MINNEAPOLIS – March 4, 2016 – Arcserve, LLC, the market’s first provider of simple, unified data protection for cloud, virtual and physical environments, today announced that its CEO, Mike Crest, was named a winner of the third annual Titans of Technology Awards by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. The award recognizes the region’s technology visionaries for leadership in advancing and accelerating Minnesota’s technology industry.
Crest was recognized in the CEO category, selected by a panel of tech-industry veterans, including award honorees from previous years and members of the business publications’ editorial team. All honorees will be recognized at a luncheon on April 14, at the Radisson Blu in Bloomington. Profiles of all the winners and finalists will be featured in a special section in the April 15 issue of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
“We’re thrilled to see Minnesota’s technology community recognize Mike for his innovation and impact in our industry. As the initiator of our carve out from CA Technologies in 2014, he pioneered the development of a unified data protection solution that would become the first all-in-one platform to offer continuous data availability across cloud, virtual and physical environments,” said Rick Parker, chief marketing officer, Arcserve. “Organizations of all size in over 150 countries rely on Arcserve each day to safeguard and ensure accessibility of their data, and this award underscores our commitment to continued innovation for them.”
Crest has more than 20 years of IT industry experience specializing in direct and indirect sales and marketing. Previously, he was general manager of the Data Management business at CA Technologies. In 2014, he lead the team that took Arcserve independent and has grown the company to over 500 employees to date. Crest was recently recognized as a 2016 CRN® Channel Chief, an annual list of top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.
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Arcserve is a leading provider of data protection and recovery software that provides organizations with the assurance that they can recover their data and applications when needed. Launched in 1990, Arcserve provides a comprehensive solution for cloud, virtual and physical environments, on premise or in the cloud, backed by unsurpassed support and expertise. Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP), available on Arcserve’s appliance or your hardware, drives a full range of highly efficient and integrated data protection capabilities through a simple, web-based user console. Arcserve has a customer base of 45,000 end users in more than 150 countries and partners with over 7,500 distributors, resellers and service providers around the world. Arcserve is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota with offices around the world. Visit www.arcserve.com.