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Sureline Systems Inc.

March 16, 2015 16:45 ET

Mark Fitzpatrick Joins Sureline Systems' Advisory Board

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - March 16, 2015) - Today, Sureline Systems is proud to welcome Mark Fitzpatrick to its Advisory Board. Mark was the co-founder, CEO, and chief architect of the highly successful High Availability Product FirstWatch that was responsible for keeping all the systems available at the 1994 World Cup Soccer Championships. FirstWatch (Tidalwave Technologies) was acquired by Veritas Software in 1995 and was the #1 High Availability offering on Solaris throughout the 1990s.

"Mark Fitzpatrick brings over thirty years of technical experience coupled with exceptional business expertise to Sureline Systems. He will be a valuable resource as we continue to gain momentum in the market and we are very excited to have him join us as we seek to broaden our vision and strategy," says Sureline Systems President and CEO, Ravi Goyal. "He is a widely respected visionary and entrepreneur in our industry. His insights and direction will be invaluable as we head into the next phase of our growth," he adds. 

For the past 20 years Mark has focused on highly-available software design, architecture and systems implementation with companies such as Data General, NeXT, Sun Microsystems, Inc., Tidalwave Technologies, Inc., and Veritas Software.

In 2005 Mark co-founded YOUnite, and is a board member and the co-author of patents around distributed personal information sharing. YOUnite is actively working on closing business in online solutions around privacy and controlled information sharing. Mark is also an advisor to Hitachi, Ltd. in the areas of storage and big data. Currently, Mark's primary role is CTO of BlueChipExec -- a distributed information sharing system focusing on job search.

"I'm looking forward to working with the Sureline team," said Mr. Fitzpatrick. "I fundamentally believe that Sureline's flexible DRaaS solution is critical to enable everyone to have simple and reliable disaster recovery solutions. Sureline's visionary concept is vital and I'm proud to be a part of this effort."

About Sureline Systems:
Sureline Systems was founded in 2010, and is based in Santa Clara, CA, with offices in Japan and India. Sureline Systems' SUREedge®, a proven enterprise-class software Disaster Recovery as a Service appliance, safely and securely manages your business-critical applications and data, should any disaster strike your business. SUREedge® is designed with functionality including zero data loss recovery points, and deduplication. While supporting physical and virtual servers, SUREedge® is intuitively easy to deploy, administer, scale and test. Architected with the capability to meet any business recovery objectives, SUREedge® can support a global variety of disaster recovery scenarios for onsite, hybrid, remote, private and public, cloud-based locations. Today, there is no easier, or effective, way to protect your business-critical applications and data, than SUREedge®. For further information, please visit the Sureline Systems website at

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