Network-attached storage (NAS) vendor Isilon Systems has announced the appointment of former NetApp executive Mark Stevens as vice president of sales in EMEA. Stevens served as NetApp's area director for the UK and Ireland from 2005 to 2009, during which time the vendor became the second largest storage provider in the UK.
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Stevens managed all aspects of the company's sales operations in the region, including direct and channel operations, professional services and systems engineering. He joined NetApp in 2000 from EMC. Stevens will report to George Bennett, Isilon's senior vice president of worldwide field operations.
"The ongoing convergence of enterprise data storage needs with the capabilities of our scale-out NAS solutions presents a significant market opportunity for Isilon's products," Bennett said.
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