Permabit Names Cameron Pforr Senior Vice President

CAMBRIDGE, Mass – May 29, 2013 – Permabit Technology Corporation, the recognized leader in data efficiency technology, today named Cameron Pforr as its Senior Vice President of Business & Corporate Development.

Pforr has nearly 20 years of corporate, strategic and business development experience in the technology and financial services industries.  Cameron was previously the President and Chief Financial Officer of WhipTail, one of the leading vendors in the highly competitive flash array space.  Prior to WhipTail, Pforr served as an advisor and investor in the datacenter space as a Managing Director at Revolution Partners, a General Partner at Mustang Capital Partners and Director of Communications Banking at Deutsche Bank Securities.  He held previous positions at BT Alex Brown and Bain & Company.  In these roles, Pforr worked with leading datacenter hardware and software vendors to improve their strategic positioning and focus business efforts to fuel revenue growth.

“Permabit is the recognized leader in data deduplication technologies and Albireo solutions are helping hardware and software vendors, and service providers, enhance their own product offerings to improve the market as a whole,” said Pforr.  “I look forward to strengthening the company’s efforts in this arena while exploring new avenues where Permabit’s data efficiency technologies can have dramatic impact.  It’s an exciting time to be a part of Permabit and I’m eager to play a role in its future achievements.”

“We are extremely fortunate to have someone of Cameron’s leadership and experience join our company to spearhead our corporate and business development activities,” said Tom Cook, Permabit CEO. “Our customers – both major and disruptive, benefit from Cameron’s storage experience and strategic expertise.  We will look to leverage Cameron’s success throughout the years to enhance the success we’ve experienced as a company and help guide us as we enter the next phase of corporate growth.”

Pforr has; a Master’s of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School; a Master’s degree in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania; and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary.


About Permabit

Permabit Technology Corporation is the recognized leader in storage efficiency technologies for OEMs. The company’s Albireo software sets the standard for storage efficiency. Permabit’s data optimization, protection and management stack easily integrates into storage appliances, software and cloud services.  Albireo’s data optimization delivers unequaled performance, resource efficiency, scalability and data safety. With Permabit software, OEMs are able to rapidly deliver differentiated storage solutions.

Solutions built with Albireo are being delivered by leading hardware, software and service providers. Our partners include Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), LSI, Cibecs, and StoneFly. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit: www.permabit.com.


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