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Zettaset Appoints Christopher Pakstys as Head of Channel to Drive Global Growth

Accomplished Channel Sales Veteran Joins Zettaset to Help Partners and Customers Simplify Data Protection Within Modern Environments

SAN FRANCISCO, December 09, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zettaset, a leading provider of data protection solutions, today announced the appointment of Christopher Pakstys as its Director of Channel Sales. In this role, Pakstys is responsible for growing Zettaset’s rapidly expanding partner program globally and fostering channel enablement by working directly with partners.

Pakstys is an accomplished channel sales and business development leader with extensive experience managing global partners, including Red Hat, AWS, MicroStrategy, IBM Cloud, Cloudera, and SAS. Prior to Zettaset, he held channel leadership and sales positions at companies like Insight, Pitney Bowes, CenturyLink Cloud, Symantec and Fortinet.

"We are a fast growing, channel-first organization, and Chris is uniquely qualified to help take our partner program to the next level by truly enabling our partners to deliver value to joint customers," said Tim Reilly, CEO, Zettaset. "His experience leading channel programs and managing large global partners will be invaluable to us as we navigate this unique inflection point in the data protection market. We truly could not be more excited to have him on board."

As a partner-centric organization, Zettaset is currently focused on expanding its impressive partner ecosystem, which includes companies like Red Hat, HPE, Dell, VMware, and SYNNEX. The company is also focusing its efforts heavily on channel enablement and hiring across all major channel functions, including sales and marketing.

"Zettaset is in a prime position to enable partners and customers with end-to-end data protection, and it truly could not be a more perfect time to join this growing company," said Pakstys. "Data protection is not limited to one specific type of customer or partner – it is a vital need across every major industry and size of company. I look forward to continuing to work with our team to bring Zettaset’s next-generation encryption solutions to the masses."

Zettaset’s suite of encryption solutions empower customers to optimize their data protection strategies by enabling them to encrypt all data, no matter how it is stored, and manage their encryption solutions with ease. Zettaset’s XCrypt Encryption products and its Encryption Management Console are infinitely scalable and seamless to deploy, delivering unmatched time-to-value for organizations with even the most complex environments.

About Zettaset

Zettaset is a leading provider of data protection solutions. Its software-defined encryption solutions can be transparently deployed across all physical and virtual enterprise environments. Unlike traditional solutions that are appliance-based, Zettaset is a cost-effective, software-only solution that is easy to deploy, does not impact performance, and scales with your business from on premise to the cloud. Learn more at

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Justin McCann
fama PR for Zettaset