Globally recognized storage and data protection expert joins Cobalt Iron team.
LAWRENCE, KS | June 19, 2018
Cobalt Iron, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based data protection, announces the appointment of Greg Tevis to the role of VP of Strategy. Tevis joins the Leadership Team with 36 years of experience in storage hardware and software development and will lead new areas of the business including Cobalt Iron’s product strategy, intellectual property, and portfolio strategy. In addition, Tevis brings extensive experience in systems programming, architecture, technical support, mergers & acquisitions, and data & cloud consulting.
Richard Spurlock, CEO and Founder, Cobalt Iron, said: “The addition of Greg Tevis is a unique opportunity for the Cobalt Iron universe. Greg will be instrumental in developing our product strategies and enhancing our customer solutions. Greg is known worldwide as a top expert in storage and data protection with deep enterprise product and solution experience. I am excited to work with Greg as Cobalt Iron continues to completely transform the legacy backup market.”
Tevis added: “There are many great backup products out there, but Cobalt Iron’s Adaptive Data Protection is the most effective end-to-end data protection solution that I’ve seen in the market. Cobalt Iron is revolutionizing how enterprise data protection is experienced through operational automation, analytics-driven optimization, and as-a-service delivery. I am excited to join this innovative team and bring this next generation of data protection value to clients.”
Prior to joining Cobalt Iron, Tevis was Storage Software Technical Strategist and Customer Solution Architect at IBM where he was responsible for leading the technical strategy for IBM’s storage software, driving portfolio technologies, roadmaps, and integrations. Greg worked extensively with IBM partners and clients worldwide designing strategic storage infrastructure, data management, and cloud strategies. As an IBM Master Inventor for over 15 years, Greg has 31 patents issued or pending.
Tevis has an MSCS in Computer Science from the University of Arizona and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Brigham Young University.
About Cobalt Iron
Cobalt Iron is the global leader in SaaS-based enterprise data protection. The company was founded in 2013 to fundamentally change the way the world thinks about data protection. Through analytics and automation, Cobalt Iron enables enterprises to transform and optimize legacy backup solutions into a simple cloud-based architecture. By leveraging the cloud, Cobalt Iron reduces overall capex by more than 50 percent while eliminating backup failures and inefficiencies. Processing more than 7 million jobs a month for customers in 44 countries, Cobalt Iron delivers modern enterprise data protection for enterprise customers.
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