Virtualization Luminary Andre Leibovici Joins Datrium as Vice President of Solutions and Alliances
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — #Datrium, the leading provider of #OpenConverged nfrastructure for private clouds, today announced that Andre Leibovici has joined the company as Field CTO and Vice President of Solutions and Alliances. In his new role, Leibovici will be responsible for expanding the global partner ecosystem by developing strategic and technology-driven partnerships to accelerate the adoption of the award-winning Datrium Data Cloud and DVX Rackscale system. Leibovici joins Datrium after a successful stint at Nutanix as Senior Director for Alliances Engineering and Vertical Alliances. A leading expert in virtualization, mobility and end-user computing, Leibovici brings more than 25-years of experience to his role. He’s spent the last decade helping companies realize the performance and cost benefits of virtualization and end-user computing while working for VMware CTO Office, VMware Professional Services, EMC Virtualization Team and through creating professional blogging resources and open source tools. Leibovici’s award-winning blog, myvirtualcloud.net, is a VDI industry staple boasting millions of views and thousands of avid readers each month, and is consistently voted as one of the top 15 virtualization blogs in the world. “We are excited to welcome one of the industry’s most revered and sought-after professionals to the Datrium family,” said Brian Biles, CEO and Co-Founder of Datrium. “Andre’s impressive track-record, creativity and unmatched subject-matter expertise will be an invaluable resource to the company as we drive to converge primary application and data management workloads, continue to make Open Convergence mainstream, successfully navigate growth opportunities, and exceed market demand for effortless, private cloud infrastructure solutions that better meet customer expectations of cloud flexibility, economics and ease-of-use advantages.” As the first company to bring Open Convergence to life, Datrium’s simplified approach to private cloud environments continues to disrupt the $33 billion converged infrastructure and storage markets. The company has reported more than 100 deployments with leading companies in banking, cloud hosting, health care, public sector, manufacturing, media and entertainment, as well as a robust channel of more than 100 authorized partners in North America and Asia. Datrium has raised a total of $110 million in financing, including a $55 million Series C led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).