July 13, 2011 11:00 ET

BlueArc Appoints Chris White Vice President of Global Channel Sales

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 13, 2011) - BlueArc® Corporation, a leader in scalable, high performance network storage, today announced the appointment of Chris White as vice president of global channel sales. White will be responsible for BlueArc's global channel program and will draw from more than a decade of enterprise sales experience to help support current and future partners.

"Chris brings deep storage industry knowledge and experience leading and developing strategic channel programs that deliver results across multiple routes to market," said Mike Gustafson, president and CEO of BlueArc. "BlueArc continues to invest in its channel program to provide partners with the education, training and tools they need to be successful, and I'm confident in Chris' ability to effectively lead our channel program."

White comes to BlueArc from NetApp, Inc., where he was the senior director of channel sales. During his time at NetApp, he led a team covering the Western U.S. channels. Previously, White was the director of enterprise sales at Symantec Corporation.

"I look forward to being part of such a dynamic and innovative organization like BlueArc that is strategically positioned in the storage market," said White. "BlueArc is providing its resellers with the tools and support they need to better meet customer needs, and I'm thrilled to be part of an organization that continually demonstrates dedication to the success of its partners."

About BlueArc
BlueArc partners with customers to solve their storage and data management-related business challenges at scale. The company's high-performance, highly scalable and cost-effective storage solutions help accelerate customer success. BlueArc is headquartered in San Jose, Cali.

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