2009 09:00 ET

Stratus Technologies Appoints Roy Sanford as Chief Marketing Officer

MAYNARD, MA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - Stratus Technologies, Inc. today announced the appointment of Roy T. Sanford as chief marketing officer, a new position at the company. Stratus is consolidating responsibility for worldwide marketing, product management, and business development under Sanford's direction, unifying all roles that drive go-to-market strategies and execution under singular leadership. Sanford will report to David J. Laurello, Stratus president and CEO.

"Stratus is fortunate to have the benefit of Roy's astute abilities to discern promising market opportunities, marshal the resources to fully leverage those opportunities, and build growing and profitable businesses," said Laurello.

Sanford's experience in high technology reflects consistent career growth through a variety of roles including sales, marketing, product management, business development, strategic alliances, and general management, involving both hardware and software application solutions. Prior to coming to Stratus, he held a number of senior executive positions during his 14 years at EMC Corporation, most recently as vice president coordinating the company's entry into the software-as-as-service (SaaS) business. Prior to EMC he ran worldwide marketing and alliances with then start-up ON Technology, and has held leadership roles at Bull HN and Data General.

Sanford was awarded a master's degree in business administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, a master of science degree in operations research from the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor of science degree in applied mathematics from Drexel University. He resides in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

About Stratus Technologies

Stratus Technologies focuses exclusively on helping its customers keep critical business operations online without interruption. Business continuity requires resiliency and superior availability throughout the IT infrastructure, including virtual environments. Stratus delivers a range of solutions that includes software-based high availability, fault-tolerant servers, availability consulting and assessment, and remote systems management services. Based on its 29 years of expertise in product and services technology for total availability, Stratus is a trusted solutions provider to customers in manufacturing, health care, financial services, public safety, transportation & logistics, and other industries. For more information, visit

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