San Francisco, CA – March 3, 2021 – Scality, a leader in software solutions for distributed file and object storage, today announced significant expansion in EMEA and APAC with the appointment of six senior executives. The move reflects current industry growth, with analysts predicting large enterprises will triple their unstructured data stored as file or object storage by 2024.
Building on a record-breaking Q4 and 30% YoY annual growth in 2020, Scality is bolstering its dedicated sales and support teams for leading companies globally with a slate of executive hires, including:
In addition to these hires, Scality continues to grow its customer solutions engineering team across the globe, including Israel, Sweden, Spain and Germany, and the company now supports customers in 45 countries.
As data continues to grow at exponential rates, an estimated 80% of it consists of unstructured data, according to IDC. Organizations across industries are looking to file and object storage solutions on private and public cloud for cost-effective, quick and secure access to their vast repositories of data.
At the same time, investment in AI, automation and other digital initiatives is rising, driving demand for on-premises all-flash object storage. A recent report by ESG and Scality found 77% of businesses report on-premises all-flash object storage is essential for successful digital transformation, providing high-performance, massive capacity and comprehensive data protection at scale.
Underscoring the company’s growth and position in the European market, Scality was recently included in the French government’s French Tech 120, an ecosystem of the most promising French startups, for the second consecutive year. The company also was classified as ‘excellent’ in the Leaders League directory for IT leaders for expertise in digital transformation and data storage solutions.
“To meet the growing demand for large-scale hybrid and multicloud solutions to support modern digital initiatives, we’re investing in people who will support our customers, strengthen channel partnerships and generate further success in these regions.”
Scality® builds a market leading software-defined file and object platform designed for on-premises, hybrid and multi-cloud environments. We give customers the freedom and control necessary to compete in a data driven economy. 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 SOLVED.