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Bitcasa

June 26, 2014 10:00 ET

Bitcasa Adds Former Amazon Web Services Veteran to Advisory Board

Seasoned Sales Executive to Help Bitcasa Accelerate Go to Market Strategy for New Cloud Storage Platform

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 26, 2014) - Bitcasa, the company that makes cloud storage simple and secure, today announced that Eric Sheetz has joined Bitcasa's Advisory Board. In this role, Sheetz will provide strategic guidance to help the company through its next phase of growth, with a focus on the new Bitcasa CloudFS Platform offering.

"Sheetz has deep experience in cloud storage deployments, operations, supply chain, and sales, and we are thrilled to have him join our growing team," said Brian Taptich, CEO of Bitcasa. "He understands business sales and has guided some of the biggest cloud storage sales in history. With his guidance we hope to accelerate the go to market strategy for our new platform offering."

Sheetz formerly drove strategic and enterprise customer relationships at Amazon Web Services (AWS). He is an accomplished software developer with deep experience in cloud deployments. He has built territories from scratch and has been responsible for many special projects to build markets and reduce sales impedance. Prior to AWS, Sheetz was an enterprise architect at Oracle where he was responsible for advising customers through complex transitions, and creating best practices in software architecture and operations.

"Bitcasa has built a platform for the next generation of developers that want speed-to-market, scale and control for their brand," said Eric Sheetz, Member of Bitcasa's Advisory Board. "The cloud storage industry is going through a fundamental transition and developers are seeking new options to meet the high levels of digital consumption demands."

About Bitcasa
Bitcasa makes storage simple. Its highly secure and scalable cloud storage platform is enabling individuals, businesses and developers in more than 140 countries to affordably store and share content. With regionalized storage and access across all devices; Android, iOS, Windows, Windows RT, Mac OSX, Linux, and the Web, the Bitcasa Platform provides a File System (FS) API so developers and service providers can accelerate time to market with unmatched cloud storage performance. Bitcasa is backed by top-tier investors, including Horizons Ventures, Pelion Venture Partners, First Round Capital, Samsung Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz. For more details visit www.bitcasa.com or follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/bitcasa or Twitter www.twitter.com/Bitcasa 

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