Industry veteran brings broad experience to Commvault with focus on developing stronger technology alliances in EMEA.
Commvault has appointed Ed Baker as Director of Alliances for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Baker will be responsible for developing the Commvault Alliances Programme and is tasked with strengthening partner relations across the region. Baker brings over 20 years of experience to the role, having held several senior sales and business development positions during his career.
Baker joins Commvault from his most recent position as Director for Data Center Incubation Sales EMEAR at Cisco. While there, he was responsible for building sales and technical teams that were able to disrupt the market and offer innovative new opportunities to customers and partners.
“We consistently strives to provide the best solution for its customers by continuously improving the Commvault Data Platform,” Bruce Park, Vice President of EMEA for Channels and Alliances at Commvault. “With Ed’s proven experience building teams and forging alliances with some of the biggest players in the industry, we will be able to offer even more data management solutions and tools that Commvault users need today and as they look forward. This will allow our customers to manage and ensure the compliance of their ever growing amount of business critical data while delivering tangible competitive differential and ensuring confidence to embrace the new opportunities of cloud and solution-as-a-service offerings.”
“I’m excited to have this opportunity to work with Commvault and develop partner alliances with some of the most innovative technology companies in the world. This role provides an opportunity for me to add real value for our customers by simplifying the way Commvault’s offerings can be integrated into wider, partner delivered, service offerings ,” said Ed Baker, Director of Alliances, EMEA.
At Commvault, Baker will develop new and strengthen current partner alliances. He aims to broker meaningful initiatives that will help customers make the most of their data and storage environment - whether that is on premises or in the cloud. These initiatives seek to help businesses embrace digital transformation, by offering solutions that meet the needs of every customer.
“Commvault has a data platform that can fix real problems for businesses and help organisations make their journey to the cloud,” commented Baker. “Commvault’s disaster recovery and data protection offering is incredibly strong, but when combined with Commvault’s simple and efficient cloud migration capabilities, customers have a data platform of the future at their fingertips.”