VMware, Inc., a leading innovator in enterprise software, on March 2 announced the appointment of Venkatesh Murali as head of Channels, Nascent and Vietnam, showing its long-term commitment to Vietnam.
|Venkatesh Murali, new head of Channels, Nascent and Vietnam |
Armed with almost two decades of solutions sales and channel development experience, Venkatesh will focus on driving VMware’s growth in Vietnam and other developing markets by delivering VMware’s industry-leading innovations to help organisations in the region build, run, manage, connect, and protect their businesses for an increasingly digital future.
“With Vietnam being named the second-fastest growing internet economy in Southeast Asia in 2019, VMware is excited to deepen our support for business transformation in the fast-growing country as well as other developing economies in the region as they charge ahead into the digital economy,” said Pham Viet Thang, country sales manager in Vietnam at VMware. “The addition of Venkatesh to our Nascent Markets and Vietnam leadership team will sharpen VMware’s focus on extending our hybrid and multi-cloud solutions to Vietnam, empowering enterprises with the tools to leapfrog in business transformation through technology in an exciting growth phase aided by new digital economy.”
Prior to joining VMware, Venkatesh was head of Software-defined Infrastructure, Central Asia-Pacific for Lenovo Enterprise Solutions, where he led the Software-defined Solutions & Datacenter sales strategy for governments, corporations, and small- and medium-sized enterprises across the region. He also built and led the customer advisory team for Enterprise Solutions while head of Global Computing and Networking Solutions at Dell Global BV.
He joins a strong stable of VMware Channel and Partner leaders for the wider region that includes Fan Qu, director, Partner Business, Southeast Asia and Korea, as well as Uma Thana Balasingam, vice president and channel chief, Asia-Pacific and Japan.
“Digital transformation is a top priority for enterprises, particularly in Vietnam. With the limitless opportunities afforded by hybrid cloud and multi-cloud, VMware enables its partners to leverage cutting-edge solutions to accelerate business enhancement initiatives,” said Venkatesh. “Channel partners are core to VMware’s strategy to build a vibrant ecosystem encompassing both developed and developing markets. Accessing and utilising cloud capabilities are the first step for enterprises seeking to harness innovation and architectural flexibility in their continuous evolution.”
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s cloud, networking and security, and digital workspace offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to customers globally, aided by an extensive ecosystem of partners.
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to being a force for good, from its breakthrough innovations to its global impact.
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