PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - September 22, 2015) -
- Expansion across all functions -- Sales, Marketing, Alliances, R&D
- Continued penetration in vertical markets -- Media & Entertainment, EDA/ Chip Design, Energy/O&G, Financials, and others
- Drive Enterprise adoption of Application-driven Storage Analytics and Optimization
Datagres, a leading provider of Application I/O Intelligence software for data-aware storage management solutions, announced the appointment of Ranajit Nevatia as Chief Executive Officer and President. Nevatia joins the executive team to help take the company into its next phase of growth and expansion in existing and new markets.
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Nevatia joins Datagres with a 20-year track record of scaling startups in early stage to building successful products within large companies in the field of enterprise storage software and cloud technology with a focus on product innovation and revenue creation. He was most recently the Senior Vice President of products & marketing at Bitcasa, where he launched the company's cloud developer platform. Before Bitcasa, he served as Vice President at Panzura, responsible for marketing and inside sales. Prior to that, Ranajit held leadership positions at Riverbed and is credited for bringing company's Whitewater and Granite products to market. Additionally, he has held senior positions at VERITAS and Oracle and was recognized for bringing the company's flagship products for Enterprise Linux to market.
"Datagres is uniquely positioned to redefine software-defined, application centric storage, something I have believed in since my early days in storage virtualization," said Nevatia. "I'm thrilled about joining the Datagres team and bringing its flagship product, PerfAccel, to the broader marketplace."
Founder Srinivasan Viswanathan is stepping into the role of Chief Technology Officer and will focus on perfecting the Datagres product and achieving his vision of delivering performance, scalability, and manageability for all application data in the simplest manner and at the lowest cost.
"We are lucky to have someone of Ranajit's caliber to lead our efforts going forward," said Viswanathan. "His expertise in marketing, product management and business-related issues in general will be of great value to Datagres."
"Ranajit's broad technical background coupled with his enterprise storage business experience and leadership made him the perfect fit for the job," said Sandeep Singhal, Managing Partner, Nexus Ventures. "Ranajit has a proven track record, and we look to his expertise to make Datagres a leading storage solutions company."
Datagres provides software that helps companies visualize, control and accelerate their application performance using deep file-level storage intelligence. PerfAccel is a dynamic and intelligent grid scale management and acceleration solution for active data. Through powerful analytics and reporting tools, PerfAccel executes smart, server side file level caching for storage IO offload and application acceleration. With PerfAccel, organizations can accelerate applications, scale, and manage IOPS across entire grids through a single pane of glass and get the most from their existing storage infrastructure.
Datagres is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and has received funding from Nexus Venture Partners. For more information, visit http://www.datagres.com.
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