November 18, 2008 08:00 ET

APTARE Appoints Robert Cordell Vice President of Business Development

Seasoned IT Executive to Focus on Expanding Partnerships for Web 2.0-Based Enterprise Storage Reporting and Management Leader

CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - November 18, 2008) - Enterprise storage software leader APTARE®, Inc. today announced the appointment of Robert Q. Cordell II as vice president of business development. Cordell, who brings more than 30 years of executive management and technical IT experience to his new post, reports to Richard Clark, president and CEO of APTARE.

Cordell will focus on expanding APTARE's strategic partnerships and alliances which are a key factor as the company continues to extend its storage reporting and management product offerings further into the IT infrastructure for Global 10,000 companies.

"Robert's deep background and experience within the IT industry make him the ideal candidate to join APTARE's executive team as we accelerate our growth," said Clark. "We look forward to creating new strategic alliances as we continue to extend the functionality of the StorageConsole product line and reach even greater audiences."

Prior to joining APTARE, Cordell held a variety of senior management and technical positions at Extreme Networks, Sun Microsystems and Hitachi Data Systems. He also served in a number of technical positions at IBM, earning various achievement awards. He holds several patents for his work in processor design, compiler technology and object technology. Cordell earned an M.B.A. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and a bachelor's in mathematics from the University of North Carolina.


Headquartered in Campbell, California, APTARE is a provider of enterprise storage resource management and reporting applications that simplify the optimization of complex enterprise storage environments. APTARE StorageConsole®, the company's software platform, is a Web 2.0-based solution that gives IT administrators and executives a centralized view of their storage environment through out-of-the-box dashboards. Using APTARE StorageConsole products, companies like Novell, Calamos Investments, Eprod and York University increase management effectiveness, maximize storage utilization, and reduce costs. The software is sold direct and through a large base of resellers and managed services providers. For more information, please visit

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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