Arkeia Names CEO

Carlsbad-based backup softare provider Arkeia said yesterday that it has appointed a new CEO. Alain Pechon has joined the firm as CEO, having previusly served as CEO of Calendra Softare. Pechon also has served at Sun Microsystems, Amdahl, and EMC. Former CEO Phil Roussel remains on the company's board of directors. Arkeia provides Linux-based enterprise backup and restore software for the storage market.