|EMC India Names Surajit Sen as Country Manager of EMC Backup & Recovery Systems
IT News Online Staff
EMC India has named Surajit Sen as Country Manager of its Backup Recovery Systems (BRS) division in India and SAARC. In this role, Surajit will manage operations for the BRS unit, work towards maximizing productivity, growth and revenue course in India. The BRS unit is a key driver of EMC's growth in the region in 2012.
Surajit brings more than 17 years of leadership experience to the role, having held in various positions in sales and sales management, product management and channel management, as well as in field marketing. He joins EMC from NetApp India, where he headed Channels, Marketing and Alliances.
Prior to his time in NetApp, Surajit held several positions at Wipro Infotech and HCL Infosystems. Surajit holds an engineering degree from IIT Roorkee and an MBA from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.
Michael Alp, Vice President, APJ Backup and Recovery Systems Division, EMC, said, "The Indian sub-continent is a hugely important and strategic market for EMC, both in terms of innovation and growth. Surajit's appointment will fortify our leadership in India and help us advance in the backup and recovery segment there."
Rajesh Janey, President, EMC India and SAARC, said, "We continue to strengthen our management team in India to capitalize on EMC's market leadership and momentum in the industry. We are pleased to have Surajit on board to lead the BRS division, which is a key pillar in our overall strategy. His strong blend of technology expertise and business acumen will be a tremendous asset in driving EMC's next phase of growth in the region."
According to IDC Worldwide Purpose-Built Backup Appliance 2012-2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares study, at the close of 2011, EMC remained the revenue share leader, commanding 65.5% of the total $2.4 billion Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) solutions market.
The company continues to enhance its product portfolios though its EMC Data Domain and EMC Avamar deduplication systems that transform the backup and recovery landscape globally EMC's technology capabilities further differentiates the EMC backup and recovery portfolio from competitors with point products, and charts the EMC vision for the future of backup and recovery.