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PHD Virtual Appoints New VP of EMEA to Capitalize on Momentous Growth within Region

PHD Virtual Technologies, a pioneer in virtual machine backup and recovery, and innovator of virtualization monitoring solutions, announced today the appointment of virtualization and cloud expert, Roger Baskerville, as Vice President of Europe the Middle East and Africa.

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Baskerville brings an in-depth understanding of virtualization and cloud solutions from Citrix, Xen, VMware and Microsoft. He has spent much of his career providing sales and leadership to US companies operating in EMEA. He has been a sales director EMEA for Virtual Computer (acquired by Citrix Systems), virtualization consultant for Microsoft, VP EMEA Vizioncore (acquired by Quest), sales director for XenSource (acquired by Citrix Systems), business development manager for Citrix Systems and manager, application partner group for Compaq Computer.

“We are excited to bring a hands-on, well-respected and collaborative leader, like Baskerville, on board because of his proven track record of establishing quality partner relationships and sales across EMEA,” said James Legg, CEO, PHD Virtual Technologies. “We view his appointment as another sign of our commitment to these growing regions and with his extensive experience in cloud storage, virtualization and enterprise applications, he is certain to be a valuable asset to the growing PHD Virtual team.”

Baskerville comments, “I am delighted to start a new challenge within PHD Virtual and look forward to working with the team to further develop their extensive channel, better serve customers and accelerate revenue. I feel fortunate to be joining such a respected company that prides itself on top quality service and unbeatable products.”

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PHD Virtual provides the absolute best value in virtual backup and monitoring for VMware and Citrix platforms. More than 5,000 customers worldwide rely on our products because they are effective, easier to use and far more affordable than competitive alternatives. Delivering the highest performance and most scalable cross platform backup and monitoring solutions on the market and pioneer of Virtual Backup Appliances (VBAs), PHD Virtual Technologies has been transforming data protection for virtual IT environments since 2006. Its PHD Virtual Monitor provides a complete, end-to-end solution for monitoring virtual, physical and application infrastructures in VMware and Citrix environments. For more information, please visit: http://www.phdvirtual.com/.

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