Datto Appoints Rob Rae as VP of Business Development

Jul 09, 2013

Datto Inc. hires former Level Platforms Director of Partner Development and Operations to strengthen oversight of sales and marketing efforts NORWALK, CT...

NORWALK, CT, July 9, 2013 – Datto, Inc., an award-winning provider of hardware-based on- and off-site backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and intelligent business continuity (IBC) solutions, announced today that Rob Rae is joining the Company to further develop synergy between Datto’s successful marketing and sales teams.

Rob comes with a wealth of experience within the Channel, having spent the last six years at Level Platforms insuring that all Partners were successful in deploying their Managed Services offerings. Rob brings over 20 years of B2B experience with IT hardware and software sales and will start work at Datto in early August.

Rob joins Datto as VP of Business Development to work directly with Datto Partners and help educate them on how to use Datto products and services to earn profit and successfully grow their business. “I am very excited to move from one strong Channel-focused organization to another Channel-focused organization. Datto is one of the fastest growing vendors in the Solution Provider community and the growth opportunity for the Company and its Partners is massive. That is hugely appealing to me and I want to be a part of the continued, significant growth and development of the Channel,” said Rob.

“Rob has an invaluable wealth of knowledge and customer experience in the Channel base,” said Austin McChord, Founder & CEO of Datto. “We’ve been friends for years and I am thrilled to have him join our team as we continue to grow and expand.” All of Rob’s industry experience has been working with 100% channel focused organizations and working directly with Channel VAR’s and Solution Providers in achieving their goals.

“As a Datto Partner I’m very excited to have Rob Rae on board. He brings a wealth of Channel experience that will benefit both Partners and Datto,” said Vince Tinnirello, CEO of Anchor Network Solutions, Inc. “I’ve always enjoyed working with Rob and look forward to what he’ll bring to the table in his new role.”

About Datto Inc. Datto Inc. is an award-winning vendor of backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and intelligent business continuity (IBC) solutions, providing best-in-class technology and support to its 5,000+ channel Partners throughout North America and Europe. Datto is the only hybrid-cloud BDR/IBC vendor that provides instant on- and off-site virtualization and screenshot backup verification, achieved through its Inverse Chain Technology™. The Datto product line addresses the specific needs of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and serves a wide range of vertical markets including: healthcare, financial, education, banking, legal, manufacturing, retail, and municipal. Datto is a channel only provider. Solutions are resold through Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Value Added Resellers (VARs) and IT Service Providers to end-user businesses.

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