Quantum appoints Patrick Morel as senior EMEA channel manager
~ broadcast industry veteran to expand scale-out storage distributor and reseller network ~
London, 6 January, 2015 – Quantum Corp. today announced that Patrick Morel has joined as senior EMEA channel manager – scale-out storage. The new role will see him manage and expand Quantum’s distributor and reseller network in EMEA – with a primary focus on the media & entertainment channel – for its StorNext 5 scale-out storage solution. With more than 30 years working in the broadcast industry, Patrick brings a wealth of experience in sales and channel management and will play a pivotal role in helping Quantum enhance its existing channel offering.
Patrick has held a number of senior sales and management roles during his time in the industry. Before joining Quantum, he worked at Snell Ltd and Chryon Pro-Bel - during these stints, he played a key part in the Pro-Bel and Snell & Wilcox merger in 2009. He’s also worked at Inelco France. He’ll report directly to Gabriel Chaher, vice president, EMEA sales & marketing at Quantum and will be located in the Paris office.
Quantum’s StorNext 5 platform provides the most advanced content workflow management in the industry, including best-in-class performance and scalability for file sharing and collaboration. It also offers fully automated, storage tiering that enables customers to match the most cost-effective storage medium with their data access requirements. In addition to tape, StorNext can archive content to Quantum’s Lattus extended online storage, a petabyte-scale, object storage-based solution that provides quick and easy access to content for reuse and re-monetisation.
Patrick Morel, senior EMEA channel manager
“Quantum has lead the way in storage for many years and are passionate about building on their existing network of partners in the channel for the media & entertainment sector. I’m excited to be part of this effort, and helping to support channel partners. I’m looking forward to the challenge.”
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