Arcserve Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

Nov 8, 2022

Arcserve Appoints Names Christian van den Branden as Chief Technology Officer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arcserve, the world’s most experienced provider of backup, recovery and immutable storage solutions for unified data resilience against ransomware and disasters, announced the appointment of Christian van den Branden as Chief Technology Officer for Arcserve. Reporting to Arcserve CEO Brannon Lacey, van den Branden will be responsible for leading the global research and development group and advancing Arcserve’s technology innovation, as well as driving the strategic direction of the product roadmap.

Said Brannon Lacey, CEO of Arcserve: “Christian is an exciting addition to Arcserve’s leadership team. His in-depth engineering expertise and track record of successfully leading global engineering teams are key to expanding Arcserve’s technology leadership and further growing our unified data resilience solutions product portfolio. Leveraging his strong experience in mission-critical and storage technologies, Christian will be instrumental in ensuring we continue delivering best-in-class solutions to help our partners and customers worldwide maintain business continuity.”

With over 20 years of engineering leadership experience, van den Branden has a successful history of driving strategic planning, running operations, and advancing strategic initiatives across functions and geographically dispersed organizations. He has comprehensive expertise in storage technologies, DevOps, DevSecOps, SaaS, and cloud-native application development. Most recently, van den Branden served as Chief Technology Officer at Qualifacts, a healthcare technology company where he ran the software development organization and the hosting and infrastructure teams. Prior to this, van den Branden held leadership roles, including head of engineering at ZeroNorth, XebiaLabs, SimpliVity, DynamicOps, and EMC Corporation. He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, a master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), and an MBA from Boston University.

View the full press release published recently by Arcserve here.

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Arcserve, a top 5 data protection vendor and unified data resilience platform provider, offers the broadest set of best-in-class solutions to manage, protect, and recover all data workloads, from SMB to enterprise, regardless of location or complexity. Arcserve solutions eliminate complexity while bringing best-in-class, cost-effective, agile, and massively scalable data protection and certainty across all data environments. This includes on-prem, off-prem (including DRaaS, BaaS, and Cloud-to-Cloud), hyper-converged, and edge infrastructures. The company’s nearly three decades of award-winning IP, plus a continuous focus on innovation, means that partners and customers, including MSPs, VARs, LARs, and end-users, are assured of the fastest route to next-generation data workloads and infrastructures. A 100% channel-centric organization, Arcserve has a presence in over 150 countries, with 19,000 channel partners helping to protect 235,000 customers’ critical data assets. Explore more at and follow @Arcserve on Twitter.

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