Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 29 - Page 54

INDUSTRY APPOINTMENTS Tarkan Maner joins Nutanix as Chief Commercial Officer Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced that it has appointed Tarkan Maner as Chief Commercial Officer. Maner will lead Nutanix’s global business development and corporate development efforts, with a focus on strategic partnerships, alliances, system integrators and service providers. “Nutanix’s DNA is rooted in disruptive innovation on behalf of its customers. I am delighted to partner with Dheeraj and the executive team to accelerate Nutanix’s position as a leader in enterprise cloud computing,” said Maner. “Nutanix has accomplished so much over the past 10 years, but there’s so much potential to go even further. I am excited to charge ahead and play a critical role in helping realise Maner’s responsibilities will include leading critical hybrid cloud-focused strategy and product teams. Nutanix’s vision of making computing invisible, anywhere.” Maner’s responsibilities will include leading critical hybrid cloud-focused strategy and product teams, including Nutanix’s core virtualisation platform (AHV), softwaredefined networking and some of the key hybrid cloud services: End User Computing (Xi Frame), Database-as-a-Service (Era), DRas-a-Service (Xi Leap), Xi Partner Network (XPN) and Solutions Engineering. Tarkan Maner, Chief Commercial Officer, Nutanix Maner brings more than 25 years of experience as an executive at disruptive technology companies in the IT infrastructure space. Most recently, he served as Chairman and CEO at Nexenta Systems, Inc, leading the organisation from its open-source focus through its acquisition by DataDirect Networks (DDN) in May 2019. ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| Veeam appoints Danny Allan as Chief Technology Officer Veeam Software has announced that Danny Allan has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product Strategy. Allan, promoted from his previous role as Vice President (VP) of Product Strategy, will lead Veeam’s global product strategy group and initiatives and spearhead the company’s technology vision as the number one provider of backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management. “Danny has had a significant impact on Veeam’s vision and strategic direction since joining the company in early 2017 and has been instrumental in cementing our market leadership,” said Ratmir Timashev, Co- Founder and Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing at Veeam. “As customers look to drive business agility and leverage the power of their data, Veeam must continue to innovate and under Danny Allan, Chief Technology Officer, Veeam Danny’s leadership, I know that we will accelerate our organisational growth as we move into Act II.” Allan added: “Simplicity, flexibility and reliability are key to organisations across the globe and Veeam’s leadership position in this area is clear. Our portfolio allows customers to protect and manage their data no matter where it resides – whether in virtual, physical or cloud environments – but I am excited at what’s yet to come and I know that 2020 will bring a vast array of new innovations that ensure Veeam continues to cement its market dominance.” Allan . . . will lead Veeam’s global product strategy group and initiatives and spearhead the company’s technology vision as the number one provider of backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management. 54