Cohesity has appointed Gregg Petersen as regional director for its operations in the Middle East and Africa region. Petersen will focus on empowering regional businesses in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, and South Africa to easily and effectively back up, manage, protect, and derive value from their data through Cohesity’s next-gen data management solutions.
Petersen, a prominent figure in the MEA IT industry, brings 14 years of relevant experience to Cohesity, including his most recent role at Rackspace. He will work closely with channel and ecosystem partners as customers in the MEA region embrace modern, cloud-native data management solutions.
Rawad Zaki will support these efforts, serving as a Senior Account Manager for Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the Levant. Most recently Zaki held a similar position for Veeam.
Cohesity’s next-gen data management technology helps customers combat the on-going threat of ransomware attacks with exceptional data protection and recovery capabilities; accelerate the move to the cloud; make it easy to manage workloads and data sources across hybrid and multicloud environments; and supports businesses’ efforts to comply with data compliance regulations.
Petersen will also work closely with global technology alliance partners including Cisco, HPE, and Pure Storage and hyperscale cloud providers such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, along with an expanded set of local distribution and reseller partners, service providers and global systems integrators (GSIs).