6 Apr 2016 Sunnyvale - Panasas, an expert in performance scale-out network-attached storage (NAS), has appointed Raji Krishnaswami as director of the Asia Pacific-Japan (APJ) region. Raji Krishnaswami, based in Tokyo, Japan, will be responsible for expanding Panasas' presence across the region, focusing on growth in media and entertainment (M&E) as well as life science, research and education markets.
"We are excited to have Raji join our team and leverage his extensive experience with M&E customers to continue our expansion in the Asia Pacific market through strategic partnerships and new customer acquisitions", stated Jim Donovan, chief marketing and sales officer at Panasas.
Raji Krishnaswami has more than 20 years of experience in driving business growth and leading sales in APJ, with a specialty in engineering advanced workflows for content creators, broadcasters, and HPC users. Prior to joining Panasas, he served as a senior solutions architect at Quantum Corporation, where he managed large media and entertainment accounts. Raji Krishnaswami also held the position of Cloud, content and media sales engineer at DataDirect Networks, where he architected installs at international M&E content sites and for a wide array of HPC and Cloud customers.
"The rapidly evolving media landscape feels immense pressure to expand connectivity and adopt ever higher resolutions, and Panasas is uniquely positioned to address the performance and scalability challenges experienced by customers in media and other markets", stated Raji Krishnaswami. "I am looking forward to driving the adoption of the leading performance scale-out NAS solution in APJ and expanding relationships with industry leading entertainment, life science and research companies in the region."
Panasas storage solutions offer performance that improves with scale, data protection that increases with scale, and scalable storage that is easy to access, deploy and manage.