Frankfurt , 08 May 2014 – CTERA Networks announced today that is has opened a German office and appointed Beate M. Lange as its regional sales director for the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) region, as part of its strategic expansion plan for 2014.
The demand for security in cloud storage services and cloud-enabled storage systems has risen thanks to the explosive growth of unstructured data. CTERA Networks is the provider of a comprehensive cloud storage services platform that allows IT-as-a-Service organizations (whether enterprises or services providers) to combine cost-effective object storage or public cloud storage with a secure, scalable and easy-to-deploy set of storage services. CTERA’s customer base includes companies and cloud service providers and has tripled in 2013. For this reason, is expanding its operations in 2014, growing the number of employees worldwide by 60 percent.
Beate M. Lange brings more than 20 years of IT sales experience and comprehensive knowledge of the storage area in the new position. Prior to joining CTERA Networks Beate Lange has held senior sales positions in the DACH region at Druva, NovaStor and Yosemite Technologies Inc.
“As more data and applications are ported to the cloud, companies are looking for cost-effective cloud storage solutions for their remote offices, branch offices and increasingly distributed workforce, taking into account future needs regarding interoperability, security , manageability, and scalability.” Said Beate M. Lange , Regional Sales Director DACH at CTERA . “CTERA is ideally positioned as a leading platform provider for the cloud, with a track record of serving Global Fortune 500 companies and leading service providers. I look forward to working closely with both existing and new CTERA customers, its partners and the global CTERA team to establish CTERA as the standard for enterprise cloud storage.”
Gartner named CTERA Networks a “Cool Vendor in Storage Technologies” in 2013. Earlier this year, CTERA announced that it has crossed the 30,000 unit mark in its cloud storage gateway deployments, more than all other vendors combined.
About CTERA Networks
CTERA Networks provides the industry’s first and only cloud storage services platform. Deployed by Global 1000 enterprises and leading cloud service providers, CTERA transforms private or public cloud infrastructure into scalable, secure, business-critical data services, addressing the storage, data protection and collaboration needs of business users. CTERA was founded by IT security experts in 2008, and is backed by Benchmark Capital, Venrock and Cisco. For more information visit ctera.com or follow @CTERA on twitter.com/CTERA.
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