The ExScite Thomas Metzeler has founded Arados Consulting in December 2006, operating from Brussels.
Thomas is a professional IT consultant specialized in the area of data management, identity management and information lifecycle management and architects solutions to meet the complex strategic and technical challenges of today’s data and storage management.
Thomas joined STE as application engineer in 1996, after working for several years at Druma, a Scitex reseller in Austria. He then moved to Israel in 2000 where was the technical product manager for the server and data-management products. After Creo had merged with Scitex, he moved back to Europe and started as a storage management consultant for several large enterprises, primarily in Central and  Northern-Europe. Since December 2006 he is the general manager of Arados Consulting and provides his expertise and experience in consultancy engagement.
Arados Consulting provides consultancy in the following areas: Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) , Storage Management, Storage Infrastructure Strategy and Architecture, Storage Consolidation, Business Continuance, Audits.
Arados partners with the best providers of data storage infrastructure and of data security content, such as Hitachi Data Systems and Sun Microsystems.