NetApp India Appoints Rajesh Janey as President

Bengaluru-April 15, 2009-NetApp India today announced the appointment of Rajesh Janey as President - India and SAARC Sales. Rajesh is responsible for accelerating sales and market development, as well as channel development for NetApp across India and SAARC. He joins NetApp from EMC where he was Vice President, Enterprise Business, India and SAARC.

An IT veteran with more than 24 years of experience, Rajesh has worked at both US and home-grown multinational companies. At EMC, he had successful stints in various roles including being Head of Channels, and Vice President for North, East and Bangladesh business. He also helped build the company's partners and channel community, and grew its enterprise business in the region. Prior to that, he was Country Sales Manager for Consulting and Integration, Hewlett Packard India. He has also held various management positions in Compaq, Digital, and Wipro.

"India is a critical market for NetApp, one with an immense potential and we are very pleased that Rajesh has joined us to spearhead NetApp's aggressive business plans in India," said Simon Green, Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific, NetApp. "I am confident that Rajesh's leadership skills, business acumen and strong track record will ensure that NetApp continues to leapfrog the competition in India. We look forward to the tremendous impact he will bring to the business."

"NetApp is globally helping customers increase business flexibility and efficiency, and transforming their business through innovation - just what customers require and value in these times. I am very excited to be a part of NetApp in India. Together with my experienced and talented team, I am confident that we can strengthen our customer and partner relationships, scale our business to greater heights in India and SAARC, and contribute to the company's overall success in the region," said Rajesh Janey.

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