Who is ioFABRIC?
We are serial entrepreneurs with a history of successfully solving urgent, difficult market problems that others do not.
ioFABRIC is our latest award-winning company. Today we solve complex critical problems including ransomware and personally identifiable information (PII) compliance.
Why ioFABRIC software?
ioFABRIC software delivers active intelligence for secondary storage, data protection, and data management. Active intelligence provides protection from ransomware deleting backups, and solves PII compliance in backups.
With awards ranging from Most Innovative CEO to Most Innovative Business Application – plus being named on a number of watch-lists – we are recognized as one of the best in the industry.
Founded in 2013 by an executive team that has worked together for more than 20 years, the company is funded by private investors and Real Ventures.
ioFABRIC is an industry leader in customer service and product development: agile and responsive.
CEO & Co-Founder
Steven forged himself as a data storage expert with server-side caching at Nevex Virtual Technologies and now with ioFABRIC, he has a game-changing product in the data storage arena. Steven is a successful serial entrepreneur on his fifth venture, bringing a broad range of strategic positioning, management skills, and leadership experience.
Steven’s first company, Border Network Technologies, became the second largest firewall vendor worldwide. Others included INEX, Nevex Software and the most recent, NEVEX Virtual Technologies, a cache acceleration company.
CTO & Co-Founder
Rayan is an expert in network and systems architectures and systems software support for efficient data storage systems. Rayan is the classical technology visionary and a pioneer of the Canadian Internet industry.
Founder of Uunet Canada, Rayan’s venture became Canada’s first commercial Internet Service Provider, purchased in 1998 by Uunet Technologies, the world’s largest ISP. He also co-founded Border Network Technologies with Steven Lamb.
VP Business Development
As VP Business Development at ioFABRIC, Nigel is responsible for international channel and partner development—both OEMs and MSPs. Nigel has over 30 years experience as a cross-functional team player able to bridge the gaps between operations, technology, sales, and marketing.
As a business leader and mentor, Nigel has a proven ability to drive growth in both startup and corporate environments. Previous to ioFABRIC, Nigel was a key member of the senior management team at NEVEX. Here he directed business development, initial direct sales, and the developing of a reseller and distribution channel. Nevex was sold to Intel Corporation.
Nicholas’ experience spans software companies from large (Hewlett Packard) to small (SoftArc) with over 25+ years in the industry. Whether as a Consultant, Product Technical Manager, Support Manager, or now Product Manager, he always has the customer’s best interest in mind and considers the customer the “North Star” for any company.
Deborah Brooks Lamb
Business Development Manager
As Business Development Manager at ioFABRIC, Deborah is defining long-term strategic goals, building key customer relationships, and identifying business opportunities with channels and OEMs. She works closely with both the marketing and sales teams to make ioFABRIC a leader in the data management space.
For over 20 years Deborah has worked with emerging technology-based organizations focusing on the B2B market—a notoriously difficult space to enter. Her efforts have contributed to numerous acquisitions by well-known North American companies.
Software Development Team Lead
Antony is leading the software development team. An enthusiast of technology and and active developer himself, he has been working on implementing real-world innovative distributed systems and applications since getting his PhD in 2002.
Before ioFABRIC he was involved in research and development of large-scale peer-to-peer networks, computing and storage Grids, Pithos (an open source cloud storage service), and numerous iOS and Mac OS applications.