WALTHAM, Mass. – May 23, 2019 — Actifio, the pioneer of copy data management software, today announced that Ranajit Nevatia has joined the company as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Actifio GO Sales and Cloud Business Development. Actifio GO is Actifio’s recently launched multi-cloud copy data management SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) platform, supporting the broadest range of public cloud platforms including Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Alibaba Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and Wasabi.
Nevatia joins Actifio from Rubrik, where he was Vice President, Worldwide Business Development and Global Alliances and led the company’s alliances with technology partners, including all major cloud infrastructure providers. He was previously President and CEO of Datagres Technologies and held senior roles at Riverbed Technology, Veritas, Oracle and other technology companies in the Bay Area. Mr. Nevatia will be based in Actifio’s new San Mateo, Calif., office.
Ash Ashutosh, Co-Founder and CEO of Actifio, said, “With Actifio GO leading the rapid growth of our cloud-native and hybrid-cloud solutions, we are delighted to welcome Ranajit in this role to lead the fastest-growing segment of our business. He is a technology and business leader with broad and deep experiences and will accelerate adoption of Actifio GO among enterprises undertaking data-driven transformation initiatives, in partnership with public cloud vendors.”
“SaaS is the software model of the future,” said Nevatia. “There’s no other software platform as well suited as Actifio’s for the demands of today’s multi-cloud, data-intensive world. I am incredibly excited to join the Actifio team and help build the Actifio GO SaaS business in partnership with world’s leading cloud providers.”
Nevatia has spent more than 25 years in startups and established technology leaders, helping to build both companies and products into prominence. He brings deep experience in product management, technical marketing, alliances, and business development. At Riverbed Technology, he was responsible for launching the first cloud backup solution, trailblazing the industry with Whitewater cloud storage solutions. He previously spent time at Oracle and Veritas as well.