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Actifio Opens New Office in Milan to Help Italy’s Business and Government Sectors Accelerate Their Digital Transformation

November 27, 2019

Experienced Leaders Francesca Cieloscuro, Matteo Ferrari Join Actifio Italy

Waltham, Mass. – November 27, 2019 – Actifio, the pioneer of multi-cloud copy data management software, today announced the opening of a new office in Milan to serve organizations throughout Italy as they undergo digital transformation and embrace new data-driven approaches to serving their customers and constituents. Actifio Italy will be led by Francesca Cieloscuro, Regional Sales Director, and Matteo Ferrari, Regional Presales Manager.  

Data management is a top IT priority among enterprises in Italy, which is the third-largest economy in the Eurozone. According to IDC, almost half of Italian organizations are prioritizing copy data management in a multi-cloud environment. Actifio Italy expands the company’s European presence as a leader in multi-cloud copy data management, helping organizations manage their data growth in hybrid and multi-cloud environments as well as on-premises, while simultaneously reducing storage costs.

Francesca Cieloscuro joins Actifio with more than 20 years of successful sales experience with companies including Veritas, Symantec, Commvault, where she led Italian Operations, and Delphix, where thanks to the she brought, she built enterprise partnerships with the most Strategic Customers.

Matteo Ferrari joins Actifio with more than 25 years of successful experience in data management enterprise solutions and architectures. Previously, he was a pre-sales leader at Quest Software, EMC, BMC Software and Delphix. 

Cieloscuro said, “Actifio is the most powerful copy-data management solution on the market, helping enterprises meet the speed of business. Enterprises in the Italian market are currently experiencing a surge of data growth, and need technology they can rely on for instant access across both on-premises and in the cloud.” 

Ferrari said, “We’re about to enter a new decade and organizations are creating more data than ever before. In order to keep up with the pace of innovation, organizations need to leverage copy data management to not only fuel their digital transformations, but additionally to drive their data resiliency, DevOps initiatives, and cloud mobility.”