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StorMagic Names Amanda Jobbins to Board of Directors

StorMagic®, a leading provider of enterprise-class software-defined storage for virtual server environments, today announced that Amanda Jobbins has joined the StorMagic Board of Directors.

Amanda brings a wealth of global strategic marketing & leadership experience to the StorMagic team and in this appointment will guide global marketing & partnership efforts for the company’s industry-leading SvSAN virtual storage software.

In addition, StorMagic announced it has expanded its worldwide sales force, adding staff in field sales, support, testing and operations. The new hires boost StorMagic’s global footprint and provide added support for new and existing customers. In addition, Matthew Durkin – the company’s executive vice president of sales who joined the company in March – has joined the company’s Board of Directors.

Jobbins comes to StorMagic from The Sage Group PLC in the United Kingdom, where she served as group chief marketing officer. Prior to that, she served as global vice president of marketing and chief of partner marketing at Cisco and the chief marketing officer in Europe for both Symantec and McAfee. Jobbins also has held executive marketing roles at IBM Storage Systems Division & BMC Software based in Silicon Valley. She was named the International Marketer of the Year by the Chartered Institute of Marketing in 2011 and one of the top 100 Women to Watch in Cranfield School of Management’s 2014 FTSE Board Report.

Jobbins holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and German from the University of Hull.

“Amanda has a wealth of experience and a long track record of success helping technology companies achieve traction in the global marketplace,” said Hans O'Sullivan, CEO of StorMagic. “We’re thrilled to have her on board, and her unique talents will be an incredible asset as we work with our expanded sales team to drive more adoption of our leading SvSAN solution and continue our rapid corporate growth.”

“StorMagic has an innovative virtual storage solution that is delivering tremendous value to large distributed enterprises with challenging storage requirements at the edge,” said Jobbins. “StorMagic has developed impressive expertise in the storage space and has a tremendous opportunity for growth and I am looking forward to helping realize that potential.”

About StorMagic

Established in 2006, StorMagic is a leading provider of enterprise-class software-defined storage for virtual server environments. It delivers this storage through SvSAN, a software solution which enables enterprises to eliminate downtime and ensure high availability of business critical applications at the edge where disruptions directly equate to losses in revenue and service. The company has offices in United States, United Kingdom and Japan, and is led by an experienced and successful team whose combined backgrounds include development and marketing of pioneering technology. Also, with a worldwide network of reseller and industry partners, StorMagic customers can rest assured that support is readily available. For additional information, visit www.stormagic.com.

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