SINGAPORE, Nov. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritas Technologies, a leader in multi-cloud data management, has appointed Ravi Rajendran as the new managing director of the Asia South Region. In this role, Ravi will be responsible for leading Veritas' overall strategy, sales operations and new business growth across ASEAN, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
An industry veteran with over 25 years of experience, Ravi joins Veritas from Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), where he was the vice-president and general manager for the ASEAN region. At HDS, Ravi played an instrumental role in identifying fast-growing business areas and championing the organization's business transformation agenda. Under Ravi's leadership, the sales, channels, alliances and services teams consistently exceeded their business revenue targets for more than a decade.
Prior to HDS, Ravi was the director of channels at McDATA Corporation for Asia Pacific and Japan, where he established a strong channel and partnership ecosystem in the region. Before McDATA, Ravi was the regional country manager for EMC Corporation in Singapore and emerging markets in South Asia. With his deep experience in cultivating extensive customer and partner networks, EMC achieved significant gains in market share, especially in the financial services and government sectors.
"In a dynamic and fast-moving IT business landscape, it is critical to embrace changes and seize market opportunities. With Ravi's strong track record and aptitude for driving business transformation to deliver results, I am confident that he will accelerate Veritas' growth as the leading multi-cloud data management company," said Chris Lin, Veritas' senior vice president for Asia Pacific & Japan.
"This is an exciting time for Veritas as data is fast becoming an economic driver in the market. Through Veritas' innovative 360 data management platform, there is tremendous potential for Veritas to empower our customers to unlock the value of their data. As more organizations embrace a cloud-first mentality, the need to navigate the complexities of a multi-cloud world is critical in solving pressing IT challenges. I look forward to leading the Asia South team to not only deepen our engagements with both customers and partners, but more importantly, to maintain a competitive edge and achieve positive business outcomes," said Ravi Rajendran, managing director, Asia South Region.
Veritas Technologies empowers businesses of all sizes to discover the truth in information -- their most important digital asset. Using the Veritas platform, customers can accelerate their digital transformation and solve pressing IT and business challenges including multi-cloud data management, data protection, storage optimization, compliance readiness and workload portability -- with no cloud vendor lock-in. Eighty-six percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on Veritas today to reveal data insights that drive competitive advantage. Learn more at www.veritas.com or follow us on Twitter at @veritastechllc.
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