Garden City, N.Y. – May 4, 2012 – Data Storage Corporation (DTST:OB), a cloud storage and cloud computing company focusing on data protection and business continuity solutions, today announced that it has appointed Guy Sanfilippo as director of Sales Engineering. In this new role, Mr. Sanfilippo is responsible for articulating technology and product positioning to both business and technical users, as well as providing design and budgetary pricing for the company’s solutions.
With more than 35 years of experience in the Information Technology industry, Mr. Sanfilippo has held a number of senior technology positions, responsible for helping organizations manage growth through the adoption of emerging technologies. Most recently, Guy was the Director of IT for the American Federation of Musicians and Employers’ Pension Fund, where he managed the development and implementation of a new imaging workflow solution and computerized benefits calculator, allowing the Fund to make sweeping changes to the plan without adding employees. As CTO of Legal Information Technology, Mr. Sanfilippo managed the development of the company’s commercial workflow and imaging products. He also served as the CTO at The United Ways of Tri-State where he participated in a major shift in the organization’s marketing strategy by developing digital solicitation solutions. Earlier in his career, Guy held various sales and technology positions with IBM, Burroughs, and Covenant House.
“We believe that adding a director of Sales Engineering position to our management team is essential for ensuring clients and prospects understand not only the technology behind our hosted cloud services, but its costs and business benefits as well,” said Chuck Piluso, chairman and CEO at Data Storage Corporation. “Guy’s technical background and his business acumen will prove extremely valuable as a critical resource for customers as well as the field sales force where he will help our team to continue moving the company forward.”
Mr. Sanfilippo earned his B.S. degree in business management from Empire State College, as well as a degree in computer science from Pace University. He has also served on the boards of the United Ways of Tri-State and the American Federation of Musicians and Employers’ Pension Fund.
About Data Storage Corporation
Data Storage Corporation provides cloud storage and cloud computing focused on data protection, disaster recovery and business continuity solutions that assist organizations in protecting their data, minimize downtime, ensure regulatory compliance, and recover and restore data quickly. Data Storage Corporation’s clients save time and money, gain more control and better access to data and enable the highest level of security for that data. The company’s solutions include: data backup and storage, replication; high availability data replication services; email archive and compliance solutions for e-discovery; continuous data protection; data de-duplication; virtualized system recovery; and telecom recovery services. Headquartered in Garden City, N.Y., Data Storage Corporation offers its solutions and services to healthcare, banking and finance, distribution services, manufacturing, construction, education, and government industries. For more information, visit www.cloudfirst.host.
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