Storage Industry Executive Brings 25 Years of Worldwide Marketing and Channel Sales Experience to Nexsan
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., December 1, 2010 — Nexsan®, a leading storage system provider, today announced that is has appointed Victoria (Vicki) Grey as senior vice president of marketing. A seasoned storage industry executive, Grey will lead Nexsan’s global corporate and channel marketing efforts as the company enables organizations to store and access growing amounts of information over longer periods of time, while meeting business requirements in an evolving technology landscape.
“Vicki’s tremendous depth and breadth of expertise in the storage industry combined with her experience leading high performance teams and campaigns will have a positive impact on our marketing efforts,” said Michael McGuire, chief commercial officer, Nexsan. “We are very pleased to have her join the Nexsan leadership team as we continue to infuse the Nexsan channel with strategic programs for long term success.”
Reporting directly to McGuire, Grey will drive Nexsan’s global corporate and channel marketing efforts. Her areas of responsibility include the company’s initiatives for corporate marketing, public relations, field marketing, promotions, events, branding, product marketing, social media, advertising, communications, Web presence, demand and lead generation, and channel marketing.
“With the addition of Vicki Grey, Nexsan is continuing to underscore the company’s focus on its partners. Her understanding of channel dynamics, combined with her deep storage expertise, makes Vicki a valuable addition to the Nexsan team,” said longtime Nexsan channel partner Alan (Skip) Gould, president and CEO of BrightPlanIT.
Prior to joining Nexsan, Vicki established her tenure at several leading storage companies, including Quantum, EMC, and Legato Systems. Grey was awarded the Tribute to Women in Technology award in 2002 and has served on various industry boards, including a post as the founding director of the Enhanced Backup Solutions Initiative and the Data Management Forum of the Storage Network Industry Association.
“With a history of hardware and software innovation and a portfolio of products optimized for capacity, efficiency and affordability, Nexsan storage solutions are the perfect fit for meeting the needs of the mid-market,” said Grey. “I look forward to driving the company’s marketing and channel partner initiatives as we lay the groundwork for future success.”
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Nexsan Corporation is a leading provider of energy-efficient, long-term storage systems. Nexsan delivers secure storage appliances and modular, capacity-optimized disk-storage systems for a broad range of applications, including fixed content storage and archiving, email, medical imaging, compliance and litigation support, disk-based backup, digital video security, and rich media. Nexsan’s solutions are the choice of small and medium-sized companies as well as large global enterprises and major government agencies around the world that are seeking cost-correct, high-density storage solutions. Founded in 1999 and based in Thousand Oaks, California, Nexsan sells its products exclusively through a select global network of VARs, OEMs, and system integrators. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.nexsan.com.
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Publish Date: December 1, 2010 2:18 PM