News Release

Veritas Appoints Frederic Fimes as Channel Director for Southern Europe

Paris, France – 26 July, 2018– Veritas Technologies, a leader in data protection and software-defined storage solutions, today announced that Frederic Fimes has been appointed channel director for Southern Europe at Veritas.

In this role, Fimes will be responsible for maximizing value through our channel partnerships and accelerating growth across France, Italy, Iberia and Israel. Based in France, Fimes will work with partners across Southern Europe to drive market differentiation, growth opportunities and customer value. Through Veritas’ offerings, he will work with partners to address customer challenges by delivering simplified and enhanced data protection across virtual, on-premises, and multi-cloud environments, while reducing storage costs and helping to achieve regulatory compliance.

Fimes brings over 35 years of experience in the channel business, gained through various channel leadership roles at HP and Dell/EMC, including managing significant transformations to take advantage of market changes such as big data and cloud computing. Most recently, Fimes served as director of sales at Tech Data Advanced Solutions.

“Frederic Fimes is an accomplished sales leader, with a passion for new technologies and an enthusiasm for creating business opportunities,” said Jean-Pierre Boushira, vice president for Southern Europe, Veritas. “I am delighted to welcome such an experienced leader into our team to help strengthen our relationships with partners in the region and drive forward our position as a global leader in data protection and software-defined storage solutions.”

Veritas was recently named worldwide market share leader by Gartner in backup and recovery, archiving software and management software-defined storage (SDS) for 2017 by revenue.

About Veritas

Veritas Technologies empowers businesses of all sizes to discover the truth in information—their most important digital asset. Using the Veritas platform, customers can accelerate their digital transformation and solve pressing IT and business challenges including multi-cloud data management, data protection, storage optimization, compliance readiness and workload portability—with no cloud vendor lock-in. Eighty-six percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on Veritas today to reveal data insights that drive competitive advantage. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter at @veritastechllc.

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