Unitrends Appoints Subo Guha Vice President of Product Management and Product Marketing 24-year industry veteran to oversee Unitrends' product strategy and development
COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitrends, the leading provider of all-in-one backup, archiving, instant recovery and disaster recovery solutions, today announced Subo Guha as the company's vice president of product management and product marketing. In this role, Guha will be responsible for defining and implementing Unitrends' product strategy and development, as well as the company's approach to market enablement. He will report directly to Unitrends' Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, Dr. Mark Campbell.
Guha brings more than 24 years of experience in strategic planning, product management, product marketing and strategic alliances to Unitrends, along with a strong track record of success at startups and large companies. Under Guha's leadership, Unitrends will continue to develop and deliver industry-first data protection solutions and catapult Unitrends Enterprise Backup™ and Unitrends Recovery Series appliances to new levels of success.
"Subo's extensive experience in cloud computing, virtualization, server technologies and systems management aligns perfectly with Unitrends' continued mission to deliver heterogeneous data protection at the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry," said Dr. Mark Campbell, Unitrends' Chief Strategy and Technology Officer. "Subo is a proven leader in all aspects of the game, from strategic planning down to tactical execution. He knows the industry, the technology and what customers want. He will be an invaluable asset to our team as we continue to shake up the backup and recovery industry with innovative, first-of-its-kind solutions."
Prior to joining Unitrends, Guha was vice president of cloud solutions at CA® Technologies. In this role, he was responsible for CA's cloud, virtualization and M&A strategies, as well as the development and delivery of the company's cloud lifecycle management solutions. Before that, Guha was senior vice president at Egenera®, where he managed market development of the company's software business, including driving product awareness, managing industry partnerships and building out the channel ecosystem. Prior to Egenera, Guha was an executive with Dell™ for 10 years. Serving as the executive director of software product management and product marketing, Guha was tasked with reinventing Dell's systems management and virtualization business, as well as driving product solutions, sales enablement and partnerships, including OEM models. He was also part of the original team that grew Dell's server market share to No. 1 in the U.S. soon after the company entered the enterprise products space.
Guha is also an experienced management consultant as a result of his time with Jabil, a global manufacturing solutions provider, various virtualization startups, and NetQoS, a network performance management and service delivery management solutions provider that was acquired by CA Technologies in 2009. In addition to being a proven technology leader, Guha holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and is an accomplished author, with more than 16 major publications in esteemed Management Information Systems (MIS) journals.
"Unitrends' commitment to providing easy-to-use, affordable, enterprise-class backup and recovery solutions that protect data across on-premise, virtualized and cloud-based environments has been evident from day one," said Guha. "On top of its innovative technology, Unitrends is also devoted to its customers, has a strong channel program and boasts a high-velocity business model that has been propelling the company to explosive growth for the past several years. There is no data protection vendor in the industry that rivals Unitrends, and I look forward to contributing to the company's success with the cutting-edge, industry-first solutions that customers demand."
For more information on Unitrends and its enterprise-class data protection solutions for heterogeneous environments, please visit www.unitrends.com.
The trusted provider of all-in-one backup solutions, Unitrends enables its customers to focus on their business instead of backup. The company's family of scalable, all-in-one appliances and software solutions for backup, archiving, instant recovery and disaster recovery protects corporate data, over 100 different versions of servers, operating systems (including Windows, Hyper-V, VMware, Mac OS, Linux, AIX, Solaris and many others), SAN, NAS, hypervisors (including Hyper-V and VMware) and applications (including Exchange, SQL, Oracle and many others). Unitrends is the preferred choice of IT professionals because the company sets the standard in virtual, physical and cloud server data protection with instant recovery that enables complete system recovery in less than five minutes while Unitrends' pricing offers the lowest TCO in the industry. Unitrends' support team boasts a 98% customer satisfaction rate. Visit www.unitrends.com.
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