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Tintri Appoints Doug Rich EMEA Vice President

Appointment brings proven experience to expand channel and boost sales across Europe and South Africa

LONDON, UK, January 20, 2014 - Tintri, the leading producer of storage for virtualisation and cloud environments, has appointed Doug Rich as Vice President (VP) of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Rich is responsible for establishing a successful European sales team and accelerating growth throughout the region.

Rich has over 20 years of IT experience and a proven track record for growing revenues across a number of start ups and  established vendors. He joins Tintri from EMC, where he was responsible for Isilon sales in Northern Europe. Before that, Rich was at VERITAS in EMEA for 10 years.

Designed from the ground up, Tintri  solutions are at the leading edge of storage technology for virtualisation and cloud environments. Rich has been appointed to develop the company’s network of channel distributors and resellers in the region and build a sales team that will establish Tintri as a key storage player in EMEA. Under his leadership, Tintri aims to extend its rapid growth trajectory and presence throughout the UK, Europe and South Africa.

“Our technology has the ability to completely change the role storage plays in the virtualised world. Leading the EMEA Tintri team offers me a rare opportunity to propel the growth of a truly transformational technology,” said Rich. “I personally expect to see Tintri become a dominant player in EMEA and a natural choice for virtualisation and cloud storage in the future. I’m pleased to be joining Tintri at such an exciting time during the company’s growth.” 

Tom Ellery, Senior VP Worldwide Sales, Tintri said: “Tintri has experienced significant worldwide growth in 2013. I am very pleased with the international growth we have seen throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This growth further reinforces our market position that the simplicity of our solution, along with the cost savings by very large enterprise accounts is allowing us to attract senior leaders from the storage market. I am excited and confident that Doug’s experience as well as proven track record will enable us to scale our European business even more in the coming year.”

About Tintri

Tintri Zero Management Storage™ helps IT organisations eliminate storage complexity, minimise costs and scale their virtualised environments. Designed from the ground up for virtualisation and cloud, Tintri addresses the mismatch between storage and virtualisation with the industry’s first VM-Aware Storage architecture. Together, Tintri VMstore™ and Tintri Global Center™ improve performance by as much as 10x, make virtualisation predictable and easily scalable, and enable higher IT productivity – all while slashing costs. Production-proven in hundreds of global enterprises, Tintri helps customers such as AMD, F5 Networks and Kawasaki Motors maximise their virtualisation investments. For more information, visit www.tintri.com and follow us on Twitter: @tintriinc.

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