October 20, 2016

Scality executive appointment

San Francisco, CA
United States

Scality appoints Pierre Derome as vice president of engineering

Pierre Derome, previously CTO of T-Mobile online, joins to lead engineering.

San Francisco, CA – October 20, 2016 Scality, world leader in object and cloud storage, today announced the appointment of Pierre Derome as Vice President of Engineering. With this appointment and promotion, Scality strengthens its lead in the object storage market.

“With our continued focus on accelerating growth, Scality is excited to have industry veterans with exceptional experience and extraordinary track records of success, join us,” said Jerome Lecat, CEO of Scality. “One of the greatest challenges for companies today is how to store and process all the content in the digital world. With over 800 billion objects stored securely in Scality RING, we are an industry leader. Growing a company from “scale-up” to IPO stage requires an exceptional executive team, with Pierre we strengthen our leadership and will continue to accelerate the disruptive innovation that Scality offers.”

Pierre Derome, Scality’s new VP of Engineering, has been leading Web, IT, and technical teams for over 20 years at influential companies including T-Online France, Nortel, Betclic Everest Group and Kertel. At T-Online he was CTO and led engineering managing a team of 200 software engineers and a yearly budget up to €300M.

  • “Agile software development helps to bring transparency and predictability to product releases. At Scality, it allows us to build innovative, high quality storage, with Scality RING, which redefines enterprise storage at scale.”

    Pierre Derome VP of Engineering at Scality

About Scality

Scality® storage propels companies to unify data management no matter where data lives — from edge to core to cloud. Our market-leading file and object storage software protects data on-premises and in hybrid and multi-cloud environments. With RING and ARTESCA, Scality’s approach to managing data across the enterprise accelerates business insight for sound decision-making and maximum return on investment. To compete in a data-driven economy, IT leaders and application developers trust Scality to build sustainable, adaptable solutions. Scality is recognized as a leader by Gartner and IDC. Follow us @scality and LinkedIn. Visit www.scality.com, or subscribe to our company blog.

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Julie Greene