Veeam Software program has introduced that it has appointed Dave Russell, most not too long ago Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, as Vice President of Enterprise Technique. On this function, Russell will likely be chargeable for driving strategic product and go-to-market packages, spearheading trade engagement, and evangelizing Veeam’s imaginative and prescient for the Hyper-Accessible Enterprise at key occasions throughout the globe. Reporting on to Kate Hutchison, Chief Advertising and marketing Officer at Veeam, Russell will work carefully with the chief management group in accelerating the corporate’s development within the enterprise. “Dave’s resume speaks for itself; he is one of the most prominent figures in the industry, and to have him join Veeam at such an exciting time in our growth is a testament to the company’s momentum in the market,” stated Peter McKay, Co-CEO and President of Veeam. “Over the past year, we have grown at an exponential rate and are doubling down on our success in the Fortune 500 segment of the market where enterprise customers have recognized our platform as world-class for their infrastructures. Veeam Hyper-Availability Platform is the only solution leveraging intelligent automation, purpose-built for massive scaling to manage the hyper-growth of data being generated by digital transformation, IoT and blockchain technologies. Dave’s experience and skill-set will help accelerate our growth and enterprise momentum and I am delighted to have him on our team.” “This is a great opportunity to apply my 28 years of thought leadership experience in an industry that is evolving rapidly as enterprises manage the challenges of data hyper-criticality, hyper-growth and hyper-sprawl,” added Dave Russell, Vice President, Enterprise Technique at Veeam. “Customers are struggling to effectively manage and protect exponential data volumes, and I am looking forward to advising them on a smooth journey towards intelligent data management, allowing them to accelerate innovation and bring new digital services to market faster.” As per the corporate, Russell has nearly three many years of expertise and most not too long ago held the function of Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner. His analysis focus was on storage methods and applied sciences, with an emphasis on backup/restoration, snapshot and replication, SSD/flash optimization software program, software-defined storage (SDS) and storage administration. He was additionally co-author of the 2017 Magic Quadrant for Information Middle Backup & Restoration Options. Previous to becoming a member of Gartner, Russell spent 15 years at IBM in storage product growth as a software program engineer in mainframe storage and as a supervisor of product growth, structure and technique groups for distributed methods storage options.