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Scale Computing appoints Mark Sproson as Country Manager for UK and Ireland to support continued growth in EMEA

LONDON, UK and INDIANAPOLIS, November 29, 2018 - Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing and hyperconverged solutions, today announced the appointment of Mark Sproson as Country Manager for UK and Ireland. Sproson will be responsible for identifying new business, significantly boosting sales, and continuing to grow the company’s channel business through both new and existing partnerships. Sproson will be joining the growing team in EMEA, and reporting directly to Johan Pellicaan, VP and Managing Director for EMEA.   

Prior to joining Scale Computing, Sproson held sales and partnership roles at Nexsan, Quantum Storage and CA Technologies. He has a background in working with both technology vendors and the channel, bringing over 15 years of IT leadership experience. Throughout his career, Sproson has worked to help significantly grow the bottom line of several companies, by working on a number of collaborative and strategic partnerships within the channel.  

The appointment of Sproson comes after Scale Computing announced a number of recent milestone achievements, including a funding round of over $34 million and a global partnership with Lenovo. Scale Computing is looking to continue its momentum by bringing intelligent edge computing to partners, retailers, distributed enterprises, and SMBs. The company also recently revamped its channel partner program, making its technology more accessible to managed service providers through a new subscription-based OpEx model.

Mark Sproson, Country Manager for UK and Ireland commented, “Awareness and the benefits of hyperconvergence have really picked up in the past few years, and we are seeing many businesses proactively look for this technology. Scale Computing has a great product, that offers much needed scalability, high availability, and ease of use. I’m looking forward to working with the team, this is an exciting time to join the company, as it looks to continue to grow its presence across EMEA.”

Johan Pellicaan, VP and Managing Director for EMEA at Scale Computing added, “Mark brings a wealth of skills and experience, and we are delighted he is joining the team. His appointment is in line with our continued momentum in the edge computing and hyperconverged space, and he’ll  play an integral role in helping us to shape our future, both for customers and channel partners.”

About Scale Computing

Scale Computing is a leader in edge computing and hyperconverged solutions for customers around the globe. Scale Computing’s HC3 software eliminates traditional virtualization software, disaster recovery software, servers, and shared storage, replacing these with a fully integrated, highly available system for running applications. Using patented HyperCore™ technology, the HC3 self-healing platform automatically identifies, mitigates, and corrects problems in the infrastructure in real-time, enabling applications to achieve maximum uptime even when local IT resources and staff are scarce, making it the ideal application platform for distributed enterprises, global retailers, and SMBs alike.