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Quantum's Bruce Coulthard Appointed to SNIA Board of Directors

  • 21 November, 2007 09:41

<p>SYDNEY, Australia - 21 November, 2007 – Quantum Corp., the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced the appointment of Bruce Coulthard, Quantum Systems Engineer, Australia &amp; New Zealand, to the Board of Directors of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) for Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>As a SNIA board member, Coulthard brings his extensive background and knowledge in the storage networking industry, boasting eleven years experience with Quantum and other major vendors in Australia and New Zealand. Coulthard plans to collaborate with other industry leaders to strengthen the storage networking community and to continue to drive storage networking solutions into the broader market.</p>
<p>Coulthard said, “Our partnerships with SNIA worldwide are imperative to us, because we share a united vision for the storage industry to increase awareness about storage networks. I am honoured to be representing Quantum on the board and I am looking forward to taking part in creating informed recommendations for end users.”</p>
<p>Coulthard will represent Quantum as one of twelve leading storage vendors amongst the board across ANZ. Coulthard has worked as Quantum’s Systems Engineer for the past four months. Prior to joining Quantum, Coulthard worked as a storage focussed Solutions Consultant for Commander Integrated Networks.</p>
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<p>About Quantum</p>
<p>Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM) is the leading global storage company specialising in backup, recovery and archive. Combining focused expertise, customer-driven innovation, and platform independence, Quantum provides a comprehensive, integrated range of disk, tape, and software solutions supported by a world-class sales and service organization.</p>
<p>As a long-standing and trusted partner, the company works closely with a broad network of resellers, OEMs and other suppliers to meet customers’ evolving data protection needs. Quantum Corp., 1650 Technology Drive, Suite 800, San Jose, CA 95110, (408) 944-4000, www.quantum.com</p>
<p>About the SNIA</p>
<p>The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is a not-for-profit global organisation made up of more than 420 active member companies plus their worldwide affiliates and close to 7,100 active individuals spanning virtually the entire storage industry. SNIA members share the common goal of advancing the adoption of storage networks as complete and trusted solutions. To this end, the SNIA is uniquely committed to delivering standards, education and services that will propel open storage networking solutions into the broader market.</p>
<p>SNIA ANZ is the regional affiliate responsible for the regional activities. SNIA ANZ is also a not-for-profit organisation registered in Australia and is governed by a Board of Directors elected each year to represent the Association. For additional information, visit the SNIA web site at www.snia.org.au</p>
<p>Press Contacts:</p>
<p>Angela Coombes
Max Australia
(+ 612) 9954 3492
Angela.coombes@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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