ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VeriStor Systems, an advanced IT solutions provider specializing in virtual infrastructure and enterprise private, public and hybrid cloud services and solutions, today announced the expansion of its cloud and managed services practice. Offering a complete family of cloud DR/continuity, cloud backup and cloud secure archiving solutions along with managed backup services, VeriStor now supports the cloud data protection requirements for companies throughout the U.S. VeriStor has also announced today an expanded cloud leadership team with the promotion of John Kauffmann to Vice President, Cloud Operations. "With the rise of modern cloud computing, data protection is more relevant than ever," said Michael Stolarczyk, Vice President, Cloud Managed Services, VeriStor. "Organizations must be equipped to drive the scalability and agility they require from their data protection solutions with 100% confidence. No one delivers cloud data protection better than VeriStor. With our expanding team of experts, we're ready to support customers with the efficient, always-on cloud they can rely on." VeriStor is expanding its services reach to support the cloud data protection needs of organizations across the U.S. To meet this growing demand, the company has built an expanded team of sales and operations experts including the promotion of John Kauffmann to Vice President, Cloud Operations. An executive with more than 25 years of experience in high-tech professional services and sales operations, Kauffmann has spent his career developing and implementing strategies, practices and organizational cultures around customer success. Prior to joining VeriStor in 2014, Kauffmann was Director of Professional Services at Softchoice, one of the largest IT solutions and managed services providers in North America. There, he led the company's pre- and post-sales execution to new levels of service excellence and business success. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Accounting and Business Management from Georgia State University. "At VeriStor, we are the experts in helping customers adapt to the changing landscape of IT," said Kauffmann. "When entrusting data and operations to the cloud, customers want to have complete assurance in their cloud service provider. We deliver that confidence along with the operational excellence that comes from years of field proven expertise. I truly believe that VeriStor delivers cloud services better than anyone in the industry and we're out to demonstrate that now, across the country."