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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, 20165
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,” said Pierre Derome, VP of Engineering at Scality. “At Scality, it allows us to build innovative, high quality storage, with Scality RING, which redefines enterprise storage at scale.”
Since 2009, Scality has been enabling people to derive maximum value from data by solving their cloud-scale data storage and management challenges with our award-winning RING and Zenko technologies. More than 500 million users rely on Scality RING and Zenko™ to store and manage hundreds of petabytes of data – more than one trillion data objects.
A recognized leader in distributed file and object storage, Scality offers solutions for today’s reality of hybrid and multi-cloud data management. RING turns commodity x86 servers into an unlimited storage pool for unstructured data, whether file or object; and the Zenko multi-cloud controller, available in open source and enterprise editions, provides a window into data, no matter where it lives, with orchestration, management and search functionality. Follow us on Twitter @scality and @zenko. Visit us at www.scality.com.