IRVINE, Calif., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- appLariat, provider of the industry's only enterprise-grade container automation platform, today announced that Sanjeev Addala has joined the company's Advisory Board. Leveraging over 25 years of experience in successfully formulating and executing Strategic Business/Technology vision roadmaps, as well as a track record of developing and leading high performing teams, Addala will serve as an advisor assisting appLariat with its strategic product innovation.
Addala brings a diverse digital & IT business background to appLariat's Advisory Board, including digital leadership, formulation and execution of end to end digital business strategies, business growth, digital transformations, big data analytics and digital innovations. Currently, Addala is Chief Digital Officer for GE Renewable Energy where he leads Industrial Internet transformation and disruptive innovations for the Renewables industry. He leads the Digital Business, that builds and commercializes industrial internet software products and a digital ecosystem to deliver revolutionary customer outcomes. Addala was previously Chief Digital Officer for Caterpillar, where he provided digital leadership and led customer/market-facing digital business transformations & innovations, including disruptive innovations, digital ecosystem, eCommerce, IoT, big data analytics, digital products & services, and startup ventures. He was responsible for a $5B shadow P&L, championed the digital-first mindset both within Caterpillar and customer organizations and served on JV's advisory boards. Sanjeev's past experiences include corporate strategy, engineering, software/analytics, services, telematics, IoT, digital transformations, and information technology (CIO/CTO) with General Motors, and Ford Motor Company.
"Sanjeev has lived and breathed digital & IT transformation at multiple enterprises and we are thrilled to have his depth and breadth of experience on appLariat's Advisory Board," said Mazda Marvasti, CEO of appLariat. "As appLariat strives to meet the needs of its enterprise IT customers, it is essential that we work with leaders who understand the complexities of developing, deploying and managing applications at scale. We look forward to working closely with Sanjeev and utilizing his expertise to guide the continued development of our products and business model."
"Many large enterprises are looking at container technology to eliminate the dependence of DevOps teams on complex application deployment scripting," said Addala. "appLariat's approach eliminates the steep learning curve to implement containers by automating the containerization of existing applications, as well as deployment and management of modern application runtimes like Kubernetes to any infrastructure, enabling cloud native capabilities for existing applications. appLariat is clearly differentiated in container-based application delivery and management and I look forward to working with the company to help them meet the needs of enterprise IT customers."
appLariat provides the industry's only enterprise-grade container automation platform that enables cloud-native capabilities for existing applications without time consuming and costly re-architecture efforts. Enterprise customers select appLariat to automate containerization, deployment and ongoing management of their applications and modern application runtimes (e.g., Kubernetes), across private, public and hybrid cloud environments. appLariat provides powerful policy control capabilities to ensure enterprise-class governance, compliance and security. With appLariat, customers reduce their cloud infrastructure costs by up to 50% through efficient management of application deployments throughout the development lifecycle. appLariat allows enterprises to deliver applications and services at the speed of market change, transforming IT into a strategic business enabler and competitive advantage. To learn more, visit www.applariat.com.