EVault Appoints Paul Hartzell as Vice President of Asia-Pacific Region

  EVault Appoints Paul Hartzell as Vice President of Asia-Pacific Region

  Sales Veteran Joins EVault to Help Drive Growth and Expansion in Critical

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- December 11, 2012

EVault, Inc., a Seagate Company (NASDAQ:STX), today named Paul Hartzell vice
president for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Hartzell will lead the company’s
expansion, partnerships and overarching vision in the growing APAC market.

EVault already has been delivering cloud-connected backup and disaster
recovery services to customers across the region for the last decade.
According to a Gartner, Inc. press release on November 12, 2012, “spending on
information technology (IT) in Asia Pacific is forecast to reach US$743
billion in 2013, an increase of 7.9 percent over 2012.”

Additionally, in a September 18, 2012 press release Gartner said, “the public
cloud services market is forecast to grow 19.6 percent in 2012 to total $109
billion worldwide.” The fast-growing and diverse markets within the region
provide potential for vendors and channel resellers to deliver their services
to enterprise and midmarket businesses in need of reliable, secure cloud-based

“The Asia Pacific region is an important market for EVault. Its sheer size,
rapid growth and IT savvy population present tremendous opportunities for us
and our partners,” said Dave Hallmen, vice president of marketing and sales
for EVault. “Paul brings extensive experience in sales and in working with
secure, resilient SaaS solutions that will align perfectly with the needs of
our customers and partners in this dynamic region.”

Prior to joining EVault, Hartzell was the senior vice president and founder of
Merrill Corporation's DataSite division where he built the global sales
organization for the company’s virtual data room (VDR), which houses critical
business information for mergers and acquisitions. Hartzell served as vice
president of sales for PostX Corporation, an enterprise email encryption
business and spent 15 years in the financial services industry as a top sales
person for three different companies. He was also a Major League Baseball
pitcher, having played six seasons with the California Angels (1976-1978),
Minnesota Twins (1979), Baltimore Orioles (1980) and Milwaukee Brewers (1984).

“I’ve been consistently impressed by EVault’s leadership in the
cloud-connected backup and recovery space,” said Hartzell. “The company puts a
priority on offering best-in-class, innovative services to its customers and
partners around the world and I look forward to driving the vision and
expansion for EVault in the burgeoning Asia-Pacific region.”

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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Beth Sanzone or Darren Weiss, 1-415-625-8555
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