EVault President and General Manager Terry Cunningham Named One of 2012’s Top 100 Channel Executives by CRN

  EVault President and General Manager Terry Cunningham Named One of 2012’s
  Top 100 Channel Executives by CRN

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- November 19, 2012

EVault, Inc., a Seagate Company (NASDAQ:STX), announced today that Terry
Cunningham, president and general manager of EVault, was named one of CRN’s
Top 100 Executives in the IT Channel for 2012. This annual list salutes the
most influential and innovative channel executives in North America.

Winners were chosen based on nominations from solution providers and ranked
executives based on channel influence, effectiveness and visibility, along
with business and sales impact. Among the criteria were channel sales volume,
channel investment and resources, channel advocacy and visibility, and
performance in UBM Channel research projects (including the Annual Report Card
and Channel Champions). A panel of UBM Channel editors made the final
selections.

Terry Cunningham, a channel veteran with over 20 years of experience, was
recognized as a CRN Top 100 Executive in the IT Channel due to his innovative
ideas, exceptional leadership, and commitment to partner success. Under
Cunningham’s leadership, EVault has partnered with its channel on new cloud
service delivery models, launched the EVault Cloud-Connected Partner Program
and the EVault Cloud-Connected Service Provider program. As a former channel
partner, Cunningham’s unique insight into the channel from both sides of the
fence has helped EVault design the most meaningful programs for the company’s
partner community. Cunningham was also recognized as a CRN Channel Chief the
past two consecutive years.

“Being named to CRN’s Top 100 Executives in the IT Channel is one of the
highest honors in the IT industry, and I'm extremely grateful for the
recognition, “said Cunningham. “Strong channel partnerships are a key
component to EVault’s success and continued growth. This award serves as a
reflection of our commitment to provide reliable and best-in-class
cloud-connected backup and recovery services that partners are proud to
deliver to their customers.”

“We’re recognizing this year’s Top 100 Executives for their commitment to the
channel,” said Kelley Damore, Vice President and Editorial Director for UBM
Channel. “For 2012, our goal was to once again shine a spotlight on the most
influential executives in the industry today. But we also wanted to pay homage
to the channel advocates, sales and services leaders, innovators and
disrupters. We salute all these leaders for their devotion to the technology
channel and their willingness to adopt new strategies and policies in order to
drive greater sales for partners, while positioning their own company for
future growth.”

Expanded coverage of the 2012 Top 100 Executives will be featured in the
November issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.crn.com.

About UBM Channel: (www.ubmchannel.com)

UBM Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media,
research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of
experience and engagement, UBM Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to
execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner
recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate
technology sales. UBM Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM
Channel, visit us at www.ubmchannel.com.

UBM plc (www.ubm.com)

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and
bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and
provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We
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around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries is organized into
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their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to
www.ubm.com

About EVault

More than 38,000 midmarket companies rely on EVault cloud-connected backup and
recovery services. Delivered by a team of data recovery experts and using the
very best cloud-connected technology, EVault backup solutions seamlessly
integrate on-premise and online backup data protection for fast, local data
access and ensured cloud disaster recovery. Optimized for distributed
environments and backed by an ironclad cloud, EVault technology also powers
the offerings of cloud services providers, data centers, telcos, ISVs, and
many others. EVault is a Seagate Company.

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Copyright 2012 EVault, Inc. All rights reserved. Seagate, Seagate Technology
and the Wave logo are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC in the
United States and/or other countries. EVault and cloud-connected are either
trademarks or registered trademarks of EVault, Inc. or one of its affiliated
companies in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks or
registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact:

UBM Channel
Scott Regan, 508-416-1186
Scott.Regan@ubm.com
or
LaunchSquad
Darren Weiss, 415-625-8555
evault@launchsquad.com
 
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