BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Active Archive Alliance today announced that Molly Presley, vice president of marketing at Quantum Corp., has joined its Board of Directors. Presley was instrumental in the formation of the Active Archive Alliance in 2010 and brings more than 15 years of enterprise storage experience to the Board. She previously served as Chairman of the Board from 2010 until 2014.
“I am excited to once again be a part of the leadership team of the Alliance,” said Presley. “Active archives play a key role in solving some of the toughest data storage management challenges and are undergoing radical transformations as file sizes increase and new access requirements proliferate. With the amount of archival data soaring and no end in sight, active archiving is poised to play an even more important role in data centers going forward.”
Active archives enable reliable, online and efficient access to archived data. They are compatible with flash, disk, tape, or cloud (public or private) as well as file, block or object storage systems and help move data to the appropriate storage tiers to maximize cost savings. The Active Archive Alliance serves as a vendor-neutral, trusted source for providing end users with technical expertise and guidance to design and implement active archive solutions that best fit their needs.
“Molly has been an invaluable resource and advocate for active archives, and we are pleased to have her re-join the Board,” said Peter Faulhaber, president of Fujifilm Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. and Chairman of the Active Archive Alliance. “Her energy, enthusiasm and deep experience in enterprise storage and long-term data retention technologies will help us continue our mission of promoting active archives for efficient, online access to data.”
Quantum Corp. has been a Contributing Member of the Active Archive Alliance since 2012.
About Active Archive Alliance
The Active Archive Alliance is a collaborative industry alliance dedicated to promoting active archives for simplified, access to all of your data, all of the time. Launched in early 2010, the Active Archive Alliance is a vendor neutral organization open to leading providers of active archive technologies including file systems, active archive applications, cloud storage, high density tape and disk storage. Active Archive Alliance members provide active archive solutions, best practices, and industry testimonials so that organizations can achieve fast, active access to all their data in the most cost-effective manner. Members include Fujifilm Recording Media USA, HGST, MT-C, Quantum, Spectra Logic, StorageDNA and StrongBox Data Solutions. Visit www.activearchive.com for more information.