SOS Names Michael Bell President of its Consumer Division

Bell's Appointment Signals SOS's Rapid Growth

Feb 16, 2010, 09:16 ET from SOS Online Backup

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS Online Backup, a global leader in online backup technology, today announced that Michael Bell has been named the company's President of the Consumer Division.

The Consumer Division is newly created within SOS Online Backup. As President of this division, Bell will manage its day-to-day operations. This includes all functions related to marketing and selling the SOS Online storage platform to consumers, wholesale partners, OEM partners as well as to the SMB market.

Bell is a veteran CEO and entrepreneur in the software industry.  For the past 20 years Bell has served as a senior executive and chief executive in early-stage startups through public company executive roles. Most recently Bell served as president of a leading B2B SaaS company in the logistics industry, 3PL Central. While there Bell drove rapid growth and achieved the company's first-ever operating profit.  

Prior, Bell launched from creative vision into a fast-growing operating entity, achieving break-even within its first year of operation. contains industry-leading content and one of the largest collections of consumer software downloads.

"Michael's proven record of success in the software industry will be a tremendous asset as we continue to grow.  This newly created position comes on the heels of unprecedented growth in SOS's history and the expectation that SOS's revenue, especially in the SMB market, will double again in size for 2010," said Ken Shaw, CEO of SOS Online Backup. "We are thrilled to have Michael join our team."

"SOS Online Backup's commitment to providing customers with the most reliable and inexpensive online backup solution has enabled the company to rapidly grow into this marketplace," said Michael Bell, President, Consumer Division. "I'm very excited by the opportunity to help lead SOS into the future and help our customers, our organization, and our partners achieve unparalleled success."

About SOS Online Backup

Established in 2001, SOS Online Backup is a pioneer of cloud storage technology. With operations in North America, Europe and Asia, SOS Online Backup delivers simple, powerful and inexpensive online data backup for more than one million consumers, small businesses and enterprises worldwide. SOS Online Backup provides continuous protection and security for customers' valuable data investments, with set apart features that include multiple redundancy and off-continental storage. SOS Online Backup has been the recipient of the PC Magazine Editors' Choice Award since 2006 and is Laptop Magazine Editors' Choice.

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