Redstor has customers across the globe, spanning North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. We work with global organisations, many with presences in some of the most technically challenging locations in the developing world, including Sub-Saharan Africa.
Paul Evans is the CEO and co-founder of Redstor. Following a brief spell as a lawyer, he has been working in the business of data management since 1994. After starting out with Memory and Shuttle Technology, he set up Redstor with fellow co-founder and lifelong friend Tony Ruane in 1998. Paul was also a co-founder of SaaS company Centrastage, which exited to Vista/Autotask in 2014. At Redstor he is focused on delivering the 'Future of Data Management. Now'.
Mark Howling, our Chairman, has worked in the software, IT and telecoms industries for more than 30 years. He started his career working in large, multi-national corporations and has spent the last 20 years working in Private Equity-backed businesses. He has significant experience in developing and growing businesses organically and through mergers and acquisitions. In addition to being Chairman at Redstor, Mark is Chairman of Gradwell Communications and TIG, and founder and a non-executive director of Pulsant, a cloud hosting company. Mark graduated from Nottingham University with a degree in Civil Engineering.
Tony Bolland, a non-executive director at Redstor, is a tech entrepreneur and investor with more than 25 years of industry experience. He has helped build three 'Times Tech-Track 100' companies - Vistorm (acquired by EDS), AppSense (acquired by Ivanti) and Avecto (acquired by Bomgar). Tony is well positioned to advise the leadership team on growth strategies, sales development and building organisational strength.
Gareth Case joined Redstor in August 2018 as Chief Marketing Officer, following a 20-year career leading award-winning marketing teams for some of the world’s most respected technology brands, including DXC, CSC and NIIT Technology. Gareth is a recognised thought leader in B2B marketing and regularly speaks at industry events and conferences. He joins Redstor’s Operational Board and is responsible for developing and executing the company’s marketing strategy.
Gareth Dyson joined Redstor in 2012, and as Finance Director has responsibility for managing information, risk and controls. He is a qualified accountant with more than 10 years' experience in commercial finance roles in a number of multi-national companies. Gareth is experienced in mergers and acquisitions and was a key part of the team that completed the Attix5 purchase.
Heidi Weyers joined the Redstor team as General Manager for Sales in South Africa. Heidi has experience at every level of operation and uses this knowledge to manage and drive sales strategies in SA and the rest of Africa to develop strong partner relationships. During the last seven years Heidi has specialised in solving customer challenges related to data backup, disaster recovery and business continuity.
Danie Marais is one of the founding partners of Redstor and our Director of Product Management. He developed the first Backup Pro Storage Platform and many of his designs are still used. Today he is responsible for the Product Roadmap and still plays a very active role as part of the Development Team. Prior to working with Redstor, Danie was a freelance developer. He comes armed with an arsenal of skills and experience around agile methodologies, cloud computing, SaaS and UX, among others.
Thomas Campbell, our Technical Services Director, has more than 11 years’ experience as part of the UK-based team, since graduating a Bachelor of Computer Science from University of Kent in 2005. He’s developed through a number of roles at Redstor including Senior Consultant, Product Manager and Head of Pre-sales. Thomas’s expertise ideally positions him to contribute to product management and the direction and development of the Backup Pro platform, whilst overseeing Pre-sales, Consultancy, Support and Technical Operations.