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ShardSecure, a leading provider of cloud data security and resilience software, welcomes Lance Boyd as its new VP of Sales for the Americas Region. With his extensive experience in the cybersecurity and technology industries, Boyd will help accelerate ShardSecure’s already rapid progress in the cloud data security market.

A highly qualified executive, Boyd comes to ShardSecure from his recent position as Director of Global Sales at the networking and cybersecurity solutions leader Juniper Networks. Prior to that, he worked for two decades as the VP of Global Sales for innovative software startups including Netrounds (acquired by Juniper), SAINT Corporation, Irdeto, and Arxan Technologies (acquired by TA Associates).

With over 20 years of sales leadership experience, Boyd’s proven track record in growing revenue and building sales teams will be a major asset to ShardSecure. He will be responsible for expanding ShardSecure’s direct and indirect sales channels, identifying new use cases and sales opportunities, and helping position the company to become a leading player in cloud data security and resilience.

“I’m delighted to be joining ShardSecure as they continue to generate significant momentum,” Boyd said. “They’ve already made strides with their innovative data security software, and I’m looking forward to seeing how much further we will grow in the coming months.”

ShardSecure’s Microshard technology neutralizes the impact of cloud-based ransomware, supports secure cold storage migration, and provides unbeatable file-level protection. Its self-healing data helps companies maintain high availability and robust data resilience in the face of outages, attacks, and other disruptions. ShardSecure’s mission is to keep data in the hands of its owners while helping companies save on storage and security costs.

“Lance is a seasoned software sales executive with an excellent track record,” said Bob Lam, CEO and Co-Founder of ShardSecure. “He’s the perfect fit to help us scale our business and grow our sales in the Americas region. With his contributions, we’re confident that we will be able to continue our progress toward being a long-term cloud data security partner for Fortune 1000 enterprises and medium-sized enterprises alike.”

About ShardSecure

ShardSecure helps companies simplify their data protection and secure their data wherever it resides — on-premises, in the cloud, or in hybrid- and multi-cloud architectures. Our innovative technology delivers strong data privacy, security, and resilience in a unified, multi-protocol platform that works across multiple cloud providers. The ShardSecure platform also provides agentless file-level protection, ransomware risk mitigation, self-healing, protection for AI/ML datasets, and support for regulatory compliance.
ShardSecure was recognized as a Cool Vendor in the Gartner Cool Vendors™ in Privacy, 2023 report by Bart Willemsen, Bernard Woo, and Nader Henein at Gartner, Inc. To learn more, visit
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