Earlier today, Starboard Value LP, a Commvault shareholder, informed us that it was nominating six candidates to
stand for election to our Board of Directors. You can read our response here.
I’d like to take a moment to provide a little more context. As we do with other Commvault shareholders, we talked with Starboard to understand their views and perspectives.
They support our team and are excited about our technology.
We also shared the important progress we have made to deliver on our simplify, innovate and execute priorities over the past year. Particularly, our streamlined processes;
strengthened go-to-market execution; and our bolstered portfolio, which includes our latest cloud-focused feature release, the addition of our Metallic SaaS offering, and our software-defined storage growth driver, Hedvig. You should be proud
because we couldn’t have done it without your support. I know I am. And, I thank you for continuing to execute on our operating priorities, particularly in the face of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.
While we have a strong Board in place, we will consider whether Starboard’s candidates are additive to our Board, company and shareholders. We will provide additional updates
in advance of our Annual Meeting. Until then, it is business as usual for us.
I’ll leave you with this – the Board, leadership team and I are confident in our ability to navigate the current macroeconomic challenges and to continue to support each
other and our customers.
Thank you for your hard work and dedication to Commvault.
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