Andrew Perry joins company as Senior Vice President to further drive sales, revenue
Sunnyvale, Calif. – October 20, 2015 – Maxta®, a leading provider of hyper-converged solutions today announced that it has named Andrew Perry its new Senior Vice President of Sales, responsible for driving sales and revenue during the company’s current hyper-growth phase. He reports directly to Maxta CEO Yoram Novick.
Perry has more than 20 years leadership experience at large-scale global companies, as well as developing sales organizations for startups. He will be in charge of executing Maxta’s go-to-market strategy and further the company’s excellent global sales growth. Perry’s expertise will be leveraged to plan and implement sales activities with partners to extend the reach of the company’s MaxDeploy appliances and MxSP software solutions.
“I am fortunate to have the opportunity to continue the excellent work already begun at Maxta and to help further deliver the promise of hyper-convergence to both existing and new markets around the world,” said Perry. “Maxta’s VM-centric solutions are ideally suited for a variety of today’s most business- and mission-critical environments and provide the flexibility, savings and increased levels of efficiency that enterprises are looking for. Joining the company as it begins its hyper-growth stage will be rewarding both professionally and personally.”
Perry comes to Maxta from Springpath, where he grew revenue and helped scale the company as its Vice President of Sales. Prior to Springpath, he was responsible for worldwide channel sales at Violin Memory. Previous executive sales and management experience includes roles at technology companies GridIron, PanoLogic Inc., Timestock, Peribit Networks (now part of Juniper Networks), and INS VitalSoft (now a division of Lucent Technologies). Perry earned a B.A. in Economics from Syracuse University.
“We are excited to bring a person of Andrew’s capabilities and success into Maxta to help amplify the sales success we have been recently experiencing with enterprise customers and service providers worldwide,” said Novick. “His understanding of not only the market but in the best way to penetrate and expand it is pivotal as we enter into our hyper-growth phase and accelerate the reach of hyper-converged solutions to companies looking to close the gap between compute and storage in terms of simplicity, availability, agility and cost.”
Perry joins a world-class team striving to deliver quality enterprise-class data services to its clients. As part of Maxta’s ongoing sales emphasis, the company is looking to hire additional sales executives and sales engineers throughout the U.S. and EMEA markets. Interested parties can learn more about opportunities available at Maxta at the company’s Careers section of its website at http://www.maxta.com/careers/
Maxta maximizes the promise of hyper-convergence. MaxDeploy Appliances and MxSP software solutions provide companies the choice to hyper-converge on any x86 server, the ability to run on any compute abstraction layer, and the flexibility to support any combination of storage devices eliminating the need for complex and expensive storage arrays. The simplicity of Maxta’s VM-centric solutions reduce IT management and lowers cost, all while delivering hyper-scale, enterprise-level data services and capacity optimization. With Maxta, service providers and enterprise customers can build private and public clouds based on any cloud orchestration software. Think outside the storage box. For more information, visit http://maxta.wpengine.com.
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Judy Smith, JPR Communications