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Professional Team

John Harris

John Harris

CEO and Chair

Mr. Harris is the President & CEO of Tributary Systems. John’s career spans forty years in electronics and technology. He has held senior and C-level positions at Mitsubishi, Uniden, Rangestar Wireless and other Silicon Valley technology firms. John is a named inventor on multiple patents, and has developed and partnered with Dell and Intel Capital in technology development with teams in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Israel. 

Kevin St. Cyr

Kevin St. Cyr

Vice President

Mr. St. Cyr is a founding member of Tributary Systems, Inc. and serves as the Vice President.  Prior to joining Tributary Systems, he worked at McDonnel Douglas and Novadyne Systems as a test and development engineer.  He is responsible for all hardware engineering, tape and disk hardware development, as well as sustaining engineering and support operations.  Overall, he brings more than 34 years of experience in the design and implementation of complex storage solutions including disk flash, cloud and tape subsystems. 

 

Our Team of Data Experts

 

Cloud Object Storage

IBM’s Cloud Object Storage (COS), formerly known as Cleversafe, is a software-defined object storage platform with industry-leading security that can scale to multi PB capacity and beyond. IBM Cloud Object Storage can also be used on premise as a true private or hybrid cloud storage solution. 

Storage Director

Storage Director is architected and built on the proven Storage Director software-defined backup virtualization platform to satisfy the most demanding operational backup, restore and archival requirements for lights-out and multi-platform enterprise computing environments. 

IBM Tape Technology

IBM is the gold standard for mid-range tape automation,  scalability, density, and performance to meet your short-term backup and disaster recovery data protection needs, as well as long-term archival requirements. An outstanding return on your storage investment.

Our History

Tributary Systems, Inc. (Tributary) develops, sells and supports UNIFIED Data Protection Solutions including backup storage, remote replication and disaster recovery for high availability computing platforms. Tributary’s fully integrated solutions are designed for the most demanding high availability backup storage environments running mission critical applications on both proprietary and open enterprise computing platforms including HPE NonStop™, IBM Mainframe (running z/OS and z/Linux), IBM® Power Systems (running i/OS, AIX and Linux), IBM Pure Systems™, (running i/OS, AIX and Linux), as well as all open environments.

 

Tributary was founded in 1990 and has been an OEM supplier to HPE continuously since 1997. Tributary serves a customer base of largely Fortune Global 1000 and middle market companies in the banking, financial services, retail, telecom and healthcare industries. A wide range of professional services including needs assessment, custom solution development, implementation and installation, performance optimization and technical support are also part of Tributary’s portfolio of service offerings. Tributary prides itself in providing its customers worldwide with 24 x 365 support that is second to none for all its software and hardware products.

Tributary Systems is MBE certified by the DFW Minority Business Council and HUB certified by the State of Texas.

 

IBM Tape Products

IBM is the gold standard for mid-range tape automation,  scalability, density, and performance to meet your short-term backup and disaster recovery data protection needs, as well as long-term archival requirements. An outstanding return on your storage investment.

HPE Tape Products

We have a wide selection of Tape Drives. From manual load tabletop devices to Integrity and Blade Systems, Tributary has a Tape Drive to fit your needs. Tape drives provides direct fibre channel connectivity to Integrity NonStop servers with manual operation in a tabletop configuration.

HPE NonStop Tape Products

Tributary’s tape autoloaders provide cost-effective, easy-to-install, unattended backups that are ideal for an entry-level or a remote automated backup solution. They provide reliability, simplicity, and value of high-capacity automated backup and recovery in an easy-to-use space-efficient form factor.