FalconStor Software, a market leader in disk-based data protection solutions, today announced that it has appointed Brendan Kinkade to an expanded role as Vice President of Channel Management and Global Alliances, where he will oversee the evolution of the FalconStor channel program, and the ongoing development of strategic partnerships to increase the company’s market presence and reach.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Kinkade said, “This is an incredibly exciting time to be in the data protection industry, which is in the middle of a transformation that promises to be a significant business opportunity for FalconStor and its partners. In the coming months, I look forward to developing our strategic partners to their full potential and to rolling out the components of an enhanced channel program that will accelerate sales of FalconStor-branded solutions through our growing partner network.”
FalconStor CEO, Jim McNiel, added, “Brendan embodies the combination of strategic marketing, business development and channel management experience that is required to grow our channel program into a creative, dynamic and profitable machine. In his two years with FalconStor, Brendan already has demonstrated his strength in building successful business relationships; and now, under his direction, I look forward to the emergence of an enhanced channel program that will empower our partners and increase our sales.”
Prior to the appointment, Kinkade was FalconStor’s VP of Global Alliances. The new expanded role will draw upon his strong understanding of both the storage market and the evolving technological landscape of data protection and virtualization, along with the value of strategic partnerships. Over the past 15 years, Kinkade has been active in the introduction of new market segments and industry changing technologies, and was the founder and Sr. Marketing and Business Development Consultant at Kinkade & Co., prior to joining FalconStor in December of 2008. He also served as VP of Marketing for Nexsan Technologies.
Headquartered in Melville, NY, and with offices throughout Europe and the Asia Pacific region, FalconStor delivers comprehensive data protection solutions, ensuring the continuous availability of business-critical information.
For more information, visit www.FalconStor.com
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