SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Nov 1, 2016) - Qumulo, the leader in data-aware scale-out NAS, today announced that Eric Scollard has joined the company as vice president of worldwide sales. Scollard will be responsible for leading Qumulo's sales organization and driving rapid growth in revenue and customers.
"We are extremely impressed with Eric's proven ability to build and grow sales organizations for numerous industry leaders," said Peter Godman, co-founder and CEO of Qumulo. "We are confident that he will play a critical role in Qumulo's continued success and will help the company be who the world trusts to store, manage and curate its most valuable asset, data."
Scollard is a veteran executive with extensive experience scaling teams and growing sales in the storage industry. He was the first VP of sales at Isilon Systems, where he built the sales organization from scratch and grew revenues from $0 to nearly $100M in less than five years, culminating in the most successful technology IPO of 2006. Scollard additionally served as the VP of sales at Ocarina Networks, which was acquired by Dell, and was the VP of sales at Bycast, which was acquired by NetApp. Earlier in his career, he held sales leadership roles at EMC, IBM, and VERITAS, with increasing responsibilities and results at each. Most recently, Eric was SVP of worldwide sales for ExtraHop Networks where he grew bookings by 10X in less than five years.
"I've been working with Qumulo since its inception in an advisory capacity and am impressed with the accelerating growth and customer traction," said Scollard. "This is an amazing technology that is going to change the industry like we did at Isilon. We are building a world class sales organization to deliver this technology to our customers and partners."
Qumulo offers the world's first data-aware scale-out NAS software, delivering real-time analytics that provide visibility into data usage and storage across flexible, fast and highly scalable commodity hardware. Earlier this year, Qumulo announced an upgrade to its flagship software product and hardware line. Qumulo Core 2.0 and its three new QC-Series hybrid storage appliances -- the QC40, QC104, and QC260 -- continue to provide customers with an agile platform that can readily be refreshed with the newest hardware for maximum performance, capacity and cost benefits. The company also announced $32.5 million in Series C funding in June.
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Qumulo, headquartered in Seattle, pioneered data-aware scale-out NAS, enabling enterprises to manage and store enormous numbers of digital assets through real-time analytics built directly into the file system. Qumulo Core is a software-only solution designed to leverage the price/performance of commodity hardware coupled with the modern technologies of flash, virtualization and cloud. Qumulo was founded in 2012 by the inventors of scale-out NAS, and has attracted a team of storage innovators from Isilon, Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft. Qumulo has raised $100 million in three rounds of funding from leading investors. For more information, visit www.qumulo.com