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SAN MATEO, CALIFORNIA, October 5, 2015 –– Rozo Systems, a leading provider of software-defined scale-out NAS storage solutions, announced today that it has opened its US headquarters in Silicon Valley. The US team is tasked with the proliferation of the RozoFS product in the North American market and the development of relationships with key technology and distribution partners. Rozo Systems’ co-founder and CEO, Pierre Evenou, will lead the US team with newly hired COO, Michel Courtoy.
Pierre Evenou is relocating from the French headquarters to California. He founded Rozo Systems five years ago and has been instrumental in the development of the RozoFS solution and its adoption by European customers.
“Our initial customer engagements were centered in Europe to be close to our R&D center in France,” declares Pierre Evenou, CEO of Rozo Systems. “Now that we have demonstrated the performance and reliability of RozoFS, we are ready to expand our market presence to the US.”
Michel Courtoy is a Silicon Valley veteran with a wealth of experience in driving the market adoption and technical development of new innovative technologies. He started his career at Intel Corporation and worked in executive positions at several technical software companies. He most recently led his own start-up through a successful acquisition.
“I am keenly aware of the importance of offering disruptive technologies to be successful in Silicon Valley and in the US market,” states Michel Courtoy, COO of Rozo Systems. “The RozoFS software is a truly breakthrough scale-out NAS software that brings significant performance and cost benefits to its users. I am very excited by the opportunity to launch this technology in the US market.”
About Rozo Systems
Rozo Systems is a leading provider of software-defined scale-out NAS storage solutions. Its RozoFS product delivers real-time performance, high resiliency and low cost for petabytes multi-user storage systems. The core of its patented technology is a unique erasure coding algorithm with unmatched performance. It runs on any standard x86 servers powered by Linux.
To achieve this mission, Rozo Systems benefits from an experienced team that combines talents from the high-tech industry and research labs, and from the support of its investment partners Nestadio Capital and Ouest Angels Capital.
RozoFS is a trademark of Rozo Systems SAS. All other tradenames and trademarks are the property of their respective holders.