WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Syncsort, a global leader in data protection and disaster recovery software, today announced that it has appointed Walter F. Curti to lead global engineering, support and services for the company's data protection technologies and solutions. Reporting directly to Syncsort's Chief Executive Officer Flavio Santoni, Curti will provide leadership and strategic direction for the data protection business line in support of the overall corporate growth strategy.
Curti joins Syncsort from FalconStor Software where he served as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, he was responsible for leading research and development including the company's storage, data protection, virtualization and deduplication technologies as well as cloud-based initiatives. Curti previously held senior leadership positions at Computer Associates, Inc. and Cheyenne Software.
"Syncsort is pleased to add an experienced executive and technology visionary like Walter Curti to the management team to lead our data protection engineering organization and cloud computing initiatives," said Flavio Santoni, chief executive officer, Syncsort. "I am confident that Walter's experience and leadership in the data protection market will be a great asset to Syncsort, and will strengthen our focus on providing innovative, market-resonating solutions that deliver greater and broader value to customers."
"Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are modernizing their approach to data protection and disaster recovery to meet the demands of important industry trends and drivers like virtualization, cloud computing and Big Data," said Walter Curti, vice president, Data Protection Engineering, Syncsort. "I cannot think of a more exciting time to join the talented team at Syncsort and help provide leadership that will enable the company, our partners and our customers to take advantage of the great opportunities that exist in today's marketplace."
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