Quorum Names John Newsom as Chief Executive Officer

Former Quest Software Executive Helped Grow Revenues from $6 Million to Nearly $1 Billion Leading to Acquisition by Dell

SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 12, 2015 — Quorum, the leader in instant disaster recovery, today announced its board of directors has appointed John Newsom as chief executive officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately, succeeding interim CEO Walter Angerer. The company also announced that Angerer will become the executive chairman of Quorum’s board of directors and will continue to play a key role in guiding the company, supporting Newsom in shaping technology and business direction.

On behalf of Quorum’s board of directors, Angerer said, “As organizations continue to extend the value of their storage investments, the board has unanimously chosen John to lead the company on its aggressive goals for growth. He has a proven track record to accelerate business growth and his drive and creativity, global perspective and customer orientation make John ideally suited to lead Quorum.”
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Quorum Reports DRaaS Solutions Achieve 600 Percent Growth in Two Years

Growth Attributed to Midsized Enterprise Adoption of One-Click Application Testing and Disaster Recovery Solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 2, 2015 — Quroum, the leader in instant disaster recovery, today reported its DR and DR as a service (DRaaS) business unit grew 600 percent from 2012 to 2014. The company continues to see strong demand from midsized enterprises adopting its onQ solution as a flexible platform for one-click automated disaster recovery and an integral part of their business continuity plans.

“Disaster recovery as a service and cloud-based DR strategies are making server and application recovery plans far less complicated and highly efficient for businesses,” said Kemal Balioglu, vice president of products at Quorum. “Businesses are looking for solutions that can easily recover data, applications and services in the data centers and in the cloud, and Quorum continues to see steady demand from growing enterprises investing in the health of their business with our DR and DRaaS platforms.” Continue reading

Quorum Executive Joins List of 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Feb 23, 2015 — Quorum, the leader in instant disaster recovery, today announced that Nader Soudah, vice president of Quorum Americas Channels, has been named to the list of the 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs.

Soudah joins this annual list of industry channel leaders who are recognized by CRN magazine for their work in driving growth and revenue through indirect channel partners, as well as for their standing in the channel community and their vision for innovation and growth.

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Case Closed: Quorum backs up Leigh Day’s legal data

London, UK, November 4, 2014 – Quorum®, the leader in instant disaster recovery (DR), today announced law firm Leigh Day is using Quorum’s onQ appliance and Archive Vault to protect and replicate its data. The Quorum solution has allowed the London based firm to recover multiple files and continue its backup with peace of mind.

From helping Kenyan victims of torture to fighting the cause for clients who have suffered medical negligence, Leigh Day is one of the UK’s leading law firms. The 300-strong firm works internationally for the rights of individuals against governments and corporations, from its office in Clerkenwell and newly opened office in Manchester.

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Quorum Named to Inaugural CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Innovator’s Channel Program Among the World’s Best

SAN JOSE, CA — October 15, 2014Quorum®, the company revolutionizing instant and on-demand disaster recovery (DR) for businesses, today announced that it is listed as a top cloud computing IT vendor in CRN’s inaugural 2014 Cloud Partner Program Guide. The guide is designed to help solution providers navigate the transforming cloud marketplace by identifying best-in-class technologies across cloud technology categories as well as the IT vendors whose partner programs are proven to be successful. The company also announced today the availability of onQ Flex, a new extension that delivers on-demand one-click disaster recovery.

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Quorum Unveils onQ Flex

Quorum® unveils onQ Flex to offer businesses unparalleled data protection control and flexibility

New Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) extension enables businesses to customize data protection tiers, drastically reducing DR costs and ensuring maximum uptime

SAN JOSE, CA — October 15, 2014 — Quorum®, the company revolutionizing instant and on-demand disaster recovery (DR) for businesses, today announced onQ Flex, a new extension that delivers on-demand one-click disaster recovery. As part of Quorum’s award-winning onQ Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) product, onQ Flex empowers businesses to designate the data recovery priority level for each server—from instant to on-demand according to unique Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)—offering customers many of the benefits of a replicated data center at a fraction of the cost.

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Quorum Teams With Zones, Inc.

Alliance With Established Solutions ProviderExtends Quorum’s Reach Into New Verticals, Enhances Zones’ Disaster Recovery Solution Offerings 

SAN JOSE, Calif., September 24, 2014 – Quorum®, the leader in instant disaster recovery, today announced that it is teaming with Zones, Inc., an IT solutions and services company. Under this alliance, Zones will offer Quorum solutions to its broad customer base of companies in healthcare, the public sector and specialty markets, among others.

Zones has already closed a Quorum deal with ExED, a nonprofit organization serving Southern California’s charter schools. “In order to be the best business partner for our charter schools, ExED must ensure that we avoid any length of downtime,” said Fady Habib, vice president of IT, ExED. “Since Zones introduced us to Quorum, we can rest easy knowing that instant recovery is a single click away.”

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Quorum and Promark Technology, Inc. Announce Strategic Alliance

Quorum DRaaS and Appliance Solutions Expand Promark’s Disaster Recovery and Backup Offerings for Commercial and Federal VARs

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 – Quorum®, the leader in instant disaster recovery, today announced a strategic alliance with Promark Technology, Inc. (Promark), a premier value-added distributor. With this relationship, Promark adds Quorum’s award-winning DRaaS and appliance solutions to its product lineup, while Quorum benefits from Promark’s extensive relationships with top commercial and federal value-added resellers (VARs).

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Quorum Releases onQ v3.8

Latest Version of Single-Step Disaster Recovery Solution
Offers Industry’s Only True Agentless Protection

SAN JOSE, Calif., August 13, 2014 – Quorum®, the leader in instant disaster recovery, today announced the general availability of Quorum onQ™ v3.8. This latest version offers a long list of new features and enhancements — among them, the industry’s first truly agentless protection for application consistency. With this new feature, Quorum delivers the only disaster recovery solution that completely removes the agent from backup, ensuring customers adhere to regulatory compliance.

Several backup and recovery vendors claim that their solutions are agentless in an effort to distinguish themselves from agent-based solutions. In reality, in order to achieve application consistency, their solutions inject an agent during backup and remove it once backup has finished. Therefore, they cannot be considered truly agentless.

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