SOURCE: Qumulo, Inc.

Qumulo, Inc.

April 08, 2015 09:00 ET

Qumulo Names Mark Bennetts as Vice President of Worldwide Sales / Partners

Proven Enterprise Sales Executive Joins Leadership Team to Drive Rapid Growth in Data-Aware Scale-Out NAS

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2015) - Qumulo, pioneer of the world's first data-aware scale-out NAS, today announced that Mark Bennetts has joined the company as Vice President of Worldwide Sales / Partners. Bennetts is responsible for leading Qumulo's sales organization, cultivating a vibrant channel partner community, and driving rapid growth in revenue and customers.

"We are excited to welcome Mark to our talented and pedigreed team," said Peter Godman, co-founder and CEO, Qumulo. "His proven ability to build and grow high performance sales leadership teams that work closely with channel partners to deliver customer success will help Qumulo achieve our mission of becoming the company that the world trusts to store, manage, and curate its data, forever."

Mark Bennetts is a seasoned sales executive with more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry. Prior to joining Qumulo, he ran commercial sales at Juniper Networks -- where he was responsible for driving sales of products, services, and solutions to customers in the Americas (U.S., Canada, Latin and South America). During his tenure, the company saw both rapid revenue growth, as well as significant new customer acquisition across the sector. Prior to Qumulo, Bennetts held various sales and leadership roles at Juniper, Cisco, HP, amongst others.

"Customers are really excited about Qumulo's ability to provide real-time visibility into data and performance at scale," said Mark Bennetts, Vice President of Worldwide Sales/Partners, Qumulo. "I am thrilled to be joining such an exceptional team and to have the rare opportunity to build a company that fundamentally changes the storage industry."

Last month, Qumulo emerged from stealth and announced the general availability of its flagship solution Qumulo Core™, the world's first data-aware scale-out NAS. Designed by the inventors of scale-out NAS to help enterprises intelligently manage and store billions and trillions of files, Qumulo Core builds real-time data analytics directly into storage, giving enterprises an unprecedented view of their data and storage resources at scale.

Qumulo Core is in production by leading customers, including Ant Farm, Blind Studios, Densho, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, Sinclair Oil, Sportvision, TELUS Studios, University of Utah Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, ZOIC Studios and many others.

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About Qumulo
Qumulo, headquartered in Seattle, pioneered data-aware scale-out NAS, which enables enterprises to manage and store enormous numbers of digital assets by building real-time analytics directly into the file system itself. 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 $67 million in two rounds of funding from leading investors. For more information, visit www.qumulo.com.

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