(Somerville, Mass. -- March 20th, 2006) 1stDesign™, a division of 1 Beyond, Inc., today announced that it has appointed Nathan Russo as Business Development Manager. In this newly-created role, Russo will be responsible for establishing a reseller channel for 1stDesign's award-winning range of affordable, high-performance direct and shared storage systems, and will manage 1stDesign's new West Coast office in Los Angeles.
Russo brings over 20 years of successful sales, management and channel development experience gained in the storage and computer industries. Before joining 1stDesign, Russo was a senior sales executive for Nexsan Technologies, Huge Systems and Medea Corporation.
"As we continue to grow our storage business, we consider our reseller channel an extremely important strategic asset. Nathan has been in the storage business for most of his career and brings us a solid track record of great achievements and industry contacts. We are very excited to have him join our team," comments Terry Cullen, founder and president of 1stDesign.
1stDesign is the recently created storage division of 1 Beyond, Inc., a leading manufacturer of professional PC-based video storage, editing and compositing systems available at a fraction of the cost of traditional high-end systems. This value leadership is due to constant technical innovation, including 10 years of industry firsts. With a decade of experience developing unique storage solutions for the video industry at all levels, 1 Beyond created the 1stDesign division to focus on storage technology sold exclusively through the video reseller channel. For more information call 877-663-2396 or visit http://www.1stdesign.com