Business Daily Media

.

NetApp Propels Cloud Data Services with New Leader for Australia & New Zealand

NetApp’s 22-year legacy in ANZ is boosted with a new leadership team to drive hybrid multicloud transformation

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 1 December 2022 - NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP) a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company today announced the appointment of its new Area Vice President and Managing Director for the business in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), Matthew Hurford, the former Vice President of Solutions Engineering and CTO of Asia Pacific at NetApp.

Matthew Hurford, Area Vice President and Managing Director for Australia & New Zealand
Matthew Hurford, Area Vice President and Managing Director for Australia & New Zealand at NetApp

"I am delighted to appoint Matt to drive the operations in Australia and New Zealand," said Sanjay Rohatgi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific and Japan (APAC) at NetApp. "Matt has been part of the NetApp family for nearly 14 years and has long standing relationships with many of our customers and partners here, advising and supporting them on their digital transformation journeys. With him at the helm, I am confident our ANZ business will scale greater heights."

NetApp has driven tremendous innovation in the cloud space over the past few years, including the acquisition of several technology businesses which specialize in technical and business optimization of cloud services. At the same time, the company has continued to expand its market-defining position as a key partner and supplier in data center modernization, helping customers build powerful solutions for artificial intelligence, core business applications, smart factory, and containerization.

In Australia, NetApp has been delivering industry-leading services to local businesses and government agencies for more than two decades, enabling customers' data services through innovative technology.

"I am very excited to have the opportunity to drive a leadership team that puts the customer at the center of everything it does," said Matthew Hurford, Area Vice President & Managing Director of ANZ for NetApp. "I'm looking forward to helping customers take advantage of the tremendous data transformation opportunities that lie ahead, supporting them as they embrace the cloud to boost their operational efficiency, data resiliency and rationalize costs."

Matthew has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry with demonstrated business acumen, client management and technological expertise. He holds a degree in science and still has a passion for ecology.

Hashtag: #NetApp

The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

About NetApp

NetApp is a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company that empowers organizations to lead with data in the age of accelerated digital transformation. The company provides systems, software and cloud services that enable them to run their applications optimally from data center to cloud, whether they are developing in the cloud, moving to the cloud, or creating their own cloud-like experiences on premises. With solutions that perform across diverse environments, NetApp helps organizations build their own data fabric and securely deliver the right data, services and applications to the right people—anytime, anywhere. Learn more at or follow us on , , , and .

NETAPP, the NETAPP logo, and the marks listed at are trademarks of NetApp, Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

News from Asia

Avery Dennison wins AsiaStar 2022 award for AD CleanFlake

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 30 January 2023 - Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY), a leader in global materials science and manufacturing, has emerged as the winner under the 'Eco-Package' cat...

Huobi Issued a Declaration in Response to Numerous Public Concerns

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 30 January 2023 - Recently, controversy has once again arisen surrounding Huobi and Justin Sun (Yuchen Sun). Since Justin became a member of the Huobi Global Advisory ...

Employee-Centric HR Policies Earn SABIC the Top Employer Award in APAC for a 10th Year Running

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 30 January 2023 - For the tenth year in a row, SABIC, a global leader in the chemicals industry, has been recognized as the "top employer Asia Pacific" by the Top Emp...

Big C and DHL Supply Chain Thailand deploys electric trucks to reduce carbon emissions

Both companies are striving for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and prioritize green operations as part of their ESG agenda

Dear Reality releases EXOVERB, unlocking a new dimension of spatial perception in stereo productions

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY - Media OutReach - 30 January 2023 - Dear Reality launches EXOVERB, a totally new reverb plugin that adds an as yet unheard three-dimensional depth and width perception to st...

VACUUMSCHMELZE (VAC) Announces Binding Supply Agreement with General Motors (GM) to Support EV Growth

HANAU, GERMANY - Newsaktuell - 30 January 2023 - VAC announced a binding long-term supply agreement with GM for North America permanent magnet production – another major step forward to create a ...

Oasys to be Listed on Leading Japanese Crypto Exchange, bitbank

Builds on its successful listings on OKX, Kucoin, Bybit, Gate, and Huobi SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 31 January 2023 - Oasys, a gaming-optimised blockchain built by gamers for gamers, is excited...

Over 3 million tonnes of ore extracted from Udokan copper deposit

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Media OutReach - 31 January 2023 - More than 3 million tonnes of copper ore have already been mined from the western pit of the Udokan copper deposit, in Russia's Trans-Baikal Reg...

Skipton International Launches Limited Company Buy-To-Let Lending

Begins 2023 by cutting interest rates on some products and offers base rate trackers GUERNSEY - Media OutReach - 31 January 2023 - Skipton International, the award winning Guernsey-licensed bank...

Workato Named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for iPaaS

Workato was recognized for its Customer Experience with 4.9/5 ratings in Gartner Peer Insights and Market Responsiveness delivering 450 releases in the past 12 months. SINGAPORE - Media OutReach...

Business Reports

How Biometric Authentication and Verification will Revolutionise Security

Digital transformation is on the rise, yet identity theft, fraud and scams have ballooned in Australia, largely due to the devastating data breaches at Optus, Medibank and other major companies. Businesses should be ramping up ...

A journey from work to home is about more than just getting there – the psychological benefits of commuting that remote work doesn't provide

Gridlock can be therapeutic.mikroman6/Moment via Getty ImagesFor most American workers who commute, the trip to and from the office takes nearly one full hour a day – 26 minutes each way on average, with 7.7% of workers spen...

Tecala Achieves Climate Active Carbon Neutral Standard for Organisations

Leading technology service provider Tecala Group today announced that it has achieved the Climate Active Carbon Neutral Standard for Organisations and is now certified as carbon neutral for its Australian business operations, th...