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SEPATON names Kevin Shea senior vice president of Engineering

Kevin brings a wealth of engineering and leadership experience to SEPATON, which he has earned over a twenty five-year career in the industry.

-25 years of experience in IT engineering and executive leadership-

London, UK – 17 July 2012 – SEPATON, the only company in the world that delivers disk-based data protection solutions specifically designed for large enterprises, today announced the appointment of Kevin Shea to the position of senior vice president of Engineering. Reporting directly to president and CEO Mike Thompson, Kevin will lead SEPATON’s worldwide engineering team and hold responsibility for all product development and delivery work for the company’s entire product line, including its flagship S2100 product family – the world’s fastest backup and recovery solution.

Kevin brings a wealth of engineering and leadership experience to SEPATON, which he has earned over a twenty five-year career in the industry. Kevin has led development efforts for high volume network attached storage (NAS) file systems, parallel computing languages, asynchronous file and data base replication, and high performance database management systems.

“SEPATON is aggressively driving high performance, high scalability innovations across our product line to address the explosive data growth requirements of the world’s largest enterprises,” said Thompson. “Kevin is ideally suited to lead our growing team of engineers and to work closely with our CTO, Jeff Tofano to deliver game-changing solutions. I look forward to working with him.”

“I am very excited to join SEPATON at this period in the company’s development,” said Shea. “Never before has data growth challenged enterprises so significantly. SEPATON is positioned like no other vendor in the industry - with a unique and powerful intellectual property that we will leverage to transform how data is backed-up, recovered and protected.”

Before joining SEPATON, Kevin served as vice president of Engineering for several high tech companies, including IBRIX, Interactive Supercomputing and GiantLoop; and as vice president of Software Development at Praxis. Most recently, Kevin was principal group manager of the Technical Computing team at Microsoft, following the acquisition of Interactive Supercomputing. Kevin holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of New Hampshire, and an MSc in Computer Science from Boston University.

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About SEPATON, Inc.

SEPATON is the only company in the world that delivers data protection solutions specifically designed for large enterprises. These organisations manage massive amounts of data that need to be backed up in a defined window of time and restored promptly in the case of loss or disaster. SEPATON disk based data protection solutions deliver the industry’s highest levels of scalability, performance, and reliability to meet these demanding requirements.

As exponential data growth continues, SEPATON is the only vendor positioned to keep pace with a cost effective platform. These powerful, massively scalable solutions are used in the largest enterprises in the world. SEPATON’s is headquartered in Marlborough, MA, and has international offices in London and Beijing. For additional information visit http://www.sepaton.com.


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Contact:
Hazel Butters or Dave Wilby
Prompt Communications on behalf of SEPATON
Tel: 020 8996 1653|sepaton@prompt-communications.com

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