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Druva

November 21, 2016 11:00 ET

Druva Expands Worldwide Leadership Team Across Business Development and Channel; Creates Certified Integration to ConnectWise®

Channel and Business Development Programs Continue Notable Global Growth with the Addition of Impressive Leadership and a Significant Integration

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2016) -  Druva, the leader in cloud data protection and information management, today announced that it has expanded its support for channel organizations and technology businesses through a new integration with ConnectWise, a software company that transforms how technology solution providers build, manage and grow their businesses.

This new integration, developed by participating in the ConnectWise Invent program, comes alongside Druva strengthening its worldwide channel and business development programs with the appointment of two new executives, Timm Hoyt and Sanjay Katyal. These two new executives join Druva with the aim to support the company's current expansion of 50 percent bookings growth through its channel network compared to the previous year.

ConnectWise Integration
Druva's InSync product now integrates with ConnectWise business management solutions, making it easier for managed solution providers (MSPs) to manage and deliver cloud-based data protection services to customers. Following a one-time set-up in the InSync MSP Portal, MSPs will receive alerts and can automatically generate and resolve support tickets in ConnectWise based on events generated from inSync. MSPs will also be able to streamline the inSync management process around workflows.

"As more companies want to build out the range of services that they provide to their clients, ease of management will be essential to help them scale out their processes and cope with demand. Adding automation and integration to disaster recovery and information management services ensures a joined-up approach is in place for MSPs to use. Our work with ConnectWise will help our joint customers serve their clients more effectively and more profitably over time," commented Peter Amirkahn, Chief Revenue Officer at Druva.

"Druva is a fantastic addition to our list of ConnectWise Invent participants," said Jeannine Edwards, Sr. Director, ConnectWise Platform Strategy. "Druva has joined a premier group of vendors who are investing considerable time and resources into best-in-class integration efforts. We appreciated the opportunity to collaborate on the initiative and include them in our integration library."

Druva Team Expansion
Druva continues to expand its channel initiatives and leadership team with the appointment of two new executives to lead worldwide operations across channel and business development.

Timm Hoyt has joined Druva as Vice President, Global Channel Sales. He brings with him more than 20 years of experience in managing and executing worldwide sales and channel initiatives, and has a proven background leading direct and indirect sales teams as well as building global channel presence. Most recently, Hoyt has held roles leading worldwide sales at Atlantis Computing and Brocade.

Sanjay Katyal comes to Druva as Vice President, Worldwide Business Development with over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and business development. Most recently, he served as the Global Vice President Business Development and Partner Sales for VMware, where he identified, developed and drove partnerships for software-defined data center solutions and integrated systems. He also led VMware's Global Strategic Alliances organization, a $1.3B business. Previous to VMware, Katyal led business development and marketing teams at the likes of SAP, Microsoft, PeopleSoft, Oracle and Kana.

"We are extremely pleased to have Timm and Sanjay join Druva, as they bring huge amounts of experience in implementing worldwide channel and sales programs to us. They will both play pivotal roles in our expansion worldwide, supporting our partner and technology alliance initiatives," commented Jaspreet Singh, CEO, Druva.

Further information
Druva provides a dedicated cloud-based management console for MSPs alongside partner support and enablement resources. For more information regarding the Druva MSP Partner Program visit http://www.druva.com/msp-partner-program

About Druva
Druva is the leader in cloud data protection and information management, leveraging the public cloud to offer a single pane of glass to protect, preserve and discover information -- dramatically increasing the availability and visibility of business critical information, while reducing the risk, cost and complexity of managing and protecting it.

Druva's award-winning solutions intelligently collect data, and unify backup, disaster recovery, archival and governance capabilities onto a single, optimized data set. As the industry's fastest growing data protection provider, Druva is trusted by over 4,000 global organizations and protects over 25 PB of data. Learn more at http://www.druva.com and join the conversation at twitter.com/druvainc.

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