Garden City, N.Y. and Warwick, R.I. – October 26, 2010 – Data Storage Corporation, a provider of data recovery and business continuity solutions, today announced that Peter Briggs has been appointed to executive vice president. As part of the DSC acquisition in June 2010, Mr. Briggs will be responsible for managing the DSC unit of the company, focusing on helping companies protect their data, minimize downtime and recover and restore data quickly.
“Peter’s knowledge of the information technology and specifically the high availability (HA) in the IBM iSeries space is extensive,” explained Chuck Piluso, chairman and CEO of Data Storage Corporation. “He led DSC to achieve double digit year-over-year growth since its inception in 2005. Peter will be an instrumental part of the Data Storage Corporation management team.”
Mr. Briggs founded DSC in 2005 realizing the growing HA need for replication and data recovery solutions for mid-sized businesses and experienced continual growth in both revenues and its customer base during its first five years. Prior to DSC, Mr. Briggs was president and CEO of ADS, a company he founded and managed. With more than 20 years experience in the IBM mid-market, he led ADS to become one of the largest distributors of AS/400 servers in the New England market. Prior to ADS, Mr. Briggs held various sales and sales management roles for several IBM business partners where he had significant revenue responsibility.
Mr. Briggs earned a B.S. degree in business administration from the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. He has been awarded the Top Contributor Partner award from IBM and Partner of the Year from Lakeview Technology. He is also a member of the New England Disaster Recovery Exchange and Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce.
About Data Storage Corporation
DSC provides professional services focused on data recovery and business continuity solutions that help organizations protect their data, minimize downtime and recover and restore data quickly. Through its four data centers, DSC delivers and supports a broad range of premium technology solutions which store, protect, optimize and leverage critical business information and ensure regulatory compliance. The company’s solutions include: high availability replication services, email storage and archival, email compliance solutions for e-discovery, off-site data backup and recovery, electronic vaulting, virtualized recovery, continuous data protection, data de-duplication, telecom recovery services and virtual tape libraries. DSC specializes in both Windows and IBM iSeries environments, leveraging leading technologies, such as virtualization, cloud computing and green IT to serve clients in the business, government, education and healthcare industries. For more information on DSC, visit www.dscorp.net.
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