Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 55 | Page 57

Veeam Software appoints new regional director for Switzerland

Veeam Software , a leader in backup , recovery and data management solutions that deliver modern data protection , has promoted Reto Anderes as regional director .

In his new role , he aims to elevate Veeam ’ s position as a top provider of modern data protection solutions spanning cloud , virtual , physical , hybrid , SaaS and Kubernetes .
Reto Anderes , Regional Director , Veeam Software
“ Reto has been as an outstanding contributor to our business success , showcasing leadership skills in context of our customers ’ Digital Transformation journey while tackling challenges effectively with our local partner network . His sales and marketing experience , holistic business acumen and profound expertise in enterprise IT will help drive our growth and consolidate our leadership position in Switzerland ,” said Ronald Ooms , Regional Vice President , Benelux , Austria and Switzerland at Veeam .
“ I am delighted with the appointment . It ’ s an honor for me because Veeam has historically strong roots in Switzerland ,” said Reto Anderes .
“ I want to support our ProPartners with more growth opportunities and foster even stronger and deeper relationships with our customers .
“ My concern is raising awareness of backup and recovery as the last line of defense for ransomware protection in the Swiss economy . Companies still need to prioritise a solid data protection strategy that enables them to recover data backup within minutes after an attack – the danger of data loss and other damage is otherwise inevitable .”
Beyond Identity appoints new EMEA technical director

Beyond Identity , a multi-factor authentication ( MFA ) provider , has appointed Chris Meidinger as its new technical director for the EMEA region . He will be responsible for planning and implementing customer projects as well as providing technical support to the EMEA team .

In a career spanning more than 20 years with leading providers of IT security and communications solutions , Meidinger has achieved success in both pre-sales and aftersales management . Meidinger joins from CrowdStrike where , as director of sales engineering , he was responsible for building and expanding the SE team in Central and Northern Europe and played a key role in new customer acquisitions . He has previously held senior technical positions at SecurityScorecard , Agari and Sendmail .
Meidinger joins at a particularly pivotal time for the company . Earlier this year , Beyond Identity raised US $ 100 Million in new investment reaching a valuation of US $ 1.1 billion .
“ Beyond Identity ’ s customer base in EMEA is growing rapidly and bringing in people as qualified and knowledgeable as Chris is going to set us up for even further success . We ’ re delighted to have Chris join the team to ensure we continue to provide the highest levels of technical support to our customers ,” said Jasson Casey , CTO at Beyond Identity . •